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Marymal Dryden - Judith Allen Ingram collection

 Collection
Identifier: W023

Scope and Content of the Collection

The material in this collection relates to various conferences and events which focused on issues concerning gender, class and race. The events, which were presented by the Division of Continuing Education at Georgia State University, took place between 1985 and 1995, and include: "Black Women: Images, Style and Substance," 1985-1988; "Women and the Constitution,"1988; "Women in the Civil Rights Movement. Trailblazers and Torchbearers: 1941-1965," 1988; "Difficult Dialogues," 1990; and "In Their Own Right: Women's Solutions to Black/White Issues of Race, Class and Gender, 1895-1995," 1995.

The collection contains preservation photocopies of conference scrapbooks, press clippings, correspondence, photographs and evaluations, as well as videos, slides, posters and framed items.

Dates

  • 1985-1995

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Biographies of Marymal Dryden and Judith Allen Ingram

A Spelman alumna, Marymal Dryden earned a BA in Sociology/Psychology in 1949. In 1951 she received her master's degree in Social Work, Community Organization, Planning, and Policy Administration from Atlanta University. In Cleveland, Ohio, she worked for the Ohio Department of Public Welfare as a Child Welfare Consultant/District Representative (1961-1963), and as Social Work Program Director for the Community Action for Youth (1965-1968). After returning to Atlanta, Dryden became Associate Professor for Social Work at Clark Atlanta University (1968-1978).

Establishing a reputation for planning and coordinating, Dryden has been: Assistant Director and Director for the Atlanta Council of International Programs (1972-1980); member of the University Exchange Program and member of the Board of Directors of Partners of America, Inc. (1986-1987); and from 1980-1990, Unit Head for Public Services in Georgia State University's Division of Continuing Education.

Judith Allen Ingram (formerly Myrick) also received her bachelor's degree from Spelman College, in 1964, with a major in drama, and a minor in English. She went on to earn her Master of Fine Arts degree form Florida State University in 1978. From 1964-1978 she taught drama, and in 1981 she began working at Georgia State University as Conference Coordinator. Since that time she has held various positions at GSU, including Administrative Coordinator (1988-1990), Program Specialist (1990), Unit Head for Public Service (1990-1992), and Program Planning/ Analyst Specialist (1992-1997). She has received a GAEA (Georgia Adult Education Association) Innovative Programming and Promotion/Marketing award, and Woman of Achievement recognition from the Young Women's Christian Association. She is listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Who's Who of American Women, and Who's Who in the World.

Historical Note

The position of Unit Head for Public Services in the Georgia State University's Division of Continuing Education was established in 1980 and charged with the task of conceptualizing and coordinating cultural and civic programs, grant writing, and fundraising. From 1980-1990, Marymal Dryden held this position, and was assisted by Judith Allen Ingram. Upon Dryden's retirement in 1990, Ingram became Unit Head. This division became defunct in 1997.

Extent

4.75 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Establishing a reputation for planning and coordinating, Dryden has been: Assistant Director and Director for the Atlanta Council of International Programs (1972-1980); member of the University Exchange Program and member of the Board of Directors of Partners of America, Inc. (1986-1987); and from 1980-1990, Unit Head for Public Services in Georgia State University's Division of Continuing Education. Judith Allen Ingram has held various positions at GSU, including Administrative Coordinator (1988-1990), Program Specialist (1990), Unit Head for Public Service (1990-1992), and Program Planning/Analyst Specialist (1992-1997). The material in this collection relates to various conferences and events which focused on issues concerning gender, class and race.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Judith Allen Ingram, 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Whitmore and Morna Gerrard at the file level, 2002. The original order of the scrapbooks is evident in the archival photocopies of each scrapbook, but materials have been grouped according to type and duplicates have been eliminated. Videos, slides, posters and framed items have been separated from the bulk of the collection. Videos and slides form Series II. Posters and framed items comprise Series III, and are stored with outsize material.
Title
Marymal Dryden - Judith Allen Ingram:
Subtitle
A Guide to Their Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
2002
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2005: EAD created by Morna Gerrard.
  • 2005: EAD edited by Amanda Brown.
  • 2007.: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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