University of Georgia Honors Day programs

University of Georgia Honors Day programs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: University of Georgia.
Title: University of Georgia Honors Day programs
Dates: 1930-2010
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Coll. Number: UA0092

Biographical/Historical Note

Honors Day was introduced by Chancellor S.V. Sanford in 1930 to give public recognition to the students who achieve scholastic honors. All full-time undergraduate and professional students in the University who stand in the top five percent of their classes, based on cumulative grade averages, are honored on this day.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists mainly of Honors Day programs dating from 1930 through 2010. There are also related materials such as reports, invitations and brochures dating from 1930 through 1992.


The collection is arranged according to subject and year.

Index Terms

Academic achievement--Georgia--Athens.
Programs (documents)
University of Georgia. Honors Program.
University of Georgia. Students.

General Notes

RG 2-5

Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

University of Georgia Honors Day programs, UA0092, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Programs [includes parents' invitation to 1931 Honors Day event], 1930-1931
2Programs, 1932-1933
4Programs, 1934-1935
5Programs, 1938-1939
6Programs, 1940-1941
7Programs, 1942-1943
8Programs, 1944-1945
9Programs, 1946
10Programs, 1948-1949
11Programs, 1950-1951
12Programs, 1952-1953
13Programs, 1954-1955
14Programs, 1956-1957
15Programs, 1958-1959
16Programs, 1960-1961
17Programs, 1962-1963
18Programs, 1964-1965
19Programs, 1966-1967
20Programs, 1968-1969
21Programs, 1970-1971
23Programs, 1982
24Programs, 1985
25Programs, 1986
26Programs, 1997
27Programs, 2003-2008, 2009-2010
28 Accent on honors, 1973 summer
29Honor Day/Night invitations, 1930, 1956
30Supplements, 1972-1974
31Brochures, 1960-1991
32Convocation, 1965-1972
33Convocation, 1973-1992
34General-faculty announcement and speech, 1949-1961
35Reports, annual and others, 1972-1982
36Student handbook, 1989
37Programs-Women's Honors Banquet, 1936-1938