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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

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

Katherine C. Swidinski Scrapbook Collection

 Collection — book: 1&Book2ofSwidinski_Scrapbooks
Identifier: MS-160
Abstract The Katherine C. Swidinski Scrapbook Collection predominately features photographs from South Georgia State Normal College in Valdosta, Georgia, circa 1919-1920. The photographs were collected in two black scrapbooks created by Daisy Mae Culpepper, a 7th-grade student at the South Georgia State Normal College training school during the 1919-1920 school year. UUID: CA0BABC8-538B-D0A2-42E5-9079DD5EC379
Dates: 1919-1952; Majority of material found in 1920; Acquired: 2018-07-11

Richard Holmes Powell Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-2-1-1
Abstract Dr. Richard Holmes Powell was the first president of South Georgia State Normal College.  He was elected in 1911 by the Board of Trustees, and served for 22 years (1911-1933).  Dr. Powell was born in Blakely, Georgia, in 1875.  He received an A.B. from Mercer University in 1894, an M.A. from the University of Colorado in 1898, and an honorary LL.D. from the University of Georgia in 1924.  He married Freida Berens in 1907, and they had three sons: Alfred, David and Richard; and one daughter,...
Dates: 1895 - 1933

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