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Vernon Pizer Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-42

Scope and Contents

Vernon Pizer(1918-2005) was an author and journalist. He has written 11 books and scores of articles for magazines ranging from Readers Digest and Esquire to BioScience and the London Sunday Pictorial. He served on the board of the Valdosta State University Foundation. In addition, he was a patron of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts and L.V.A.C., a member of Lowndes County Historical Society, a member of the Military Officers Association of America and of the Valdosta Country Club. This collection contains manuscripts for his book: The World Ocean: Man's Last Frontier.

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  • Mid 1900's


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


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Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-03: 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
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Valdosta GA 30601 United States
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