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Army Specialized Training Program (Georgia School of Technology) Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA417
Abstract

This collection chronicles the history, rules, regulations, students, and activities of the Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at the Georgia School (now Institute) of Technology from March 1943 to March 1944. A second layer of documents from 1968 analyzes and explains the original data from the 1940s.

Dates: 1943-1944; 1946; 1968 (bulk dates 1943-1944)

Charles E. Littlejohn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS123
Abstract

A participant in the Navy V-12 program, Charles E. Littlejohn graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1944 with a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering. His papers primarily include correspondence documenting his time at Georgia Tech.

Dates: 1943-1944

Georgia Tech "Gold Star" Alumni and Student records

 Collection
Identifier: UA410
Abstract

The "Gold Star" records and related projects began as initiatives of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association as a way to memorialize Tech alumni and students who had given their lives or had been taken as prisoners of war or had been declared missing in action during service in the United States Armed Forces from World War I to the Vietnam War. Primary focus is on World War II and the Vietnam War.

Dates: 1936, 1944-1952, 1970-1976

Georgia Tech "Gold Star" Alumni and Student Visual Materials

 Collection
Identifier: VAUA410
Abstract

This collection contains photos of three Tech alumni who were killed in WWII or Vietnam. There are also photos of the Georgia Tech War Memorial Plaque and drawings of its design.

Dates: ca. 1936-1976

Georgia Tech Naval ROTC Scrapbook and Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: VAC367
Abstract

This collection contains clippings and photographs that document the Naval ROTC unit at Georgia Tech from its beginnings in 1926 through the late 1970s. Documentation is particularly thorough for the 1920s through the 1950s.

Dates: 1926-1980

Harry L. Baker, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS385
Abstract

This collection is made up of Baker's identification cards; one piece of correspondence to his daughters, which dates from World War II; a condolence letter to Baker's wife; his obituaries; and dedication programs for the Baker Building on the Georgia Tech campus, named in his honor. Baker's two diplomas from Emory University (Bachelor of Law 1961; Doctor of Law 1970) and a 1973 citation from the Georgia Tech Research Institute are also included in this collection.

Dates: ca. 1945-ca. 1973

John A. Griffin Progress Report of Georgia Tech's Part in the War

 Collection
Identifier: UA418
Abstract

This 32-page report describes training and research programs undertaken at Georgia Tech during World War II.

Dates: October 1944

Joseph M. Pettit Diary and Interview Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MS387
Description The Joseph M. Pettit diary and interview transcript includes photocopies of Pettit's combined diary and research notebook compiled during his tour of duty during World War II, along with a transcript of an interview carried out by Alfred Price for his History of U.S. Electronic Warfare. Pettit's diary and interview provide details on his activities during World War II working with radar detection devices, particularly the monitoring of enemy radar and the training of personnel in the...
Dates: 1944-1980

Robert W. Cook Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS469
Overview

Collection contains WWII correspondence written by Robert W. Cook and a DVD and index/summary of an oral history interview. In the interview, Cook discusses his family, education, involvement as a soldier in China and India, and experiences as a student at Georgia Tech after the war.

Dates: 1943-2015; Majority of material found within 1943-1945

T Book

 Collection
Identifier: UA373
Abstract

The T Book began in 1904 as an annual publication of the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) at the Georgia School of Technology. The T Book served as a student handbook. It contained information on Tech student services, activities, traditions, and customs, as well as information about the YMCA itself. The cessation of its publication coincided with YMCA's departure from campus circa the early 1970s.

Dates: 1909-1969

Third United States Army Publication

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MF003
Abstract

Formed in 1918, the Third United States Army was commanded by General George Patton during World War II. This report details the Third Army's crossing of the Rhine River in Germany.

Dates: undated

Woodall-Matthews Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS400
Abstract

The Woodall-Matthews Papers consists primarily of the coursework of John Henry Woodall, Jr. (1917-2005) who graduated from Georgia Tech in 1938. Also included are coursework and training from his time spent in the Navy in the early 1940s. There is a small amount of material from Charles W. Matthews, Woodall's great-uncle and a 1904 graduate of Tech.

Dates: ca. 1904-1954 (bulk dates 1935-1944); Majority of material found within 1935 - 1944

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Navy V-12 Program (U.S.) 3
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Georgia Institute of Technology. Students 2
Georgia School of Technology 2
Georgia School of Technology. Students 2
Georgia Tech Alumni Association 2
Alpha Tau Omega. Beta Iota Chapter (Georgia Institute of Technology) 1
Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.) 1
Baker, Harry L., Jr. (Harry Lichtenwalter) 1
Georgia Institute of Technology. Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering 1