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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