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Continuing Education, Oak Mountain School collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0005-1007

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and records, a dress and plaque, a decorative plate, a magazine, and a reprint of a magazine article.

Dates

  • 1946-1947, 1988, 2007

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users; no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All rights held by the University of West Georgia.

Biographical / Historical

In May 1946, Norman Rockwell came to Carrollton to visit Oak Mountain School and photograph teacher Mary Effie McGuire and her students. The resulting painting, Norman Rockwell Visits a Country School, appeared in the November 2, 1946, issue of the Saturday Evening Post. An image from the painting appeared on a plate in 1988, titled, "World's Away."

Extent

1.21 Linear Feet (1 Box, Folder in OV Misc Box, and Map Folder)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains photographs, a dress and plaque, decorative plate, a magazine, and a reprint of a magazine article.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in a flat box, one oversize file, and a map folder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the College of Education in July 2014.
Title
Guide to the Continuing Education, Oak Mountain School Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Madison Seyres, 2020.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
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