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Delane D. Chappell Collection (MC 252)

Biographical or Historical Sketch

Delane Dees Chappell (b. 14 July, 1949) was employed by the Chamber of Commerce of Columbus, Georgia and the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer newspaper from the 1980s through 2000. Ms. Chappell was involved in writing the Columbus Community Overview for the Chamber and collected business, historical, and financial information on many Columbus area businesses. She also co-authored Columbus Celebrates the Millennium: An International Quest with Pamela Baker in 1999. She was married to Dr. William Chappell (September 8, 1948-January 7, 2011), who was the associate dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Columbus State University, as well as a professor of political science.

Scope and Content

The Delane D. Chappell Collection consists of material that she collected while compiling business and historical information on firms, industries, companies and associations in Columbus, Georgia and the surrounding area while she worked for the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer and the Chamber of Commerce from the 1980s through around 2000. Much of the material was used in the writing of the Columbus Community Overviews and her book, Columbus Celebrates the Millennium: An International Quest, co-authored with Pamela Baker in 1999. The folders and the folder names are original to the collection, keeping the wording of Ms. Chappell. 4 boxes (4 l.f.), 49 mini-cassettes 1920s-2000s

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Delane Chappell Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Delane Chappell Collection, MC 252 Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

Donated to Columbus State University by Delane Dees Chappell in 2008.

Box and Folder List

Box 1 - Historical information on Columbus and the area, geographic place sites, public institutions and organizations

  • Folder 1: Archeology -Columbus
  • Folder 2: Area History
  • Folder 3: Black Heritage Trail
  • Folder 4: Bradley Library
  • Folder 5: BRAG (Bicycle Ride Across Georgia)
  • Folder 6: Bridges
  • Folder 7: Chattahoochee River
  • Folder 8: Churches of Columbus
  • Folder 9: Cities of Excellence Application
  • Folder 10 Civil War Naval Museum
  • Folder 11: CocaCola Space Science Center
  • Folder 12: Columbia (Doctors and Hughston)
  • Folder 13: Columbus-African Americans
  • Folder 14: Columbus Arts Scene
  • Folder 15: Columbus Bank & Trust (CB&T)
  • Folder 16: Columbus Consolidated Government
  • Folder 17: Columbus History
  • Folder 18: Columbus Iron Works
  • Folder 19: Columbus Metro Airport
  • Folder 20: Columbus Park Crossing
  • Folder 21: Columbus Public Library
  • Folder 22: Columbus Regional
  • Folder 23: Columbus State
  • Folder 24: Columbus Statistics
  • Folder 25: Columbus Square Mall
  • Folder 26: Columbus Water Works
  • Folder 27: Columbus Writers
  • Folder 28: Desegregation-Columbus: “A History of Desegregation in Muscogee County Schools” by Virginia Causey
  • Folder 29: Firebombings in Columbus1971
  • Folder 30: Fort Benning
  • Folder 31: Georgia Power Co.
  • Folder 32: Girl Scouts-Concharty
  • Folder 33: Heritage Ball 1976-79, 1984-1987
  • Folder 34: Historic Columbus State University
  • Folder 35: Homes-Historic
  • Folder 36: Hughston Sports Medicine
  • Folder 37: Lakebottom Park
  • Folder 38: Ledger-Enquirer
  • Folder 39: MidTown Project
  • Folder 40: Pastoral Institute and Ministry Resource Center
  • Folder 41: Phenix City Story
  • Folder 42: Phenix City: Economic Development
  • Folder 43: Phenix Citizen
  • Folder 44: Phenix 2000
  • Folder 45: Population
  • Folder 46: Public Housing
  • Folder 47: Residential
  • Folder 48: RiverCenter
  • Folder 49: Riverfront Development
  • Folder 50: Seventh Street School
  • Folder 51: Springer Opera House

Box 2 - Chamber of Commerce publications, annual reports, business quarterlies, and “people to remember” from the Ledger-Enquirer

  • Folder 1: Annual Reports
  • Folder 2: Business Progress
  • Folder 3: Business Quarterly
  • Folder 4: Chamber
  • Folder 5: Chamber Directory
  • Folder 6: Columbus Book
  • Folder 7: Columbus Community Overview 1997
  • Folder 8: Community Overview
  • Folder 9: Directory-Sports
  • Folder 10: Food
  • Folder 11: 100 People to Remember
  • Folder 12: Elena Amos
  • Folder 13: Debbie Bailey
  • Folder 14: Bo Bartlett
  • Folder 15: Margaret Belcher
  • Folder 16: Blanchard, Jimmy
  • Folder 17: Tom Black
  • Folder 18: Blind Tom
  • Folder 19: Jim Burns
  • Folder 20: Mary Lee Bussey
  • Folder 21: Cason Callaway
  • Folder 22: Carmen Cavezza
  • Folder 23: Bill Chappell
  • Folder 24: Delane Chappell
  • Folder 25: Sal Diaz-Verson
  • Folder 26: Linda Ernst
  • Folder 27: Ann Henderson
  • Folder 28: Isaiah & Carolyn Hugley
  • Folder 29: Vola Lawson
  • Folder 30: John Lupold
  • Folder 31: A.J. McClung-Stories
  • Folder 32: Vikki Mancil King
  • Folder 33: Carson McCullers
  • Folder 34: Peggy Martin
  • Folder 35: Mildred (homeless person)
  • Folder 36: Penny Neff
  • Folder 37: Ralph Puckett
  • Folder 38: Simon Schwob
  • Folder 39: Kike Seda
  • Folder 40: Jay Stelzenmuller
  • Folder 41: Billy Winn
  • Folder 42: Robert Woodruff
  • Folder 43: Bruno Zupan

