Abstract note. The collection includes digital photographs, correspondence, including email, reports, meeting minutes, and other documentation created during service to the Institute.
The collection is open without restriction. Access to digital material provided via the Georgia Tech Digital Repository.
Donor(s) have not transferred any applicable copyright to Georgia Tech and/or Georgia Tech Research Corporation. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.
15 Linear Feet (7 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
49 Gigabytes (49 gigabytes (3,000 files))
The Jane Doe papers document the life and career of the noted American poet, and include writings, correspondence, and photographs. Materials in the collection span the period from 1970 to 2008. Writings consist of typewritten drafts with handwritten notes and marginalia, as well as electronic drafts in Microsoft Word format, some of which include notes and edits in Track Changes format. Correspondence in the collection is primarily outgoing, and includes both handwritten and typewritten letters on paper, as well as email correspondence. The bulk of photographs in the collection are analog, consisting of both prints and 35 mm negatives. Additionally, there is a small number of digital photographic images in jpg format. The electronic files were originally carried on two hard drives, one from Doe's Syracuse, New York office and one from her Los Angeles, California home.
Arrangement note. Born-digital materials are integrated into their corresponding series based on content. The original order of the files is retained.
Sub-series arranged alphabetically by course title or subject. Born-digital materials are arranged in the order in which they were created.
Digital materials have been placed into the 'writings' series based on their content. No other changes have been made to the original arrangement, structure, or naming of the files. Collection is arranged into series: Correspondence; Teaching materials; Photographs; Research and Publications.
Please note that the Library is not able to provide access to two 3.5-inch floppy disks located in this series due to data corruption.
Musical notation files were created using Sibelius Version 1. This version of Sibelius is needed to access these files to ensure the notation is rendered correctly.
Architectural files created using CAD 2000, which is needed to open and display these files.
The digital files from the [name] papers were donated by [name] in June 2023 on one hard drive.
Appraisal note. Temporary and deleted files were removed from this collection, according to the Library's preservation and privacy policies.
Digital files created by [insert donor name] were transferred to the University Archives on various types of storage media including compact discs and floppy disks. Where possible, digital content saved on storage media was migrated from the storage media, normalized to standard preservation and access formats, and transferred to a stable preservation environment following the Library's preservation guidelines. Some folder titles were altered and file arrangement reorganized to assist researchers in locating and identifying digital content.