Jasper Dorsey collection

Jasper Dorsey collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Dorsey, Jasper N.
Title: Jasper Dorsey collection
Dates: 1956-1982
Quantity: 4.5 Linear feet 9 document boxes
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.

Scope and Content Note

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, personal correspondence, and clippings.

Index Terms

Blue Key (Fraternity). -- Records and correspondence
Business records.
Clippings (information artifacts)
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.
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 note

Jasper Dorsey collection, ms2125, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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