Alexander, William A. (William Anderson)
- Existence: 1889 - 1950
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection contains images related to Alexander Memorial Coliseum.
Abstract These records include minutes of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Alexander-Tharpe Fund.
Abstract This collection consists of scrapbook pages containing newspaper clippings from Georgia Tech's 1931-1932 football season.
Abstract This collection consists of numerous photographs of Georgia Tech President Blake Van Leer while in office (1944-1956), but there is also one photograph of William Alexander, Georgia Tech football coach from 1920 to 1944. Several photographs were found in an envelope marked Gasper-Ware Studio (876 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta).
Abstract Ella Cliff Kiser, a young woman who lived on Spring Street and attended Georgia Tech's baseball and football games, kept a scrapbook documenting those teams from 1910 through 1912.
Abstract The Athletic Association is an independent, non-profit organization that manages Georgia Tech's sports programs. Materials present in this collection include coaching contracts, correspondence between university Presidents on the subject of college athletics, souvenir programs (primarily of University of Georgia and Georgia Tech football games), and newspaper clippings.
Abstract This collection brings together all of the published football programs, media guides, prospectuses, and other printed material published by Georgia Tech on the football program at the Institute.
Abstract This collection consists of several copies of a booklet titled "Georgia Tech's Golden Tornado: Champions 1928," as well as newspaper clippings on the subject of the 1928 Tech Yellow Jackets football team.
Abstract Harold A. “Dutch” Faisst was an outstanding Georgia Tech athlete, who played on the 1929 Rose Bowl football team. A member of the Class of 1930, he worked for the Aluminum Company of America after graduation. The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, 1929 Rose Bowl memorabilia, souvenirs, and photographs. Some loose correspondence is also included.
Abstract History 4876 ("Special Topics in History") is a class offered in the Ivan Allen College of Management, Policy, and International Affairs. This collection contains final papers from Spring 1999.
Abstract This collection consists of a single diagram detailing the plays of the 1929 Rose Bowl game.
Abstract The idea for the Alexander Memorial Coliseum as a living memorial to William A. Alexander, longtime football coach and athletic association director, was conceived shortly after his death in April 1950. These records document the fundraising activities of the volunteer corps that set out to raise $1.5 million in three months.
Abstract William A. Alexander graduated from Georgia Tech in 1912, in Civil Engineering. After graduation, he became a mathematics instructor and assistant football coach for Tech under John Heisman. In 1920, he assumed the title of head football coach until his retirement in 1944, but continued his duties as Athletic Director until his death in 1950. Alexander is remembered for his numerous wins as head football coach and taking his team to four major football bowl games. These papers include...
Abstract The photographs in this collection document the life of William Alexander during his college days at Georgia Tech (1906-1912) through the late 1940s.