Gabard, William Papers -- Maps
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Brief Description:

Dr. William Montgomery Gabard (1922-2006) was a member of the faculty at Valdosta State University where he served as professor and head of the history department and the founding Director of International Studies. He was a founding member of the board of directors of the Southern Center for International Studies and The Japan-America Society in Georgia. Active in the Georgia Historical Society, he served that organization as its first non-Savannah president. He was founding president of the Lowndes County Historical Society. These prints which were purchased from his estate represent only a small portion of his collection...

The collection includes late 18th to 19th century maps from Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868), his sonĀ  Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus), Tanner, Henry Schenck (1786-1858), and Johnson & Browning. Most are maps depicting the area around the Middle East/ Asia though there are some of America and Europe. There are also three reproduction prints from the Codex Manesse, as well as a Sowerby illustration.

Held at:
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31698
Phone: 229-333-7150
Fax: 229-259-5055
Email: dsdavis [at]
Record Series Number: UA/23/1/1/
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 00/00/2014.
Subject Index
Gabard, William M.
Georgia Historical Society
Japan America Society of Georgia
Lowndes County Historical Society (Lowndes County, Ga.)
Mitchell, S. Augustus, 1792-1768
Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Schenck, Henry
Sowerby, James, 1757-1822
Acquisition Notes: purchasd at auction  Purchased at auction after the death of Lougenia Gabard in 2014