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J. J. Beckvermit drawings

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0065

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains four pen and ink drawings of buildings situated on the University of West Georgia campus. The buildings depicted in the drawings include: the old Alumni House, the old Ingram Library, Kennedy Chapel, and a doorway between two columns which is believed to be a drawing of one of the buildings on Front Campus Drive.

Dates

  • approximately 1980s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws

Biographical Note

J. J. Beckvermit was born in 1940. He graduated from West Georgia College in 1983 with his Bachelors of Fine Arts and a teaching certificate. In that same year, Beckvermit began teaching at Central High School. He returned to West Georgia College to obtain his Master of Fine Arts while he continued to teach, graduating in 1990. As part of his MFA project at West Georgia, Beckvermit produced a playing card deck depicting African masks which had a print run of 5,000 copies. After obtaining his MFA, he continued to teach at Central High until 2003. Beckvermit was also a member of the United States Navy, retiring in 1997 after twenty years of service. Currently, he produces art to sell commercially, makes models of local churches, and teaches art classes in the community.

Extent

0.33 Linear feet (1 OV folder)

Language

English

Overview

Four pen and ink drawings of various buildings on the West Georgia campus drawn by J. J. Beckvermit.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Unknown

Processing Information note

Processed by Candice Larson in 2014.
Title
Guide to the J. J. Beckvermit drawings LH-0065
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Candice Larson
Date
2014
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