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Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS462

  • Staff Only

Overview

These records contain the administrative files, annual meeting notes and plans, and publication for the Southeast Society of Architectural Historians (known as SESAH), which is a regional chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

Dates

  • 1980-2017

Creator

Language of Materials

These materials are all in standard American English

Physical Description

(19 document cases and 1 half-size document case)

Conditions Governing Access

These materials have unrestricted access.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

7.8 Linear Feet (19 standard size archival boxes and one half sized box. )

Scope and Contents

Series 1 contains the administrative files for SESAH, which include membership and board of director lists, meeting notes, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, and committee notes.

Series 2 contains the files documenting the planning of annual SESAH meetings. This includes bills, area attractions, invitations, and records of presentations and speeches at the annual meetings.

Series 3 contains copies of ARRIS, which is a peer-reviewed journal published by SESAH, and copies of the triannual SESAH Newsletter.

Fuller descriptions can be found in each series.

Administrative History of SESAH

The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) is a nonprofit chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. It was founded in 1982 by Mitchel Bring, John Howett, Mark Linch, and Catherine Howett. SESAH serves to promote interest and study in historical architecture and related subjects, as well as to exchange ideas among architects, historians, preservations, and like professionals. It has annual meetings with speakers, tours, and lectures, as well as regular publications such as the peer-reviewed Arris and a tri-annual newsletter. SESAH has a number of awards it offers, including the Best of South and Publication awards.

Arrangement

The arrangement of these materials is as close as possible to the original order they were placed in, with some slight rearrangement between boxes to make the entire collection coherent. Within series, items are arranged first alphabetically, and then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate provenance is donation by officer of SESAH Robert Craig. Accession number: 2011.080

Physical Description

(19 document cases and 1 half-size document case)

Processing Information

Amanda Pellerin processed these records in November and December of 2019.
Title
Inventory of Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) Records
Status
Completed
Author
Jocelyn Jagrowski
Date
Copyright January 2020
Description rules
Finding aid prepared using RLG Best Practice Guidelines for Encoded Archival Description and Describing Archives: A Content Standard.

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
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