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William E. Fincher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MF054

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Abstract

William E. Fincher was a Georgia Tech football player and alumnus. His papers include three Southern Football Officials Association Rule Books.

Dates

  • 1929-1932

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

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

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The William E. Fincher Papers are composed of three Southern Football Officials Association Rule Books -- the 1929 Official Foot Ball Rules, the 1930 Official Foot Ball Rules, and the 1932 Rule Book.

Biography of William E. Fincher

William E. Fincher was an alumnus of Georgia Tech (class of 1920) and an All-American linesman for Tech in 1920. During the 1917 season, Tech beat the Auburn Tigers by a score of 68 to 7, with 8 goals from touchdowns by Fincher. In future years, Coach Fincher scored victories over LSU, Auburn, and Oglethorpe, and he was named All-American tackle and end twice. From 1925-1931, he served as line coach for the varsity football team.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

The Georgia Tech Athletic Association donated these papers (Accession #1992.0404; old number: 92-04-04).

General Physical Description note

(one archival folder)

Processing Information

Germaine Schanzmeyer processed these papers in 2003.
Title
Inventory of the William E. Fincher Papers, 1929-1932
Subtitle
MF054
Status
Completed
Author
Germaine Schanzmeyer
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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