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Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library



  • Existence: 1980-05-25-

Biographical / Historical

The Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library was dedicated on May 25, 1980, under the presidency of Maurice Townsend of West Georgia College. Until this dedication, the building, constructed in 1968, was referred to as the Library. The college's library was formerly housed in Sanford Hall and was referred to as Sanford Library.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Charles E. Beard papers

Identifier: MS-0034

Charles E. Beard was the Director of Libraries at West Georgia College from 1978-2004. During this time Beard was a great advocate for libraries and was a part of many organizations on both the state and national level. One of his greatest accomplishments was helping to create the GALILEO system.

Dates: 1897-2004

Biographical files

Identifier: LH-0085

Biographical sketches, clippings, obituaries, and other miscellaneous documentation of people associated with the University of West Georgia or the West Georgia region.

Dates: Approximately 1970s to 2010s

Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library records, Administrative files

Identifier: UA-0005-1506

Records related to the administrative operations of the library at the institution consecutively known as West Georgia College, the State University of West Georgia, and the University of West Georgia, from 1947 to 2018.

Dates: 1957-2006

Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library records, Shirley Lankford files

Identifier: UA-0005-1504

Records of the Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, from past Professor and Head of Instructional Services at Ingram Library, Shirley Oliver Lankford. Lankford was employed in the Library from 1977-2017.

Dates: 1974-2014

Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library records, Susan A. Smith files

Identifier: UA-0005-1505

Records of the Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, from past Associate Director of University Libraries (2007-2009), Susan A. Smith.

Dates: 1971-2008

Thomas B. Murphy office replication records

Identifier: POL-0002-04

The collection documents the re-creation of former Georgia House of Representatives speaker Thomas B. Murphy's state capitol office in the Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia. It includes correspondence, drafts of exhibit captions, conceptual mock-ups, and other materials.

Dates: 2002-2012

Subject files

Identifier: LH-0042

Brochures, histories, biographical information, informational guides, publications, flyers, photos, reports, and other materials pertaining to the West Georgia region.

Dates: 1897, 1902-1905, 1912-1913,1918, 1924, 1949 and Approximately 1970s to 2020s

Annie Belle Weaver papers

Identifier: MS-0025

Annie Belle Weaver was the first librarian at West Georgia College starting in August 1933 and also served as the first Director of Libraries from 1968 to her retirement in 1969.

Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-1985; 1913-1991