Archives and Special Collections

Archives and Special Collections

 

The VSU Archives and Special Collections supports the University's commitment to scholarly and creative work, enhances instructional effectiveness, encourages faculty scholarly pursuits, and supports research in selective areas of institutional strength focused on regional need by collecting, preserving, and providing access to records of enduring historical value documenting the history and development of VSU and the surrounding South Georgia region.

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  • The Southern Patriot (Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc., 1966-09)
    Southern Patriot, Vol.24, no.08, September 1966 Folder 10 Scanned at patron request 20200122.
  • State of Georgia, Irwin County (Ga.) (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1819-12-10)
    Land Grant and plat, Irwin County, 1819. Court document with seal. James P. Shanks, of Lowndes County. 490 acres in 11th district, lot 329, in Irwin County, Georgia. Surveyed by John Walker and James Talmer. December 10, ...
  • State of Georgia, Clarke County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1895-12-18)
    Petition for Equitable Relief, Clarke County, 1895. Typewritten court record carbon copy. Gulielma E. Smith vs. Archibald Smith. Guardianship appointment. Superior Courts, Western Circuit. Judge N.L. Hutchins. December 18, ...
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1893-06-06)
    Warranty Deed, Glynn County, 1893. Handwritten record. Wayne County Clerks Office. From the Brunswick Land and Lumber Co. to W.M. Scott. Glynn County, Brunswick, Georgia. June 6, 1893. 1 pages.
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1884-05)
    Decree of Court for Estate, Glynn County, 1884. Handwritten record on ruled paper. Itemized record for executing will of John W. Tison, including land and bonds to Annabella C. Tison; Annie L. Tison; William Scotia Tison; ...
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1884-03-24)
    Decree of Court for Estate, Glynn County, 1884. Handwritten record on ruled paper with notary seal. Glynn County Superior Court. William Scotia Tison and Robert M. Tison as executer of John M. Tison, et.al. complainant and ...
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1884-03-21)
    Decree of Court for Estate, Glynn County, 1884. Handwritten record on ruled paper. Glynn County Superior Court. Regarding the last will and testament of John M. Tison. Names mentioned: Robert M. Tison; Annie L. Tison; Mary ...
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1884-05-19)
    Decree of Court, Glynn County, 1884. Handwritten record on ruled paper. List of assets and values for William Scotia Tison, Isabella Tison, Annie L. Tison. Glynn County Superior Court, May 19, 1884. 4 pages.
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1884-05)
    Decree of Court, Glynn County, 1884. Handwritten record on ruled paper. Glynn County Superior Court. William Scotia Tison and Robert M. Tison as executor et.al complainant, and Mary J. Walter and Ann S.L. Tison and others, ...
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1899-10-26)
    Land Deed Correspondence, Glynn County, 1899. Typewritten carbon copy record on "W.E. Kay Attorney at Law," stationery. Brunswick, Georgia. Deed from the Hilton & Dodge Lumber Company to The Downing Company, Darrien, ...
  • State of Georgia, Wayne County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1895-12-20)
    Property tax records, Wayne County, 1895. Property tax receipts for William Scott to Wayne County Office of Tax Collector. December 20, 1895. 3 pages.
  • State of Georgia, Ware County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1890-07-11)
    Indenture and Mortgage, Ware County, 1890. Handwritten record on ruled paper with stationery: Meinhard Bros & Co. Wholesale Boots and Clothing, Savannah, Georgia. July 11, 1890. James Knox, Waycross, Georgia. 5 pages.
  • State of Georgia, Wayne County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1899-10-02)
    Land Deed Correspondence, Wayne County, 1899. Typewritten carbon copy record on "W.E. Kay Attorney at Law" stationery. Brunswick, Georgia. To Joseph Hilton on Downing Company Tract of 5000 acres, sold by John A. Foster. ...
  • State of Georgia, Wayne County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1896-05-07)
    Land Deed Correspondence and Abstracts, Wayne County, 1896. Handwritten and typed record with wax seal on Clerk Superior Court stationery. Jesup, Wayne County, Georgia. May 7, 1896. Robert J. Moyer, Brunswick Georgia. Deed ...
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1803-07-06)
    Land Deed Correspondence, Glynn County, 1803. Handwritten record on ruled paper. From John M. Trion (sp?) to D.H. Baldwin. Glynn County, Georgia. July 6, 1803. 2 pages.
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1892-01-28)
    Land deed, Glynn County, 1892. Handwritten record on "Atkinson, Dunwody, and Atkinson Law Offices" stationery. McKinnon and Ward, deed to lot of Oglethorpe Hotel. Clerk of Superior Court: Jacob L. Beach, Dr.. Brunswick, ...
  • State of Georgia (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1838-09-05)
    Land deed records, [unknown county], 1838. Handwritten record on ruled paper, regarding Clark family inheritance. "Clark bought from Colby and Davis and afterwards died leaving his wife and one child Mrs. Scott as his only ...
  • State of Georgia (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1869-08-30)
    Correspondence, Atlanta, 1869. Handwritten correspondence on "State of Georgia Department of State" stationery, regarding a clerical error and fee for a land grant and plat. From B.R. Freeman to Secretary of State [David ...
  • State of Georgia, Glynn County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1889-11-05)
    Correspondence regarding land deed, Glynn County, 1889. Handwritten record on "Hopkins Real Estate and Insurance Agency" stationery. To Mr. L.F. McKinnon, Tarboro, Camden County, Georgia. From R.R. Hopkins, Brunswick, ...
  • State of Georgia, Wayne County (Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections, 2020, 1899-04-13)
    Land deed record, Wayne County, 1899. Handwritten record on printed form with columns. Recording deed from R.J. Moyer to H.M. Lippencott. Receipt for $325 dollars. Joe M. Raybon, Clerk Superior Court. Jesup, Wayne County, ...

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