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Langdale Collection

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Box 2

Box 3

Box 4

Box 5

Box 6

Langdale Exhibit

Langdale Exhibit Display

Framed photo collage-Georgia Agrirama, Tifton, Ga.

framed black and white photgraph

Photograph

Mounted letter

Award: SGMC Foundation

Diploma: UGA

Award: SGMC Foundation

Resolution: State of Georgia

5-3-03 Harley Langdale Interview

Langdale 2 5-16-03

Langdale 3 6-30-03

Langdale Interview # 1 5-5-03

Langdale Interview #2 5-16-03

Langdale Interview #3 6-30-03

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Collection Overview

Title: Langdale CollectionAdd to your cart.

ID: MS/30

Extent: 0.0

Date Acquired: 05/16/2003. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Langdale, Harley, Langdale, Harley, 1888-1972, Langdale College of Business, Lumber Trade, Naval Stores, Turpentine Industry and Trade, Wood Products

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Harley Langdale(1914-2013) graduated from Valdosta High School.He then attended the Citadel before transferring to the University of Georgia to study Forestry. He was the first person from Lowndes County to receive a BSF Degree in Forestry from UGA. Mr. Langdale became the third Registered Forester in the state of Georgia. He was actively engaged in practicing forestry and developing markets for forest products since 1937 and was a consistent leader in the industry for over 70 years. Under his leadership, The Langdale Company and its affiliates grew from a small turpentine and land holding company into a fully integrated diversified forest products company.

This is a collection of books and artifacts relating to the turpentine and timber industry donated by Harley Langdale.  A significant subset of the collection, including the Hack and Herty Cup are on permanant display in a conference room at the Langdale College of Business.  This finding aid reflects the entirity of the collection, including that display.  Items from the Langdale corporation, including plaques and awards are also part of the collection.

Subject/Index Terms

Langdale, Harley
Langdale, Harley, 1888-1972
Langdale College of Business
Lumber Trade
Naval Stores
Turpentine Industry and Trade
Wood Products

Administrative Information

Repository: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Accruals: A folder entitled Langdale Database is in the director's office and includes the original access database sheets for items in the Langdale Collection.

Access Restrictions: Harley Langdale Jr. can get any item back in his lifetime.  Also items are owned jointly by Langdale College of Business and VSU Archives.  Langdale College of Business may withdraw items for display as needed.  See Letter of Understanding.

Acquisition Source: Harley Langdale

Acquisition Method: signed deed of gift and Letter of Understanding between Langdale College and VSU Archives

Appraisal Information: Deed of gift and Field work consent and Artist Datasheet and letter of Understnading in a Folder marked Langdale Collection in Director's office.


