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History Department General Files

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

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History Department Memorandum and Administrative Files, 1967-1997

Memos/ Correspondence

History Department Administrative Files, 1971-1999

History Department Self Studies and Academic Council Files, 1968-1990

History Department Course Syllabi, Fall 1995 - Spring 2004

Course Syllabi, Graduation Documents, and Trailblazers

Stetson Collection, Reels 4-8

History Department Memorandum and Administrative Files, 1980-2018



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Collection Overview

Title: History Department General Files, 1964-Add to your cart.

ID: UA/8/9/2

Primary Creator: History Department

Extent: 13.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 00/00/00nd. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Gabard, William M., Georgia Consortium, History Department, History Department Newsletter, Peeples, Dale, Phi Alpha Theta, Piney Woods Journal, Scruggs, William L., Studies in the Social Sciences, Teaching, Tomberlin, Joseph, Ward, John Elliot

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Collection is not comprehensive but contains scattered  holdings.  The collection contains History Recruiting brochures from Valdosta State College; brochures and flyers from programs and conferences sponsored by the history department from the 1970’s through early 1990’s; scattered memos; annual departmental Newsletters from 1964-1988, and a bibliography of departmental publications.  A paper describing the  Georgia Consortium, made up of 12 four year institutions of the University System of Georgia, of which William Gabard was director is included.  Two grants Committee for the Humanities in Georgia are included: “American Foreign Policy: Retreat or Rebirth, 1978”  and “Humanistic Values and Issues Facing Americans in 1980.”  A brochure lists undergraduate research presented at the Phi Alpha Theta State Convention in 1987.  Publication activity of  the department is reflected in letters about the Piney Woods Journal of History, and published articles by Dale Peoples, Joseph Tomberlin, and William Gabard.

Biographical Note

The Valdosta State History Department is under the College of Arts and Sciences.  It has had the following heads of the department during the Valdosta State College and University years:  Dr. William M. Gabard, documented in the Pinecone from at least 1964 until 1974;  Dr. Gordon Teffteller, 1974-1981; Dr. Joseph Tomberlin, 1981-2000; Dr. David Williams, 2000 – 2003; and Dr. Paul Riggs, 2003 - Present.

Subject/Index Terms

Gabard, William M.
Georgia Consortium
History Department
History Department Newsletter
Peeples, Dale
Phi Alpha Theta
Piney Woods Journal
Scruggs, William L.
Studies in the Social Sciences
Teaching
Tomberlin, Joseph
Ward, John Elliot

Administrative Information

Repository: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Accruals:

6-13-11 Found in Archives history department papers on accessions record form.

Folder titled UA 8/9 History with old finding aid and processing papers in File in director's office.  Predates Riggs records transfer.

Access Restrictions: Minutes that deal with  hiring decisions may not be copied or used in any way.  They are closed.

Acquisition Source: Paul Riggs

Acquisition Method: signed records transfer form.  Mentioned that hire paperwork may be sensitive and may need to be closed.

Appraisal Information: 4 boxes of department minutes, memos, academic council, sasc, trailblazer and graduation,.  Dept. minutes may be sensative or discussions of hires and may need to close certain folders.

Other Note: **Box 2.1 is missing, may have been partially absorbed into Box 8. If located change box number to Box 7.**


