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University Archives printed collection

Identifier: G-printed

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Georgia State University Archives printed collection documents the history and development of Georgia State University (GSU) from the 1930s to the present. Official publications, reports, periodicals, ephemera, marketing materials, student publications, and other printed materials comprise the collection. The printed collection includes items from GSU's existence as Georgia Tech's Evening Scool of Commerce (1914-33), the University System of Georgia's Evening School (1933-35) and Atlanta Extension Center (1935-47), the Atlanta Division of the University of Georgia (1947-55), and as the independent Georgia State College of Business Administration (1955-61) and Georgia State College (1961-69), as well as from Georgia State University (since 1969).


  • Creation: 1926-

Restrictions on Access

Access to 3 boxes in the GSU Minutes series (boxes 93, 93-A, and 96-A/2) is restricted. Access to budgets is restricted. Unrestricted access to the remainder of the collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.


155.8 Linear Feet (376 containers)

Language of Materials



The material is organized in four divisions: University Administration, GSU Minutes, Schools and Departments, and non-GSU Publications.

Cataloged and Digitized Material

Portions of the University Archives Printed Collection have been cataloged and are described in the GSU Library's GIL-Find Catalog. Student newspapers, yearbooks, and other materials have been digitized and are available in their entirety in GSU Library's Digital Collections.

Processing Information

Processed by Georgia State University Archives staff, 1972-present.

Georgia State University Archives Printed Collection
A Guide to the Collection in the Georgia State University Archives
William W. Hardesty
January 11, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia State University Archives Repository

Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta Georgia 30303
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