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Georgia Psychological Association records

Georgia Psychological Association records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia Psychological Association records
Creator: Georgia Psychological Association
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1975
Language: English
Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms180
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Georgia Psychological Association was founded in 1946. As of 2011, It continues to operate. The GPA represents psychology in the State of Georgia and is recognized at the national level for its activism and breadth of activity. It sponsors a variety of Continuing Education workshops culminating in the Spring Annual Meeting and publishing the "Georgia Psychologist."

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of the Georgia Psychological Association from 1946-1975. The records include correspondence, constitutions, minutes (1948-1972), treasurer's reports (1948-1970), membership applications, member lists, committee reports (1948-1971, with gaps), and printed material. The materials document the formation of the organization and its subsequent activities including information on the licensing of psychologists in Georgia, legislation before the General Assembly, mental health problems, and ethics and standards for mental health professionals.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia Psychological Association records, ms180, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Mental health personnel -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Georgia.
Mental health services -- Georgia.
Minutes (administrative records)
Psychologists -- Professional ethics -- Georgia.
Psychology -- Georgia -- Societies, etc.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Act Creating State Board of Examiners of Psychologists
 
12Charter (Reproductions)
 
13Correspondence Re Charter (Copies)
 
14Constitution, Proposed And First, 1946
 
15Constitution, Second, 1949
 
16Constitutions, 1956, 1968, 1971, 1979
 
17History of the Georgia Psychological Association, 1946-1964
 
18Law Governing Practice of Psychology in Georgia 1970. Revision Suggested., Oct 10, 1968
 
19Letters, 1946 - 1948
Letters re: organization of GPA.
 
110Letters, 1950 - 1951
Letters re: legislation and licensing.
 
111Letters, 1956 - 1970
Letters re: children, mental health, programs, etc.
 
112Letters, 1971 - 1974
 
113Minutes, Business Meetings, 1947 - 1949
 
114Minutes, Business Meetings, 1950 - 1951
 
115Minutes, Business Meetings, 1952 - 1953, 1957 - 1960
 
116Board of Directors, Minutes, 1948 - 1957
 
117Board of Directors, Minutes, 1958 - 1969
 
118Board of Directors, Minutes, 1970 - 1972
 
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21Membership Applications A-F
 
22Membership Applications G-K
 
23Membership Applications L-R
 
24Membership Applications S-Z
 
25Membership Blanks (Original)
 
26Lists of Members
 
27Charter Members
 
28Directories, 1947, 1949, 1954, 1964-1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1977
 
29Certification of Psychologists, Illustrative Bill , 1948
 
210Licensing bill, Proposed Form, Preliminary Draft and Material Re Licensing
 
211Licensing Board Questionaires
 
212Licensed Psychologists, 1951
 
213Registration of Corporation, 1948, 1950, 1951
 
214Members Attending Meetings, 1950, 1955
 
215Committees and Committee Reports, 1948 - 1953, 1958, 1962, 1971
 
216Programs
 
217Publications by Members in University Center, 1950 - 1954
 
218Rosters of Applied Psychologists in Georgia, 1952 - 1967, 1968, 1970
 
219Bulletins, Vol. I nos. 3, 4, 6,1947 (Duplicates)
 
220Bulletins (Duplicates), 1948
 
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31Bulletins (Duplicates), 1949
 
32Bulletins (Duplicates), 1950
 
33Bulletins (Duplicates), 1951
 
34Bulletins (Duplicates), 1952
 
35Bulletins (Duplicates), 1953
 
36Bulletins , 1955
 
37Treasurer's Reports, 1948 - 1970
No report for 1951.
 
38 Georgia Psychologist , 1955 - 1956, 1958
 
39 Georgia Psychologist , 1963 - 1964
 
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41 Georgia Psychologist , 1965 - 1966
 
42 Georgia Psychologist , 1967 - 1968
 
43 Georgia Psychologist , 1969 - 1970
 
44 Georgia Psychologist , 1971 - 1972
 
45 Georgia Psychologist , 1973 - 1975
 
46Administrative Assistant's Reports
 
47Advisory Committee Newsletter
 
48APA Council
 
49Division of Licensed Psychologist, 1972
 
410Fellows
 
411Information Re State Board of Examiners and Examinations
 
412Letters Regarding Insurance Legislation, 1972 - 1973
 
413Memorial to Dr. James Green Sr.
 
414Memo Concerning Annual Meetings, Programs, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974
 
415Memo to Voting Members
 
416Minutes of Executive Board, 1971
 
417Monographs
 
418Newsletters, 1973
 
419Newsnotes, 1973
 
420Presidents and Dates of Administration
 
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51 Georgia Psychologist , 1976-1978
Vol. 29 - No.3 (July 1976), No.4 (September 1976); Vol. 30 - No.1 (February 1977), No. 3 (April 1977), No. 5 (October 1977), No.6 (December 1977); Vol. 31 - No.2 (April 1978), No. 3 (September 1978), No. 4 (November 1978)
 
52 Georgia Psychologist , 1979-1980
 
53 Georgia Psychologist , 1981
 
54 Georgia Psychologist , 1982
 
55 Georgia Psychologist , 1983
 
56 Georgia Psychologist , 1984 - 1985
 
57 Georgia Psychologist , 1986-1987
 
58Miscellaneous Papers, 1975 - 1982
 
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6Box 6: Addendum from Emory (mainly organizational papers- constitution, roster, member applications, correspondence, issues of Georgia Psychologist, etc), 1951-1966