Skip to main content

Victoria Pennington Rare Map Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-140

Scope and Contents

Victoria Pennington (1943-2015), Valdosta State University Associate Professor Emeritus, was a member of the Theatre faculty. Victoria Pennington collected these 16 framed maps that highlight places she traveled.. The collection includes important early maps of St. Augustine, FL and the Georgia/Carolina coast created by French mapmaker Jaques Bellin (1703-1772) and Samuel Lewis. There are maps of the Southeastern U.S. ,Georgia and the Gulf of Mexico by American S. Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868) and maps of Italy by Thomas Jeffreys and Girolamo, Ruscelli (ca1500-1561). Maps frpm 1540-1912 are represented.

Dates

  • Acquired: 2014-12-15

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

Victoria Pennington (1943-2015), Valdosta State University Associate Professor Emeritus, was a member of the Theatre faculty. In addition, she served as Production Supervisor of the Jekyll Island Musical Theatre Festival (now Peach State Summer Theatre) from 1990 through 1999. She served as President of the Southeastern Theatre Conference in 2000 and received SETC's Distinguished Service to Theater Award in 2005. She was also Executive Director of the Georgia Theatre Conference from 2004 to 2007 and was the recipient of GTC's Leighton Ballew Award for Distinguished Service to Theatre in Georgia in 2008.

Note written by Digitalization and research by Douglas Carlson

Extent

13.00 items

Language

English

Source of Acquisition

Victoria Pennington

Method of Acquisition

deed of Gift

Appraisal Information

1-14-15 signed Deed of Gift from Vicki Pennington for framed antique maps.

Creator

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

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-17: 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)