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Cottie B. Slade Collection (MC 393)

Biographical Note


Cottie Beverly Slade was born in Montgomery, Alabama on May 7, 1941 to Harry L. and Corrine Bryant Slade.  Her parents owned the Orange Bowl Diner located on Broadway in Columbus for many years. Cottie Slade was a graduate of Columbus High School in 1959 and Agnes Scott College.  After college, Cottie served as the Director of Human Resources for C&S Bank. She died in Atlanta on September 8, 2016.

Scope and Content

The material consists of several yearbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia once belonging to Cottie B. Slade, a 1959 graduate of Columbus High School.  The bulk of the newspaper clippings are engagement/wedding announcements of friends and former classmates from the 1960s.

1958; 1962-1964; 1970 (0.5 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Title Collection/Papers/Records 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:

Cottie B. Slade Collection (MC 393)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


The collection was donated anonymously in 2018

Box and Folder/Item List

Box 1

Folder 1 - Photographs of Cottie Slade, various ages
Folder 2 - Columbus High School related Newspaper Clippings and School Programs
Folder 3 - Society Page Newspaper Clippings of Weddings and Funerals
This folder contains invitations to weddings and an article about Jane White helping to develop food for the US Space Program.

Loose Items

1 - Cohiscan, Columbus High School Yearbook (1954-1955)
2 - Cohiscan, Columbus High School Yearbook (1957-1958)
3 - Cohiscan, Columbus High School Yearbook (1958-1959)