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Richard Manly Harris Visual Materials

 Collection
Identifier: VAC203

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Overview

This collection is primarily composed of pictures of Sigma Phi Epsilon-related subjects, a collage of pictures of Georgia Tech's campus, and people dressed for "a day on the town" or "1910."

Dates

  • 1910-1912

Creator

Physical Description

(7 items)

Restrictions: Access

None.

Restrictions: Use

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

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily composed of pictures associated with Georgia Tech and the Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity. The pictures show the Sigma Phi Epsilon house in the early 20th century, pictures of Sigma Phi Epsilon's brothers sitting on their fraternity house's porch, and men, presumbly members of Sigma Phi Epsilon, dressed "for a day on the town" and for "1910." In addition to the pictures associated with Sigma Phi Epsilon, the collection includes a collage of photographs of Georgia Tech's early 20th-century campus and an envelope with a hand-written note identifying the images as "Tech student activities around 1910-1912."

Biographical / Historical

This collection, which primarily consists of pictures associated with the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, was found in a gift copy of an early edition of the Blue Print, Georgia Tech's yearbook. Richard Manly Harris, affectionately referred to as "Sport," was born in Hampton, Georgia in 1891 and received his B.S. in electrical engineering in 1912 and a B.S. in mechanical engineering in 1913. According to the 1912 Blue Print, in addition to being a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, Harris participated in class basketball and football teams and was a member of the Society of Electrical Engineers.

Provenance

Accession Number: 2000.110

Physical Description

(7 items)

Processing Information

Taylor Prichard and Mandi D. Johnson processed this collection in February 2014.
Title
Inventory of the Richard Manly Harris Visual Materials, 1910-1912
Status
Completed
Author
Mandi D. Johnson
Date
Copyright February 2014.
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

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