World War, 1939-1945.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.