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George and Joyce Aigen Collection

 Collection — Electronic Record: ms150_aigen_bag
Collection number: MS-149

Scope and Contents

112.5 GB. 958 Files, 32 Folders.Request materials from the archives.

Dates

  • 1944 - 2015
  • Acquired: 2016-04-05

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Upon request

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. All rights reserved, 2016.

Extent

112.50 Gigabytes

Language

English

Abstract

Family photos and genealogical assets for the family of Joyce and George Aigen. Includes interviews with George Aigen. George Aigen served in World War II between 1944-1946. (Company B, 1269th Combat Engineer Battalion, 6th Army Group; 44th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade) He participated in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp, April 29, 1945. The personal narratives of George Aigen are part of the Veteran's History Project (AFCX/2001/001/95454) at the Library of Congress.

Arrangement Note

Series 001 - George Aigen, 90th Birthday (Recorded video) Series 002 - George Aigen, 90th Birthday (Photographs) Series 003 - Aigen family genealogy (Photographs and Documents) - Subseries: 003a-003i Series 004 - Miscellaneous Aigen Materials (additional materials found online, but not donated).

Physical Access Requirements

N/A

Technical Access Requirements

Computer with photo viewer (jpg/tif), video player (.mp4/.avi), and PDF reader required.

Source of Acquisition

George and Joyce Aigen

Method of Acquisition

U.S. Mail

Appraisal Information

Medium: DVD-R and External Hard Drive (81.45 GB).

Accruals and Additions

Downloaded video from YouTube: George Aigen, March 17, 2015 at Valdosta High. See Series 04.

Related Materials

Library of Congress Veterans History Project

https://memory.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/bib/loc.natlib.afc2001001.95454

Related Publications

[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRVXydtzmco]George Aigen, World War II Veteran Presentation[/url], Valdosta High Performing Arts Center, March 17, 2015. George Aigen is a World War II Veteran and he did a presentation of his experiences in Germany and the Concentration Camps and what life was like during that era.

Other Descriptive Information

UUID: A1B8130F-760D-4FF7-BB47-0D74B274AFA1

Processing Information

Dallas Suttles

Creator

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Status
Completed
Author
Dallas Suttles
Date
04/05/2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Revision Statements

  • 2020-05-20: Revised for DACS compliance by Douglas Carlson

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
7063728116
229-259-5055 (Fax)