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Richard Holmes Powell papers

Richard Holmes Powell papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Holmes Powell papers
Creator: Powell, Richard Holmes, 1875-1947
Inclusive Dates: 1924-1941
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: UA0046
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

Dr. Richard Powell served as the first president of the South Georgia State Normal College, later the Georgia State Womans College at Valdosta. In 1933, the Regents of the University System of Georgia reassigned him as Dean of UGA's Coordinate College in Athens, GA. Powell retired in 1946.

Scope and Content

This collections consists of Dean Richard Holmes Powell correspondence and paperwork from 1924 through 1941. It includes his correspondence as President of the Georgia State Womans College at Valdosta to R. P. Brooks of the University of Georgia.

Administrative Information

General Notes

RG 6

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881-1961
Powell, Richard Holmes, 1875-1947
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Administration.
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Athens.
University of Georgia. Coordinate College

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Dean R. H. Powell Educational Directories, 1927-1933
12Dean R. H. Powell Absence Reports
13Dean R. H. Powell Commencement Program, 1938 August 11
14Dean R. H. Powell Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1933
15Dean R. H. Powell Board Of Regents, 1933-1938
16Dean R. H. Powell Dr. Sanford, 1934-1939
21[Letter - Gift Of Betsy Powell], 1935
22Powell, Dr. Richard Holmes - Letters, 1924
23Powell, Dr. Richard Holmes - Letters, 1925-1926
24Powell, Dr. Richard Holmes - Letters, 1935-1937
25Powell, Dr. Richard Holmes - Letters, 1938-1939
26Powell, Dr. Richard Holmes - Letters, 1940-1941