Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: information
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Collection number: UA-22-6
Scope and Contents The Annie Powe Hopper Award, named in honor of Valdosta State's first Dean of Women, is presented annually to a senior who represents the high academic standards and exemplifies the traditions of Valdosta State University. Miss Hopper arrived at South Georgia State Normal College (SGSNC) in 1920 and her first position was that of a teacher. In 1922, SGSNC became a four-year institution and the name was changed to Georgia State Womans College (GSWC). In the role of Dean, she insisted on...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-2-1-1
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection are of particular interest and importance. They are the earliest records of establishing a college in Southwest Georgia, and clearly indicate the city of Valdosta's and Lowndes County's desire to have an institute of higher learning. Powell took his job as the first president of the College very seriously, and this is reflected in his writings and correspondence. His papers outline the struggles of literally starting a school from the ground up, and deal with...
Dates: 1895 - 1933