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Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown

Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown
Creator: Thomas, Roger K., Dr.
Inclusive Dates: 1940, 2000s
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.75 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: UA01-013
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

Joseph S. Jacob was born September 13, 1915 in Belton, Texas and grew up in Americus, Georgia. He received his BA, M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (1940) from the University of Georgia, thus becoming the second Ph.D. graduate from UGA. In 1945, he became a medical doctor upon graduation from Emory University of Atlanta. Jacob underwent psychoanalytic training in the 1950s and was a psychoanalyst in private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan for over 40 years.

Scope and Content

The collection (1940-2000s) consists of Joseph S. Jacob's doctoral cap and gown along with documentation of his dissertation, vita and career. In 1940, Jacob was the second Ph.D student to graduate from the University of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph S. Jacob doctoral cap and gown, UA01-013, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-1-1

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Academic costume.
Graduate students -- Georgia.
Jacob, Joseph S.
University of Georgia -- Alumni and alumnae

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Cap and gown
Consists of dissertation completion, vita and postscript written by Joseph S. Jacob, and provenance of Dr. Jacobs cap and gown written by Roger K. Thomas.