MS. Manuscript Collections
Found in 163 Collections and/or Records:
Songye tribal masks and power figures from Congo, Africa. Seized by United States Fish and Wildlife Service while being smuggled into Hartsfield International Airport. Some pieces incorporated materials harvested from endangered species, which were removed. United States Fish and Wildlife Service donated these materials to Valdosta State University Archives in 2011. Another intake of 6 items being smuggled from Cameroon were donated in 2015.
The Amalia Amaki Collection consists of an assortment of publications including books, magazines, pamphlets and various forms of advertisement. The majority of the information deals directly or indirectly with the Paul R. Jones Collection and the publications/advertisements of the colleges and other places that exhibited parts of that collection.
1997 Amy Reese a Political Science Intern wrote a paper on Victim Advocacy. She donated some interview materials she used, as well as her paper.
This collection contains many drawings, blueprints, plans etc. for Valdosta State buildings in its early years as GSWC and SGSWC. Also included are surveys of nearby counties including Lowndes and Camden.
This collection is comprised of the belongings of Robert Tyler who was a member of the Greek Fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon at Valdosta State College. He attended VSC from 1966 to 1970.
This metal bowl was used for foot washing in the New Ramah Primivite Baptist Church in Berrien County. It was donated by Charlie Skinner, who was a member in his youth. The bowl is white with a red rim.
A Coca Cola commemorative plate and a six pack of small Coca Colas commemorating the national champion Blazers.
During the Cold War fear of war prompted the US government to encourage its citizens to build fallout shelters to help protect them from the effects of possible nuclear attacks. These materials which originated from the Office of Civil Defense, were intended to be used in the event of an emergency that required evacuation to the fallout shelters. The materials were meant to support a short stay only, though they provided everything from food and water rations to sanitation kits.
This box conatins two folders of materials donated by William Matthews.This first is printed materials documenting the Sunbelt Expo from 1978-1992. The second is printed material documenting the US Air Force Contract Primary Flying School from 1955-1961. A map of the Spence Air Base in Moultrie Georgia is included.
Collection contains one CSA $5 note and one CSA $10 note.
Constance Kinsler Christie (1924-2012) graduated from Georgia State Women's College and taught Biology at Griffin High School, where she was also the Cheerleading Coach.