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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],
[Box 5],
[Box 6],
[Box 7: Langdale Exhibit],
[Box 8: Langdale Exhibit Display],
[Item 104: Framed photo collage-Georgia Agrirama, Tifton, Ga., 1984],
[Item 111: framed black and white photgraph],
[Item 116: Photograph],
[Item 117: Mounted letter],
[Item 20: Award: SGMC Foundation, 1993],
[Item 37: Diploma: UGA, 1937],
[Item 19: Award: SGMC Foundation, 1993],
[Item 48: Resolution: State of Georgia, 1953],
[Video Cassette 1: 5-3-03 Harley Langdale Interview],
[Video Cassette 2: Langdale 2 5-16-03],
[Video Cassette 3: Langdale 3 6-30-03],
[Video Cassette 4: Langdale Interview # 1 5-5-03],
[Video Cassette 5: Langdale Interview #2 5-16-03],
[Video Cassette 6: Langdale Interview #3 6-30-03],
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Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Award: Langboard Inc.Add to your cart.
Langboard, Inc. paper and lucite, 5"x6"  $55,000,000 Tax Exempt and Taxable Adjustable Mode Industrial Development Revenue Bonds, Wachovia Bank of Georgia, N.A.
Item 2: Award: Georgia Hospital Association, 1995Add to your cart.
Georgia Hospital Association, distinguished service award for leadership and contributions to hospital and health services, wood and brass plaque, 10" x 8" with brass strip with GHA logo.
Item 3: Photograph: color, industrial siteAdd to your cart.
Color photo of unidentified industrial site, framed, 12" x 14.5"  no identifying information.
Item 4: Award: Georgia Forestry Association, 1964Add to your cart.
Georgia Forestry Association, 1964 Membership Award, Harley Langdale Jr. Wood and brass plaque shaped like state of Georgia, 7.5" x 9.5" varnished wood.
Item 5: Award: Georgia Baptist Foundation, Inc., 1976Add to your cart.
Georgia Baptist Foundation, Inc., laminated wood and paper plaque. "distinguished service award presented to Harley Langdale Jr."  He was a trustee from 1973-76.  Measures 11.75" x 14.5"
Item 6: Award: Boy Scouts of America, 1976Add to your cart.
Wood & brass plaque from BSA featuring Scouts' oath and Scouts' law, "presented to the Langdale Foundation, 1976, one of a thousand", 10.75" x 13" Colored BSA emblem.
Item 7: Award: Southern Pine Association, 1967Add to your cart.
Southern Pine Association, "a resolution...expressing deep appreciation for outstanding service as president of the Southern Pine Association, in gratitude for his leadership and wise counsel."  Laminated wood and paper plaque with seal, 11.75" x 14.75"
Item 8: Award: Forest Farmer Annual Award, 1991Add to your cart.
Forest Farmer Annual Award to Harley Langdale Jr. presented by the Forest Farmers Association, Atlanta, Ga. May 17, 1991.  Wood and brass scroll & leaf plaque.  Measures 10" x 12"
Item 9: Award: Southern Forest Products AssociationAdd to your cart.
Southern Forest Products Association, wood & brass plaque, "honorary member, southern forest products association, recognition for his outstanding service as president of the association and his efforts on behalf of the southern pine lumber industry." Mea
Item 10: Certificate: Society of American Foresters, 1968Add to your cart.
Society of American Foresters, Washington, D.C., in recognition of outstanding service to his profession, Jan. 11, 1968.  Framed certificate with seal, 11.75" x 9.25"
Item 11: Award: Order of the Golden Pine Cone (Ga. Forestry Assn.), 1963Add to your cart.
Order of the Golden Pine Cone, awarded to Harley Langdale Jr. for outstanding and meritorious service to the Georgia Forestry Association, June 19, 1963.  Framed certificate, 8.75" x 10.75" with seal and pine cone graphic.
Item 12: Certificate: Valdosta Technical Institute, 2000Add to your cart.
Certificate of completion for the course "introduction to computers" from Val Tech, dated May 19, 2000.  15--hour course.  Framed certificate, 9.25" x 11.75"
Item 38: Award: Valdosta-Lowndes Co. Chamber of Commerce, 1996Add to your cart.
Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, in appreciation and recognition of Harley Langdale Jr. Framed certificate with gold seal and maroon matting.  Measures 16" x 13.5"

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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],
[Box 5],
[Box 6],
[Box 7: Langdale Exhibit],
[Box 8: Langdale Exhibit Display],
[Item 104: Framed photo collage-Georgia Agrirama, Tifton, Ga., 1984],
[Item 111: framed black and white photgraph],
[Item 116: Photograph],
[Item 117: Mounted letter],
[Item 20: Award: SGMC Foundation, 1993],
[Item 37: Diploma: UGA, 1937],
[Item 19: Award: SGMC Foundation, 1993],
[Item 48: Resolution: State of Georgia, 1953],
[Video Cassette 1: 5-3-03 Harley Langdale Interview],
[Video Cassette 2: Langdale 2 5-16-03],
[Video Cassette 3: Langdale 3 6-30-03],
[Video Cassette 4: Langdale Interview # 1 5-5-03],
[Video Cassette 5: Langdale Interview #2 5-16-03],
[Video Cassette 6: Langdale Interview #3 6-30-03],
[Shelf 1],
[All]


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