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Old Carroll County Historical Society records

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0061

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains minutes, membership list, charter, and other materials.

The collection also includes information about the founding member of the Old Carroll County Historical Society, Irvine S. Ingram, who was also the first president of West Georgia College. Ingram occasionally taught Carroll County history as part of the Continuing Education program at the College.

In addition, the collection contains personal and professional correspondence to and from Ingram, topics of discussion for the society, such as the grave of General William McIntosh, and the society by-laws and application for charter.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within Bulk, 1955-1993
  • 1882-1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use note

Rights have been transferred to the University of West Georgia.

Extent

0.21 Linear feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

Materials of the Old Carroll County Historical Society, founded by Irvine S. Ingram on November 22, 1955 and predecessor to the Carroll County Historical Society. The organization disbanded in 1958.

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically by file title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Separated from the Irvine S. Ingram papers, UA-0002-01, in 2012.

Processing Information note

Processed by Toni Alexander in April 2013.
Title
Guide to the Old Carroll County Historical Society records LH-0061
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Written by Toni Alexander
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States