|Creator:||Dyer, Thomas G.|
|Title:||Thomas G. Dyer papers|
|Quantity:||0.6 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box)|
"Thomas G. Dyer is University Professor Emeritus and Vice President for Instruction Emeritus. Over his 31 years at the University of Georgia, Professor Dyer has distinguished himself as a consummate and nationally recognized scholar of both history and higher education. His primary interests are in the history of American higher education and southern history...A former editor of the Georgia Historical Quarterly (1982-89), Dyer also served as chairman of the editorial board of The New Georgia Guide (University of Georgia Press, 1996), was a senior consultant for the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, and served three terms as chairman of the editorial board of the University of Georgia Press. He has also been a member of the editorial board of the Review of Higher Education. Dyer was on the board of the U.S. Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and was a member of the University Council of Jamaica. In 1996, he was an exchange professor at the University of Heidelberg." -- "Thomas G. Dyer." IHE Faculty. http://www.uga.edu/ihe/dyer.html (Retrieved November 23, 2009)
The collection consists of two typescripts of publications by Thomas G. Dyer. Including are The University of Georgia: a Bicentennial History, 1785-1985, which Dyer wrote, and To Raise Myself a Little: The Diaries and Letters of Jennie, a Georgia Teacher, 1851-1886, Dyer's publication of the historic letters and diaries of Amelia "Jennie" Akehurst Lines.
Thomas G. Dyer papers, MS 3006. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.