Lorena Pace Pruitt collection

Lorena Pace Pruitt collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: State Normal School (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Lorena Pace Pruitt collection
Dates: 1914-1982
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of miscellaneous papers relating to Lorena Pace Pruitt, the first woman mayor in Georgia. The papers include a Normal School Bulletin for 1914-1915, 11 photographs and various clippings.
Coll. Number: ms278

Biographical/Historical Note

Lorena Pace Pruitt was mayor of Smyrna, Georgia from 1945-1948, and was the first woman mayor in the state. Mrs. Pruitt was also an alumnus of the State Normal School, and served on the Smyrna city council in 1944 prior to being elected mayor.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Biography files.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Pruitt, Lorena Pace
Smyrna (Ga.). City Council. -- Biography
State Normal School (Athens, Ga.). -- Alumni and alumnae
State Normal School (Athens, Ga.). -- Biography
Women mayors--Georgia--Smyrna--Biography--Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lorena Pace Pruitt collection, MS 278. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers, 1914-1982