Debate Team collection
Scope and Contents note
This collection contains items related to the West Georgia College Debate Team. Included are photographs of the Debate Teams in the years 1962, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1981, 1992, and 1993, a bound report from the 44th National Debate Team Tournament (1990), and a spiral-bound history of the National Debate Tournament (1947-2005). Information within the bound volumes includes statistics, transcripts of debate speeches/rebuttals, and photographs of college teams around the country.
Conditions Governing Access note
Open to all users.
Conditions Governing Use note
As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.
It was in 1973, under the coaching of Chester Gibson, that the West Georgia College Debate Team qualified for the National Debate Tournament. The WGC debate team was a semi-finalist in the National Debate Tournament in 1979. The 44th National Debate Tournament was held at West Georgia College in 1990.
0.21 Linear feet (1 box)
The collection contains items related to the West Georgia College Debate Team, 1962 - 2005. Materials include photographs (1962-1993), a Report on the 44th National Debate Tournament (1990), and The History of the National Debate Tournament (1947-2005).
The collection as a whole is arranged chronologically. The photographs are also arranged chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
A portion came in at an unknown time. Other materials were given by Dr. Michael Hester in 2014.
Processing Information note
Processed by Allison Perrigo, May 2019.
- Guide to the Debate Team Collection UA-0009-0009
- Finding aid prepared by Allison Perrigo
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Description is in English