Georgia Tech Library Archives and Special Collections Open House

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Join us in the Archives Reading Room, located on the first floor of Crosland Tower, on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from noon to  2 p.m. for an open house to view a selection of the newest acquisitions in rare books, science fiction, and university archives from the Library’s Archives and Special Collections department.

Selections include: 

Foundational works in the history of astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, and medicine printed before 1800 from authors such as Galileo, René Descartes, Robert Boyle, and more;

  • The oldest book in the collection, a 1498 copy of Marsiglio Ficino’s De Triplici Vita;
  • Rare editions of early to mid-20th century science fiction;
  • The Henry Mancini-Cecil Welch Music Collection; and
  • Records from Georgia Tech student organizations.


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  • Created By:Jason Wright
  • Created:07/28/2023
  • Modified By:Jason Wright
  • Modified:08/01/2023