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Alumni Gifts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-24-19
Scope and Contents This collection contains items pertaining to Valdosta State/Georgia State Womans College history. These items were donated by Alumni and their families. They include graduation programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, a bracelet, a cap, and a badge.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 06/08/2009

Annie Powe Hopper Award

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA-22-6
Scope and Contents The Annie Powe Hopper Award, named in honor of Valdosta State's first Dean of Women, is presented annually to a senior who represents the high academic standards and exemplifies the traditions of Valdosta State University. Miss Hopper arrived at South Georgia State Normal College (SGSNC) in 1920 and her first position was that of a teacher.  In 1922, SGSNC became a four-year institution and the name was changed to Georgia State Womans College (GSWC).  In the role of Dean, she insisted on...
Dates: Created: 1964-; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/00nd

Annie Sue Metzger (Brandon) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-22-23
Scope and Contents This collection contains artwork produced by Annie Sue (Brandon) Metzger in 1932-1933. They are paintings, sketches, and drawings of Georgia State Womans College (GSWC). Included are Ashley, Converse, and West Hall, as well as other sites such as the GSWC kitchen and boiler building.
Dates: Created: 1932-1933; Other: Majority of material found in 1932-1933; Other: Date acquired: 03/28/1999

Architecture

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 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

College Memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA-22-42
Scope and Contents This collection houses memorabilia items from South Georgia State Normal College, Georgia State Womans College and the early days of Valdosta State College. It contains sheet music from SGSNC and GSWC as well as awards given to GSWC. It also has items labeled Valdosta State College such as pencils, stickers, buttons, and postcards.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

F. Ruth Carpenter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-23-27-##o1s
Scope and Contents Frances Ruth Carpenter was the first art teacher at South Georgia State Normal College, and she taught at the school until her retirement in 1949. She represented the start of what would later develop into the Fine Arts Department. These are three paintings done by her.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

GSWC Relations

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA-6-11
Scope and Contents This collection contains public relations booklets from Georgia State Woman's College. Called Views of the College in the 1920s, Campus Glimpses in the '30s, and the Bulletin in the '40s, these informational booklets show 20 years of growth and change at Georgia State Woman's College. Originally used as promotional materials, these picture booklets show the changing campus, clothing styles, and general everyday life of a Girl's college in the early 20th Century. See also Georgia State Womans...
Dates: 1920's-1940's

Gulliver/Rentz Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-23-25-##wh6
Scope and Contents Augusta Rentz Gulliver was an alumni of Georgia State Womans College and went on to become its Registrar in 1931. This is where she met Harold Gulliver a professor of English at the school. They were married in the rotunda of West Hall in the early 1930s. This collection is made up of items found in an old steamer trunk belonging to them. It is full of correspondence, along with photographs and newspaper clippings. It spans from the 1880s to the 1980s and it paints a picture of what life was...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

History of South Georgia State Normal College and Georgia State Womans College

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-22-31
Scope and Contents The Histories of SGSNC and GSWC includes general memorabilia about/from the colleges.  The topics and subject matters are varied.  This collection provides a wide range of artifacts, including, but not limited to:  correspondence, mimeographs, newspaper articles, pamphlets, programs, a deed, brochures, and personal keepsakes.  Most of the artifacts were in good to descent condition, few were in fair condition.  A large amount of the content in this collection is in the original format.  Please...
Dates: Created: 1906-1950; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2004

Jere M. Pound Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA-2-1-2
Abstract Dr. Jere (pronounced "Jerry") Madison Pound was the second president of Georgia State Womans College. He was appointed in July 1933 by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, and served only until May 1934, due to illness.  Dr. Pound was born in Liberty Hill, Georgia, in 1864.  He received an A.B. from the University of Georgia in 1884 and an honorary LL.D. from the University of Georgia in 1915.  He married Ada Murphey in 1890, and they had five sons:  Murphey, Jere Madison...
Dates: Copyright: 1933 - 1934

Lena Hawks Instructional Reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA-23-16
Scope and Contents Lena Hawks was Dean of Instruction for Georgia State Woman's College in the late 1930s-1940s. This is a collection of statistical data compiled by her in that time period concerning the students of GSWC. Topics include: Enrollment and Testing, Grade Distributions for Elective Courses, Instructional Reports, Misc., Sophomore Comprehensive Exams, Stagger System, Study of Grades and Scores on State Tests, Survey Courses, Testing Programs, 1938-1939.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

May Day Festival

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-22-9
Scope and Contents May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay evolved...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/17/2011

