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Office of Admissions

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-3-4-0

Scope and Contents

The Office of Admissions solicits students to apply to and attend the college/university. To that end, it produces glossy display brochures, pamphlets, and correspondence. Early pictures of GSWC presented in a foldout postcard format are included here. Admissions' newsletter, the Blazer Beat, documents activities planned for parents on visitation days. Admissions also hosts Insight/Orientation--a weekend long-visit and information fair for incoming freshmen and parents. Promotional material, schedules, advising information, social events planning are included in the Insight and Orientation folders.


  • 1940-
  • Acquired: 1999-08-30

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


2 Boxes

1 folders



Custodial History

CD's shelved separately from Admissions collection in file cabinet.

Source of Acquisition

Walter Peacock

Method of Acquisition

Accessions Form; Talked to for permissions

Appraisal Information

2 archival boxes of Pamphlets, Correspondence and Insight materials, dates: 1940's - 1990's

In 2004: 6 CD's;  2 Cd's labeled Stonyard 02, #1 and #; 4 labeled 2004

Accruals and Additions

Donor indicated that he would send Admissions Image Cd's annually, and has done so.  Collection records indicate other items in "Admissions," but no prior paperwork.  There is a folder in the Director's office with finding aid, provessing notes, and accession record 1999-009, filed unded Admissions

Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-26: Revised for DACS compliance by Douglas Carlson

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)