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Bailey, Hugh C., President (Bailey, Hugh Coleman), 1929-2012



  • Existence: 1929-

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Professors

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-22-1
Scope and Contents The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) represents the interests of university professors to lawmakers, college administrators and the public.  They lobby for legislation and funding issues that affect higher education, such as tenure, equitable funding, and collective bargaining.  On campus, AAUP represents the faculty to the administration, often addressing issues of retention of faculty, fairness, course load, evaluation, tenure and faculty representation. The collection...
Dates: 1963-Present; Acquired: 2000-11-10

Annie Powe Hopper Award

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: UA-22-6
Scope and Contents The Annie Powe Hopper Award, named in honor of Valdosta State's first Dean of Women, is presented annually to a senior who represents the high academic standards and exemplifies the traditions of Valdosta State University. Miss Hopper arrived at South Georgia State Normal College (SGSNC) in 1920 and her first position was that of a teacher.  In 1922, SGSNC became a four-year institution and the name was changed to Georgia State Womans College (GSWC).  In the role of Dean, she insisted on...
Dates: 1964-present

Dedication of Seago House, 1995

 File — Cabinet D, Folder: 5
Collection number: Folder 5
Scope and Contents Vertical file digitized photographs, Drawer D2, folder 05: Dedication of the Seago House, 1995. Valdosta State University. 1208 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, Georgia. [url=][/url] The McKey-Seago House is a Georgian Cottage-style home in the Valdosta Local Historic District, between the Brookwood North Historic District and the North Patterson Historic Districts as listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was constructed...
Dates: Created: 1995

Family Day, November 9, 1996

 File — Cabinet D, Folder: 8
Collection number: Folder 8
Scope and Contents

Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, Vertical file digitized photographs. Drawer D2, folder 07. Family Day, November 9, 1996. 21 4x6 color photographs and negatives (Kodak Gold 200). No names. Families, students, and faculty at Valdosta State University Family Day event, November 9, 1996 at the University Center. Valdosta, Georgia.

Dates: Created: November 9, 1996


 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-16-2-1
Scope and Contents The VSC/VSU Football program began in 1982, and its first coach was Jim Goodman.  Other coaches include Mike Cavan, Hal Mumme, and  Mike Kelly.  The first athlete from the VSC football team to play professional football was Jesse Tuggle.  The team is division two of the Gulf South Conference.  President Hugh Bailey brought Football to VSC early in his tenure, and has been very active in supporting it. The Football Collection includes one box of programs from 1982-1987, featuring the teams,...
Dates: 1975-Present; Acquired: 2011-06-27

History of South Georgia State Normal College and Georgia State Womans College

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-22-31
Scope and Contents The Histories of SGSNC and GSWC includes general memorabilia about/from the colleges.  The topics and subject matters are varied.  This collection provides a wide range of artifacts, including, but not limited to:  correspondence, mimeographs, newspaper articles, pamphlets, programs, a deed, brochures, and personal keepsakes.  Most of the artifacts were in good to descent condition, few were in fair condition.  A large amount of the content in this collection is in the original format. ...
Dates: 1906 - 1950; Acquired: 2004-04-01

Hugh Coleman Bailey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-2-1-6
Scope and Contents Dr. Hugh Coleman Bailey was the sixth president of Valdosta State College.  Appointed by the board of Regents in 1978, Dr. Bailey served fro 23 years (1978-2002).  He was born July 2, 1929, in berry, Alabama.  Dr. Bailey graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, with a B.A. in history in 1950.  He went on to get his M.A. in 1951 and his Ph.D. in 1954 from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  He married Joan Seever in 1962 and they have two daughters.   He...
Dates: Acquired: 1999

Mary Remer Parramour Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-68
Abstract Mary Remer Parramour (Dec. 30, 1929 – Dec. 24, 1996) was born in Valdosta Georgia. She was the second child of Dinah Roberts and Redden Lamb Parramore. She graduated from Valdosta State College among the first class in 1951. Worked as an office manager for Dr. Joe Brannen for over 20 years. Civil and social associations she belonged to included the Valdosta Junior Service League, the Cotillion Club, Valdosta Mystery Club, the Reader’s Forum, the Lowndes...
Dates: 1947 - 1973; Acquired: 2002-05-09

Reception at the Bailey's, November 1984

 File — Cabinet D, Folder: 2
Collection number: Folder 2
Scope and Contents

Vertical file digitized photographs. Drawer D2, Folder 2, Reception at the Bailey's, November 1984. 4 photographs. Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2017. Valdosta State College, President's House. 222 Georgia Avenue, Valdosta, Georgia. 1984. Reception at the Bailey's, November 1984. Valdosta State College, President's House. President Hugh Bailey and First Lady Joan Bailey host a faculty reception at home. Thanksgiving Holiday 1984.

Dates: Created: November 1984

Sports Memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-16-3
Scope and Contents

Valdosta State's first basketball team was called the Rebels, a name that was used campus-wide for sports until 1972 when our name was changed to the Blazers. This collection contains sports memorabilia from our time both as the Rebels and the Blazers including themed:  posters, clothing, banners, and pictures. Also part of the collection is former mascot Blaze the Dragon, who lives on the first floor of Odum Library next to the Bailey display.

Dates: Acquired: 2005-08-08; 19?? - 2012

University Center VIP Tour, 1995

 File — Cabinet D, Folder: 3b
Collection number: Folder 3b
Scope and Contents

Vertical file digitized photographs, Drawer D2, Folder 03b: University Center VIP Tour and Regents Legislative Visit, October 13, 1995. With President Hugh Bailey. Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2017.

Dates: Created: 1995

Valdosta State College Founders Day Program, 1978 [Audio recording]

 Digital Work
Collection number: 142E47F9-F334-4ABF-44CB-7CA87D9DA0AC
Dates: 1978; Digitized: 2023-02-20

Valdosta State College Founders Day Program, 1978 [Cassette Tape], 1978

 Item — Box 1, Item: 1
Collection number: 1
Scope and Contents

Audio recording of the Valdosta State College Founders Day Program, 1978. Digitized from original audio cassette tape at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Tape label reads: SP COL LD 5552 .V4 V3 1978. 1978 Founders Day Program at Valdosta State College. Valdosta State College Library.

Dates: 1978

Valdosta State College/University History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-22-6-2
Abstract This collection contains material from the 1950-1993 time period in Valdosta State University history.  During this time Valdosta State University was known as Valdosta State College. Renamed VSC from Georgia State Womens College in 1950, the school embarked on a new era as a co-ed campus. During the 1950?s the University expanded with the acquisition of the former Emory University campus at Valdosta in 1953, this became what is now known as North Campus. Greek organizations began to appear...
Dates: Acquired: 2010-06-09; 1906 - 2018

Video Interviews with Hugh and Joan Bailey, Valdosta State University (Electronic records), bulk: 1997-02-21 - 2001-01-18

Collection number: UA-2-1-6-ER-001
Scope and Contents Two oral history video interviews with Valdosta State University president Hugh C. Bailey (1929-2012) and Joan S. Bailey (1940-2014), recorded at Valdosta State University, February 21, 1997 and January 18, 2001. Valdosta, Georgia. United States. Includes:1. Bailey, Joan. Oral History Interview on Valdosta State, February 21, 1997.2. Bailey, Hugh C. Oral History Interview on Valdosta State, January 18, 2001. Data copied from 2 DVD-ROM disks that were...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1997-02-21 - 2001-01-18

VSC Writings Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-21-15
Scope and Contents

Copies of VSC Faculty papers and journal submissions

Dates: 1980's