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Lowndes County (Ga.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Co. D, 50th Georgia Regiment, Infantry, “Valdosta Guards” Roster

 Digital Work
Collection number: 80E42DBD-215B-24A0-4D4A-5D1583AC28F3
Dates: Usage: 1862-03-04 - 1865-04-09

Eugene Beck Collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series 1
Collection number: MS-5
Scope and Contents This is a collection of letters and certificates pertaining to the career of Eugene H. Beck. He served as a trustee for 6 years for the South Georgia State Normal College, and served as a faculty member at North Georgia College. Beck also taught in schools across the state and was County Superintendent of Schools in Lowndes County from 1924-1938. This collection contains his certificates and letters of commendation. Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives...
Dates: 1872-1928

GAHPS Electronic Records [Bag] (Unprocessed), 1980-1981

 Record Group
Collection number: A30A3F44-5AF1-F19C-4CBA-6E14D0A3CB1B
Scope and Contents

The Georgia Historic Resources Survey of Lowndes County was a project by the Valdosta Heritage Foundation beginning in 2000. The collection consists of property survey of historic structures in Valdosta, Quitman, rural Brooks County and the Turner County towns of Rebecca and Sycamore.

Dates: 1980-1981

Genealogy Unlimited Society, Inc.

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-66
Scope and Contents

The Genealogy Unlimited Society, Inc. is a society dedicated to Family Search that is based in Lowndes County, Ga. This collection contains their monthly newsletters dating from 1992-1995.

Dates: 1992 - 1995

Georgia Architectural and Historic Properties Survey

 Collection
Collection number: MS-178
Scope and Contents

The Georgia Historic Resources Survey of Lowndes County was a project by the Valdosta Heritage Foundation beginning in 2000. The collection consists of property survey of historic structures in Valdosta, Quitman, rural Brooks County and the Turner County towns of Rebecca and Sycamore.

Dates: 1980-1981

Interview with Bessie Kincade Smith, December 6, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 080_smith-bessie
Collection number: PRJ1014-080
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Bessie Kincade Smith, December 6, 2004. Hahira (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers. Audio file digitized from DAT tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Interviewed on the front porch of Ms. Smith's home. Role of women for Faces of Piney Woods project. No transcript on file.

Dates: December 6, 2004

Interview with Eula Lee Watkins Arnold, November 30, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 074_watkins-arnold-eula
Collection number: PRJ1014-074
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Eula Lee Watkins Arnold, November 30, 2004. Valdosta (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Sommers. Audio file digitized from DAT tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.Interview by Laurie Sommers, done after Faces of Piney Woods project, as part of effort to get more on life of women in turpentine quarters.Bag includes audio recording, tape log and transcript, artist data sheet,...
Dates: November 30, 2004

Interview with Louis Schmier, March 4, 2004

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 047_schmier-louis
Collection number: PRJ1014-047
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Louis Schmier, March 4, 2004. Valdosta (Ga.). Fieldworker: Jenna Switzer. Audio file digitized from cassette tape. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Discussion about Dr. Schmier's life and his religious, ethnic, and cultural practices.Semester project for HON 3990B, Folklore and Fieldwork, spring 2004, Laurie Sommers. Schmier is also included in PRJ 1010 as part of Sounds of South...
Dates: March 4, 2004

Interviews with Harley Langdale Jr., April 16, 2002, May 5, 2003, May 16, 2003, June 30, 2003

 File — Bag \folklife\prj1014\: Series PRJ1014, Folder: 077_langdale-harley
Collection number: PRJ1014-077
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Harley Langdale Jr., April 16, 2002; May 5, 2003; May 16, 2003; June 30, 2003. Valdosta (Ga.). Fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers. Audio files digitized from DAT tapes. Part of the South Georgia Folklife Project at Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections. Oral history interview with Harley Langdale Jr., April 16, 2002. 01:37:06. Harley Langdale, Jr....
Dates: April 16, 2002; May 5, 2003; May 16, 2003; June 30, 2003

James A. Shanks Land Sales, Papers and Plats

 Digital Work
Collection number: vsu018-001-008-001

Lowndes County Memories Pictorial History Book Photographs, 1895-1974

 File Directory — Folder G, Folder: 2, Folder: f02_lowndes-county-memories_bag
Collection number: vsu-vf-g1-02
Scope and Contents

This collection was created by Pediment Publishing for the Lowndes Country Pictorial Book Project in association with the Valdosta Daily Times, The Lowndes County Historical Society, and the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections in the summer and fall of 2013.

Dates: 1895-1974

Maria W. Tillman-Lowndes County History

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-9
Scope and Contents Maria Tillman compiled sufficient notes, documents, and letters for one to grasp what life was like in Lowndes County during the late 19th Century. The material she has compiled provides a real understanding of the social and economical history of Lowndes County. The box consists mostly of Marie Tillman’s work on obtaining general information ranging from the construction of churches to agriculture in Lowndes County.  The notes concentrate on the establishment of churches and soldiers from...
Dates: 1861-1963

McLeod and Mauldin Day Book and Ledger

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-81
Scope and Contents This collection contains two photocopied books of handwritten ledgers. The first McLeod and Mauldin Daybook ranges from 1839-1840 and was from Snatchville in Lowndes County Georgia. The other ledger is from 1843-1845. These might be grocery store ledgers.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...
Dates: 1839 - 1840; 1843 - 1845

Shell E. Hartley Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-10
Scope and Contents These seven folders contain tributes to the educational work of Carl Vinson, Richard Russell, Walter George, Shell Hartley, Ambrose Cleaveland, Edward Cox, M.D.Collins Several of them concern the Georgia Vocational Education.  There are also photocopied photographs of African American schools such as the Magnolia Colored school in Lowndes County and the work of the Vocational Education program with these schools.  The tributes were written by Shell E. Hartley.Harmful Content...
Dates: Acquired: 1999-07-25

The Lowndes County Review

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-110
Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of the Lowndes County Review dating from July 2001-December 2002.

Dates: Publication: 2001 - 2002

Wiregrass History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-28
Scope and Contents This collection contains information about the history of Lowndes County. It has Lowndes County Historical Society Newsletters, as well as maps, phone books, and guides. It also has information about points of interest such as local events, the Crescent, Valdosta Schools, and Sunset Cemetery. It has Statistical (1944), Economic (1950s & 1960s), and Sanitation (1967) Information. It also contains photographs, and news articles concerning the county.  An 1851 Alapaha Store manifest, very...
Dates: 1800-1980