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Subseries 6.5
Honors and awards, 1928-1986
Box 485; OP 157-201 and 243-244

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of honors and awards given to Robert W. Woodruff for his achievements in business and for his philanthropy. These honors and awards were bestowed on Woodruff by a number of businesses, institutions, organizations and local governments.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by type of record.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: This series is stored offsite. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to this material.

Box Folder Content
485 1 Certificates, 1936-1985
485 2 Ribbons, Dog shows, 1929-1932
485 3 Ribbons, Horse shows, 1928-1932
Honors and awards - Oversized
OP11 2 Atlanta Area Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America, Resolution of Appreciation, July 18, 1979
OP11 2 American Airlines, Admiral of the Flagship Fleet, July 26, 1950
OP11 2 American Institute of Architects, Atlanta chapter, Honorary Membership, December, 1975
OP11 2 American Institute of Architects, Atlanta chapter, Special Award, December, 1983
OP11 2 American Museum of Natural History, Associate Benefactor, June 28, 1962
OP11 3 American Wildlife Institute, Contributing member, August 14, 1935
OP11 3 Atlanta Board of Realtors, Henry Hill Robinson Award, December 4, 1980
OP11 3 Atlanta Urban Design Commission to Robert W. Woodruff, November 17, 1976
OP11 3 Coca-Cola Company, Board of Directors, memorial tribute, April 18, 1985
OP11 3 City of Atlanta, Office of the Mayor, Proclamation of Robert W. Woodruff Day, April 9, 1976
OP11 4 Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Certificate of Appreciation, January 21, 1980
OP11 4 Emory University, Honorary degree, December 6, 1979
OP12 2 Emory University, Board of Trustees, Resolution naming the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, October 19, 1967
OP243 - Emory University, Board of Trustees, Resolution naming the Robert W. Woodruff Library for Advanced Studies, 1968
OP244 - Emory University, Board of Trustees, Resolution naming Woodruff Medical Center, April 21, 1966
- - Emory University, Board of Trustees, Resolution naming the Robert W. Woodruff Library for Advanced Studies, 1968
- - Emory University, Board of Trustees, Resolution naming Woodruff Medical Center, April 21, 1966
OP11 4 Emory University, Board of Trustees, Resolution of appreciation to the Emily and Ernest Woodruff Foundation, November 11, 1976
OP11 4 Emory University President, Trustees and Faculty, Announcement of awarding of honorary degree, December 6, 1979
OP12 1 Emory University President, Trustees and Faculty, Birthday wishes, December 6, 1983
OP12 1 Emory University, Woodruff Society membership, May 26, 1979
OP12 1 Forbes Magazine, Citation, One of America's 50 Foremost Business Leaders, [1947]
OP12 1 Friends of the Chicago Boys Clubs, Certificate of Appreciation, [circa 1940s]
OP12 1 George Washington Carver Endowment Fund Association, Membership certificate, November 10, 1943
OP12 2 Georgia Heritage Trust Commission, Resolution, July 9, 1977
OP12 2 Georgia Heritage Trust, Certificate of Appreciation, undated
OP12 2 Georgia Military Academy, Diploma
OP12 2 Historic Columbus Foundation to Robert W. Woodruff, April 25, 1978
OP12 2 Jack Daniel Distillery, Tennessee Squire Association, August 2, 1966
OP12 3 Kappa Alpha Order, Award for Distinguished Achievement, 1974
OP12 3 Lander, Wyoming, One-Shot Antelope Club, Honorary Life membership, September 2, 1958
OP12 3 National Audubon Society, Certificate of Life Membership, April 23, 1928
OP12 3 National Society of Fund Raising Executives, Pantheon of Philanthropy Hall of Fame, March 18, 1986
OP12 3 Rotary Club of Buckhead, Resolution, May 19, 1980
OP187 - Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, Paul Harris Fellow, undated
OP188 - State of Georgia, Admiral of the Georgia Navy, January 12, 1971
OP189 - State of Georgia, Admiral of the Georgia Navy, January 11, 1983
OP190 - State of Georgia, Executive Department, Proclamation, May 20, 1976
OP191 - State of Georgia, Executive Department, Proclamation, November 4, 1983
OP191 - State of Georgia, Executive Department, Resolution, October 13, 1965
OP193 - State of Georgia, Honorary General of the Armies, Governor's Staff, January 15, 1962
OP194 - State of Georgia, Lieutenant Colonel, Aide de Camp, Governor's Staff, March 14, 1944
OP195 - State of Georgia, Lieutenant Colonel, Aide de Camp, Governor's Staff, November 17, 1948
OP196 - State of Georgia, Lieutenant Colonel, Aide de Camp, Governor's Staff, January 13, 1959
OP197 - State of Georgia, Lieutenant Colonel, Aide de Camp, Governor's Staff, January 14, 1975
OP198 - Susan Coombs, Certificate of Appreciation, 1982
OP199 - Tree Preservation Review Board of the City of Atlanta, Certificate of Appreciation, February 18, 1977
OP200 - United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, Achievement Award to the Woodruff Foundation, April 15, 1976
OP201 - University of Georgia Foundation, Certificate of Appreciation, November 25, 1955
Honors and Awards - Plaques
OP246 - Association of Private Colleges and Universities in Georgia, Presidents' Award, 1976
OP247 - Boys' Clubs of America, National Board of Director, Honorary Life Member, February 13, 1979
SL1 - Buckhead Men's Garden Club, Medal of Merit for Buckhead Park, undated
SL1 - Bulldog Club, Honor member, undated
SL1 - Butler Street Young Men's Christian Association, Century Club, 1966
SL1 - Coca-Cola Company share price, 1923-1973
SL1 - Emory University Clinic, December 6, 1971
SL1 - Emory University, Lamplighters Society, Life Membership, undated
OP248 - Emory University, Trustees, Best wishes on 85th birthday, 1974
OP249 - Emory University, Woodruff Medical Center, December 6, 1980
SL1 - Georgia Hospital Association, Distinguished Service Award, 1979
SL1 - Georgia Institute of Technology, Alexander-Tharpe Scholarship Fund, Inc. 1983
SL1 - Georgia Military Academy, Resolution of Appreciation, 1965
SL1 - Georgia Sheriffs Association, Lifetime Honorary member, undated
SL1 - Georgia State College for Women, Distinguished Service, 1955
SL1 - Grand Jurors Association of Fulton County, Inc., Golden Citizenship Award, January 30, 1976
SL1 - Lindsay family coat of arms, undated
SL1 - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Atlanta chapter, Humanitarian Award, 1983
SL1 - National Society of Fund Raising Executives, Pantheon of Philanthropy Hall of Fame, March 18, 1986
SL1 - Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Eta Omega Chapter, Citizen of the Year award, October 11, 1978
SL1 - Sports Medicine Foundation of America, Humanitarian Award, 1976
SL1 - University of Georgia, undated
OP250 - Variety Clubs International, Humanitarian Award, 1978
SL1 - Woodward Academy, Fellows Club, 1981
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