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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 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Southern States small cotton baleAdd to your cart.
7" x 4 " miniature cotton bale covered in burlap with thin metal bands card attached from Southern States Morven Cotton Gin, Anthony S. "Steve" Bullard, certified crop advisor and gin manager, address & contact info given.  Handwritten note on back, "Than
Other Information: He farms some of land-put it to best use.  Usually had cotton ginned at Morven.  Then a momento of them for customer.
Item 2: smaller miniature cotton baleAdd to your cart.
5" x 3 " miniature cotton bale covered in burlap with thin metal bands;  no identifying information, but visually similar to Southern States cotton bale.
Item 3: Bag of wood fibers resembling cottonAdd to your cart.
Large ziplock bag (13" x 18") of wood fibers resembling cotton. Image of similar fibers found on Langboard homepage at http://www.langboard.com/mdfhome.htm.
Item 4: Pen and Base, Hercules Forest ResourcesAdd to your cart.
Brass pen shaped like nail, imbedded in pine block, imprinted "Hercules Incorporated Forest Resources, Brunswick, Georgia." with logo.  Measures 4 3/8" by 3.5"
Item 5: Award: metal medal on ribbon in black velvet case, 1999Add to your cart.
Metal medal "gold award hospitality, choice hotels international." on red, white and blue ribbon, in black velvet box, dated 1999.  Box measures 7" x 4.25"
Item 6: Award: UGA Arches in fiberboardAdd to your cart.
Award: fiberboard disc etched with UGA arches set in rectangular base, inscribed "from Dean Arnett Mace Forestry School U of Ga. Later, provost or interim."  Stamped "AWPL College of Architecture, Georgia Tech."  Measures 6 3/8" x 7".
Item 7: Silver cup, Georgia/Florida Field Trial Club, 1991Add to your cart.
Silver cup with copper/silver label, image of quail, labeled "Georgia/Florida Field Trial Club, 1916-1991"  Measures 3.25" diameter by 4" high.

Other Information: Commonwater Winning Field Trial in 1971-had the large silver cup for a year and then they gave him this small one.

Winning Dog Handler:  named Howell

Harley Langdale moved to Kinderlove in 1955 (his home, also extensive lands for hunting).  Kinderlove is

Item 8: Metal horse figurine mounted on baseAdd to your cart.
Metal horse figurine mounted on base labeled Norfolk Southern with logo.  Measures 5.25"
Item 9: Framed Photograph, Langdale Industries Inc.Add to your cart.
Framed Photograph, four men undersigned "Langdale Industries Inc.," Harley Langdale Jr. on right.  Measures 5 7/8" x 7 7/8"

Other Information: Beginning of cooperation with Forest Service and ONWR.  Ca. 1995-98.

Left of Langdale:  Skippy Reeves couldn't recall name.  In charge of Ocala National Forest at time.  Far left:  great nephew John W. Langdale, III. Greater Okefenokee A Landowners

Item 10: Framed envelope University of Georgia, 1985Add to your cart.
Framed envelope University of Georgia:  3  7 cent stamps "Abraham Baldwin."  Envelope labeled "Official first day cover" and postmarked "Jan 25, 1985, first day is issue".  Return Address has large logo for University of Georgia's 200 th year.
Item 11: Award: plaque from Georgia Forestry Association, 1965Add to your cart.
Award from Georgia Forestry Association, in appreciation to Harley Langdale, Jr. President, 1963-65.  Presented June 14, 1965.  Wooden base in shape of state of Georgia with brass plaque with inscription.  Measures 9.5" x 7.75"
Item 12: Certificate: Valdosta Technical Institute, 1996Add to your cart.
Certificate awarded by Valdosta Technical Institute awarded to Harley Langdale Jr. for completing a 5 hour course in "Habitat Management for the Wild Turkey" 4-10-96.  Framed, black matted, 10.75" x 8.75"
Item 13: Award: plaque from Georgia International LifeAdd to your cart.
Wooden plaque with brass seal of Georgia International Life and inscription, "Harley Langdale Jr. South Georgia Advisory Board."
Item 14: Award: Alapaha Council of Boy Scouts of America, 1981Add to your cart.
Small brass statue of boy scout in period clothes, inscribed plastic  base, "In appreication to the Langdale Company, Alapaha Council BSA"  Measures 5.5"
Item 15: Framed Photograph, Jimmy Carter and Harley Langdale Jr.Add to your cart.
Framed Photograph of Jimmy Carter and Harley Langdale Jr.  Measures 11.75" x 9.75"
Other Information: Atlanta, Georgia-famous Methodist Church (Brooks had been member).  Dr. DW Brooks Memorial (started Goldkist) - famous cooperative picture taken by Brooks' grandson and he presented to Langdale.  Ca. 1995.
Item 16: Award: Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, 1985Add to your cart.
Wood and brass plaque, "Harley Langdale Jr. Outstanding Agri-Businessman by the Agri-Business Committee, Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, 1985."  Measures 8" x 10"
Item 17: Framed Certificate from United Way of Lowndes County, 1999Add to your cart.
Framed, matted certificate with image of children "through the eyes of a child, you can see hope.  Certificate of appreciation awarded to the company and employees of The Langdale Industries, 1998-99 campaign, United Way, Lowndes County."  Measures 9 3/8"
Item 18: Award: Georgia Baptist FoundationAdd to your cart.
Wood and brass plaque, presented by Georgia Baptist Foundation to Harley Langdale Jr. recognition of service as trustee 1974-76 and 1978-81, vice president, 1979-81, signed by Donald L. Folsom"
Item 19: Wood and brass paperweight plaqueAdd to your cart.
Wood and brass paperweight plaque, with seal of University of Georgia, label inscribed, "The Presidents Club, Mr. And Mrs. Harley Langdale, Jr."  Measures 3 3/8" x 4.5"
Item 20: Revenue Certificate: paper in Lucite from South Georgia Medical Center., 1994Add to your cart.
Certificate encased in Lucite, "SGMC $24,970,000 hospital authority of Valdosta-Lowndes County Revenue Certificates, 1994"

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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