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Technique

 Collection
Identifier: UP024

  • Staff Only

Abstract

The Technique newspaper documents student life during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries on the Georgia Tech campus. This collection is available in analog form, and some volumes are also available digitally.

Dates

  • 1911-2009

Creator

General Physical Description note

(ca. 86 bound volumes in print version)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

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

Extent

42 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Technique newspaper documents student life during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries on the Georgia Tech campus. Almost a full run of the newspaper is available in print form, with the exception of the most recent issues as well as several of the issues in Volumes 2 through 9 (1912-1920) and a few of the issues in Volume 22 (1932-1933). The newest issues (from approximately 2000 to the present) are kept up to date in the online version, and all earlier issues are gradually being digitized.

Administrative History

Founded in 1911, the Technique is the student newspaper of the Georgia Institute of Technology and an official publication of the Georgia Tech Board of Student Publications. Subtitled The South's Liveliest College Newspaper,at the time of writing (October 2009) the Technique prints on Fridays weekly during the fall and spring, and biweekly during the summer.

Arrangement

Analog forms are arranged in chronological order.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

These materials have been in the Archives for years; limited information on the immediate source of acquisition of these publications is available (Accession #2009.049).

Accruals

Newly published issues are added to the digital and analog versions of the newspaper on a regular basis; additions of older issues to the digital version are also made regularly.

Location of Originals

Originals are located in the Georgia Tech Archives.

Related Materials

An Index to the Technique is available online. As of October 2009, the index covers 1911 to 1940; issues later than 1940 are regularly being added to the index.

General Physical Description note

(ca. 86 bound volumes in print version)

Note:

Access to the print version of this collection is available through an onsite visit to the Georgia Tech Archives (call number: T171 .G46 T4X). Access to digital issues since 2000 as well as to many of the volumes and numbers prior to that date can be obtained through Georgia Tech's institutional repository, SMARTech (http://smartech.gatech.edu/handle/1853/7740).
Title
Inventory of the Technique (student newspaper - Georgia Institute of Technology), 1911-2009
Author
Jody Thompson
Date
Copyright October 2009.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

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