Scope and Contents note
GenPen was a student-led publication at West Georgia College that published essays, poetry, and short fiction. During World War II, their publication focused on pieces reporting the regional war effort and student response.
The pages of GenPen are brittle due to paper quality during the time period.
Conditions Governing Access note
Open to all users.
Conditions Governing Use note
As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.
GenPen, a student-led quarterly, was published from December 1940 to May 1947. Students, professors, and even the President of West Georgia College authored pieces.
GenPen preceeded publication of The Quill.
GenPen was an abbreviation of Genola Pennings. Genola was a location name coined by President Irvine Sullivan Ingram that also became the early postal address of campus, as it was then located outside of the city limits of Carrollton.
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GenPen was a student-led publication at West Georgia College that contained essays, poetry, and short fiction. During World War II, the publication focused on pieces reporting the regional war effort and student response.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Provenance unknown. Transferred to Special Collections at an unknown date.
Processing Information note
Processed by Allison Perrigo, May 2019.
- Guide to GenPen [serial] UA-0009-0006
- Finding aid prepared by Allison Perrigo
- May 2019
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- Language of description note
- Description is in English