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Joseph Pierce photographs

 Collection
Identifier: VAC301

  • Staff Only

Abstract

The photographs within this collection consist of campus buildings while Pierce was a student at Georgia Tech.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

General Physical Description note

(ten photographs)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

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 black and white photographs that document buildings on the Georgia Tech campus during the 1940s.

Biography of Joseph Pierce

Joseph Pierce was born in Buffalo, New York in 1914. Prior to coming to the Georgia Institute of Technology, he worked at Bell Aircraft during World War II. He attended Georgia Tech from 1946-1950, majoring in Industrial Management, and spent his career mainly at Lockheed Air Corporation.

Following graduation from Tech in 1950, Pierce worked at Continental Gin in Birmingham, Alabama, for a year. In 1951, he returned to Atlanta and worked for Lockheed Air Corporation. He spent the rest of his career there, except for a short stint of co-owning a railroad car refurbishing company, S. Iron and Equipment Co.

Joseph Pierce married Virginia Marston of Portland, Maine in 1942. He died in March 1997.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Accession #2002.005.

General Physical Description note

(ten photographs)

Processing Information

Betty Story processed these photographs in June 2007 (finding aid completed July 2007).
Title
Inventory of the Joseph Pierce Photographs, undated
Subtitle
VAC301
Status
Completed
Author
Betty Story
Date
Copyright July 2007.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid is written inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

Contact:
Library
Georgia Institute of Technology
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Atlanta 30332-0900 USA
404-894-4586