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College Temple collection

Identifier: NC-0004

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials related to the College Temple school in Newnan, Georgia, including annual catalogs, commencement and concert programs, and newsletters and newspapers, including "The Fly-Leaf," a student newspaper edited by the senior class.


  • 1855-1884

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Biographical / Historical

Located in Newnan, Georgia, College Temple was the first school to offer a Master of Arts degree to women. It was used as a hospital for wounded Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)




Materials related to the College Temple school in Newnan, Georgia, from 1855 to 1884.

Physical Location

Located at the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society in Newnan, Georgia. Please contact the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society for instructions on use.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Dr. Michael Camp in November 2019 as part of the Community Archives program at the University of West Georgia Ingram Library Special Collections.

Processing Information

In June 2019, University of West Georgia Ingram Library Special Collections and the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society executed a Memorandum of Agreement under which Special Collections would assess and prioritize processing of archival collections held by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society, assess preservation needs, and arrange and describe archival materials, thereby making them more publicly accessible. Work on this project was conducted under the leadership of Dr. Michael Camp starting in August 2019.

Processing Information

Funding to support this project was generously provided by the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) and the Board of Directors of the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society.
College Temple collection
Michael Camp
November 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society Repository

McRitchie-Hollis Museum
74 Jackson Street
Newnan GA 30263 USA