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Odum Library (Valdosta State University)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Book Notes

 File — Box 6, Folder: 49
Collection number: 49
Scope and Contents

Odum Library Book Notes. Three newsletters. One is dated August 19, 2002, Vol. 1, Issue 1. Two copies of newsletter dated August 1, 2003, Vol. 2, Issue 1.

Dates: Acquired: 2001-04-19; 1913 - 2018

Box 1

 Box — Box 1
Collection number: Box 1
Scope and Contents This box contains a variety of information on Camellias flowers. Ramona was very interested in the Camellia Trail on campus and wanted to write a book on the topic. Due to health issues she was unable to complete the project. She decided to donate the bulk of the research she compiled in hopes that someone else would continue the project. The papers are generally composed of copied articles on camellias and photocopied book sections on the topic. The copies are in folders but they are not in...
Dates: Acquired: 2014-08-26

Box 3: Know Your Campus

 Box — Box 3
Collection number: 3
Scope and Contents An exhibit consisting of multiple pictures and captions mounted on foam board. The exhibit is divided into three parts: History, Science, and Art.Groups of foam boards highlighting Powell Hall, Bailey Hall, Odum Library, the Student Union, and the Fine Arts Building.The following Foam boards are stored seperately due to their size:Know; Your; Campus; History; Art; and a sign thanking the interns responsible for creating the exhibit (Jordan Ray and Sara...
Dates: 2023-01-24

Box 18 Miscellaneous

 Box — Box 18
Collection number: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Library at Valdosta State has gone through a number of changes over the years. This collection is a large one, that displays the ways that the school's library has grown. The Accession Records list the books that South Georgia State Normal College, and later Georgia State Woman's College added to their library from the years February 1913 to November 1958. The collection contains general files for the Library from 1969 onward, listing staff meeting minutes(1969-1994), memos,...
Dates: Acquired: 2001-04-19; 1913 - 2018


 File — Box 1, Folder: 15
Collection number: 15
Scope and Contents

2004 Letter to Barbara Bush inviting her to the dedication of the Odum Library addition.

Dates: Created: 1941, 1972, 2004

Campus Building Plans

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-4-5-5
Scope and Contents

Contains drawings, plans, and blueprints for Valdosta State Campus. Many are proposals that were never carried out or were altered in some way.

Dates: Acquired: 2006-01-23

Collection Development Policy

Collection number: UA-15-9

Folder 8: Newsletters and Notecard, 1983 - 1984

 File — Box 4, Folder: 8
Collection number: 8
Scope and Contents

Library Notes Newsletter of Valdosta State college Library. May 16, 1983.

Pre-Law Newsletter Southeastern Association of Pre-Law Advisors. Two issues: July 1984 and October 1984.

Notecard of the print, Eagle and Salmon, by Henry Hunt. No date.

Dates: 1983 - 1984

Folder 24: AIDS at 40 Exhibit, NOV - DEC, 2021

 File — Box 1, Folder: 24
Collection number: 24
Scope and Contents

VDI article about AIDS at 40 Exhibit sponsored by Georgia Equality Project, VSU Campus Pride and Odum Library in 2021. Included AIDS Memeorial Quilt panel , "Epitaphs for the Living" and {"African-Americans Responding to AIDS: 1981-1991". Includes fliers.

Dates: Event: NOV - DEC, 2021

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

Instructional Materials Center

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: UA-15-11
Scope and Contents

Contains images of Odum Library staff from 1995.Contains images of staff/faculty baseball game, DRAGON bar code display, and various slides. From the 1990's.

Dates: 1990's

Interlibrary Loan

 Collection — Binder 1
Collection number: UA-15-12
Scope and Contents

Periodical Holdings List, June 1997

Dates: 1997

Item 1: Posters of Book Jackets by faculty

 Item — Item 1
Collection number: 1
Scope and Contents

Poaters of book jackets from faculty publications including Davod Williams and Catherine Oglesbuy.

Dates: 1964-present

Library Administration

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-15-1
Scope and Contents

This collection contains administrative records for Valdosta State's Odum Library from  the 1970s-1980s. Most of it relates to the Academic Committee on Libraries, Academic Council, and the American Library Association. The majority of the information is memos and meeting minutes.

Dates: Acquired: 2012-05-23; Majority of material found in 1970's-1990's

Library Affairs Committee

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-15-21-1
Scope and Contents

This Collection contains the records of the Library Affairs Committee from the late 1970s early 1980s. The first box holds meeting minutes, and memos dealing with financial affairs of the library. The second box deals with the Library Affairs Subcommittee Research/Impact Funds.

Dates: 1970's-1980's

Library Annual Reports and Self Studies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-15-16-1
Scope and Contents

Annual Report of the Library/Self-Study for Valdosta State University Library 1925-1970, and for Odum Library 1989-2007, 2011.

Dates: 1925 - 2019

Library AV Materials

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: UA-15-10-1
Scope and Contents

Contains introductory multi-media materials for Odum Library. Involving a Odum Library Orientation film "Where's Howard?", and a Tour of the VSC Library slide show.  Circa 1979. Also included unmarked cassette tapes possibly blank.

Dates: circa 1979

Library Building

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-15-22
Scope and Contents

Contains the history of Valdosta State's Library including pictures and papers about Powell Hall which served as library for the school until Odum Library was built. It contains papers from the library built in the 70's including floor plans and correspondence concerning the interior alterations and problems. Project manuals, correspondence and plans for the Odum Library Addition are also included as well.

Dates: Acquired: 2004-06-24; 1970's

Library Dedications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-15-18-1
Scope and Contents

Contains Dedication pamphlets from the Libraries of Valdosta State. In 1941 Powell Library was dedicated. Powell was in use until 1972 when a new library was completed that would eventually be named Odum Library. In 2004 Odum dedicated a new addition that doubled the size of the library.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1941,1972, 2001, 1991

Library Events

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: UA-15-20-1
Scope and Contents

This collection contains items relating to Odum Library Events and Receptions mostly banners, though there is some correspondence planning events.

Dates: 1935-1948, 1993-2022