Jasper Dorsey collection

Jasper Dorsey collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Dorsey, Jasper N.
Title: Jasper Dorsey collection
Dates: 1956-1982
Quantity: 3.6 Linear feet (9 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence, business papers and printed material concerning the University of Georgia, Southern Bell, Georgia Press Institute, Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, Blue Key, National Press Club, and misc. state and local organizations. Included in the collection is a scrapbook (c. 1860s-1910), personal correspondence, and clippings.
Coll. Number: ms2125

Biographical/Historical Note

Jasper Newton Dorsey was born in Marietta, Georgia on January 19, 1913. He attended the University of Georgia School of Journalism and received his degree in 1936. In 1937 he joined the Southern Bell Telephone Company, thus beginning his long business career with that utility. He remained with Southern Bell and later became Vice President and chief executive official of that company, retaining this position until his retirement in 1978. Dorsey is a member of many social organizations and clubs and has recieved numerous awards throughout his career, including Alumni of the Year (1976). A few clubs he held membership in include: Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, Sphinx Honor Society and Gridiron. He was also President of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, President of the University of Georgia Alumni Association, and the head of the University of Georgia Foundation.

Jasper Newton Dorsey was born in Marietta, Georgia on January 19, 1913. He attended the University of Georgia School of Journalism and recieved his degree in 1936. In 1937 he joined the Southern Bell Telephone Company, thus beginning his long business career with that utility. He remained with Southern Bell and later became Vice President and chief executive official of the company, retaining this position until his retirement in 1978.

Dorsey was member of many social organizations and clubs and recieved numerous awards throughout his career, including Alumni of the Year (1976). A few clubs he held membership in include: Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, Sphinx Honor Society and Gridiron. He was also President of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He died August 31, 1990.


Scope and Content Note

The Jasper Dorsey Collection consists of correspondence, business papers and printed material concerning the University of Georgia, Southern Bell and misc. state and local organizations. There are 9 Hollinger document boxes dating from c. 1956-1982, containing approximately 2000 items. Included in the collection is a scrapbook (c.1860s-1910).


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Blue Key (Fraternity). -- Records and correspondence
Business records.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Dorsey, Jasper N. -- Correspondence
Georgia Press Institute. -- Records and correspondence
Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. -- Records and correspondence
National Press Club (U.S.). -- Records and correspondence
National organizations.
Scrapbooks.
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. -- Records and correspondence
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae
University of Georgia. -- Records and correspondence
University of Georgia. Alumni Society. -- Records and correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jasper Dorsey collection, 1956-1982. MS 2125. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Advisory Board - correspondence, 1972-1975
 
2Advisory Board
 
3Advisory Board Committee
 
4Advisory Board Committee - correspondence, October-November 1968
 
5Advisory Board Committee - correspondence, November-December 1968
 
6Advisory Board Committee - correspondence, December 1968-February 1969
 
7Advisory Committee - Students, Univ. of Georgia, 1968-1969
 
8Advisory Committee - Students, Univ. of Georgia, correspondence, 1970-1974
 
9Advisory Committee - Students, Univ. of Georgia, 1967-1973
 
10Dean Agee Clippings
 
11Alumni Advisory Committee, 1966
 
12Alumni Advisory Committee, 1967-1968
 
13Alumni Advisory Committee, 1970-1976
 
14Alumni Development, 1968-1978
 
15Alumni Presidential Advisory Committee, 1967
 
16Alumni Pres. Advisory Comm., 1968-1969
 
17Alumni Pres. Advisory Comm.
 
18Alumni Seminar, The Soviet Union - mailing list, 1978
 
BoxFolder
21Alumni Suggestions and Response, 1967
 
2Alumni Suggestions and Response, 1967
 
3Alumni Week, 1969
 
4Appointments and Promotions
 
5Athletics, 1966-1978
 
6Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
 
7Atlanta Housing Authority
 
8Atlanta - The Salvation Army Advisory Board
 
9Awards, 1965-1968
 
10Awards, 1969-1979
 
11Bank Investment Reports
 
12Big Heart Award
 
13Birthday Letters
 
14Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurance
 
15Blue Key, 1964
 
16Blue Key, 1965
 
17Blue Key, 1966
 
18Blue Key, 1966
 
19Blue Key, 1967
 
20Blue Key, 1968
 
21Blue Key, 1969
 
22Blue Key, 1970
 
23Blue Key, 1971
 
BoxFolder
31Blue Key, 1972
 
2Blue Key, 1973
 
3Blue Key, 1974
 
4Blue Key, 1975
 
5Blue Key, 1976
 
6Blue Key, 1977-1978
 
7Books and magazines, misc.
 
8Books and magazines, misc.
 
9By-laws
 
10Capital City Retirement Party, 1978
 
11Club bills
 
12Lucy Cobb Institute
 
13Community Service Awards
 
14Congratulatory letters, promotions, etc.
 
