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Beatrice Maud Hill Collection

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Collection number: MS-150-11
Scope and Contents The collection contains nine journals, eight of which was used by Beatrice to record psychic impressions. In particular, readings regarding her son serving in World War II. Two separate items from British lecturer and psychic Horace F. Leaf (1885-1971) are include with Leaf encouraging Beatrice to develop her psychic abilities.
Dates: 1940s-1955

Charles Albert Converse Papers

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Collection number: MS-158
Scope and Contents The Charles Albert Converse Papers include personal letters Charles wrote to his family while in Great Britain, reports on the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy during the London Blitz, Western Union telegraphs, miscellaneous correspondence, a memorial book from Charles's funeral, and newspaper and magazine clippings.Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may...
Dates: 1939 - 1940; Acquired: 2017-03-08

Frank R. Reade Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-2-1-3
Scope and Contents Reade's papers invite leisurely perusal to appreciate his humor and erudition.  His papers are expansive, covering topics from his family and genealogy to administrative correspondence to correspondence with and photographs of the famous men and women of his day.  The collection includes books, journals, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, drawings, photographs, and realia.  The correspondence ranges from a manuscript of a Civil War era diary by Frank Smith Robertson (1841-1926), Reade's...
Dates: 1841 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1948

George and Joyce Aigen Collection

 Collection — Electronic Record: ms150_aigen_bag
Collection number: MS-149
Abstract Family photos and genealogical assets for the family of Joyce and George Aigen. Includes interviews with George Aigen. George Aigen served in World War II between 1944-1946. (Company B, 1269th Combat Engineer Battalion, 6th Army Group; 44th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade) He participated in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp, April 29, 1945. The personal narratives of George Aigen are part of the Veteran's History Project (AFCX/2001/001/95454) at the Library of Congress.
Dates: 1944 - 2015; Acquired: 2016-04-05

Leona Strickland Hudson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-50
Scope and Contents The Leona Hudson Collection held at the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections contains information relevant to topics as diverse as South Georgia History, the Valdosta Social Scene, Missionaries in China, a history of devotional literature, Nazi trials, the military in Korea, and images from years of travel around the world. The collection spans a long time period, from 1884-2008, and is equally rich across those time periods. Since both Rosa Strickland and her daughter...
Dates: 1870-2007; Acquired: 2008

Louis Schmier Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-23-15
Scope and Contents Louis Schmier was a professor of history at Valdosta State University for 45 years. He retired in 2013 and donated a large collection of materials to the VSU Archives and Special Collections. This is comprised of novels about World War II, Journal articles about World War I, and sources about German history relating to World War II. In addition there are costumes he used when teaching and posters from the VSC "Week of Seminars" events in the 1970's.
Dates: 1849 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970; Acquired: Date acquired: 07/03/2011

  Valdosta State University Alumni Association Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-24
Scope and Contents The SGSNC Alumnae Association began in May of 1918, although some publications put it in 1917.  It has continued on to the present day, as the VSU Alumni Association.  The VSU Alumni Association collection contains materials from 1918 to the present.  The purpose of the association is to keep the school's Alumni involved personally and financially with the college.  Thus, the bulk of the collection is correspondence and published newsletters.  The early Alumni performed other functions, such as...
Dates: 1917 - 2001; Majority of material found in 1924-1932, 1960's -1970's; Acquired: 1995-10-16

William Dean Mathes Scrapbook,

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-25
Scope and Contents William Dean Mathes [1909-1969], of Morristown, Tennessee, served in World War II, in both the German and Pacific theaters. He served from 1944-1946, first in Germany and later in the Philippines after the German Surrender.  He was a military policeman and a member of the Regimental Band.  Before and after the worked as a book keeper and served at various times as a band director and choir director.  He died in Nashville, Tennessee, where he had moved two years before, in 1969.  His wife was...
Dates: 1941 - 1942; Acquired: 2001-06-28

World War II Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-49
Scope and Contents This collection holds promotional materials from World War II, most of which are posters.The posters involve programs such as :war bonds, civilian defense, air raids, and savings tips.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 contain offensive language, viewpoints, imagery or other forms of objectionable...
Dates: 1942-1945; Acquired: 1999-05-05

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