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Columbus Public Library Photograph Collection (MC 332)

Scope and Content

This collection of photographs of the Columbus, Georgia area covers a wide range of topics and dates, from late the 1800s to more modern times. All are black and white, mostly 8 x 10 in size. The pictures are arranged by topic and the folders are in alphabetical order by subject. The last folder (Number 32) contains an inventory/index of the photographs, some with detailed identification and others with very little.

1880-1970s 1 box (.3 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

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

Columbus Public Library Photograph Collection (MC 332) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

This collection was donated to the CSU Archives in the fall of 2013 when the Columbus Public Library closed its archival collection. Many of the photos are labeled on the back "from the files of Betty Lawrence Taylor".

Note to Researchers

See also: CSU Historical Photograph Collection

Box and Folder List

Box 1

  • Folder 1 - Business and Industry - Columbus
  • Folder 2 - City buildings - Columbus
  • Folder 3 - Columbus churches
  • Folder 4 - Columbus homes
  • Folder 5 - Columbus schools
  • Folder 6 - Dams; Oliver and Woodruff Lock and Dam
  • Folder 7 - Fire Department
  • Folder 8 - First Presbyterian Church
  • Folder 9 - Fort Benning
  • Folder 10 - Fountains
  • Folder 11 - General Hood's family 1879
  • Folder 12 - Golden Park
  • Folder 14 - Historic markers and monuments
  • Folder 15 - Holy Family Catholic Church
  • Folder 16 - Hospitals
  • Folder 17 - Linwood Cemetery
  • Folder 18 - Mills
  • Folder 19 - Parks; Flat Rock and Lakebottom/Weracoba
  • Folder 20 - Phenix City
  • Folder 21 - Postcards
  • Folder 22 - Riverboats
  • Folder 23 - School class photos; 1920 Columbus High, 16th St. School 4th grade, Columbus Training Class for Kindergarten Teachers 1895
  • Folder 24 - Snow storm, February, 1973
  • Folder 25 - Ronald Reagan
  • Folder 26 - St. James A.M.E. Church
  • Folder 27 - St. Luke United Methodist Church
  • Folder 28 - St. Paul United Methodist Church
  • Folder 29 - Unidentified
  • Folder 30 - Utility companies
  • Folder 31 - WRBL
  • Folder 32 - Photographic Inventory
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