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Overview The ACLU Carroll County Chapter was organized in 1968 and first met on April 7, 1969 on the campus of West Georgia College. Although the organization helped raise awareness of larger national issues like abortion and prison reform, the group focused the majority of their attention and resources on cases involving students.
Overview Five student newspapers written by West Georgia College students between 1967 and 1985, including Renaissance, The Paper, The New Paper, The Rowykin Puddlepacer, and Umoja. All publications deal with student life and display counterculture and political activity of students who lived on campus.
Overview Activities of the University of West Georgia Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), a professional organization that seeks to advocate for academic freedom and shared governance, to define ethics and standards, and to support higher education as a beneficial contribution to the community.
Overview This collection contains the papers of West Georgia College's third president, James E. Boyd. Prior to his appointment as president in 1961, Boyd was an Associate Professor of Physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and director of the school's Engineering Experiment Station (now known as Georgia Tech Research Institute). Boyd served as president until 1971. Although the majority of his papers are from various departments and organizations at West Georgia College, there are...
Overview Photographs produced by or published in the Chieftain West Georgia College's yearbook, 1923, 1940s-1980s.
Overview Chieftain yearbooks published at West Georgia College from 1934 to 1981.
Overview Teaching, research files, and personal activities files of former University of West Georgia history professor. Robert H. Claxton is the author of The History of the Georgia Conservancy, 1967-1981, From Parsifal to Peron: A History of Early Radio in Argentina 1920-1944, and A History of the Carrollton Kiwanis Club among other writings.
Dates: 1899-2017; bulk 1973-1999
Overview This collection contains commencement addresses for West Georgia College and the University of West Georgia from 1977 to 1993 and 2012. This collection also contains newspaper clippings and a list of commencement speakers for West Georgia College.
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1977-1993; 1944-2012
Overview This collection contains ephemera from commencement ceremonies for West Georgia College and the University of West Georgia.
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1964-1978; 1957-2003