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Copeland African American Museum Collection

 Collection
Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Joyce Ann Joyce Papers in Honor of Edna and Henry Joyce Jr.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-23
Scope and Contents The Joyce Papers consist mainly of correspondence with colleagues and students.  It also includes  a few photographs, articles and copies of all of her books. Although some items date to Joyce's childhood in Valdosta, the bulk of the papers are from the early 1980's to 2001. Most of the correspondence discusses works in progress by her or her colleagues.  The most prolific correspondent is the prominent Richard Wright scholar Michel Fabre,  who seems to have had a significant impact on Joyce's...
Dates: Acquired: 2001-06-29

Mark Martin Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-111
Abstract This collection was found in a wall when a construction worker was tearing some down. He donated the materials to Valdosta State University's Archives. The collection contains African American Newspapers from the 1950s and 60s. Included in these papers are the Newark, NJ Telegram and The Pittsburg Courier: Georgia Edition and one copy of the Georgia-Florida Times. The majority of items come from the late 50s (1958).
Dates: Acquired: 2001-03-07

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