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: History Department Memorandum and Administrative Files, 1967-1997],
[Box 2.1: Memos/ Correspondence],
[Box 2: History Department Administrative Files, 1971-1999],
[Box 3: History Department Self Studies and Academic Council Files, 1968-1990],
[Box 4: History Department Course Syllabi, Fall 1995 - Spring 2004],
[Box 5: Course Syllabi, Graduation Documents, and Trailblazers],
[Box 6: Stetson Collection, Reels 4-8],
[Box 8: History Department Memorandum and Administrative Files, 1980-2018],
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Box 8: History Department Memorandum and Administrative Files, 1980-2018Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1989-90 Memorandum - Departmental, July 1, 1989 - June 30, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 2: 1990-91 Memorandum - Departmental, July 1, 1990 - June 30, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1992-93 Memorandum - Departmental, July 1, 1992 - June 30, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1993-94 Memorandum - Departmental, July 1, 1993 - June 30, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1994-95 Memorandum - Departmental, July 1, 1994 - June 30, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1995-96 Memorandum - Departmental, July 1, 1995 - June 30, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1996-97 Memorandum - Departmental, July 1, 1996 - June 30, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence: Mensing, Raymond C., Jr. Associate Professor of HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Leave Reports, 2001-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Sick Leave Reports, 1991-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence: Peeples, Dale H. Professor of HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence: Pearson, F. Lamar Professor of HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence: Tomberlin, Joseph A. Professor of HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: 1991-92 Assessment RecordsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Faculty Assignment ReportAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Leave Reports, 1999-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Leave Reports, 1996-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Sick Leave Reports, 1989-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Sick Leave Reports, 1983-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Correspondence: Schmier, Louis E. Assoicate Professor of HistoryAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Valdosta Daily Times article - Dr. Dixie Haggard & Senator Tim Golden, August 2017Add to your cart.
Academic, Politician Team Up for Innovative Course on Georgia History
Folder 22: Spring 2014 Enrollment Report for Department of History, Spring 2014Add to your cart.
Run by the Institutional Research and Data Warehouse
Folder 23: Undergraduate Studies Handbook, August 2005Add to your cart.
Written for the Department of History
Folder 24: Resignation Letter, October 2017Add to your cart.
Resignation letter from Dr. Lary Rivers to Department Head Dr. John Dunn.
Folder 25: Hiring Process Note - Stephanie Hinnershitz, February 2013Add to your cart.
Note from Dr. John Dunn to Deborah Davis -- -- An example of the negotiations to hire a tenure track professor in 2013. The long hand is that of Dr. Paul riggs - then chair.
Folder 26: History Dept. Christmas Dinner Menu, November 30, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Department Chair Diary - John Dunn, 2016Add to your cart.
Dr. John Dunn donated a journal he kept when he took over as the Head of the History Department.
Folder 28: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 29: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2007Add to your cart.
Folder 30: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 31: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2009Add to your cart.
Folder 32: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 33: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 34: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 35: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 36: C.U.R, April 10-11, 2008Add to your cart.

14th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research

Council on Undergraduate Research (C.U.R)

History award: Erin Abbott

Phi Alpha Theta Award: John Miller

Papers presented by: John Kater Miller and Emily M. Crews

Folder 37: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 38: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 39: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 40: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2016Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Schmier, Louis E.Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Williams, David H.Add to your cart.
Folder 43: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 44: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2015Add to your cart.
Folder 45: America-Polish Centennial Celebration Conference, November 9, 2018Add to your cart.

Celebrating the centennial of Poland's rebirth as a Soverrign nation & American-Polish diplomatic relations.

Organized by the VSU History Department

Folder contains event poster, button, page of tickets to the event and a program as well as a Fall Photo and 300 Word Essay Contest flyer.

Folder 46: Material from Polish American Historical Association, 2018-2019Add to your cart.

Contains a few programs for the 75th Anniversary Conference of the Polish American Historical Association as well as other vairous materials and programs for differenct programs, menus, banquet and award information, and library pamplets.

    -[September 7-9, 2018 - Loyola University Chicago]: Organized by President Anna Mazurkiewicz, the Louis Brown Scholar in History for Fall 2018

Newsletter (Vol. 76., No. 1)  Article on the Polish Conference at Valdosta State University.

    -[March 2019]

Newspaper article "Visiting Professor Offers Perspective on Civil War" from the Polish American Journal about Dr. Piotr Derengowski, a polish visiting professor at Valdosta State University for Spring 2019 semester.

    -[May 2019]

Item 1: Polish American Journal' March, 2017Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Letter to Polish Ambassador, October 2018Add to your cart.
Letter from VSU Conference Organizing Committee for the America-Polish Centennial Celebration Conference to Ambassador of Poland to the United States, Prof. dr hab. Piotr Wilczek.  Asking for support and patronage for the event.  Inlcudes list of events and speakers (Neal Pease, John Dunn, Matthew Adams, Anna Mazurkiewicz).
Folder 48: History Department Meeting Minutes, 2018Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Louis Brown Scholar Fall 2018Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Gabard Scholarship 2019, 04/23/2019Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: History Department Memorandum and Administrative Files, 1967-1997],
[Box 2.1: Memos/ Correspondence],
[Box 2: History Department Administrative Files, 1971-1999],
[Box 3: History Department Self Studies and Academic Council Files, 1968-1990],
[Box 4: History Department Course Syllabi, Fall 1995 - Spring 2004],
[Box 5: Course Syllabi, Graduation Documents, and Trailblazers],
[Box 6: Stetson Collection, Reels 4-8],
[Box 8: History Department Memorandum and Administrative Files, 1980-2018],
[All]


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