Jasper Dorsey collection

Jasper Dorsey collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jasper Dorsey collection
Creator: Dorsey, Jasper N.
Inclusive Dates: 1956-1982
Language(s): 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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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
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
31-6Blue Key, 1972-1978
37-8Books and magazines
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
41-3Dean Drewry Committee
44-5Dean Drewry Committee, correspondence, 1968-1973
46Debate Team
47-8Debate Team, correspondence, 1968-1978
410Development - Proposed budget, 1976-1977
411Development - Relations
412Donors and Funds - correspondence, 1975-1976
413Dorsey, Jasper N.
414Dorsey's Retirement Letters, 1978
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
512-13Fraternities - correspondence, 1962-1977
514Fulton National Bank
515Fulton National Bank
516Fulton National Bank
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
71Georgia, University of - correspondence, 1968-1969
72Georgia, University of, Foundation
73Georgia, University of, recommendations to, 1977-1978
74Georgia, University System of
76Greek Horsemen - correspondence, reciepts
78-9Gridiron - correspondence, 1965-1983
710Honors Day Letters
712Investments and Finance - correspondence, 1956-1976
713Investments and Finance
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
81League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton County
82Lumpkin, Joseph Henry - Fund
83Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
84Minutes, School of Journalism - Univ. of Georgia
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
815Personal - correspondence, 1981-1982
816Phi Delta Theta
817Piedmont Hospital
92Public Relations Guide for Colleges and Universities
93Recommendations for faculty, Alumni
94Request for photographs
95Rotary Club
96Southern Bell, seeking employment
97Speech File
99Tax File
910TOYPA - The Outstanding Young People of Atlanta
912Wilkins Property
914Young Alumni
915-16Young Alumni - correspondence, 1967-1982
917Scrapbook, 1860-1910

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