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Langdale Collection

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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 2],
[Box 3],
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[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 7: Langdale ExhibitAdd to your cart.
These items are on display in the Langdale exhibit, in Pound Hall
Item 96: Small green glass Lanco turpentine bottleAdd to your cart.
Small, green glass Lanco gum turpentine bottle, 8 oz., 6" high.  Container designed by American Turpentine Farmers Association (ATFA). Page 149,  Lancaster.
Item 99: Small metal bottle of Lanco gum turpentineAdd to your cart.
Small metal bottle of Lanco gum turpentine, pint, 7.75" high.  Container designed by American Turpentine Farmers Association (ATFA). Page 149,  Lancaster.
Item 103: Pine seedling in Lucite, 1972Add to your cart.
Pine seedling in Lucite, etched "Tree Time USA National Tree Planting Conference, 1972, American Forestry Association."  Measures 4 5/8" tall.
Item 105: Large cross section of pine tree with bark, 1991Add to your cart.
Large cross section of pine tree with bark sealed in polyurethene, labeled "16 years, planted 1975, harvested 1991."  Measures 13.5" in diameter.  Unboxed. On exhibit in Langdale College of Business. Pound Hall.
Item 106: Medium cross section of pine tree with barkAdd to your cart.
Medium cross section of pine tree with bark (large rings) sealed in polyurethene; has number 11 on it; measures 7.75" in diameter. Unboxed. On exhibit at Langdale College of Business. Pound Hall.
Item 107: Medium cross section of pine tree with bark (small rings)Add to your cart.
Medium cross section of pine tree with bark (small rings) sealed in polyurethene; has number 75+ on it; measures 7" in diameter. Unboxed. On exhibit at Langdale College of Business. Pound Hall.
Item 109: Terra cotta herty cupAdd to your cart.
Terra cotta herty cup with nail hole, used to collect tree sap.  Measures 7" x 5.34". Unboxed. On exhibit at Langdale College of Business, Pound Hall.
Item 114: Very large wooden shadow boxAdd to your cart.
Large wooden shadow box, with hinged glass door, measures 28.5" x 26.5" x 5.25" deep.  Contains hack, framed photograph, framed presentation letter, and metal label (reads Harley Langdale Jr. 1929), all mounted to green felt background.  Unboxed.

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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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