Heffernan Design Archives Relocated

Valuable collection will be protected in Georgia Tech Library Archives.

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Valuable collection will be protected in Georgia Tech Archives.

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The College of Architecture has transferred its Heffernan Design Archives to the Georgia Tech Archives for the collection's care and processing.

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The Georgia Tech College of Architecture is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Georgia Tech Library and Archives, whereby the College has transferred its Heffernan Design Archives to the Georgia Tech Archives for the collection's care and processing.

The collection includes student work from the beginning of the architecture program a century ago to the present; the papers, drawings, and photographs of its namesake and former director of the architecture program P.M. Heffernan, as well as other works of alumni, students, and faculty.

The Heffernan Archival Center of Design, referred to as the Heffernan Design Archives (HDA), is a very significant repository with important collections pertaining to the College of Architecture and Georgia Tech in particular and to design and the modern South in general. The largest component focuses on the life and works of one of the most important post-war American architect/educators - P.M. Heffernan. It was inaugurated under his name in 1999.

The new dean of the College of Architecture Alan Balfour is energized about this development in the history of the College. He explained,

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Alumni, Institute and Campus, Architecture, Student and Faculty, Research
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architecture history, design archives, georgia tech architecture history, georgia tech archives, Georgia Tech Library
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  • Created On: Sep 25, 2008 - 8:00pm
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