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Biographical files

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0085

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains biographical sketches, clippings, obituaries, and other miscellaneous documentation of people associated with the University of West Georgia or the West Georgia region.

A bulk of the materials are photocopies. Individual files vary in content and size.

Dates

  • Approximately 1970s to 2010s

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.

Biographical/Historical note

Ingram Library's Special Collections began to assemble biographical files (originally called "vertical files") for ease of researchers. The original vertical files also contained subject files which have been separated into another collection. The biographical files became a distinct collection in 2014.

Extent

5.46 Linear feet (13 boxes)

Overview

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

Arrangement note

Arranged by surname.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Compiled by librarians in Ingram Library's Special Collections. Additional materials were donated by Dr. Robert H. Claxton in 2015 and 2016.

Accruals note

Ingram Library's Special Collections continues to add materials to the biographical files on a regular basis.

Processing Information note

Processed by Candice Larson in 2014
Title
Finding Aid to the Biographical files Approximately 1970s to 2010s LH-0085
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Written by Candice Larson in 2014
Date
© 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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