|Creator:||University of Georgia. Gerontology Center.|
|Title:||Georgia centenarian study archives|
|Quantity:||13.0 Linear feet (13 cartons)|
The Institute [of Gerontology], formerly the Gerontology Center, was established in 1964 by an all-university committee commissioned by the President of the University. The Institute joined the College of Public Health in 2005. The Institute is charged to initiate, maintain, and collaborate in instruction, research, and outreach associated with aging and the aged.
Institute of Gerontology web site: http://www.publichealth.uga.edu/geron/about_geron/gerontology_welcome.html
The collection consists of videotaped interviews with centenarians, based on the National Institute of Mental Health-funded project on centenarian research at the University of Georgia Gerontology Center.
Arranged in chronological order.
Georgia centenarian study archives, circa 1980-1991. MS 2828. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Names are confidential, collection available for use and/or copying only with permission of the current Director of the Institute of Gerontology, or the Director of Hargrett Library, or his designee.
Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Belle Boone Beard centenarian papers, ms1638, and Georgia Centenairian Study records, UA0139.