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George N. Dove Papers

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 163

Scope and Contents

The George N. Dove Papers were accumulated during Dove's tenure as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at ETSU. Included in the papers are correspondence, committee reports, graduate assistantship contracts, memoranda, minutes, newsclippings, and evaluation forms.

The papers reflect the interaction between the dean's office and the various departments of the university. Along with the usual administrative duties, the dean often arbitrated differences between school personnel, listened to student grievances, made curriculum decisions, and evaluated departmental chairmen. Significant subjects in the papers are curriculum proposals, reviews of departmental chairmen, renewal or non-renewal of faculty contracts, and student enrollments.


  • 1955-1980


Conditions Governing Access

Materials containing information about individual students have been removed and are restricted in accordance with the Educational Privacy Act. These items are placed at the end of the record group.


1.00 linear feet

2 boxes other_unmapped

2.00 Boxes


The papers date from 1955 to 1980 and are arranged alphabetically by department name within a single series.

Additional material relating to Dove's tenure as dean is located in the records of the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

Method of Acquisition

The George N. Dove Papers were transferred to the University Archives by Earl Wade, acting dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The transfer occurred on June 28, 1983.
Archives Staff
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA