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State University of West Georgia

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 19960612-2005

Biographical / Historical

The Fourth District Agricultural and Mechanical School was established in December, 1906 in Carroll County, Georgia following the August 18, 1906 approval of Public Law 448 by the Georgia General Assembly, an act providing for the establishment and maintenance of schools of agriculture and mechanical arts to serve rural youth in each congressional district. The school operated from 1908-1933, becoming West Georgia College on April 15, 1933. It remained a college until noon on June 12, 1996, when it was named the State University of West Georgia. This name changed in 2005 to University of West Georgia.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Professors (AAUP) University of West Georgia Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0062
Overview Activities of the University of West Georgia Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), a professional organization that seeks to advocate for academic freedom and shared governance, to define ethics and standards, and to support higher education as a beneficial contribution to the community.
Dates: 1961-2014

Bulletins

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0006-06
Overview Course bulletins from West Georgia College and the State University of West Georgia from the years 1935 to 2005.
Dates: 1935-2005

Commencement addresses

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0005-0902
Overview This collection contains commencement addresses for West Georgia College and the University of West Georgia from 1977 to 1993 and 2012. This collection also contains newspaper clippings and a list of commencement speakers for West Georgia College.
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1977-1993; 1944-2012

Commencement miscellaneous

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0005-0903
Overview This collection contains ephemera from commencement ceremonies for West Georgia College and the University of West Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1964-1978; 1957-2003

Department of Psychology records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0005-0305
Overview Manuscripts, publications, surveys, and audiovisual materials of the Department of Psychology.
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1980-2007; 1971-2015

Director of Alumni Relations records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0004-0101
Overview Scrapbooks, photographs, and documents about University of West Georgia history collected by a director of Alumni Relations at the University of West Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1950-2008; 1907-2012

Fact Books

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0002-09
Overview Digital copies of the Fact Book covering academic years 1980/1981 to 2014/2015.
Dates: 1980-2015

Faculty handbooks

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0005-13
Overview Faculty handbooks published at West Georgia from 1961-2011.
Dates: 1961-2011

Myron W. House papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0053
Overview Papers of Myron W House, Special Collections Librarian at West Georgia from 1980 to 2006 and co-author of From A&M to State University.
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1980-1998; 1943-2004

Jonathan Goldstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0069
Overview Correspondence, publications, books, photographs, newspaper articles, manuscripts, and slides created or collected by Jonathan Goldstein, Professor of History, during his 33-year career at the University of West Georgia.
Dates: 1952-2018