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Wayne D. Giles Papers

Identifier: MS140

  • Staff Only


This collection contains items once owned by Wayne Delmont Giles. Notebooks, textbooks, and college sports paraphernalia, mainly from Georgia Tech, are included.


  • 1899-ca. 1957 (bulk dates 1928-1930)


General Physical Description

(one full-size document case containing twelve letter-sized folders)

Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

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


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Scope and Contents

This collection contains twelve items once owned by Wayne Delmont Giles. Textbooks, pamphlets, exams, newspaper clippings, and sports memorabilia, including three Georgia Tech decals, are included. Most items are undated, but can be estimated to be from the time that Giles attended Georgia Tech, circa 1928 to 1932.

Biography of Wayne D. Giles

Wayne Delmont Giles, who was born on May 15, 1909, was an Electrical Engineering student at the Georgia School of Technology. He enrolled in approximately 1928 and left the school in approximately 1931 or 1932. After leaving Georgia Tech, Giles lived in Smyrna, Georgia, and owned an appliance repair business named Concord Radio and TV Service. He died on 12 April 1994 at the age of 84.

Other Finding Aids

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


Donation, 1995; accession number 1999.0103.

Separated Materials

The following artifacts have been separated and placed in the Artifacts collection: Two University of Alabama paper pennants; a Georgia Tech button/pin; a metal football and green and white ribbon fragments; a portable electric testing set; a Georgia Tech mini metal pennant; and a sheet of stove mica (2.5 by 4 inches). One photograph, a snapshot of the Brittain Dining Hall at Georgia Tech, has been separated and will be processed separately as VAM140.

General Physical Description

(one full-size document case containing twelve letter-sized folders)

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro and Lindsay Resnick processed this collection in May 2012.

Inventory of the Wayne D. Giles Papers, 1899-ca. 1957 (bulk dates 1928-1930)
In Progress
Lindsay Resnick, Christine de Catanzaro
Copyright May 2012.
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

Georgia Institute of Technology
266 4th Street, NW
Atlanta 30332-0900 USA