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Columbus Public Library Pamphlet Collection (MC 302)

Scope and Content

This pamphlet collection came to the CSU Archives when the Columbus Public Library closed its archival collection and donated it to the CSU Archives in September 2013. It was previously labeled MC 081 Pamphlet Collection in their collection. The collection now consists of four boxes divided by series of a variety of items that relate to the social, political, economic, and cultural history of the Chattahoochee Valley area.

The pamphlet collection is divided into two series. Series 1 contains items that relate to Columbus and the area politically, economically and socially. Series 2 represents pamphlets and materials that are of especial historical significance to the Columbus area, including many with photographs.

1828-2010 4 boxes (1.33 l.f.)

Provenance

The pamphlet collection was donated by the director of the Columbus Public Library in the fall of 2013 when the public library closed its archival collection.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Columbus Public Library Pamphlet Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Columbus Public Library Pamphlet Collection (MC 302) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia

Box List

Series 1

Box 1

  • Folder 1 - Alabama Boundary Problem-Chattahoochee River, 1956
  • Folder 2 - Alabama Power News
  • Folder 3 - Awareness Tour Map, LaGrange, Georgia
  • Folder 4 - Are You Coming? Columbus, GA Centennial, 1828-1928
  • Folder 5 - Brooks County, Georgia Cemeteries
  • Folder 6 - Catalog of Steel plow shapes
  • Folder 7 - Centennial History of Union Primitive Baptist Church, Opelika, Alabama, 1851-1951
  • Folder 8 - Chattahoochee Valley Farm Community Improvement Contest
  • Folder 9 - Columbus Arbor Day Proclamation, 2010
  • Folder 10 - Columbus Politics and Government, 1970-1980
  • Folder 11 - Columbus Politics and Government, 1980-1990
  • Folder 12 - Columbus - Rich in Natural Resources, 1925
  • Folder 13 - Columbus, the Fountain City
  • Folder 14 - Commencement Appreciation McCurdy A. Thigpen
  • Folder 15 - Creek Indian News Articles, 1836-1839 and 1887
  • Folder 16 - Eagle & Phenix Newsletter, v 1. issue 1
  • Folder 17 - The Eli Stroud Graveyard; Salem, Lee County, Alabama, 1967
  • Folder 18 - "The Faithful Slave" by David Williams
  • Folder 19 - "The First White House of the Confederacy"
  • Folder 20 - Funeral Services for Mrs. Katie C. Blanding
  • Folder 21 - Georgian Agriculture 1875
  • Folder 22 - Georgia Inspection and Ratings Bureau, 1945
  • Folder 23 - "History of Waverly Hall, Georgia", 1945
  • Folder 24 - "Meriwether Historical Tour of Gracious Southern Homes", 1970
  • Folder 25 - Minutes of the Columbus Baptist Association, 1915
  • Folder 26 - Minutes of the 44th Annual Session of the Mount Zion Weston Missionary Baptist Church, 1933
  • Folder 27 - Muster Roll for the Historic Nelson Rangers
  • Folder 28 - Oswichee History, Alabama
  • Folder 29 - Post Offices and Postmasters of Ft. Benning area, Chattahoochee Co.
  • Folder 30 - Proposed Sales Tax Referendum, 1993

Box 2

  • Folder 31 - School Census-Stewart County, Georgia, 1909-1921
  • Folder 32 - "The Scribe", February, 2008
  • Folder 33 - Singer Company, Lumpkin, Georgia
  • Folder 34 - "So this....is Columbus!" A guide for G.I.'s, 1949
  • Folder 35 - Soil survey of Muscogee County, 1922
  • Folder 36 - South Commons Master Plan, 1995
  • Folder 37 - Treaty of Augusta (copy), 1783
  • Folder 38 - Valley Seniors Golf Association
  • Folder 39 - Spano's Restaurant brochure
  • Folder 40 - International Cotton Exposition 1881, Atlanta, Georgia, 1881
  • Folder 41 - Longview Agricultural Club Minutes, Russell County, Al, 1890
  • Folder 42 - Physician's bedside birth records, Phenix City, Al ( handwritten), 1936-1938
  • Folder 43 - Race Lecture Series by Joseph Crespino, Theda Perdoe and Karen Cox; 3 CDs ( was MC 043)

