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"T" sweater

"T" sweater associated with C.S. "Shorty" Smith, Class of 1929.

band uniform

Georgia Tech band uniform jacket. Jacket is predominantly black and features three rows of buttons down the breast area on a field of white cloth with gold horizontal stripes. Buttons on outermost portion of breast area are each ornamented with…


The Tech Yellow Jackets played the University of California’s Golden Bears the day after Christmas in 1936, defeating the California team, 13-7. These bookends may well have been a product of Georgia Tech’s Department of Ceramic Engineering in…


Georgia Tech "T" button from the 1920s.

cheer leader's jacket

A 1948 Georgia Tech cheerleader's jacket worn by John Walter Lay, Jr.

Jacket is of gold satin material in a short "Eisenhower" style. Embroidered "Ga Tech" appear on the right breast area in letters of white thread; a felt applique of a megaphone…

Converse "Chuck Taylor" sneakers

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Converse "Chuck Taylors" sneakers associated with Susan Davis, the first woman to play the part of Buzz.

drafting booklet

A template booklet associated with the drafting kit of Margaret Stephens who was one of a very few female students in 1960. The first full time women students had only been admitted to Georgia Tech eight years earlier in 1952.

engineer's cap

Engineer's style cap with embroidered "GT" on front bill. Georgia Tech patch with Buzz appears to be sewn over patch on front. Georgia Tech pennant attached to top of cap, with small yellow jacket figure and "flower" ornament.

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fedora hat

Fedora-style hat worn by Tech student, Robert D. Neill. The hat commemorates Tech's appearance in the 1943 Cotton Bowl and features the signatures of several of the members of the 1943 football squad. Hat is of beige wool felt with hat ribbon trim…



Spalding "Autograph" football in gold and white. Football is stamped "GA TECH" in the white panel below the Spalding label. Hand-lettering below the Spalding label indicates "Presented to Dean Jim Dull." On the two white panels of the football are…


football helmet

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Leather football helmet attributed to Mit (J.M.) Fitzsimons. Note associated with the object indicates that he was captain of the 1936 Georgia Tech football team. Same note also indicates that he was an "All American Christy Walsh" selection in…


Georgia Tech seal

Large sculptural rendering of the Georgia Tech Seal in plaster, painted gold and black. Sculptor: Julian Harris, GT graduate and former GT instructor.

gloves and ring

Pair of Georgia Tech football gloves, leather. White with brown football and yellow triangle decorations attributed to May Ruth Turner. Snap closures on the inside. Georgia Tech class ring, gold with ruby colored stone. Tech insignias on both sides…

Joe Guthridge portrait

Joe Guthridge came to Georgia Tech in 1958 and, beginning in 1960, served as director of development and assistant to President Edwin D. Harrison. Guthridge was instrumental in securing funding from the Georgia Tech Foundation and the Georgia Tech…

model cannon

"Fitten Cannon" ca. 1890. Miniature brass and iron cannon made by James Turner Fitten in the foundry while he was a student at Georgia Tech. The barrel of the cannon is of brass, and the wheels are red painted iron.

Olympic Lunch box

A cardboard “Olympic Lunch Box” used to distribute lunches at the Georgia Tech Olympic Village during the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.

Olympic torch

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Unused model of the Olympic torch used during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, GA. The torch burner mechanism was designed by Dr. Sam Shelton, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech. Shelton also acted as consultant on the…



State of Georgia Athletic Hall of Fame patch associated with Henry Rudolph "Peter" Pund, a member of the 1929 Rose Bowl team and All-American center. Archives collections also include a sweater attributed to Pund with a 1928 All American patch on…

Picasso vase

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A large terre de faience vase unglazed, painted in blue, beige and white, numbered, with the Madoura pottery stamp, also stamped Edition Picasso with four faces, loop handles, top coil-decorated, short flared rim foot. Vase attributed to Pablo…


Metal plaque, probably of bronze, which features a quote in raised bas relief lettering. The plaque features a quote from U.S. President William Howard Taft as follows:

"I consider the honest engineer the / most valuable asset of this Government.…