Carroll County Humane Society records
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Carroll County Humane Society records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of West Georgia
Creator: Carroll County Humane Society (Carroll County, Ga.),.
Title: Carroll County Humane Society records
Dates: 1966-1977
Quantity: 1.67 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract:The Carroll County Humane Society (CCHS) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1970. The CCHS strives to educate the community about the humane treatment of animals, enforce laws to ensure proper care of animals, and provide safe, loving homes for as many animals as possible.
Identification: LH-0054

Biographical/Historical Note

The Carroll County Humane Society (CCHS) is an organization dedicated to saving the lives of animals and educating the populace concerning the humane and ethical treatment of animals. Since its founding in 1970, CCHS has reached out to their community in hopes of fostering compassion and providing "homes for life" for all animals that end up at the shelter.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of publications, membership criteria, and documents relating to the Carroll County Humane Society and other national humane societies.


Arranged alphabetically by file title.

Index Terms

Animal welfare--Georgia--Carroll County.
Carroll County (Ga.)--History, Local.
Carroll County Humane Society (Carroll County, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Carroll County Humane Society records. Annie Belle Weaver Special Collections, Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, University of West Georgia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note


Processing Information note

Processed by Shannon Danielle Smith in 2010



Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws

Container List




11The American Humane Society
2Animals Magazine
3Athens-Clarke County Humane Society
4Atlanta Humane Society
5Brochures and Pamphlets
8Defenders Magazine
9The Humane Society of the United States
10Mainstream Magazine



4Newnan-Coweta Humane Society
5News Releases
7Newspaper articles
9Pet show
11Publications 1 of 2



31Publications 2 of 2
2Reverence for Life Magazine
3Shoptalk Magazine


4Small wooden box with two roosters on the exterior
Box 4 contains a small wooden box with two roosters on the exterior. The box contains notes on ways to properly care for animals. The box is divided into the following sections; birds, cats, dogs, hamsters, horses, rabbits, fish/turtles, pets for Christmas, unwanted pets/orphans, general topics, and wildlife.