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GenPen [serial]

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0009-0006

Scope and Contents note

GenPen was a student-led publication at West Georgia College that published essays, poetry, and short fiction. During World War II, their publication focused on pieces reporting the regional war effort and student response.

The pages of GenPen are brittle due to paper quality during the time period.

Dates

  • 1940-1947

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical/Historical note

GenPen, a student-led quarterly, was published from December 1940 to May 1947. Students, professors, and even the President of West Georgia College authored pieces.

GenPen preceeded publication of The Quill.

GenPen was an abbreviation of Genola Pennings. Genola was a location name coined by President Irvine Sullivan Ingram that also became the early postal address of campus, as it was then located outside of the city limits of Carrollton.

Extent

0.42 Linear feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

GenPen was a student-led publication at West Georgia College that contained essays, poetry, and short fiction. During World War II, the publication focused on pieces reporting the regional war effort and student response.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Provenance unknown. Transferred to Special Collections at an unknown date.

Processing Information note

Processed by Allison Perrigo, May 2019.
Title
Guide to GenPen [serial] UA-0009-0006
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Allison Perrigo
Date
May 2019
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