Michael M. Black Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-89
Scope and Contents Michael M. Black, a native of Valdosta, Georgia, attended Valdosta State University where he earned a BBA in Finance, a Master's Degree in Higher Education Leadership, and a second Master's Degree in Instructional Technology. The items in his collection deal with the history of Valdosta State College. Specifically items concerning: Frank R. Reade, J. Ralph Thaxton, & Eleanor Roosevelt's 1941 speech to GSWC. He also donated copies of obituaries of Valdosta State Faculty and Staff 1935-2002.
Dates: Acquired: 2012-11-26

Nell Roquemore Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-93
Scope and Contents This collection houses the CDs of the research interview of Nell Patten Roquemore a graduate of Georgia State Womans College. It also has a scrapbook dedicated to Shannon Lynn Roquemore, and a signed copy of Roots, Rocks, and Recollections by Nell Roquemore.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Office of Admissions

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-3-4-0
Scope and Contents The Office of Admissions solicits students to apply to and attend the college/university. To that end, it produces glossy display brochures, pamphlets, and correspondence. Early pictures of GSWC presented in a foldout postcard format are included here. Admissions' newsletter, the Blazer Beat, documents activities planned for parents on visitation days. Admissions also hosts Insight/Orientation--a weekend long-visit and information fair for incoming freshmen and parents. Promotional material,...
Dates: 1940-; Acquired: 1999-08-30

Old English Christmas Festival

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-22-8
Scope and Contents The papers consist mostly of records of the work that went into planning Christmas events. This work can be divided into four groups; committee plans, memoranda, graphic art, and memorabilia. Committee planning: Represents the beginning process of creating the school festivals. They include business letters, guest lists, invitation lists, duty lists, was well as rough drafts of event programs, directions for decoration, lyrics of suggested music, and material lists. Most of this material...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Patricia Sutherland Kelly Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-116
Scope and Contents Four scrapbooks and numerous loose items in sleeves that have fallen out of scrapbooks, some loose items in folders. All concerning Georgia State Womans College donated by Patricia Sutherland who attended GSWC 1946-1950. These scrapbooks have been digitized and are on Vtext under Patricia Sutherland Scrapbooks.
Dates: Acquired: 2010-10-06

Pine Branch

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-5-9-4
Scope and Contents The Pine Branch was a student publication distributed by  The Writer's Club of South Georgia State Normal College (Later Georgia State Womans College) monthly. This collection contains copies of the Pine Branch from December 1917-May 1934. See also Vtext, Pinebranch, for digitized images of early Pinbranch Issues.
Dates: Acquired: 2014-09-17

Pre-Faculty Senate Minutes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-19-1-1
Scope and Contents Meeting minutes of the Faculty of South Georgia State Normal College (1916-1922), Georgia State Womans College (1922-1950) and Valdosta State College (1950-1986). These meetings were held monthly.
Dates: Created: 1916-1986

Valdosta State College/University History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-22-6-2
Abstract This collection contains material from the 1950-1993 time period in Valdosta State University history.  During this time Valdosta State University was known as Valdosta State College. Renamed VSC from Georgia State Womens College in 1950, the school embarked on a new era as a co-ed campus. During the 1950?s the University expanded with the acquisition of the former Emory University campus at Valdosta in 1953, this became what is now known as North Campus. Greek organizations began to appear on...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 06/09/2010

Vice President for Academic Affairs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-3-1-1-0
Scope and Contents These are the annual reports of each department that reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost.  All of these are aggregated to create the final document--the institutional Annual Report. These span from the 1990s-present day, and also include correspondence to the Regents as well as factbooks. Also included are older materials such as GSWC Fact Books.
Dates: Acquired: 2003-06-13

Whitehead Camelia Trail

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-22-19
Scope and Contents The Whitehead Camellia Trail was donated as a Christmas gift in 1944 to Georgia State Womans College. Mrs. Jewel Whitehead donated 150 camellia plants to the college, and took the time and effort to plant them on the north end of the main campus amongst some pine trees. She continuously worked on the trail throughout the rest of her life, adding new flowers and keeping up the old ones. This collection contains correspondence about the Trail, the history of it, and newspaper articles about it. ...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/05/2005

Women's Studies Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-8-5-6
Scope and Contents The Women's Studies department was started circa 1992. This collection contains general files from the 1990s of the department including materials from the annual Women's Studies Conference hosted at Valdosta State. However, the majority of material deals with the Oral History Project. This Project was a series of interviews, conducted in the '90s of alumni and staff of Georgia State Woman's College, South Georgia State Normal College, and Valdosta State College. These individuals would recall...
Dates: 1992 - 2012