W. Porter Kellam Conference collection

W. Porter Kellam Conference collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: University of Georgia. Libraries.
Title: W. Porter Kellam Conference collection
Dates: 1984-1991
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Coll. Number: UA0108

Biographical/Historical Note

W. Porter Kellam served as Director of Libraries at the University of Georgia from 1950 until his retirement in 1973. In 1982, a fund was created in his name that was designed to provide professional development activities for the faculty of the University of Georgia Libraries and other librarians in the state and region. Among other things, the fund supported the 1991 W. Porter Kellam conference that focused on developments in academic libraries during the course of Kellam's career.


Scope and Content Note

Box one consists of 10 cassette tapes. Seven of the tapes are labeled as being from the 1991 Porter Kellam Conference and the other three are labeled "Speaker 1, 2 and 5." Box two contains correspondence and other materials (1984-1991) relating to the Conference.


Index Terms

Academic library directors--Georgia--Athens--20th century.
Audio recordings
Conferences.
Kellam, William Porter, 1905-

General Notes

RG 2-24


Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

W. Porter Kellam Conference, UA0108, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions

Conditions governing access note

Through this collection is open for research the audiovisual recordings are in their original format and do not have copies available for public use. One can make a request for a public use copy but the ability to convert an item is dependent upon the format and condition of the recording.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Cassette tapes, 1991
 
BoxFolder
21-2Planning, surveys, correspondence, etc., 1984-1985
 
3Attendees, schedule, correspondence, 1987
 
4Schedule, correspondence, 1989-1991