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Georgia--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

David Williams Papers

 Collection
Collection number: UA-23-20
Abstract

Oral history interviews with Georgia residents during the Depression era, 1920's-40's.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-04-29

Georgia Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-84
Scope and Contents The Georgia Collection contains items pertaining to the history of the state. Included are: speeches and writings by famous Georgians; Georgia maps and flags.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 content. Such...
Dates: Acquired: 1999

Georgia Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-63
Scope and Contents These papers consist of periodicals from Georgia in the 1800s to the early 1900s. Periodicals dated before and during the Civil War promote the view of pro-slavery and updates of the Confederate States during the war. After the war, the periodicals turn to more domestic issues, such as education for children and common medical issues.  Many of the periodicals contain information pertaining to agriculture and new ways and techniques to approach...
Dates: 1839 - 1979

Georgia Semiquincentenary

 Collection — Item 1
Collection number: MS-78
Scope and Contents

A pamphlet on the semiquincentenary of Georgia in 1983.

Dates: 1983

History Department Student Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-8-9-1
Scope and Contents

Contains papers from Students of the History Department 1960-1970s on a variety of topics.

Dates: 1960's-1970's

J. Randall Walker Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-16
Scope and Contents John Randall Walker(February 23, 1874 – July 21, 1942) was a U.S. political figure from the state of Georgia. In 1912, Walker was elected to the 63rd United States Congress as a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives and served two additional terms in that seat until losing his bid for reelection in 1918. [He seems to have lived in Valdosta, Georgia, during some of the time he was in Congress] The Collection consists of one archival box (5" deep) of correspondence...
Dates: 1913-1917; Other: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916; Acquired: 1967-02-16

Miscellaneous Publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-136
Scope and Contents This is a collection of miscellaneous newspapers, mostly from the 1950's and 1960's.  They cover a variety of topics including civil rights, Alaska statehood, and various centennial and commemorative editions.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...
Dates: 1787 - 1905

Miscellaneous Reproductions of Historical Documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-128
Scope and Contents This collections contains a variety of reproductions and copies of historical documents. One portion concerns the history of South Georgia during the 1800s involving land grants and native american troubles. The rest are copies of papers dealing with presidental matters.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...
Dates: 1787 - 1980

South Georgia Folklife Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-22-12
Scope and Contents This multi-genre ethnographic collection is an outgrowth of the South Georgia Folklife Project founded by Dr. Laurie Sommers in 1996. It reflects 10 years of field documentation and public programs from 1996 to 2006. Highlights of the collection include Southeast Georgia Sacred Harp, Okefenokee Music Survey, Flint River fisheries, Traditions of Turpentiners, Folkwriting (Lessons on Place, Heritage, and Traditions for Georgia Classrooms), online exhibits, and a radio archives of documentary...
Dates: 1996 - 2006