|Title:||Val Adams, Jr. Papers|
|Quantity:||5.0 Linear feet (3 cartons, 2 half boxes, 1 oversized box)|
Valda Livingstone Adams, Jr. was born on August 11, 1916 to Valda L. Adams, Sr. and Rosa Adams. He married Gladys Beck. He was a journalist, World War II veteran, and Pearl Harbor survivor. He wrote for many newspapers throughout his life including the Cohran Journal, New York Times, Daily News, and was also involved with several television and radio programs. Adams died February 12, 1983.
This collection consists of letters, articles, short stories, notes, chronicles, and some photos written by or related to journalist and World War II veteran Valda Livingston Adams, Junior. Much of the material is letters, articles and short stories written and set during World War II. Several of the letters are from NBC and CBS regarding making television shows out of these stories.
This collection has not yet been processed, but the original order has been maintained. The donor assigned each item an identifaction number, which informs the order in which materials are listed here. A key to the numbers is located in a binder in carton 3 which provides dates and further information on the items.
Val Adams, Jr. Papers, MS 3567. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
There is an extensive guide to the collection from the donor located in Carton 3.