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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 8: Langdale Exhibit DisplayAdd to your cart.
These items are located in the bookcases in the conference room for display in association with the Langdale exhibit, located in Pound Hall.
Item 21: Award: 100 Black Men of Valdosta, Inc., 1998Add to your cart.
100 Black Men of Valdosta, Inc. plaque, "4th annual black tie gala, 11/7/98, Special thanks to Harley Langdale Jr. Community Service Award, Thanks for making Valdosta a better place to live"  9" x 12" wood plaque with brass engraving with tuxedo graphic &
Item 26: Certificate: Society of American ForestersAdd to your cart.
Society of American Foresters, "golden membership award, presented to Harley Langdale Jr. in appreciation of a half-century of continuous efforts to advance...professional forestry..."  Framed with seal, 12.5" x 15.5"
Item 34: Award: Langdale Forest Products, Inc., 1994Add to your cart.
Wood and brass plaque on blue background "presented to Harley Langdale Jr. in celebration of his 80th birthday and appreciation for over 57 years of leadership and vision."  From the employees of the Langdale Forest Products company.  9.25" x 7.25"
Item 39: Resolution: Herty Foundation, 1974Add to your cart.
Resolution from Herty Foundation, July 30, 1974, Harley Langdale Jr. was member of board from Dec. 8, 1949 until retirement at Feb. 19, 1973.  Expresses appreciation and thanks. Gold seal and illuminated letters, measures 21" x 17"
Item 40: Painting: Watercolor landscape, 2002Add to your cart.
Titled "Langdale pines from Blea Tarn." by Geoffery Cowton.  Watercolor landscape, on back inscribed, "9/8/02, happy birthday, hope you and Eileen get to see these again, Barbara and Ken Stanley."  Framed, 12.5" x 14.5"
Item 41: Award: UGA, 1994Add to your cart.
University of Georgia, Alumni Association of the Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry Sources, Distinguished Alumnus Award, Oct. 15, 1994.  Remarks include brief biography of Langdale, copy of remarks on award.  Framed with green and burgundy matting, 14.
Item 53: Disk: Langboard MDF, 1998Add to your cart.

A beige circle, 4" in diameter, 3/8" thick, fiber board, labeled LANGBOARD MDF 1998.  Etched square logo  of Langboard on circle.  Found item on website at

http://www.langboard.com/mdfhome.htm

Item 56: "First Board Produced by Langboard", 1988Add to your cart.
1/2"x12"x3/8" square of oriented strand board, labeled "First Board produced by Langboard, Inc. March 9, 1988.
Item 61: Energy LockAdd to your cart.
One piece of oriented strand board with red trim.  There is a radiant barrier on one side.  Cover has information about product and Langdale logo cut out to show radiant barrier.  Writing on both sides of the fold over page. Page is attached to back. 6" x
Item 64: Moulding: CrownAdd to your cart.
Crown Moulding: Rectangle  5 3/8" x 4 5/8" white, labeled on back "Harmony: the final touch" TLC Mouldings, Inc. #547  9/16" x 4 5/8" Primed.
Item 70: Glass Plaque in wood base, 1994Add to your cart.
Edged and etched glass plaque, irregular shape, mounted in pine base, unfinished.  Inscribed: Langdale, 100 years [picture of tree] 1894 - 1994  and still growing.  Approximately 11.5" x 8.5"
Item 71: Certificate: American Tree Farm System, 2002Add to your cart.
Framed Certificate honoring J.W. Langdale Company #0004 as a Member of the American Tree Farm System since Oct. 1, 1948.  Framed, 13.5" x 11"
Item 73: GHA: Georgia Hospitals article, 1995Add to your cart.
Copy of article from Georgia Hospitals Today, "Harley Langdale, Jr.: Leaving a legacy in South Georgia that will endure forever."  Article from Jan. 1995, Framed and matted. 18" x 15"
Item 75: Fiberboard squareAdd to your cart.
Fiberboard wood square, labled "Langboard 2""  Measures 6 " square by 2 " thick.
Item 78: Award: plaque from Alapaha Soil and Water Conservation DistrictAdd to your cart.
Plaque, wood with blue metal "Outstanding Conservation Farmer, Echols-The Langdale Company, outstanding accomplishment in the conservation of soil, water and related resources, presented by the Alapaha Soil and Water Conservation District.  Measures 10 "
Item 80: Award: South Georgia Medical Center Foundation, 1991Add to your cart.
Wood and brass plaque from SGMC Foundation "presented to Harley Langdale Jr. president, 1978-91." Measures 9" x 7 "
Item 86: Framed certificate, Valdosta State College, 1977Add to your cart.
"In appreciation to Harley Langdale for service as member of board of trustees of the VSC Foundation.  March 3, 1977, signed S. Walter Martin."  Measures 5.75" x 7.75"
Item 87: Award: Georgia Foresters Hall of Fame, 1988Add to your cart.
Wood and brass plaque, "presented to Harley Langdale Jr. for distinguished service, from the Society of American Foresters, Georgia Division, 1988"  Measures 9" x 12"
Item 89: Fiberboard nameplate, "Langdale Forest Products"Add to your cart.
Fiberboard nameplate, "Langdale Forest Products" with pine tree logo etched into board.  Measures 18" x 6"
Item 110: Carved wooden owl, 1996Add to your cart.
Carved wooden owl with brass plaque inscribed "Georgia Forestry Association Inc., Wise Owl Award Presented to Harley Langdale Jr. For Outstanding Service to Georgia Forestry, June 24, 1996".  On bottom, in ink, "by C.M. Copeland Jr."  Measures 14" x 6.5" On exhibit in  Langdale College of Business, Pound Hall.
Item 113: Award: Nekoosa PackagingAdd to your cart.
Glass eagle atop ball, mounted in black metal base, inscribed, "To the Langdale Company in regognition of an outstanding 50 year partnership, Nekoosa Packaging, Owens-Illinois and National Container."  Measures 14" from base to wing-tip, by 6.5".  Unboxed
Item 115: HackAdd to your cart.
Chrome and wood hack used to score trees for sap. Measures 19" long, in excellent condition.  In shadow box.

Browse by Box:

[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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[All]


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