Welcome to Archives & Special Collections

The VSU Archives and Special Collections supports the University’s commitment to scholarly and creative work, enhances instructional effectiveness, encourages faculty scholarly pursuits, and supports research in selective areas of institutional strength focused on regional need by collecting, preserving, and providing access to records of enduring historical value documenting the history and development of VSU and the surrounding South Georgia region and in support of VSU curriculum.

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We are please to announce that Valdosta State's historic yearbook collection, spanning from 1925-1987, has been shipped off to be digitized in bulk with the latest technologies. The collection will go onto the Internet Archive once the process is complete. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni will now have full access to this rich historical resource that depicts the changing decades at Valdosta State. 

New Website 

The South Georgia Folklife Website is getting an extreme makeover. Look for this new website in the coming weeks. 

Student Volunteer Program

The Student Volunteer Program will start back Fall Semester 2014. A new project, the Vertical File Scanning Project is now being offered to students interested in volunteering this Fall.  

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Congratulations to the VSU Archives for winning the 2007 Brenda McCallum Prize from The American Folklore Society!

The American Folklore Society 
The Valdosta Daily Times article 
Valdosta State University News articles