Lane Library (Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus)

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Lane Library’s special collections includes the university archives of Georgia Southern University's Armstrong campus and the Florence Powell Minis Room Collection. The university archives documents Armstrong’s history and served as a resource for Janet Stone’s scholarly history, From the Mansion to the University: A History of Armstrong Atlantic State University 1935-2010. Endowed by the Minis family of Savannah, the Minis Room houses books about Savannah and the Coastal region, including works by Savannah authors. The Special Collection are open for research by appointment and we are always happy to introduce students to these collections, which include Alumni donations and feature student work.


Strengths:
Savannah, Georgia history Savannah, Georgia authors
Parent Institution:
Georgia Southern University
Location:
11935 Abercorn St. Savannah, GA 31419
Phone:
+1-912-344-3027

Collections

Name Description
Albion's Voice 1970 issues of Savannah's alternative newspaper.
Artwork of Savannah Photographs and plates of Savannah, Georgia taken in 1890.
Geechee Yearbook College annual for Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia, with issues ranging from 1937-1995
Happiness & hard times Transcripts of oral histories conducted in 1973 with Savannah residents.
Living in Savannah, Volume 1 Photographs documenting urban poverty and housing conditions in Savannah in 1940.
Living in Savannah, Volume 2 Photographs taken during 1940 and 1941 documenting economic and living conditions of Savannah residents including the poor.
Savannah Biographies The Savannah Biographies is a collection of unedited biographies written between 1975 and 1994 by history students of Armstrong Atlantic State University. These papers contain biographies of 19th and 20th century Savannahians - ordinary people from all walks of life who in some small way contributed to the history of the city of Savannah.
The Inkwell (Armstrong's student newspaper) The official student newspaper for Armstrong State University since 1935.