WARD, JUDSON C.
Judson C. Ward office files, 1949-1979

Emory University

Emory University Archives

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bnc6m


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Ward, Judson C.
Title: Judson C. Ward office files, 1949-1979
Call Number:Series No. 27
Extent: 9 linear ft. (18 boxes)
Abstract:The collection includes files of Judson C. Ward kept during his tenure as Emory University Vice President and Dean of Faculties. Files relate to Emory schools and departments and to various aspects of University administration and planning, including desegregation and student unrest among other topics.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Special restrictions apply: Selected material is closed to research for periods of 75-100 years in accordance with Emory University Archives access policy for donor records, student records, and client records.

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[after identification of item(s)], Judson C. Ward office files, Emory University Archives, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

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Collection Description

Administrative History

Judson C. Ward (1912-2009), Emory University Executive Vice President. Ward received both a BA and a MA from Emory. He earned his doctorate in history from the University of North Carolina. He taught at Fitzgerald High School, Birmingham-Southern College, and the Georgia Teachers College (now Georgia Southern University), where he also served as the College President. At Emory, Ward was a professor of Georgia history, dean of the undergraduate liberal arts college, vice president and dean of faculties, and executive vice president.

Judson C. Ward (1912-2009), Emory University Executive Vice President. Ward received both a BA and a MA from Emory. He earned his doctorate in history from the University of North Carolina. He taught at Fitzgerald High School, Birmingham-Southern College, and the Georgia Teachers College (now Georgia Southern University), where he also served as the College President. At Emory, Ward was a professor of Georgia history, dean of the undergraduate liberal arts college, vice president and dean of faculties, and executive vice president.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes files, chiefly correspondence and memoranda, of Judson C. Ward kept during his tenure as both Emory University Vice President and Dean of Faculties. Files relate to Emory schools and departments various aspects of University administration and planning. Notable topics and events documented in the files include Emory University desegregation and race relations, student unrest and Vietnam War era protests of the Emory Air Force ROTC, and capital fundraising efforts. There are also a few items related to Ward's other interests and involvements, including his membership in the Sigma Pi fraternity.

Arrangement Note

Organized into two series: (1) School and academic department files and (2) Subject files.


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