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W. Porter Kellam Conference collection

W. Porter Kellam Conference collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: W. Porter Kellam Conference collection
Creator: University of Georgia. Libraries
Inclusive Dates: 1984-1991
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: UA0108
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

W. Porter Kellam served as Director of Libraries at the University of Georgia from 1950 until his retirement in 1973. In 1982, a fund was created in his name that was designed to provide professional development activities for the faculty of the University of Georgia Libraries and other librarians in the state and region. Among other things, the fund supported the 1991 W. Porter Kellam conference that focused on developments in academic libraries during the course of Kellam's career.

Scope and Content

Box one consists of 10 cassette tapes. Seven of the tapes are labeled as being from the 1991 Porter Kellam Conference and the other three are labeled "Speaker 1, 2 and 5." Box two contains correspondence and other materials (1984-1991) relating to the Conference.

Administrative Information

Conditions governing access note

Through this collection is open for research the audiovisual recordings are in their original format and do not have copies available for public use. One can make a request for a public use copy but the ability to convert an item is dependent upon the format and condition of the recording.

Preferred citation note

W. Porter Kellam Conference, UA0108, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-24

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Academic library directors -- Georgia.
Audio recordings.
Kellam, William Porter, 1905-1993

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Cassette tapes, 1991
21-2Planning, surveys, correspondence, etc., 1984-1985
23Attendees, schedule, correspondence, 1987
24Schedule, correspondence, 1989-1991