Kenneth L. Waters collection

Kenneth L. Waters collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Kenneth L. Waters collection
Creator: Waters, Kenneth Lee, 1914-
Creator: Wilson, Robert Cumming, 1878-
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1995
Language(s): English
Extent: 9.8 Linear Feet 14 document boxes, 3 oversized boxes, 2 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms2972
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Kenneth Lee Waters (1814-1996) was born in Monroe, Virginia, and attended Lynchburg College in Virginia, the University of Georgia, and he received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 1945. In 1939 he married Grace Wilson, daughter of Robert C. Wilson, in Athens, Georgia. Kenneth L. Waters became the dean of the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy in 1948. During his administration he was responsible for changing the curriculum from a four-year to a five-year program and beginning a graduate program which led to the Master Degree and Doctor of Philosophy. He also had the job of planning and building a multi-million dollar school facility. He retired as dean in 1977.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of several photographs, blueprints and plans of the pharmacy school when it was housed at Terrell Hall, New College, Moore College, LeConte Hall and the newer Pharmacy building built in 1961-1964. There are notes, photographs and histories about pharmacy in Georgia, Crawford W. Long, and the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy. There is also an index of students registered in the UGA Pharmacy School and the years attended between 1900-1948. Print materials in this collection are authored by Kenneth L. Waters, Robert C. Wilson, and professors in the pharmacy school as well as items by others relating to pharmacy history and pharmacy in general, as well as Waters' pharmacy licenses and other plaques and awards.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kenneth L. Waters collection, ms2972, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 January 28.

General Notes

Related collections held by American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, Madison, Wisconsin, Manuscripts Collection: Letters of Robert C. Wilson.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Personal data, contract letters for Kenneth L. Waters
includes group photo of a pharmacy conference at Mellon Institute
12Retirement material
deanship information and "Torch Club Talk"
13Correspondence from governors' offices
14President's Club
15Correspondence-Food and Drug Administration and Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, 1938-1947
George D. Beal, Mellon Institute
16Reports and publications by Kenneth L. Waters
17Master's thesis of Kenneth Lee Waters, 1937
Organic Sulphydro Compounds as Analytical Reagents and the Preparation of Chloroacetyl M-Nitroaniline
18Articles by University of Georgia pharmacy professors
two articles
19Letter from Dean Rusk regarding the Korean boundary
110Hubert H. Humphrey, U.S. Senator and Vice-President, materials
111Newspaper clippings, 1937
need for new facilities; new pharmacy building; Dean Wilson; Senator Humphrey; School of Pharmacy recruitment; UGA valedictorian, William Leake
112Programs for pharmacy-related meetings, 1949
113Programs for pharmacy-related meetings, 1949-1971
114Programs for Pharmacy Awards Banquets, 1972-1995
115Historical photographs, 1908, 1948 February, 1979
Pharmacy Dean's office, Terrell Hall; Kenneth L. Waters at his desk (2 poses); Kenneth L. Waters, Robert C. Wilson, and Dr. Milton Johnson; pharmacy school staff; Kenneth L. Waters, speaker; Rho Chi (2 copies); dinner scene; group-outdoors with Robert C. Wilson
21Annual reports of UGA School of Pharmacy, 1908, 1945, 1947
22School of Pharmacy history material
23Waters' and Millikan's history "Faculty-School of Pharmacy", 1903-1978
24Dave Williams' "History of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy"
25History of the Pharmacy School-Part 1, notes, 1953, 1964, 1984
photos of Bishop Grant, Dean Waters, Gov. Vandiver, UGA President O. C. Aderhold and Dean Joe Williams (Education); "The University of Georgia School of Pharmacy" by W. Frank Dobbs, "History of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy" by Mona I. Mayhorn and Kenneth L. Waters, "History of the H. Douglas Johnson
26History of the Pharmacy School-Part 2, notes, 1784-1803
includes "The University of Georgia: Some Steps in its Creation & Activation" by Robert C. Wilson
31Articles on pharmacy by Robert C. Wilson
32Correspondence-Robert C. Wilson, 1925-1947
