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Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA412

  • Staff Only

Abstract

This collection consists of three Athletic Hall of Fame certificates for football, two from 1955 and one from 1964.

Dates

  • 1955-1964

Creator

General Physical Description note

(one oversize 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

1.5 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three Athletic Hall of Fame certificates for football, two from 1955 and one from 1964. The certificates from 1955, awarded to Clint Castleberry and Doug Wycoff, indicate their election and initiation into the Football Hall of Fame; the 1964 certificate, awarded to General Leonard Wood, indicates election and initiation into the Athletic Hall of Fame for football. Each of the certificates is signed by Bobby Dodd as well as the chairman of the selection committee, who in 1964 was George C. Griffin.

Historical Note - Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame

Sponsored by the Greater Atlanta Georgia Tech Club, the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame was founded in 1956 to honor former students' outstanding performance in sports at Tech. George C. Griffin, former Dean of Students, served as Chairman of the Hall of Fame from the mid 1960s until the early 1980s.

Other Finding Aids

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

Provenance

Accession 2006.126. Immediate provenance is unknown.

General Physical Description note

(one oversize folder)

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro processed these records in July 2011.
Title
Inventory of the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame Records, 1955-1964
Status
Completed
Author
Christine de Catanzaro
Date
Copyright July 2011.
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:
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