Alice C. Young papers
Scope and Content of the Papers
Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, printed materials, photographs and artifacts make up the papers of Alice C. Young. The collection is organized into two series. Series I: Georgia State University Professional papers includes reading files; materials relating to the many professional, GSU-related, and community organizations to which Young belonged; and records about her interests on campus, including returning and non-traditional students, leadership and management. Finally, the series contains a number of widely assorted subject files. Series II: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records reflects Young's long-time commitment to her church. The bulk of the files were removed from binders (Presidency binder, general notebook, Selection Committee binder), compiled during her service to the church. Artifacts have been separated and largely include pinback buttons and name tags from professional conferences.
- Creation: 1972-1992
- Young, Alice C., 1923-2023 (Person)
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Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Biography of Alice C. Young
Alice C. Young was born in 1923 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She graduated from Georgia State University in 1969 with a B.A. in sociology. After a few years of outside part-time employment, Young returned to the university, and served from 1973 until 1989 as Assistant Dean for Student Services and Director of the Student Center. In 1978 she received an M.A. in education administration from Georgia State University. She was married to Robert Young and later to Henry Malone.
Besides her administrative work for the university, she belonged to several professional organizations from the mid-1970s through the mid-1980s. These include the Georgia College Personnel Association (1977-1984), the Georgia Association for Counseling and Development (1984-1986), and the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society (1988-1989). She was an organizer and president of the Georgia State University's branch of the Toastmasters Club in 1975.
Young has been involved in various community groups and causes. One of her lifetime commitments has been improving the conditions of women both on and off campus. Since the late 1960s, she has been active in Georgia State University's sorority for married women, the Mu Rho Sigma Alpha Chapter. Young served as director of the League of Women Voters from 1969-1973 and was a member of its Advisory Council from 1981-1982. She has also occupied various administrative positions in the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, including president of the congregation and chairman of the Board (1971-1973), Chair of the Misiterial Selections Committee (1974-1975), and member of the Growth Committee (1991-1992).
Following retirement from Georgia State University in 1989, she continued her activities with Mu Rho Sigma's Alpha, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, and has been a member and served as director of the Harrogate Homeowners Association. Young died in February 2023.
12 Linear Feet (in 23 boxes)
Language of Materials
Alice C. Young has been involved in various community groups and causes. One of her lifetime commitments has been improving the conditions of women both on and off campus. Correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, printed materials, photographs and artifacts make up the papers of Alice C. Young.
Organized into 3 series: I. Georgia State University Professional Files. II. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, III. Artifacts.
Donated by Alice Young, September 1999, May 2001.
Several items have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.
Separated to Georgia State University Archives
- Georgia State Directory, 1983-1984; 1987-1990
- Georgia State University Freshman Record, 1986
- Georgia State University Fact Book, 1988-1989
Processed by Daniel Bronstein at the item level, 2005.
- Georgia College Personnel Association (Organization)
- Georgia State University (Organization)
- Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (Organization)
- Southern Association for College Student Affairs (Organization)
- Georgia State University. Student Center (Organization)
- American Association for Counseling and Development (Organization)
- American College Personnel Association (Organization)
- Georgia Association for Counseling and Development (Organization)
- Alice C. Young:
- A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
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