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Alpha Tau Omega Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: Multi
Identifier: VAC034

Abstract

This collection includes photographs of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at Georgia Tech. These photographs document the social history of the fraternity during the mid-1940s.

Dates

  • 1946-1949

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one half-sized document case)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

All photographs in this collection are subject to approval before publication may be permitted. 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 silver gelatin prints. Several photographs were once housed in a scrapbook, as evidenced by the cardboard backing and tape on the photograph edges. Due to the tape, the photograph edges have darkened; however, most of the photographs are in good condition with only minimal fading.

History of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity

Alpha Tau Omega was founded in 1865 by Otis Allan Glazebrook, Erskine Mayo Ross and Alfred Marshall, at the Virginia Military Institute. Georgia Tech's chapter of ATO, the oldest fraternity on the campus, began before the first classes were held at the institution, when Isaac Hopkins, the first Tech president, approved it in mid 1888.

Provenance

Russell Watson donated these photographs in 2000 (Accession #2000.050).

General Physical Description note

(one half-sized document case)

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these photographs in 2002.
Title
Inventory of the Alpha Tau Omega (Georgia Institute of Technology) Photograph Collection, 1946-1949
Subtitle
VAC034
Status
completed
Author
Jody Lloyd Thompson
Date
©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

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