15Congratulatory letters, 1976
 
16Congratulatory - Univ. of Georgia, 1977
 
17correspondence, 1972-1976
 
18correspondence, 1978
 
19correspondence, 1979-1983
 
20correspondence to Pensioners
 
21correspondence - School of Journalism, 1972-1973
 
22correspondence - School of Journalism, 1974-1976
 
BoxFolder
41Dean Drewry Committee
 
2Dean Drewry Committee
 
3Dean Drewry Committee
 
4Dean Drewry Committee, correspondence, 1968-1969
 
5Dean Drewry Comm., correspondence, 1972-1973
 
6Debate Team
 
7Debate Team, correspondence, 1968-1971
 
8Debate Team, correspondence, 1972-1978
 
9Development
 
10Development - Proposed budget, 1976-1977
 
11Development - Relations
 
12Donors and Funds - correspondence, 1975-1976
 
13Dorsey, Jasper N.
 
14Dorsey's Retirement Letters, 1978
 
BoxFolder
51Dorsey, Jasper - Young Alumni Scholarship Awards
 
2Ducks Unlimited
 
3Economic Development Council of Georgia
 
4Economic Development Council of Georgia
 
5Economic Development Council of Georgia
 
6Fact Book, 1971
 
7Fact Book, 1975
 
8Fellowships and Scholars - correspondence, 1972-1978
 
9Financial Reports
 
10Four - H Club
 
11Fraternities
 
12Fraternities - correspondence, 1962-1964
 
13Fraternities - correspondence, 1965-1977
 
14Fulton National Bank
 
15Fulton National Bank
 
16Fulton National Bank
 
BoxFolder
61Fulton National Bank
 
2Fulton National Bank - correspondence, 1975-1976
 
3Fulton National Bank - correspondence, 1977-1978
 
4Fulton National Audit Committee
 
5Fulton National Audit Committee - correspondence, 1976-1977
 
6Fulton National Audit Committee - correspondence, 1977
 
7Fulton National Audit Committee - correspondence, 1977-1978
 
8Georgia Association of Broadcasters
 
9Georgia Association of Broadcasters - Surprise, Athens
 
10Georgia Alumni Record, January 1971 October 1976
 
11Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Executive Committee Minutes, 1974-1979
 
12Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Gen. Ray Stevens
 
13Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges
 
14Georgia Found. for Ind. Colleges - correspondence, 1976-1977
 
15Georgia Found. for Ind. Colleges - correspondence, 1977-1978
 
16Georgia, University of - correspondence, misc., 1978-1982
 
17Georgia Press Institute
 
18Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
 
19Georgia, University of - misc.
 
BoxFolder
71Georgia, University of - correspondence, 1968-1969
 
2Georgia, University of, Foundation
 
3Georgia, University of, recommendations to, 1977-1978
 
4Georgia, University System of
 
5Grants
 
6Greek Horsemen - correspondence, reciepts
 
7Gridiron
 
8Gridiron - correspondence, 1965-1975
 
9Gridiron - correspondence, 1976-1983
 
10Honors Day Letters
 
11Insurance
 
12Investments and Finance - correspondence, 1956-1976
 
13Investments and Finance
 
14Jaycees
 
15Leadership Georgia, 1977-1979
 
16Leadership Georgia
 
17Leadership Georgia - Hudson, Louis David
 
18Leadership Georgia - Lewis. James
 
19Leadership Georgia, participants - correspondence, 1974-1975
 
20Leadership Georgia, part. - correspondence, 1976-1977
 
21Leadership Georgia, part
 
22Leadership Georgia, Program
 
BoxFolder
81League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County
 
2Lumpkin, Joseph Henry - Fund
 
3Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
 
4Minutes, School of Journalism - Univ. of Georgia
 
5Misc.
 
6National Press Club
 
7Newspaper Articles and Editorials - correspondence, 1971
 
8Newspaper Articles and Editorials - correspondence, 1978
 
9Newspaper Art. and Ed. - correspondence, 1979
 
10Officers and Directors, etc.
 
11Oglethorpe Univ. - Board of Trustees
 
12Omicron Delta Kappa
 
13Party Commerce Club, February 1978
 
14Personal
 
15Personal - correspondence, 1981-1982
 
16Phi Delta Theta
 
17Piedmont Hospital
 
18Publications
 
19Publications
 
BoxFolder
91Pictures
 
2Public Relations Guide for Colleges and Univ.
 
3Recommendations for faculty, Alumni, etc.
 
4Request for photographs
 
5Rotary Club
 
6Southern Bell, seeking employment
 
7Speech File
 
8Sphinx
 
9Tax File
 
10TOYPA - The Outstanding Young People of Atlanta
 
11Trustees
 
12Wilkins Property
 
13Y.M.C.A.
 
14Young Alumni
 
15Young Alumni - correspondence, 1967-1972
 
16Young Alumni - misc. correspondence, 1974-1982
 
17Scrapbook, circa 1860s-1910