Box 3 - Individual company histories and financial reports of Columbus area businesses (A-P)

  • Folder 1: AFLAC
  • Folder 2: AFLAC - Economic Development
  • Folder 3: AT & T Universal Card
  • Folder 4: Automotive Industry
  • Folder 5: Banking
  • Folder 6: BeaconCollege
  • Folder 7: Bibb Co.
  • Folder 8: Blue Cross
  • Folder 9: Bridges-Covered
  • Folder 10: Business Resource Center
  • Folder 11: Callaway Chemical
  • Folder 12: Callaway Gardens
  • Folder 13: Carmike Cinemas
  • Folder 14: Hollywood Connection
  • Folder 15: Cartersville Spinning
  • Folder 16: Cessna
  • Folder 17: CIRCLE (Commission on International Relations and Cultural Liaison Encounters)
  • Folder 18: Columbus Foundry Intermet Corp.
  • Folder 19: Columbus Mills
  • Folder 20: Columbus Paper Co.
  • Folder 21: Columbus Regional
  • Folder 22: Columbus Video Script
  • Folder 23: Commerce Building
  • Folder 24: Cott Beverage
  • Folder 25: Diaz-Verson Funds
  • Folder 26: Diversified Products
  • Folder 27: Eagle and Phenix Mills
  • Folder 28: Economic Development Articles
  • Folder 29: Flowers Building
  • Folder 30: Freeman & Associates
  • Folder 31: GNB
  • Folder 32: Hardaway Co. - Economic Development
  • Folder 33: Harvey Lumber Co.
  • Folder 34: Hilton
  • Folder 35: Homebuilders Association
  • Folder 36: ICAPP
  • Folder 37: Industrial Metal Fabrication
  • Folder 38: Interface Flooring
  • Folder 39: Interstate Brands
  • Folder 40: J.H. Williams
  • Folder 41: Joe Jones Homes
  • Folder 42: Johnston Industries-Economic Development
  • Folder 43: Jordan Co.
  • Folder 44: Kinnett Dairies
  • Folder 45: Kudzu
  • Folder 46: Kysor-Warren
  • Folder 47: LaGrange Companies
  • Folder 48: Lewis Jones Food Stores
  • Folder 49: LINKS
  • Folder 50: Litho-Krome
  • Folder 51: Lummus-Economic Development
  • Folder 52: Marubeni Denim
  • Folder 53: MBIA-Matsushita Battery Industrial Company, Ltd.
  • Folder 54: Meacham & Early
  • Folder 55: Movies
  • Folder 56: Mead
  • Folder 57: Muscogee Mills-Economic Development
  • Folder 58: Nancy's Candies
  • Folder 59: Norfolk Southern
  • Folder 60: Olympics
  • Folder 61: Page, Scrantom
  • Folder 62: Partek
  • Folder 63: PCI (Precision Components International)
  • Folder 64: Peachtree Mall
  • Folder 65: Phillips Construction
  • Folder 66: Pine Mountain-Chipley
  • Folder 67: Polychrome

Box 4 - Individual company histories and financial reports of Columbus area businesses (Q-W and Misc.) and Ledger Enquirer articles

