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Harold A. Faisst Visual Materials

Identifier: VAM086

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Harold A. “Dutch” Faisst was an outstanding Georgia Tech athlete, who played on the 1929 Rose Bowl football team. A member of the Class of 1930, he worked for the Aluminum Company of America after graduation. The Visual Materials collection includes several photographs of a Koseme initiation, pictures of teammates, and various other photographs documenting his time at Georgia Tech.


  • circa 1926-1930


Physical Description

(7 photographs, 5 photographs in scrapbook-MS086)

Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

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


0.05 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The Harold A. Faisst Visual Materials include several loose photographs, as well as several photographs located inside a scrapbook. The pictures include photographs from a Koseme initiation ceremony, various photographs of teammates and friends, and several other pictures relating to Faisst's travels. All photographs are undated but are presumed to be from 1926-1930, when Faisst was a student at Georgia Tech.

Biography of Harold A. Faisst

Harold A. “Dutch” Faisst was born June 18, 1907. He was an outstanding athlete while at Georgia Tech from 1926-1930. He played on the 1929 Rose Bowl football team and was a record-breaking track star. A member of Sigma Nu fraternity, he was active in fraternity and inter-fraternity affairs. He was a founding member of the Georgia Tech chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa. He graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Commerce in 1930. A native Arkansan, Faisst joined the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa) after graduation.

Faisst was married to Sara Cecil (1909-1983). He passed away in 1977 at the age of 69.

Other Finding Aids

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


The Alumni Association donated the scrapbook and photographs in January 1999 (Accession #1999.0101; old #1999-01-01). Before donating the materials, the Alumni Association removed some items to include in an exhibition.

Separated Material

The scrapbook and manuscript portion of this collection have been processed separately as the Harold A. Faisst Papers (MS086).

Physical Description

(7 photographs, 5 photographs in scrapbook-MS086)

Processing Information

Mandi D. Johnson and Sierra Harrison processed this collection in September 2013.

Inventory of the Harold A. Faisst Visual Materials, 1926-1930
Mandi Johnson, Sierra Harrison
Copyright September 2013
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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