Scope and Contents
Scope and Content: These papers originated with the Valdosta State University Biology Department, which resides in the College of Arts and Sciences. They represent various aspects of departmental activity from 1977-2001. Because the papers are fairly recent, earlier figures such as Nevins and Carter are not included. Images from the Herbarium, of the Biology Department, are located on our FLICKR site in the Herbarium album at https://www.flickr.com/photos/valdosta_archives/albums
- 1966 - 2011
- Other: Majority of material found in 1972, 1973, 1998, 1999
- Other: Date acquired: 05/13/2008
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Any unused items to be returned.
History of the Department: The Biology department and/or Biology classes have been active since SGSNC opened in 1913. Significant names associated with Biology are Beatrice Nevins, Marjorie Carter, Clyde Connell and Wayne Faircloth. The Biology department moved to the Biology Chemistry Building on Main Campus from Nevins Hall. It was completed in 2001. During the time covered by the papers, Dr. Clyde Connell was Department Head until 1981, Dr. Wayne Faircloth to 1993, and Dr. David C. Bechler, from 1996 to the present.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
Records Transfer, and Deed of gift 2011
Lake Louise field statio materials -2011
Accruals and Additions
Found in Archives --Biology department materials from 1977-2001 27/09/2005: Two portraits, one of Beatrice Nevins and one of Jarjorie Carter, were donated to Archives. They were later given back to the Biology department to be hung in the Hugh C. Bailey Building. 2-25-02 Signed Deed of Gift by Wayne Faircloth giving undefined items. A note on the deed says Music programs are in the Music Collection and letters are in Biology. A folder in the Director's office marked UA 8-6, Biology, has accession records for 2000-001, and processing notes.
- Archon Finding Aid Title
- 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