Series 1: Company Histories and Financial Reports of Columbus Businesses

  • Folder 1: Quality of Life Indicators-Cost of Living, Wages
  • Folder 2: Reaves Wrecking
  • Folder 3: Recreation- Baseball
  • Folder 4: Recreation- Basketball
  • Folder 5: Recreation-Columbus State-Sports
  • Folder 6: Recreation- Golf
  • Folder 7: Recreation- History
  • Folder 8: Recreation-Hockey
  • Folder 9: Regions Bank
  • Folder 10: Rehabilitation Services
  • Folder 11: Remitco
  • Folder 12: Retail
  • Folder 13: RiverCity Orthopaedics
  • Folder 14: Robinson, Grimes & Company, P.C.
  • Folder 15: David Rothschild Co.
  • Folder 16: Royal Crown Company
  • Folder 17: Russell Corporation-Economic Development
  • Folder 18: St. Anne School
  • Folder 19: St.Francis Hospital
  • Folder 20: Self, Mullins, Robinson
  • Folder 21: Servant Leadership
  • Folder 22: SouthTrust
  • Folder 23: Sports Highlights/History
  • Folder 24: SunTrust
  • Folder 25 Swift Denim
  • Folder 26: Swift Textiles
  • Folder 27: TIC
  • Folder 28: Tom's Foods
  • Folder 29: Transportation
  • Folder 30: TSYS - Total System Services Inc.
  • Folder 31: Uptown Development
  • Folder 32: Urban League
  • Folder 33: Vietnam War
  • Folder 34: Voyage of Discovery (trip down the Chattahoochee)
  • Folder 35: W.C. Bradley Co.
  • Folder 36: Weather-Tornado 1953
  • Folder 37: Westville
  • Folder 38: Weyerhaeuser
  • Folder 39: Wilcox-Lumpkin
  • Folder 40: Women in Biz
  • Folder 41: Women's Suffrage
  • Folder 42: Workforce
  • Folder 43: World War II
  • Folder 44: Miscellaneous

Series 2: Newspaper Articles Written by Delane Chappell

  • Folder 45: Sept. 1, 1986 -Sept. 25, 1987
  • Folder 46: Sept. 27, 1987-March 30, 1988
  • Folder 47: April 6, 1988 - Nov. 27, 1988
  • Folder 48: Nov. 29, 1988-March 12, 1989
  • Folder 49: March 20, 1989 - June 26, 1989
  • Folder 50: July 3, 1989 - Dec.30, 1989
  • Folder 51: Jan.1, 1990 - Aug. 19, 1990
  • Folder 52: Sept 3, 1990- March 30, 1991
  • Folder 53: Apr. 1, 1991 - Aug. 23, 1991
  • Folder 54: Aug. 25, 1991 - Dec. 2, 1991
  • Folder 55: Dec. 5, 1991 - March 19, 1992
  • Folder 56: March 23, 1992 - May 25, 1992
  • Folder 57: May 27, 1992-Sept. 11, 1992
  • Folder 58: Sept. 12, 1992 -Feb. 23, 1993
  • Folder 59: March 1, 1993 - June 30, 1993 Delane Chappell's mini-cassette tapes from interviews Note: Names are taken from the labels. She does not identify the interviewer on the tape.
    1. Side A: Paul Amos - AFLAC Side B: Rick Gordon - Sports Council
    2. Side A: Billy Turner -Columbus Water Works
    3. Side A:Burnie Quick-Uptown Columbus State University
    4. Side A: Mike Gaymon - Chamber of Commerce
    5. Side A: Janke Side B: Maretta ______ -elected official
    6. Side A: Carmen Cavezza Side B: Fred Fussell
    7. Side A: Barrigan Side B: Kysor
    8. Side A: Hadley Side B: C. Daniels
    9. Side A: Waldrop
    10. Side A: Weyer Side B: H. Williams
    11. Side A: CCVB Side B: Mitch Hunt
    12. Side A: Phenix 2000 Side B: C B& T
    13. Side A: LithoKrome Side B: Holiday Inn
    14. Side A: Wilcox Lumpkin
    15. Side A: Hilton Side B: Ind.?
    16. Side A: Dolly Madison Side B: Regions
    17. Side A: Mead Side B: Regions
    18. Side A:Butler-HCF
    19. Side A: 1st Pres Side B: Edwards
    20. Side A: P'tree Side B: Bradley Center
    21. Side A: Rehab
    22. Side A: Col.Regional
    23. Side A: TIC (credit union) Side B: Columbus Regional
    24. Side A: Robinson Grimes Side B: GNB
    25. Side A: Jordan Co. Side B: PageScranton
    26. Side A: RC Side B: Ga Power
    27. Side A: Columbus Foundry Side B: SunTrust
    28. Side A: LithoKrome Side B: Copaco
    29. Side A:Henderson Side B:Henderson
    30. Side A: Phillip Construction Side B: Hughston
    31. Side A: Belcher Side B: Velaroks
    32. Side A: Shealy Side B: Buddy Merrill
    33. Side A: Toms Side B: Reeves
    34. Side A: Alex Oroth
    35. Side A: LSU Side B: Water Works
    36. Side A: B. Black
    37. Side A:Alice Side B: Lanier
    38. Side A: Dolly Side B: Freeman
    39. Side A: Meachum Side B: Beacon
    40. Side A: St Francis Shawn Humphries Side B: RiverCenter
    41. Side A: Cessna Side B: Rothschild
    42. Side A: Gaymon/AJ2 Side B: AJ1
    43. Side A: Burts Side B: Lowe
    44. Side A: Relay I Side B: Biggers
    45. Side A: Lowe Side B: Swanson/Denson
    46. Side A: Circle Sal
    47. Side A: Angel Side B: Butch
    48. Side A: Diaz Side B: Cohen
    49. Side A: Hardaway Side B: MBIA
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