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Jasper Dorsey collection

Jasper Dorsey collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jasper Dorsey collection
Creator: Dorsey, Jasper N.
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1982
Language: English
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet 9 document boxes
Collection Number: ms2125
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 July 31.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Advisory Board - correspondence, 1972-1975
 
12Advisory Board
 
13Advisory Board Committee
 
14-6Advisory Board Committee - correspondence, 1968-1969
 
17Advisory Committee - Students, University of Georgia, 1968-1969
 
18Advisory Committee - Students, University of Georgia, correspondence, 1970-1974
 
19Advisory Committee - Students, University of Georgia, 1967-1973
 
110Dean Agee Clippings
 
111-13Alumni Advisory Committee, 1966-1976
 
114Alumni Development, 1968-1978
 
115-17Alumni Presidential Advisory Committee, 1967-1969
 
118Alumni Seminar, The Soviet Union - mailing list, 1978
 
boxfolder
21-2Alumni Suggestions and Response, 1967
 
23Alumni Week, 1969
 
24Appointments and Promotions
 
25Athletics, 1966-1978
 
26Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
 
27Atlanta Housing Authority
 
28Atlanta - The Salvation Army Advisory Board
 
29-10Awards, 1965-1979
 
211Bank Investment Reports
 
212Big Heart Award
 
213Birthday Letters
 
214Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurance
 
215-23Blue Key, 1964-1971
 
boxfolder
31-6Blue Key, 1972-1978
 
37-8Books and magazines
 
39By-laws
 
310Capital City Retirement Party, 1978
 
311Club bills
 
312Lucy Cobb Institute
 
313Community Service Awards
 
314Congratulatory letters, promotions
 
315Congratulatory letters, 1976
 
316Congratulatory - University of Georgia, 1977
 
317-19Correspondence, 1972-1983
 
320Correspondence to Pensioners
 
321-22Correspondence - School of Journalism, 1972-1976
 
boxfolder
41-3Dean Drewry Committee
 
44-5Dean Drewry Committee, correspondence, 1968-1973
 
46Debate Team
 
47-8Debate Team, correspondence, 1968-1978
 
49Development
 
410Development - Proposed budget, 1976-1977
 
411Development - Relations
 
412Donors and Funds - correspondence, 1975-1976
 
413Dorsey, Jasper N.
 
414Dorsey's Retirement Letters, 1978
 
boxfolder
51Dorsey, Jasper - Young Alumni Scholarship Awards
 
52Ducks Unlimited
 
53-5Economic Development Council of Georgia
 
56Fact Book, 1971
 
57Fact Book, 1975
 
58Fellowships and Scholars - correspondence, 1972-1978
 
59Financial Reports
 
510Four - H Club
 
511Fraternities
 
512-13Fraternities - correspondence, 1962-1977
 
514Fulton National Bank
 
515Fulton National Bank
 
516Fulton National Bank
 
boxfolder
61Fulton National Bank
 
62-3Fulton National Bank - correspondence, 1975-1978
 
64Fulton National Audit Committee
 
65-7Fulton National Audit Committee - correspondence, 1976-1978
 
68Georgia Association of Broadcasters
 
69Georgia Association of Broadcasters - Surprise, Athens
 
610Georgia Alumni Record, 1971-1976
 
611Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Executive Committee Minutes, 1974-1979
 
612Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Gen. Ray Stevens
 
613Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges
 
614-15Georgia Foundation for Ind. Colleges - correspondence, 1976-1978
 
616Georgia, University of - correspondence, 1978-1982
 
617Georgia Press Institute
 
618Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
 
619Georgia, University of - miscellaneous
 
boxfolder
71Georgia, University of - correspondence, 1968-1969
 
72Georgia, University of, Foundation
 
73Georgia, University of, recommendations to, 1977-1978
 
74Georgia, University System of
 
75Grants
 
76Greek Horsemen - correspondence, reciepts
 
77Gridiron
 
78-9Gridiron - correspondence, 1965-1983
 
710Honors Day Letters
 
711Insurance
 
712Investments and Finance - correspondence, 1956-1976
 
713Investments and Finance
 
714Jaycees
 
715-16Leadership Georgia, 1977-1979
 
717Leadership Georgia - Hudson, Louis David
 
718Leadership Georgia - Lewis. James
 
719-20Leadership Georgia, participants - correspondence, 1974-1977
 
721Leadership Georgia, participants
 
722Leadership Georgia, Program
 
boxfolder
81League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County
 
82Lumpkin, Joseph Henry - Fund
 
83Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
 
84Minutes, School of Journalism - Univ. of Georgia
 
85Miscellaneous
 
86National Press Club
 
87Newspaper Articles and Editorials - correspondence, 1971
 
88Newspaper Articles and Editorials - correspondence, 1978
 
89Newspaper Articles and Editorials - correspondence, 1979
 
810Officers and Directors
 
811Oglethorpe University - Board of Trustees
 
812Omicron Delta Kappa
 
813Party Commerce Club, 1978 February
 
814Personal
 
815Personal - correspondence, 1981-1982
 
816Phi Delta Theta
 
817Piedmont Hospital
 
818-19Publications
 
boxfolder
91Photographs
 
92Public Relations Guide for Colleges and Universities
 
93Recommendations for faculty, Alumni
 
94Request for photographs
 
95Rotary Club
 
96Southern Bell, seeking employment
 
97Speech File
 
98Sphinx
 
99Tax File
 
910TOYPA - The Outstanding Young People of Atlanta
 
911Trustees
 
912Wilkins Property
 
913Y.M.C.A.
 
914Young Alumni
 
915-16Young Alumni - correspondence, 1967-1982
 
917Scrapbook, 1860-1910