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Georgia Library Association (GLA) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-595

Scope and Contents

The Georgia Library Association traces its history back to the Georgia Library Club in 1897.  This is the largest library association and the oldest.  Its activities are documented here. This collection contains materials dating from 1897 to present day. These materials cover a range of Georgia Library Association topics including: financial records, associational policies, committee meeting minutes, general reports and correspondece, conferences, as well as GLA project information. The Georgia Library Quarterly is also included in this collection.


  • Acquired: 2005-08-08

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research


87 Boxes



Source of Acquisition

Jack Fisher and Guy Frost

Method of Acquisition

Signed Deed of Gift by Jack Fisher (GLA Archivist) and Guy Frost turning the records over to VSU Archives.  Archives had been turned over by Emory University Prior to this, but Deed of Gift was with Fisher.

Appraisal Information

A folder in the Director's office contains the deed of gift, inventory files from Emory University, and Accession Records from Emory University.

Processing Information

Box 14 does not exist.

Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note

Revision Statements

  • 2020-06-21: Revised for DACS compliance by Douglas Carlson

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
229-259-5055 (Fax)