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Civil Rights Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection number: MS-134
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to civil rights, dating from 1893 to 1962. The subjects covered include: civil rights, segregation, integration, the NAACP, the League of Women Voters, the Republican Party, and the Democratic Party. These materials are also available as scanned images through v-text: https://vtext.valdosta.edu/xmlui/handle/10428/1534Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to...
Dates: 1893 - 1962

M.E. Thompson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-27
Scope and Contents Melvin Thompson, the first person elected to the office of lieutenant governor of Georgia, served as the state's governor in 1947-48. He is best remembered for his fight with Herman Talmadge over the governorship after the death of Governor-elect Eugene Talmadge in 1946. The papers of M.E. Thompson consist primarily of correspondence relating to the Three Governors Controversy and Thompson’s subsequent campaign years.  The major correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Phil Landrum, Herman...
Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Valdosta State University Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-5-10-26
Scope and Contents This collection presents a comprehensive view of the history of the Valdosta State University Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The bulk of the papers are from 2003-2007,  and contain a brief history of the NAACP, the materials used in founding the VSU Chapter including the Charter, and the by-laws and constitutions for the local,state, and national level of the NAACP. It also includes agendas and minutes for NAACP meetings, as well as...
Dates: 2003 - 2007; Acquired: 2007-07-25