Call Number:  UA 8/12
Name:  Philosophy Department: An Inventory of Its Records at the Valdosta State University Archives
Dates:  1978-2000
Size:  3 folders

History of the Department:    The Valdosta State Philosophy Department is under the College of Arts and Sciences.  Dr. Ron Barnett has been its head since 1974.  The Department began in 1970 wit Dr. Elliott W. McElroy as a provisional head

Scope and Content:  The Collection is not comprehensive but contains scattered holdings.  It includes a “Handbook for Deductive Logic” by Dr. Ron Barnette.  Brochures and programs for speakers and plays from 1973 to 1979, including programs for “The Respectful Prostitute” in 1973.  See Valdosta State University by Deborah Davis for photograph and description of play.  Brochures and flyers advertising classes and memos from 1978 and 1996 concerning proposed conferences at Valdosta State are included.  The conferences were on Human Rights and Land Use.  A program proposal by Jim Hill on “Taking Human Rights Seriously” to the Committee for the Humanities in Georgia in 1978 completes the collection. 

Subject Headings:

Barnette, Ronald L

Philosophy Department

Human Rights

Jim Hill

Humanities in Georgia, Committee


Deductive Logic

The Respectful Prostitute

handbook for Deductive Logic


The papers include the following parts:

[Folder 1] Barnette, Dr. Ronald L.-- Article

[Folder 2] Brochures

[Folder 3] Courses

[Folder 4] Memos

[Folder 5] Program Proposal to committee for the Humanities in Georgia

Processing Date: 1/2002 by Deborah S. Davis and Nan Canington