Series 2: Historical Pamphlets

Box 1

  • Folder 1 - Brief History of Federal Relief in Columbus, Georgia, 1938
  • Folder 2 - Brief Synopsis of Finances and Services, City of Columbus, 1934
  • Folder 3 - Columbus, Georgia; Columbus Real Estate Board, nd
  • Folder 4 - Columbus, Georgia Columbus Sesquicentennial Program, 1828-1978
  • Folder 5 - Columbus, Georgia: The Electric City
  • Folder 6 - Columbus Georgia Statistical Review, 1943
  • Folder 7 - Columbus Georgia; The Place with the Power and the Push
  • Folder 8 - Columbus Georgia; The South's Most Progressive City
  • Folder 9 - Columbus Town Minutes: Urban planning on the Georgia Frontier: Minutes of Board of Commissioners for the Town of Columbus 1828; transcription and digital scans
  • Folder 10 - "The Economic History of Columbus, Georgia to the Civil War"; Master's thesis, McDonald, C.W., 1940
  • Folder 11 - Fact Finder; They Represent Us, Political Directory, 1950, 1953
  • Folder 12 - Fire and Police Department Souvenir; History and photos (copies), 1904
  • Folder 13 - "The History of Columbus, Georgia"; an excerpt from A journey in the Seaboard Slave States by Frederick Law Olmsted, 1856. Georgia Historical Review, v.1, # 16.
  • Folder 14 - Island Mystery: The Numbered Islands in the Chattahoochee by Jesse Williams
  • Folder 15 - Mercantile and Industrial Review of Columbus, Georgia (nd)
  • Folder 16 - "The Names We Cherish" by Augusta Struppa Meredith (read before Students Club), 1946
  • Folder 17 - Notes on the meetings of the five commissioners, appointed by the governor of Georgia to select the site of Columbus, January-July 1828
  • Folder 18 - Now and Then-A Photographer's Response to Images of Columbus' Past, 2008-2009
  • Folder 19 - The Old Reliables; Timeline of Columbus Businesses, 1828-1914
  • Folder 20 - Outstanding Facts about Columbus, Georgia
  • Folder 21 - Pictures from the South's Oldest Industrial City; booklet, nd
  • Folder 22 - Record of Land Lots sold by State of Georgia 1830-1859
  • Folder 23 - "This is Columbus"; League of Women Voters 1959, A Guide to City Government
  • Folder 24 - "With the First Signs of Post-Civil War Prosperity '80s Brought Literary Revival Here", by Loretto L. Chappell
  • Folder 25 - History of Columbus, compiled by the Georgia History Class of Columbus High School, 1912.

Box 2

  • Folder 26 - Columbus Daily Sun articles concerning Civil war units and men, 1860-1861
  • Folder 27 - Listing of Civil War companies and men taken from the Columbus City Directory, 1873-1874
  • Folder 28 - "Wilson's Cavalry Campaign of 1865", by Elbridge Colby, 1938
  • Folder 29 - The First Iron Clad Naval Engagement in the World: History of Facts of the Great Naval Battle between the Merrimac-Virginia C.S.N. and the Ericsson Monitor U.S.N. Hampton Roads March 8 & 9, 1862
  • Folder 30 - Bradley Theatre Gala Opening - program, Tuesday, July 2, 1940
  • Folder 31 - "Queen City of the Chattahoochee Valley Columbus, Georgia", by Love McDuffie Tolbert, 1950-1967
  • Folder 32 - Historic Homes of Columbus scrapbook compiled by Loretto Chappell. Includes newspaper articles, photos and historic sketches of some of Columbus' historic homes, especially in the Wynnton area, 1928
  • Folder 33 - Columbus Banking pamphlets: Constitutions and by-laws of the Columbus Mutual Loan Association, 1877; Columbus Savings and Loan, 1892; Interstate Building and Loan 1889, 1891; Eagle & Phenix Manufacturing Co. Annual Report, 1887
  • Folder 34 - Journal book of unclaimed cotton gins from 1855-1860 in the front and The Minutes of the Trustees of Wynnton Male Academy, 1876-1885 following. Wynnton section of journal lists the Minutes of the meetings and the trustees. Three secretaries are named; W .G. Clemons, G. E. Thomas Jr., and G. H. Neill in 1885. Also included are reprints of advertisements and histories of the local machine shops and iron works. This was MC 018 at the Public library.
  • Folder 35 - Military records of Harrison H. Morehead, C.S.A. 1862-1865.
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