A Guide to Their Collection at Georgia State University
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Special Collections and Archives,
Marymal Dryden - Judith Allen Ingram
4.75 linear ft.in 5 boxes
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.
Organization of the Collection
Organized into 3 series:
Series I. Scrapbooks and notebooks
Series II. Videotapes and slides
Series III. Posters and framed items
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.
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.
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
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
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.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the
Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring
materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog
using these headings.
Ingram, Judith Allen.
King, Corretta Scott, 1927-
Lovelace, Alice, 1948-
Norton, Eleanor Holmes.
Pauley, Frances Freeborn,
Georgia State University--Division of
Continuing Education--Atlanta, GA.
Spelman College--Atlanta, GA.
Restrictions on 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.
[item], [folder title], [series title], Marymal Dryden - Judith Allen
Ingram collection, W023, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives,
Georgia State University, Atlanta.
Judith Allen Ingram, 1998.
Processed by Erin Whitmore and Morna Gerrard, 2002.