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James Waldo Woodruff, Sr. and Jr. Collection (MC 96)

Scope and Content

This collection consists of 131 linear feet of material organized into 9 series. These records contain documents pertaining to the Tri-Rivers Waterway Commission spanning 1935-1969, miscellaneous information relating to the establishment of the Infantry Museum, renovations of the Ralston Hotel, 1950-1961, and receipts and correspondence of three Woodruff radio stations, WRBL-Columbus, WGPC-Albany and WATL-Atlanta.

Note: The processing of these papers made possible by funding from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board.

 

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the James Waldo Woodruff, Sr. and Jr. Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

James Waldo Woodruff, Sr. and Jr. Collection (MC 96)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia

 

Provenance

Donated to Columbus State University Archives in 1977.

 

Box and Folder List

Series 1: Georgia Water Resources

  • Subseries 1: Georgia Waterways Commission 1935-1971
    • Box 1: 1935-1957
    • Box 2: 1957-1959
    • Box 3: 1960-1963
    • Box 4: 1964-1965
    • Box 5: 1966-1968
    • Box 6: 1969-1971
    • Box 7: Columbus, Georgia's Newest Port City
  • Subseries 2: Commission of S.E. River Basins 1958-1963
    • Box 1: 1958-1963 Personnel and Commissioners
    • Box 2: 1958
    • Box 3: 1959
    • Box 4: 1959
    • Box 5: 1959
    • Box 6: 1960
    • Box 7: 1960
    • Box 8: 1960-1961
    • Box 9: 1961
    • Box 10: 1962
    • Box 11: 1962
    • Box 12: 1962
    • Box 13: 1962
    • Box 14: 1963
    • Box 15: Oversize Studies and Maps
  • Subseries 3: S.E. River Basins Inter-agency Commission 1960-1972
    • Box 1: 1960-1972
  • Subseries 4: Resources Advisory Board 1960-1969
    • Box 1: 1960-1966
    • Box 2: 1967-1969

Series 2: Infantry Museum

  • Box 1: Miscellaneous
  • Box 2: Miscellaneous

Series 3: Ralston Hotel

  • Box 1: Renovations 1950-1957
  • Box 2: Renovations 1959-1960
  • Box 3: Renovations 1959-1960
  • Box 4: Renovations 1960-1961
  • Box 5: Receipts for Goods and Services, April- May 1967
  • Box 6: Receipts for Goods and Services, June-August 1967
  • Box 7: Receipts for Goods and Services, September-November 1967

Series 4: Radio Broadcasting

  • Subseries 1: General Broadcasting
    • Box 1: Miscellaneous
    • Box 2: Miscellaneous
  • Subseries 2: WRBL Radio
    • Box 1: 1930-1934
    • Box 2: 1937
    • Box 3: 1938
    • Box 4: 1938
    • Box 5: 1938
    • Box 6: 1939
    • Box 7: 1939
    • Box 8: 1939
    • Box 9: 1939
    • Box 10: 1939
    • Box 11: 1939
    • Box 12: 1940
    • Box 13: 1940
    • Box 14: 1940
    • Box 15: 1940
    • Box 16: 1940
    • Box 17: 1940
    • Box 18: 1941
    • Box 19: 1941
    • Box 20: 1941
    • Box 21: 1941
    • Box 22: 1942
    • Box 23: 1942
    • Box 24: 1942
    • Box 25: 1942
    • Box 26: 1942
    • Box 27: 1943
    • Box 28: 1943
    • Box 29: 1943
    • Box 30: 1943
    • Box 31: 1943
    • Box 32: 1943
    • Box 33: 1943
    • Box 34: 1944
    • Box 35: 1944
    • Box 36: 1944
    • Box 37: 1944
    • Box 38: 1944
    • Box 39: 1945
    • Box 40: 1945
    • Box 41: 1945
    • Box 42: 1945
    • Box 43: 1945
    • Box 44: 1945
    • Box 45: 1946-1949
  • Subseries 3: WGPC Radio
    • Box 1: 1934-1937
    • Box 2: 1938
    • Box 3: 1939
    • Box 4: 1940
    • Box 5: 1941
    • Box 6: 1942
    • Box 7: 1943
    • Box 8: 1944
    • Box 9: 1944
    • Box 10: 1945
    • Box 11: 1945
    • Box 12: 1949
  • Subseries 4: WATL Radio
    • Box 1: 1936-1937
    • Box 2: 1938
    • Box 3: 1938
    • Box 4: 1939
    • Box 5: 1939
    • Box 6: 1940
    • Box 7: 1940
    • Box 8: 1941
    • Box 9: 1941
    • Box 10: 1941
    • Box 11: 1942
    • Box 12: 1942
    • Box 13: 1943
    • Box 14: 1943
    • Box 15: 1943
    • Box 16: 1944
    • Box 17: 1944
    • Box 18: 1945
    • Box 19: 1946
    • Box 20: 1946
    • Box 21: 1946
    • Box 22: 1947
    • Box 23: 1948-1949

Series 5: Speeches of James W. Woodruff Jr.

  • Box 1: Miscellaneous

Series 6: B. Ed. Johnson

  • Box 1: Presswood Industries
  • Box 2: Political Campaigns

Series 7: Miscellaneous

  • Box 1: Columbus/ Ft. Benning History and Economy
  • Box 2: General Business and Economic Information

Series 8: Dictabelt Records

  • Box 1: Miscellaneous

Series 9: Books, Newspapers, Magazines and Pamphlets

  • Box 1: Newspapers and Magazines
  • Box 2: Magazines and Pamphlets
  • Box 3: Books and Pamphlets
  • Box 4: Books and Pamphlets
  • Box 5: Books
  • Box 6: Books
  • Box 7: Books
  • Box 8: Books
  • Box 9: Books