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Chester Gavin Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: VAC032

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Abstract

Chester Gavin was a member of the class of 1940. These photographs depict individuals and groups from a much earlier time period.

Dates

  • 1893-1895

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one half-size document case)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

All photograph copyright restrictions under the laws of the United States Copyright must be obeyed. 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 consists of one tintype and twenty-one studio portraits. The tintype is in fair condition with minimal rusting. Photographer Columbus Washington Motes took many of the studio portraits. The majority of these have deteriorated, with fading and loss of detail.

Biography of Chester Gavin

Chester Gavin, Jr. graduated from Georgia Tech in 1940, with a degree in Industrial Management. He was ranked in the top ten percent of his graduating class and was a member of the honor roll.

Arrangement

Missing Title

  1. SERIES 1. Identified Individuals
  2. SERIES 2. Unidentified Individuals
  3. SERIES 3. Unidentified Groups

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Accession #1990.0510 (old number: 90-05-10).

General Physical Description note

(one half-size document case)

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these papers in 2002.
Title
Inventory of the Chester Gavin Photograph Collection, 1893-1895
Subtitle
VAC032
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 Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

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