English Department General Files
Scope and Contents
The Collection is not comprehensive but contains a variety of materials. Several publications associated with the English Department over the period 1970 to the present are included. Beyond 310 is an anthology of science fiction and fantasy written by English 310 students, and published in 1990. BlackberryWine is a self-financed quarterly journal created by VSC English Department faculty. Editors were Trent busch and William Fuller. Issues include 1970-1971. Also NOTE (Notes on Teaching English) is a journal of the Georgia/South Carolina English Association, which is sometimes edited by Byron Brown of VSU English Department. Volumes are from 1987-1995 with some gaps in coverage. Brochures of special events such as readings and presentations, brochures for English Majors, details of course requirements, memos, and stationary are included in the collection. Photocopied news articles on Louise Hanes research and presentations in Linguistics complete the collection. The complete project records for the Blackwater writing project grant is here.
- Acquired: 2003-07-10
- English Department (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
1.0 Electronic Records
History of the Department: The Valdosta State English Department is under the College of Arts and Sciences. English has been an important major since the first days of the school. During the time covered by this collection, the following have been department head: Dr. Raymond A. Cook, 1979-1971; Dr. Willa Valencia, 1971-1983; Dr. Thomas Dasher, 1984-1994; Dr. John Hiers, 1994-1998; Dr. Kris Pruitt, 1998-1999; Dr. Sharon Gravett, 1999-; Dr. Mark Smith, Acting, 2002-
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
unsigned Deed of Gift with note "sent by Sherri Gravett" A signed note by Sherri Gravett.
A book of poetry by Amado Chan.
Accruals and Additions
7-10-03 Signed deed of gift by Barbara Jones, copies of Blackberry wine and Odradek. Also 10 cultural idioms and 23 British National Book leagues, given to collections librarian. A folder is in the file cabinet of the director's office that contains a finding aid, processingnotes and an accession record 2001-003
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- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- 2020-11-04: Revised for DACS compliance by Douglas Carlson