Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown

Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Thomas, Roger K., Dr.
Title: Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown
Dates: 1940, 2000s
Quantity: 1.75 Linear feet (1 box)
Coll. Number: UA01-013

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph S. Jacob was born September 13, 1915 in Belton, Texas and grew up in Americus, Georgia. He received his BA, M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (1940) from the University of Georgia, thus becoming the second Ph.D. graduate from UGA. In 1945, he became a medical doctor upon graduation from Emory University of Atlanta. Jacob underwent psychoanalytic training in the 1950s and was a psychoanalyst in private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan for over 40 years.

Scope and Content Note

The collection (1940-2000s) consists of Joseph S. Jacob's doctoral cap and gown along with documentation of his dissertation, vita and career. In 1940, Jacob was the second Ph.D student to graduate from the University of Georgia.

Index Terms

Academic costume.
Graduate students--Georgia.
Jacob, Joseph S.
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae

General Notes

RG 2-1-1

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown, UA01-013, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Cap and gown
Consists of dissertation completion, vita and postscript written by Joseph S. Jacob, and provenance of Dr. Jacobs cap and gown written by Roger K. Thomas.