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 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-137
Scope and Contents

This collection contains many drawings, blueprints, plans etc. for Valdosta State buildings in its early years as GSWC and SGSWC. Also included are surveys of nearby counties including Lowndes and Camden.

Dates: 1917 - 2018

Eugene Beck Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-5
Scope and Contents This is a collection of letters and certificates  pretaining to the career of Eugene H. Beck.  He served as a trustee for 6 years for the South Georgia State Normal College, as well as served as a faculty member at North Georgia College.  He also served as a teacher in schools across the state and was County Superintendent of Schools in Lowndes County from 1924-1938. This collection contains his certificates and letters of commendation.Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State...
Dates: 1872-1928

Genealogy Unlimited Society, Inc.

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-66
Scope and Contents

The Genealogy Unlimited Society, Inc. is a society dedicated to Family Search that is based in Lowndes County, Ga. This collection contains their monthly newsletters dating from 1992-1995.

Dates: 1992 - 1995

Georgia Architectural and Historic Properties Survey

Collection number: MS-178
Scope and Contents

The Georgia Historic Resources Survey of Lowndes County was a project by the Valdosta Heritage Foundation beginning in 2000. The collection consists of property survey of historic structures in Valdosta, Quitman, rural Brooks County and the Turner County towns of Rebecca and Sycamore.

Dates: 1980-1981

History Department Student Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-8-9-1
Scope and Contents

Contains papers from Students of the History Department 1960-1970s on a variety of topics.

Dates: 1960's-1970's

Maria W. Tillman-Lowndes County History

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-9
Scope and Contents Maria Tillman compiled sufficient notes, documents, and letters for one to grasp what life was like in Lowndes County during the late 19th Century. The material she has compiled provides a real understanding of the social and economical history of Lowndes County. The box consists mostly of Marie Tillman’s work on obtaining general information ranging from the construction of churches to agriculture in Lowndes County.  The notes concentrate on the establishment of churches and soldiers from...
Dates: 1861-1963

McLeod and Mauldin Day Book and Ledger

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-81
Scope and Contents This collection contains two photocopied books of handwritten ledgers. The first McLeod and Mauldin Daybook ranges from 1839-1840 and was from Snatchville in Lowndes County Georgia. The other ledger is from 1843-1845. These might be grocery store ledgers.Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that...
Dates: 1839 - 1840; 1843 - 1845

Shell E. Hartley Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-10
Scope and Contents These seven folders contain tributes to the educational work of Carl Vinson, Richard Russell, Walter George, Shell Hartley, Ambrose Cleaveland, Edward Cox, M.D.Collins Several of them concern the Georgia Vocational Education.  There are also photocopied photographs of African American schools such as the Magnolia Colored school in Lowndes County and the work of the Vocational Education program with these schools.  The tributes were written by Shell E. Hartley.Harmful Content...
Dates: Acquired: 1999-07-25

The Lowndes County Review

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-110
Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of the Lowndes County Review dating from July 2001-December 2002.

Dates: Publication: 2001 - 2002

Wiregrass History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-28
Scope and Contents This collection contains information about the history of Lowndes County. It has Lowndes County Historical Society Newsletters, as well as maps, phone books, and guides. It also has information about points of interest such as local events, the Crescent, Valdosta Schools, and Sunset Cemetery. It has Statistical (1944), Economic (1950s & 1960s), and Sanitation (1967) Information. It also contains photographs, and news articles concerning the county.  An 1851 Alapaha Store manifest, very...
Dates: 1800-1980

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