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Thomas R. Brahana history of Mathematics Department and personal account of UGA desegregation

Thomas R. Brahana history of Mathematics Department and personal account of UGA desegregation

Descriptive Summary

Title: Thomas R. Brahana history of Mathematics Department and personal account of UGA desegregation
Creator: Brahana, Thomas R.
Inclusive Dates: 2000s
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: UA02-013
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Thomas R. Brahana was a member of the University of Georgia Mathematics Department faculty from 1954 until his retirement in 1992. He was known for playing a vital role in keeping the campus calm during the 1961 desegregation of UGA by participating in the Faculty Patrol and helping to organize the Faculty Petition.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of Dr. Brahana's personal account of the desegregation of the University of Georgia in 1961 and of the history of the UGA Mathematics Department. Both papers were written around 2000 and given to University Archives in 2003.


Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

Thomas R. Brahana history of Mathematics Department and personal account of UGA desegregation, UA02-013, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-10-15


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Histories.
Mathematics teachers -- Georgia -- Athens.
Segregation in education -- Georgia -- Athens.
University of Georgia. Department of Mathematics

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Dr. Thomas Brahanna's history of Mathematics at UGA/personal account of UGA's 1961 desegregation, 2000s