George Slappey World Organization of the Teaching Profession scrapbook
Scope and Content
The collection contains a scrapbook created by George H. Slappey. The scrapbook primarily includes articles he wrote for the Atlanta Constitution about the 1950 World Organization of the Teaching Profession conference. The scrapbook also contains articles from other newspapers which covered the conference as well as a detailed itinerary and news from the other international chapters of the organization.
- 1950 July, undated
- Slappey, George (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
George Hiley Slappey (1896-1977) was born in Marshallville, Georgia, to Jasper Uriah Slappey (1863-1908) and Willie Mcghee Slappey (1867-1921). He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1916. In 1924, he married Mary Pansy Aiken (1892-1982) and they had one son, George Aiken Slappey (1929-1993). Slappey taught at O'Keefe High School in Atlanta, Georgia, and wrote on the topic of education. The Atlanta Constitution selected him to attend and report on the World Organization of the Teaching Profession Conference in Ottawa, Canada, in July 1950. The World Organization of the Teaching Profession was an organization founded in 1946 to create unity between teachers and to promote peace through international cooperation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- George Slappey World Organization of the Teaching Profession scrapbook
- Allison Maier
- May 2019
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- Finding aid is written in English.