Brittain, M. L. (Marion Luther)
- Existence: 1866 - 1953
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Dorothy Murray Crosland served as librarian of Georgia Tech from 1927 until 1953, when she assumed the title of director of libraries, the position she held until her retirement in 1971. Her principal achievements during her long tenure were the construction of the Price Gilbert Memorial Library and Crosland Tower (previously Graduate Addition). She also played an instrumental role in the admission of women to Georgia Tech and in the development of a graduate program in information science....
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
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 This collection contains a single letter from Harvey West, President of the "T" Club, to the Georgia Tech faculty regarding student dances.
Abstract 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.
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...