Department of Art records
Scope and Contents note
Records related to the programming and operations of the West Georgia / State University of West Georgia / University of West Georgia Department of Art from 1980 to 2003 during Bruce Bobick's tenure (1979-2005) as chair. Items include faculty vitae, brochures, greeting cards, exhibit announcements and invitations, newspaper articles, photographs, catalogs and other publications, correspondence, printed programs, and memoranda.
Subjects covered include the professional accomplishments and activities of the art faculty, outreach efforts by the department, memoranda generated by the chair, the department's annual honors program, scholarships offered by the department, student art show openings, the department's Summer Art Programs in Bayeux, Paris, and London; and the retirement and granting of professor emeritus status to long-time art faculty member Henry Setter.
Conditions Governing Access note
Open to all users.
Conditions Governing Use note
As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.
The Department of Art was established on July 1, 1974. When chair of the department Derrill Maxwell resigned from that position in 1979, Bruce Bobick, associate professor of art, became chair effective July 1, 1979. Mr. Bobick remained in that position until his retirement in 2005.
1.26 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Faculty vitae, brochures, greeting cards, exhibit announcements and invitations, newspaper articles, photographs, catalogs and other publications, correspondence, printed programs, memoranda, and other records related to the initatives and operations of the West Georgia / State University of West Georgia / University of West Georgia Department of Art from 1980 to 2003.
Files are arranged in alphabetical order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Another transfer of materials received from Gwen Davidson on December 16, 2021.
The Department of Art posters (Box 5 and Map Folder 1) include exhibitions held in the Department of Art gallery.
- Guide to the Department of Art Records, 1980-2003 UA-0005-0310
- Finding aid prepared by Catherine Hendricks
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Description is in English