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Georgia Tech Archives Subject Files

Identifier: UA415A

  • Staff Only


The subject files consist of a wide range of files relating mainly to the history of Georgia Tech. The subject files contain a variety of newspaper clippings, articles, and ephemera on Georgia Tech academic and extracurricular life.


  • ca. 1900-ca. 2011


General Physical Description note

(22 file drawers, 5 document cases)

Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

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


46 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Subject Files at the Georgia Tech Archives contain background information on a wide array of subjects relating mainly to Georgia Tech and its history. The Subject Files contain information on Georgia Tech traditions, buildings and grounds, sports, academics, and extracurricular activities. Also included are subject files relating to other collecting areas at the Georgia Tech Archives such as science fiction, textile mills of the Southeast, and architectural design.

Administrative History of the Georgia Tech Vertical Files

The Georgia Tech Archives' Vertical Files have been in existence since about the 1980s. Materials have been gathered over the years from a variety of sources, including Atlanta newspapers, Georgia Tech publications, other serial publications, and ephemera.

Other Finding Aids

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


This is an artificial collection created by the Georgia Tech Archives. Accession number: 2012.024.


Additions are made on a regular basis.

General Physical Description note

(22 file drawers, 5 document cases)


Due to the 2014 merging of duplicate subject matter, some files have been eliminated and their contents placed in other folders. The Archives will provide a full list of the eliminated folders on request.


See also the collection description for the Personality Files (UA415B), which forms the other part of the Georgia Tech Archives' Vertical Files. This collection description will gradually be expanded to include folder lists for each series.

Processing Information

Christine de Catanzaro, Germaine Schanzmeyer, and others described these papers beginning in February 2012.

Inventory of the Subject Files (Georgia Institute of Technology Archives), ca. 1900-ca. 2011
Christine de Catanzaro
Copyright November 2012.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
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