33Robert C. Wilson letter (photocopy) to Dr. Rufus A. Lyman, 1937
34Correspondence-Coca-Cola Company
Robert W. Woodruff gave $5,000 for pharmacy school equipment in 1938, $10,000 in 1944; donation of $3,000 made to Kenneth Waters Fund
35Ledger, 1938-1940
Records of Woodruff Fund, and the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association accounts, 1925-1926
36Papers from the Woodruff ledger, pages (16-17)
37Papers from the Woodruff ledger, pages (86-87)
38Ledger, 1940-1946
Pharmacy School account book
39I. Z. Harris Fund
established to provide two $50 scholarships in pharmacy
41History of the drug stores in Georgia
42Photo: McCairn Drug Store, Calhoun, Georgia
43Pharmacy practice in Georgia
historical notes; history of Southern College of Pharmacy and Atlanta College of Pharmacy; articles by David L. Cowen
44Pharmacy history
articles and printed material; booklet by David L. Cowen; University of Georgia history
45Pharmacy Seminar, 1949-1951
notes, guest lists; also includes 4th Annual Banquet for School of Pharmacy sponsored by the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association
46Georgia Pharmacy Association (part 1)
history written by Dr. Robert C. Wilson and material extending from his history until 1970
47Georgia Pharmacy Association (part 2)
(see note on part 1)
48Pharmacy history
notes on development of chemistry and pharmacy; letters recounting origin of Coca-Cola and "Joint Meeting: Section on History of Pharmacy and American Institute of the History of
49Georgia State Board of Health, 1967-1969
includes letter to Lee Roy Claxton
410Lee Roy Claxton, Man of the Year
article [note: correspondence and other material can be found in Georgia State Board of Health (this box, folder 9) and in Alumni Study (box 6, folder 4)]
51Southern College of Pharmacy and Georgia State Proposal, 1964
June 6, 1964-compiled information, first page is a "table of contents" for this folder
53Additional information about Southern College of Pharmacy and Georgia State Proposal
54Georgia State Proposal and Pfeiffer
55Correspondence with Southern College of Pharmacy
includes student applications and rejections
56Southern College of Pharmacy proposal, 1951
57Correspondence with Robert C. Wilson and regarding Pharmacy School at Emory Univ., 1915-1945
61Pharmacy building at UGA, 1906-1908
photographs of New College
62Specs for Repairs and Alterations to New College and Moore College, 1938
63Building Plans-New College, Terrell Hall and LeConte Hall renovations, 1950-1959
64Alumni Study, 1955-1957
65Correspondence with Charles Hall Evans
66Correspondence with Bill Dunaway
alumni study participant, about new building
67Building plans-School of Pharmacy, 1960-1964
68Album of building progress of new pharmacy school
photographs of the site throughout building
69Dedication of new pharmacy building, 1964 May 13
includes address given by the Honorable Carl E. Sanders, governor of the state of Georgia
new pharmacy school and Southern College of Pharmacy
611Renovation of Pharmacy School (plant operations), 1967
71Pharmacy School Co-Op Plan
72Testimony before House of Representatives on H.R. 357, 1960 March 17
given by Kenneth L. Waters
73UGA Integration Crisis, 1961
74American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
75Ph.D. Program proposal, School of Pharmacy, 1963 August 2
76Welfare Dept, Georgia Drug Advisory Committee, 1966
correspondence and notes
77Drug Abuse Control at UGA School of Pharmacy, 1971
78Southern Regional Education Board (part 1)
correspondence regarding organization of an institution concerned with graduate pharmacy education and a summer institute course in physical pharmacy
79Southern Regional Education Board (part 2)
correspondence about exchange of professors as guest lecturers
710Correspondence-Dr. O. C. Aderhold and Dean A. B. Biscoe
salaries, staff, budgets, role of school of pharmacy
712Correspondence with Frank Middleton of Albany Drug Company, 1976 December 17 - 1976 December 21
81Crawford W. Long materials
includes First Day Issue Crawford W. Long commemorative stamp; articles on Crawford Long by Kenneth L. Waters; photos and photocopies of photos-group in front of Crawford Long memorial in a town (Jefferson), Rho Chi Honor Society celebrating Crawford Long Day, Kenneth Waters and unidentified person at Long memorial at UGA, three men at Crawford Williamson Long gravesite, detail of the Dr. Crawford W. Long memorial at UGA, view of Broad Street from the UGA campus
82 Crawford W. Long-Pharmacist Extraordinary
by Kenneth Waters; rough drafts and final print
83Crawford W. Long Museum Association
