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Quill [serial]

Identifier: UA-0009-0007

Scope and Contents note

The Quill contained creative writing, short stories, poetry, and essays selected from the winning and short-listed entries of the publication’s writing contests. The pieces were frequently paired with illustrations. Beginning with the 1951 edition, the publication expanded its scope to include entries other than those submitted to its writing contests.


  • 1948-1951

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical/Historical note

The Quill was established in 1948 as a publication featuring creative writing and essays from students and faculty of West Georgia College. It was a publication of the West Georgia College Press Forum and evolved out of the organization’s former publication, GenPen.


0.21 Linear feet (1 box)




The collection is a series of issues from the Quill, a student publication of the West Georgia College Press Forum. The issues range from 1948 to 1951.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically by date of publication.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Provenance unknown. Transferred to Special Collections at an unknown date.

Processing Information note

Processed by Daiyaan Hutson, May 2019. One box of materials was reviewed and arranged chronologically.

Guide to Quill [serial] UA-0009-0007
Finding aid prepared by Daiyaan Hutson
May 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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