Papers of the Modern Foreign Language Department
Call Number: UA 8/11
Name: Modern Foreign Language Department: An Inventory of Its Records at the Valdosta State University Archives
Dates: 1973-present (Open)
Size: 8 folders
History of the Department: The Valdosta State Political Science Department is under the College of Arts and Sciences. The first department head noted for the Modern Foreign Language Department was Dr. James Thornton, 1970-1972; then Dr. Jose B. Fernandez served from 1972-198; Dr. Dennis Hale, 1981-1989 followed. Dr. Sandra Walker has been head of Modern Foreign Languages since 1989.
Scope and Content: The Collection is not comprehensive but contains scattered holdings. It includes recruitment and program brochures, memos, and course advertisements. A copy of the Foreign Language Beacon contains an article on Dr. Fernandez's being named to head the program. A single copy of the American Association of Teachers of French's Bulletin Francais is included. Several issues of Who's Who in Foreign Languages in Georgia and Florida High Schools, from 1987-1989 are here. The collection includes 1988 brochures on Saft America's Scholarship for study of Business and French at Valdosta State.
Modern Foreign Language Department--VSC/VSU Fernandez, Jose B. Saft America
French Language Spanish Language Who's Who in Foreign Languages in Georgia & Florida High Schools
Foreign Language Beacon
The papers include the following parts:
[Folder 1] Memos
[Folder 2] Admissions--Modern Foreign Language Department
[Folder 3] Brochures
[Folder 4] Courses
[Folder 5] Foreign Language Beacon
[Folder 6] AATF Bulletin Francais
[Folder 7] Saft-America Scholarship
[Folder 8] Who's Who in Foreign Languages in Georgia & Florida High Schools
Processing Date: 2/2002 by Deborah S. Davis and Nan Canington
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