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Commencement programs

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0005-0901

Scope and Content

The Commencement records include programs from 1936 to present day for West Georgia College, the State University of West Georgia, and the University of West Georgia. Materials reflect the graduating classes of two year degrees from West Georgia College up until it began to offer a four year degree program in 1957.

Prior to 1960, summer commencements do not have an official program. A brief change was seen only for the summer commencement of 1960 but it would be 1967 until summer ceremonies would have official commencement programs.

Dates

  • 1939-2018

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users; no restrictions.

User Restrictions

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.

Administrative History

Commencements have largely fallen under the combined responsibilities the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Office of the Registrar. The Registrar’s Office is responsible for maintaining official student academic records, including transcripts and grades.

Materials span the history of the college known as West Georgia College, the State University of West Georgia, and the University of West Georgia.

Extent

1.26 Linear feet (3 boxes)

Overview

This collection contains commencement programs from West Georgia College, the State University of West Georgia, and The University of West Georgia ranging from 1936 to present day.

Arrangement Note

Arranged chronologically by year.

Provenance

Transferred to Special Collections from unknown University of West Georgia source in 1993 and 2012.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Processed By

Processed by Amber Seale, 2014
Title
Commencement programs UA-0005-0901
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Written by Amber Seale, 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