John Joseph "Joe" Westbrook Georgia School of Technology football papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS1164
Scope and Content
This collection contains papers pertaining to the 1929 Georgia School of Technology Yellow Jackets football team. Materials include newspaper clippings, play maps, booklets, and programs that detail Georgia Tech's victory over California in the 1929 Rose Bowl. Also included are guest lists and correspondence concerning three class reunions of the 1929 team. Of particular note are a record of the Georgia Tech fight song and programs from ceremonies in which members of the 1929 team were inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.
- 1927-1991, undated
- Westbrook, John Joseph (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
John Joseph "Joe" Westbrook (1905-1996) was born to William Felton Westbrook (1876-1963) and Mattie Virginia Westbrook (1880-1951) in Moultrie, Georgia. Westbrook graduated from the Georgia School of Technology in 1929. While studying there, he played left guard on the Yellow Jackets football team when they defeated the University of California Golden Bears in the 1929 Rose Bowl. During World War II he served in the military, after which he purchased and operated a Chrysler dealership in East Point, Georgia. He married Constance Furman (1906-1991). Westbrook was the president of the Georgia Tech National Alumni Association from 1947-1949 and served on the athletic board and as the chairman of his class reunion committee.
0.417 linear ft. (one half document case and one LP vinyl)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Audio recording was made on LP vinyl and can be made accessible only through conversion to digital surrogates. Patrons who request access to the audio content in this collection are responsible for digital conversion costs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- John Joseph "Joe" Westbrook Georgia School of Technology football papers
- Allison Maier
- June 2019
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.