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Folder 3: Misc.

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Collection number: Folder 3

Scope and Contents

This folder in the collection contains various handouts, pamphlets, newspaper articles, booklets, essays, magazine articles, mailers, and monthly publications.

In chronological order, the first item is a program from the May 1, 1954 Homecoming at VSC.

Next are four copies of the May 1956 edition of The Southernaire, which features VSC as the College of the Month.

A VSC Rebels Homecoming mailer from the Alumni Association is included. The mailer features a brief schedule, stating that Homecoming will be February 10-11, 1961, and letter to the alumni, which requests an RSVP for Homecoming and the Homecoming luncheon.

The next item is a typed document dated 5 March 1963. This document, part of the "Thaxton Papers 5th Anniversary", covers a brief history of VSC with a 1962-1963 update. An original copy of the card which announces the retirement of President Thaxton and appointment of S. Walter Martin as President of VSC effective July 1, 1966, is included still in its envelope.

This item is followed by the program from Dr. Thaxton's Appreciation Dinner dated 3 June 1966, then the booklet from the Inauguration of S. Walter Martin on November 15-16, 1966.

Other items in the folder include: Presidents Annual Report mailer for the 1966-1967 year.

Article dated 13 February 1970 from the Florida Times Union over the initiation of a 2-school academic program at VSC.

Booklet from the Office of College Relations titled "The Past Decade: 1962-1972." Article dated 17 June 1973 from the Atlanta Journal Constitution covering the relationship between Registrar Mrs. Thomas and VSC, including her receipt of emeritus status in 1973.

Article copy on VSC history, written by Thera Hambrick, pages 12-14, from an unknown publication.

Article of unknown publication date on the dedication of Nevins Hall to Dr. Beatrice Nevins.

Two copies of the alma mater, an undated article titled "VSC established for women only in 1906" featuring a picture of Dr. Thaxton.

Paper written by Ted Booker, titled "Follow up services at Valdosta State College."


  • Acquired: 2010-06-09
  • 1906 - 2018

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research


From the Collection: 2.0 Boxes

From the Collection: 12.0 items


From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
229-259-5055 (Fax)