Brittain, M. L. (Marion Luther)
- Existence: 1866 - 1953
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of a piece of correspondence from M. L. Brittain, Georgia Tech President from 1922 to 1944, and an undated newspaper photo of Clifford Hipps and his wife at the annual freshman Georgia-Georgia Tech football game.
During the 1938-1939 academic year, a proposal was made to establish a preliminary flight training program at Georgia Tech's Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics, which was sponsored by the federal government. These records consist of several letters and memoranda dealing with the flight training program.
The early presidents of Georgia Tech were influential in shaping the character of the institution and determining its future. Materials contained within this collection include correspondence, press releases, school records, maps and architectural drawings from the presidencies of Lyman Hall, Kenneth G. Matheson, Marion L. Brittain, and Blake R. Van Leer.
Chartered in 1908, the Georgia Tech Alumni Association adopted the name Georgia Tech National Alumni Association and drafted new by-laws in 1919. This collection consists of administrative and financial documents and scrapbooks depicting the Alumni Association's history.
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.
This collection contains a single letter from Harvey West, President of the "T" Club, to the Georgia Tech faculty regarding student dances.
As head of the Department of Modern Languages, Dr. J. B. Crenshaw retained the faculty correspondence, departmental annual reports, and drafts of academic papers that are contained in this collection.
- Coeducation -- Georgia -- Atlanta. 1
- Education -- United States. 1
- Engineering -- Research. 1
- Fund raising. 1
- Greek letter societies. 1
- Librarians. 1
- Library administration. 1
- Library buildings -- United States -- Design and construction. 1
- School buildings -- Design and construction. 1
- Students -- Social life and customs. 1