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Academic Honor Code Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS160

Abstract

This collection documents the early history of the Georgia Tech honor code.

Dates

  • 1907-1925

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one half-sized document case)

Restrictions: Access

No restrictions.

Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection contains information pertaining to the history of the honor code system at Georgia Tech, starting from 1907. These records are mainly comprised of hand- and typewritten letters from the academic classes discussing the code of honor for Georgia Tech students.

History of the Academic Honor Code

Originally named the honor system, Georgia Tech adopted the honor code in 1905. It was discontinued in the mid-1930s, but was reinstated in the mid-1990s.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

Provenance

Accession #2001.104.

General Physical Description note

(one half-sized document case)

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these papers in 2002.
Title
Inventory of the Academic Honor Code (Georgia School of Technology) Records, 1907-1925
Subtitle
MS160
Status
completed
Author
Jody Lloyd Thompson
Date
Copyright 2002.
Description rules
finding aid updated using rlg best practice guidelines for encoded archival description.
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

Contact:
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