pamphlets, correspondence, minutes, articles
84Pharmacy 320
class notes; notes on Crawford Long and on history of pharmacy in Georgia and at UGA; "Pharmaceutical Conditions and Drug Supply in the Confederacy"
85Print material, 1977
Phi Delta Chi, Alpha Iota Chapter, Crucible, Fall and Georgia Magazine,
86 Georgia Alumni Record (4 copies)
87Pamphlets about UGA School of Pharmacy
88Statutes of UGA, 1940, 1944, 1959
91Students, A-B, 1900-1948
92Students, C, 1900-1948
93Students, D-F, 1900-1948
94Students, G-Ha, 1900-1948
95Students, He-K, 1900-1948
96Students, L-M, 1900-1948
101Students, Mc-Q, 1900-1948
102Students, R-S, 1900-1948
103Students, T-Z, 1900-1948
104A Laboratory Course in General Organic Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis by Alfred W. Scott, 9th ed., 1938
105A Laboratory Course in General Organic Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis by Alfred W. Scott, 10th ed., 1941
106"Report to President's Advisory Committee on Goals of the University", 1976 February 12
111 U.S. Armed Forces Medical Journal , 1959 January
library of Robert C. Wilson
112Local History: How to Gather It, Write It, and Publish It by Donald Dean Parker, ed. Bertha E. Josephson, 1944
"With compliments of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, Madison, Wisconsin"
113Some Contributions by Jews to Pharmacy, A Historical Survey by Otto E. Ruhmer and Arthur G. Zupko, 1960
114Is the Doctor In? by R. L. McQuillan, 1963
presented "To Dean Waters, April 6, 1970, Bill Hunt"
115Pharmacists for the Future commissioned by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 1975
116 The Apothecary in Eighteenth Century Williamsburg, American Pharmacy in the Colonial and Revolutionary Periods, and The Early Years of Federal Food and Drug Control , 1970-1982
117Pharmacy Museums and Historical Collections on Public View in the U.S. and Canada by Sami K. Hamarneh and Ernst W. Stieb, 1981
118Sources for the History of Pharmacy by Nydia M. King, 1987
includes letter from American Institute of the History of Pharmacy
119Folklore and Folk Medicine edited by John Scarborough, 1987
1110One Hundred Years of the National Formulary edited by Gregory J. Higby, 1989
1111Pill Peddlers: Essays on the History of the Pharmaceutical Industry, Jonathan Liebenau, Gregory J. Higby, and Elaine C. Stroud, 1990
121 Georgia Pharmacist , 1950-1988
122 Georgia Pharmacist , 1962-1977
123 Georgia Pharmacist , 1989-1994
124 Bulletin of UGA: School of Pharmacy , 1937-1986
13Plaque - Appreciation, from Council of Sections, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 1976
13Plaque - Service, from Augusta Area Pharmaceutical Assoc., 1977
13Plaque - Admission to Board of American College of Apothecaries as a "Faculty Fellow", 1963
13Plaque - Member of Phi Kappa Phu at UGA, 1952
13Plaque - Member of Omicron Chapter of Alpha Lambda Tau, 1936
13Plaque - Member of Gamma Phi Chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, 1951
13Plaque - Member of Phi Lambda Sigma, Delta Chapter, 1975
14Certificate - Appreciation, from Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, 1963
14Certificate - Member of American Pharmaceutical Association, 1960
(another certificate is behind the above)
14Certificate - Appreciation, from Georgia Heart Association
14Certificate - Appreciation, from Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy
4Certificates and diplomas, 1977, 1995
Contains two pharmacy licenses issued to Kenneth L. Waters and a commendation by Georgia House of Representatives.
5Plaque commendations, 1976, 1983-1984
Contains a plaque for 30 years of service to pharmacy, and another for Meritorious Service, both from the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association
6Photographs of faculty/students/campus and scrapbook, 1910-1939
prepared by Dr. R. C. Wilson, chairman of the National Convention of the American Pharmaceutical Association held in Atlanta, 1939. Made up of newspaper clippings. In back is a certificate of appreciation to Dr. Robert C. Wilson for service in 1935-36, given in 1966.
1ANewspaper clippings about Georgia and school, 1937, 1961, 1964, 1970
2BPharmacy school blueprints, 1950-1969
Photograph - Sophomore Class of Pharmacy School, 1909, 1911 (2 copies)
Photograph - Pharmacy Lecture Room, Terrell Hall, 1908
Photograph - Pharmacy Dean's Office, Terrell Hall, 1908
Photograph - Pharmacy Laboratory, Terrell Hall, 1908
Photograph - Dick Feurt, Charlie Hartman, Kenneth Waters, Dorothy Jeanne Scarboro (Cannon), Clyde Whitworth, Ford Millikan, Joel Hardman, Joe Bill Dickerson, Joe O. LaRocca, Durward Entrekin

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