Below are links to research projects that explore the history or surrounding area of Valdosta State University.The authors of these research projects and papers are often Faculty and students of the college. If you create a paper, video, presentation or web page about Valdosta or Valdosta State University, we would be glad to publish it or link it here. Our goal is to provide access to current research on local topics which are often difficult to research.
Online Local History Research:
This link contains student and faculty research, about figures at the college, Lake Louise Research, and the history of race in Valdosta and the surrounding area.
NEW: Use these links to search our indexes of the Campus Canopy, Scrapbook, and VSU Video Collections.
The Campus Canopy was the student newspaper before its name was changed to the Spectator. Use this index to find articles of interest on past campus figures and events.
The Publicity Scrapbook was produced from the 1930s to the 1950s and contains articles from Georgia newspapers about the college.
The VSU Video Collections contains recordings made by the university, such as sporting events, important functions, and VSU TV productions.
Links include Research sites of interest such as General research,
Geology Professors and Students Papers, Honors English Students Papers, etc.
Links to Useful Archives and Libraries
Historical Organizations and Resources in Georgia
This site lists and gives contact information for all the registered historical
organizations in the State of Georgia.
Digital Library of Georgia - A gateway to many digital resources related to Georgia's history and culture found in books, manuscripts, photographs and newspapers, including the VSU Archives Image Collection.
New Georgia Encyclopedia - Articles and images about people, places, events, institutions, history, and culture of Georgia--includes articles about the college and the area.
Center for the Study of Southern Culture
A site from University of Mississippi for the study of Southern Culture and History
South Georgia Regional Library
The library serving Valdosta and the surrounding area.
Lowndes County Historical Society
The homepage of the Lowndes County Historical Society and Museum.
Eleanor Roosevelt Dedication Address for the New Library at GSWC - Audio
President Frank R. Reade welcomes SGA President Ann Parham to introduce First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Audio transfer by Michael M. Black.