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John P. Culver, Jr. Photograph Collection

John P. Culver, Jr. Photograph Collection

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Descriptive Summary

Title: John P. Culver, Jr. Photograph Collection
Identification: VAM162
Date: 1979
Size/Quantity: 0.4 linear feet (one document case)
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Culver, John P., Jr., b. 1925
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:This collection contains numerous photographs from Georgia Tech's Public Relations department. The majority of the photographs depict former United States President Jimmy Carter and Georgia Tech President Joseph Pettit.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Culver was born on November 10, 1925 in Dothan, Alabama. In 1950, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Speech from Northwestern University, followed by his Master of Arts degree from DePauw University in 1952.

After serving in the Unites States Navy (1943-1946), Culver worked for several radio and television stations, such as WDIG in Dothan and WFLN in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Culver's career at Georgia Tech started in 1971, as the Director of Campus Affairs. He retired from Georgia Tech in 1986.


Scope and Content Note

All prints are either chromogenic color prints or silver gelatin prints. Most prints are in good condition with little fading.


Index Terms

Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Harris, Joe Frank
Kranzberg, Melvin
Pettit, Joseph M., (Joseph Mayo)
Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite John P. Culver, Jr. Photograph Collection (VAM162), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Provenance

John Culver donated these photographs in 1992. Accession #1992.0506 (old number: 92-05-06).

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these photographs in 2002.

Revisions to Finding Aid

February 2006:
  • Finding aid converted from Encoded Archival Description Version 1.0 to Version 2002. April 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access

    None.

    Restrictions: Use

    The White House Photographer took the majority of the photographs, and publication permission thus must be obtained from that entity. The photographer for each photograph is provided in bold print following the photograph description.


    Separated Material

    These photographs were separated from the John P. Culver, Jr. Papers, MS162.


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    11VAM 162-1: Governor Joe Frank Harris (seated), President Joseph Pettit, and other unidentified males (Phyllis B. Kandul, Office of the Governor), undated
     
    12VAM 162-2: President Carter, President Pettit (background), and unidentified individuals (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 20 February 1979
     
    12VAM 162-2a: President Carter standing with unidentified Georgia Tech students near the 'Ramblin Wreck (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 20 February 1979
     
    12VAM 162-2b: President Carter standing with unidentified Georgia Tech students near the 'Ramblin Wreck (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 20 February 1979
     
    13VAM 162-2c: President Carter standing with unidentified Georgia Tech students near the 'Ramblin Wreck (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 20 February 1979
     
    13VAM 162-2d: President Pettit (far left) standing with President Carter and unidentified male and female Georgia Tech students near the 'Ramblin Wreck (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 20 February 1979
     
    14VAM 162-3: Senator Charles Duncan, President Carter, Dr. Frank Press, President Pettit, and S. Eizer? attending the Energy Research Symposium in the Georgia Tech Student Center (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    14VAM 162-3a: Senator Charles Duncan, President Carter, Dr. Frank Press, President Pettit, and S. Eizer? attending the Energy Research Symposium in the Georgia Tech Student Center (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    15VAM 162-3b: President Pettit, President Carter, and unidentified male at the Georgia Tech Student Center (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    15VAM 162-3b-1: Copy of VAM 162-3b, undated
     
    15VAM 162-3b-2: Copy of VAM 162-3b, undated
     
    16VAM 162-3c: President Carter, unidentified male, Mrs. Pettit, and Rosalyn Carter in the Georgia Tech Student Center (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    16VAM 162-3c-1: Copy of VAM 162-3c, undated
     
    17VAM 162-4: President Carter shaking hands with an unidentified individual during Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    18VAM 162-4a: President Carter standing with unidentified individuals during Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony, 2 September 1979. The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States, undated
     
    19VAM 162-4b: President Carter shaking hands with Georgia Tech faculty, including Melvin Kranzberg, Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    19VAM 162-4c: President Carter shaking hands with Georgia Tech faculty, including Melvin Kranzberg, Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    19VAM 162-4d: President Carter shaking hands with Georgia Tech faculty during Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    110VAM 162-4e: President Pettit, President Carter, two unidentified males, and Melvin Kranzberg sitting on stage during Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    110VAM 162-4f: President Carter, unidentified male, and President Pettit during Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    110VAM 162-4g: Unidentified male, President Carter, and President Pettit during Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony (The White House, Official Photograph of the President of the United States), 2 September 1979
     
    111VAM 162-4h: President Carter shaking hands with unidentified male, 20 February 1979
     
    112VAM 162-i-VAM 162-o: Contact sheets - Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony, 2 September 1979
     
    113VAM 162-i-VAM 162-o: Contact sheets - Carter's Honorary Doctorate Award Ceremony, 2 September 1979
     
    114VAM 162-5: Groundbreaking ceremony, undated
     
    115VAM 162-6: Tech Tower and surrounding buildings (aerial view), undated
     
    116VAM 162-7: Campus building (pull-out), undated