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Wiregrass History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-28

Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the history of Lowndes County. It has Lowndes County Historical Society Newsletters, as well as maps, phone books, and guides. It also has information about points of interest such as local events, the Crescent, Valdosta Schools, and Sunset Cemetery. It has Statistical (1944), Economic (1950s & 1960s), and Sanitation (1967) Information. It also contains photographs, and news articles concerning the county.  An 1851 Alapaha Store manifest, very fragile, is in this collection, and it has been digitized on Vtext.  Other digital items include a Sanborn map of Valdosta from 1922, a history of Bacon and Alma counties, and John Hun: The Interesting Life of a North Carolina Native.
Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain offensive language, viewpoints, imagery or other forms of objectionable content. Such materials document the past and should be viewed within the context of their original time period. Providing online access to these historical materials does not endorse any attitudes, prejudices, or behaviors depicted therein. Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections is committed to upholding the principle of equal and free access to unaltered historical information. (based upon the statement for the Georgia Public Library Service on harmful content)

Dates

  • 1800-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

4.00 Boxes

4 Digital links

Language

English

Creator

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-31: 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)