Emma T. Kelly

Name

Emma T. Kelly

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Term of Award

Spring 1999

Degree Name

Doctor of Fine Arts

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Institution Issuing the Honorary Degree

Georgia Southern University

Brief Biography of Degree Recipient

Emma T. Kelly (1918-2001) was a native of Statesboro, Georgia and was made internationally famous as the "Lady of 6,000 Songs" in the book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." The George R. and Emma T. Kelly Scholarship is named in her honor.

Emma T. Kelly was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts by Georgia Southern University in 1999.

Keywords

Georgia Southern University, Honorary degree, Doctor of Fine Arts

Emma T. Kelly

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