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William M. Suttles papers

Identifier: G1991-20

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The papers of William M. Suttles, 1950s-1980s, document his career as an administrator at Georgia State University.


  • 1950s-1980s


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Biographical Note

William M. Suttles (1920-2003) was an alumnus of the institution that would later become Georgia State University (GSU). After World War II service and further training at Yale University, he returned to GSU and taught in and chaired the Speech Department. He later served as dean of students and, for 19 years, as executive vice president and provost. Suttles was interim president of GSU for 2 years prior his retirement in 1989. Honored with many awards for his teaching and community service, Dr. Suttles was the pastor of Haralson Baptist Church in Coweta County for 49 years.


5 Accessions

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Acquisition Information

Transferred by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, and Office of the Vice President for Financial Affairs, 1991-2003 (G1991-20, G1991-42, G1992-01, G1992-02, G2003-11).
William M. Suttles
A Guide to His Papers in the Georgia State University Archives
William W. Hardesty
11 June 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia State University Archives Repository

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