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Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library records, Susan A. Smith files

Identifier: UA-0005-1505

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains correspondence, memos, committee files, tax files, surveys, budgets, annual reports, articles, personal writings, offices files, reports, and financial statements.


  • 1971-2008

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

Rights held by the University of West Georgia.

Biographical/Historical note

Susan Austin Smith began working at West Georgia College (WGC) in the Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library at the Circulation desk in 1965 when she was a first year student. She was eventually hired on full-time as a periodical room clerk. After some time away from WGC, Susan returned in 1976 with her Masters in Library Studies and was hired as the interlibrary loan and map librarian. During her career at Ingram library, she worked as the library archivist, serials coordinator and as head of acquisitions.

In March 2007, she was named Associate Director of University Libraries and supervised a staff of 32 people. Smith notable contributed to updating technology in the library. In October 2009, Smith went into semi-retirement, remaining part-time as Head of the Collections Department. By 2010, she fully retired with plans to travel and spend time with her family.


1.68 Linear feet (4 boxes)




Records of the Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, from past Associate Director of University Libraries (2007-2009), Susan A. Smith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Transferred from the Administrative Office of the Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library on December 3, 2018.

Processing Information note

Processed by Jennah Marston, 2019

Guide to the Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, Susan A. Smith Records UA-0005-1505
Finding aid prepared by Jennah Marston
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States