DR. MALCOLM SHACKELFORD COLLECTION

Manuscript MS-126

1980-1987

Source: Mrs. Malcolm Shackelford

Size: 1 linear foot

Shelving Units: 1 Manuscript Box

Processing: PHW, June 2000

 

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Dr. Malcolm Shackelford was a native of Yazoo City, Mississippi. He married Mamye Felder and together they had four children: one son, Walter, and three daughters, Jennie, Dale, and Elizabeth. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi and joined the LaGrange College Faculty in 1958. He began as a professor in the education department and eventually made his way up to academic dean. He helped to coordinate student teacher programs and direct the formation of new majors in elementary education and early childhood education. He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa national professional education fraternity, Georgia Association of Educators, and LaGrange Civitan Club (where he served as president twice). He served on the faculty of LaGrange College twenty-four years before retiring on July 1, 1982. In 1987 his book, LaGrange College 1948-1978: The Waights G. Henry, Jr., Years, was published. He died on February 26, 2000.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection contains notes and typescripts gathered in preparation of the book LaGrange College 1948-1978: The Waights G. Henry, Jr., Years. The 1974-1975 annual report by President Waights G. Henry and personal data on Graduate faculty at LaGrange College are found here. Also contained in the collection is information on the development of a Masters of Education program at LaGrange College. There is one bound typescript, one complete unbound typescript, numerous folders of notes, and a folder with information concerning the cost of producing the book.

 

CONTAINER LIST

Items separated: 1 Typescript in three ring binder (volume)

Folder

1 Presidents Annual Report, 1974-1975
2 Personal Data on Graduate Faculty, 1972-1974
3 Development of Masters of Education program (LaGrange College)
4 Various Appendices
5-36 Various Notes for Shackelfords Book
37 Notes of Mrs. Mamye Shackelford on orientation for knew students at Troup High School
38 - 44 Typescript (unbound)
45-46 Extra Chapters and parts of Chapters
47 Notes: LaGrange College Alumni History and program
48 Cost, Bills, and Estimates for production of Shackelfords book

 

TRACINGS

Higher Education - History
LaGrange College - History
Henry, Waights G.