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University System of Georgia Board of Regents records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-0001

Scope and Content

This collection contains college financial audits and Board of Regents policy manuals. The policy manuals include the by-laws of the BOR. The audits were conducted by the state Department of Audits on West Georgia College, as the institution was originally known.

One record of note is the state plan for the desegregation of the universities of Georgia. This plan was written for the Director of the Office for Civil Rights in Washington, D.C. by the BOR to provide guidelines and goals for the continuing desegregation of the University System of Georgia in compliance with the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Dates

  • 1974-2006, n.d.

Creator

Access Restrictions

None. Collection is open for research.

Organizational Note

In 1931, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia was created as part of a reorganization of Georgia’s higher education system.

The institution now known as the University of West Georgia – originally called West Georgia College - was a charter member of this new system. The campus originally was the 4th District A and M School, part of a Congressional district system that was abolished by the BOR.

Extent

0.84 Linear feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains college financial audits and Board of Regents policy manuals. The policy manuals include the by-laws of the BOR. The audits were conducted by the state Department of Audits on West Georgia College, as the institution was originally known. One record of note is the state plan for the desegregation of the universities of Georgia. This plan was written for the Director of the Office for Civil Rights in Washington, D.C. by the BOR to provide guidelines and goals for the continuing desegregation of the University System of Georgia in compliance with the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Related Archival Materials note

President’s Office records

Related Archival Materials note

Related collections in this repository: President’s Office records, UA-0002.
Title
Guide to the University System of Georgia Board of Regents Records, 1974-2006 UA-0001
Author
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Little
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written 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