Valdosta State University. Odum Library. Archives and Special Collections

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The collections of the Special Collections and Archives document Valdosta State University and South Georgia. The Archives and Special Collections's subject strengths include Georgia history (with an emphasis on South Georgia), literature, architecture, geology, and the history of the university.


Strengths:
The Archives and Special Collections's subject strengths include Georgia history (with an emphasis on South Georgia), literature, architecture, geology, and the history of the university.
Location:
William H. Mobley IV Reading Room Odum Library 1500 N. Patterson St. Valdosta, Ga. 31698
Email:
archives@books.valdosta.edu
Phone:
+1-229-333-7150

Collections

Name Description
19th Century Song Book Collection American songbooks published in the nineteenth century
Brown and Lane Collection Photographs featuring South Georgia State Normal College's class of 1919.
Bulletins: South Georgia State Normal College at Valdosta Early twentieth-century school bulletins for South Georgia State Normal College and Georgia State Womans College
Campus Canopy and VSU Spectator Issues of the Campus Canopy, student newspaper of Georgia State Womans College, and the VSU Spectator, student newspaper of Valdosta State University.
Campus Glimpses 1920s Photographs of South Georgia State Normal College in the 1920s from the Campus Glimpses photo book.
Civil Rights Papers Materials that document race relations and desegregation in Georgia from the late nineteenth century to the latter half of the twentieth century.
Deeds and Plats, Georgia Residential and commercial deeds, plats, maps, and other documents from counties and towns, mostly in southeast Georgia, dating from 1767 to 1899.
Deeds, Camden County, Georgia Deeds, plats, land grants, and legal documents dating from 1833 to 1899 regarding land in Camden County, Georgia, and northern Florida.
Demorest's Family Magazine Issues of Demorest's Family Magazine from 1888 to 1897.
Dennis Coelho Folklife Photographs Color photographs taken by folklorist Dennis Coelho in 1977 documenting folk ways in Valdosta, Georgia.
Digitized Deeds and Plats Deeds, plats, and other land records from South Georgia dating from 1767 to 1999
Education Center Photographs dating from 1970 to 1999 of the Education Center at Valdosta State University.
Eleanor Roosevelt at Georgia State Womans College Online exhibit documenting first lady Eleanor Roosevelt's visit to Georgia State Womans College on March 27, 1941, when Mrs. Roosevelt dedicated the school's new library.
Georgia Historic Books Significant 19th and early 20th century books on the culture, history, biography, and literature of Georgia.
Georgia Publications These papers consist of periodicals from Georgia in the 1800s to the early 1900s.
Georgia State Womans College, 1914-1930 Photographs of student life at Valdosta's Georgia State Womans College from 1914 to 1930.
Georgia Theatre Conference Newsletter, programs, and photographs dating from 1965 to 2004 of the Georgia Theatre Conference's annual conference.
Graduation Graduation, 1924-1987
Greeks Historic photographs of fraternities and sororities at Georgia State Womans College, Valdsota State College, and Valdosta State University.
Homecoming Photographs of homecoming celebrations at Valdosta Sate University from 1957 to 2007.
John Adam Treutlen, June 1767 Land grant dated June 1767 assigned by King George III of England conveying four hundred acres of land in the parish of Saint Matthew, Georgia to John Adam Treutlen.
Leona Hudson Collection Letters and photographs from dating from 1884 to 2008, collected by Valdosta, Georgia native Leona Hudson and her mother Rosa Strickland documenting South Georgia history, Valdosta social life, devotional literature, mission work in China, World War II, the Korean War, and world travel.
Pine Branch: A Student Publication Student literary magazine of South Georgia State Normal College dating from 1917 to 1919 and featuring poems, short stories, and editorials.
Pinecone Yearbooks of the Valdosta State University, spanning the years 1925 to 1987.
President's Annual Reports Annual reports from 1911 through 2006 submitted by presidents of Valdosta State University in its various names and configurations.
Ride Boldly Ride, by President Reade Materials belonging to Frank Robertson Reade, the third president of Georgia State Womans College.
Slavery Papers and Speeches The collection contains primarily nineteenth century speeches and papers pertaining to slavery in the United States.
South Georgia Folklife Collection Published and unpublished materials created between 1996 and 2006 which document the traditional culture of the southern third of Georgia.
South Georgia Folklife Project Photograph Collection Photographs of the South Georgia Folklife Project documenting the traditional culture of the southern third of Georgia.
Spectator Negatives Photographs found in the student newspaper of Valdosta State University.
Tatler-Burgess Medieval Manuscript Collection The Valdosta State University acquired this collection from Andrew and Kathy Tatler-Burgess. Andrew is an artist and an expert in authenticating and restoring documents. Kathy developed an expertise in the field as a buyer for antiquities and an owner of a gallery.
The Bailey's Photographs and memorabilia of Valdosta State University's sixth president Hugh Bailey and his wife, Joan Seever Bailey, dating from 1970 to 2007.
The Janice Daugharty Collection Photographs, news clippings, interviews, and an online high school student literary journal dating from 1980s onward and highlighting the career of Georgia regional author Janice Daugharty and her college years at Valdosta State College.
The Joyce Joyce Collection Newspaper clippings, photographs, and book covers dating from 1970 to 2000 of Joyce Ann Joyce, African American professor and writer, and her time as a student at Valdosta State College.
The Patricia Sutherland Georgia State Womans College Scrapbook Collection Scrapbooks of Patricia Sutherland, a student at Georgia State Womans College from 1947 to 1950.
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Valdosta State College Integration Online exhibit summarizing the history of integration at Valdosta State College and at other Georgia educational institutions
Valdosta State College Sport History 1955-1977 This collection documents the history of the Valdosta State College Blazers baseball team from the years 1955-1977. Materials in this collection include newspaper clippings, player statistics, and information about the Blazers.
Valdosta State Memorabilia Memorabilia from Valdosta State University including photographs, brochures, and scrapbooks from 1923 to 1983.
Valdosta State University Archives Flickr Uploads Valdosta State University Archives Flickr Uploads
Valdosta State University Archives Images Images from the archives of Valdosta State University
Valdosta State University Course Catalogs Valdosta State University course catalogs from 1988 to 2016.
Valdosta State University: The Collection Photographs from 1849 to 2001 documenting the history of Valdosta State University.
Wiregrass History Materials dating from 1836 to 1974 documenting local history in south Georgia that include militia rosters and statistics on slaves and slave owners.