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GT Related:

 A Thousand Wheels are Set in Motion

With drawings, floorplans, and a detailed history, this exhibit showcases the early buildings of Georgia Tech's campus.



 Georgia Tech Advertisements

1894-1948, gains insight into the lives of Georgia Tech students by the companies who advertised to them. The advertisements printed during the first half of the 20th century have been selected from Georgia Tech student publications, such as the Blue Print, T-Book, Technique, and The Yellow Jacket.

 Heffernan Design Archives Collection

P. M. Heffernan Drawings: A collection of approximately 2430 sketches, presentation and construction drawings, showing existing and demolished buildings at the Georgia Institute of Technology Campus, currently the single largest repository of GeorgiaTech campus drawings, extensively documenting design process and final versions of projects.

 Splendid Growth: Architectural Drawings of the A. French Textile Building

This collection includes the 25 original architectural drawings and construction documents for the first textile school in the southeastern United States--the Aaron French Textile School.

 

Non GT Related:

 An Illustration and Mensuration of Solid Geometry

This project is a presentation of the John Lodge Cowley textbook of the same name illustrating how to construct regular and semi-regular solids from the paper diagrams included.

 A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of The Milky Way by E.E. Barnard

"This rendering of E.E. Barnard's 1927 An Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way raises one of the gems of astronomical literature out of near obscurity, an obscurity caused by the small number of copies (probably as few as 700) of the Atlas that were printed in 1927."  Allan Sandage, Ph.D. Carnegie

 Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills Digital Collection

Selected digitized documents from the Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills manuscript and photograph collections includes over 300 noteworthy letters, photographs, memos, drawings, reports, and testimonies. The digital collection is intended to provide a valuable companion exhibit to the physical collections, allowing easy public access to these historic records.

 Photographs of the Historic American Buildings Survey - Georgia

This 1937 survey of historic buildings features 71 buildings from 23 Georgian counties. The photographs were taken by Sandy Sanders under the supervision of architect P. Thorton Mayre.

 

Collaborative Projects:

 Atlanta in the Civil Rights Movement

The Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education (ARCHE) launched this web site devoted to telling the story of Atlanta's role in the civil rights movement. The site provides an essay, timeline, bibliography, links to 50 other related web sites, and a searchable inventory of special collections and archives.

 Georgia Tech: Living History Program

In 1994 the Living History Program started collecting stories from Tech alumni. Memories of campus and city life from as early as 1915 provide a rich and varied tapestry of Tech history. The Georgia Tech Archives houses a copy of the complete Living History videotape collection.

 National Security for the 21st Century

Developed as part of the Selected Archives of Georgia Tech and Emory (SAGE) Project, includes presentations from the NationsBank/Sam Nunn Policy Forums I and II on terrorism and national security, held in 1997 and 1998. In addition, the collection features original video interviews from 1999-2000 with Senator Sam Nunn and national security experts.

 Witness to the Holocaust

The Fred Roberts Crawford Witness to the Holocaust Project Files,1978-1983 provide a significant contribution to Holocaust research. The Project documented the liberation of concentration camps in Europe at the end of World War II. The late Fred Roberts Crawford, Director of Emory University's Center for Research in Social Change, founded and directed the project.  This website was created by the Georgia Tech Library, as part of the SAGE project -Selected Archives of Georgia Tech and Emory -a three-year grant-funded project to develop and demonstrate multimedia virtual library technology at two Universities using significant archival collections.