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archivist , educator

Reagan Louis Grimsley, American archivist, educator. Recipient Edmund Snyder Graduate fellowship, Stonewall Jackson House and Washington and Lee University, 1999, Alfred Bell, Junior fellowship, Forest History Society, 2000, Faculty Research award, Columbus State University, 2006. Historic Columbus Foundation Preservation Award, 2008.


Grimsley, Reagan Louis was born on October 10, 1970 in Sumrall, Mississippi, United States. Son of Willie Louis and Jeanette Grimsley.


Bachelor in History, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1992. Master of Arts in History, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 2000. Master of Library and Information Science in Library and Information Science, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 2000.


Special collections library Pikeville College, Kentucky, 2000—2001. Assistant professor Columbus State University, Georgia, since 2001.



Member of Society of America Archivists, Society Mississippi Archivists, National Association Graduate and Professional Students (vice president 1999—2000), Mississippi History Society, Society Georgia Archivists (editor journal since 2006), Georgia Association Historians (archivist 2001-2006), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta (treasurer Theta Kappa chapter 1999—2000). American Library Association, Society of Alabama Archivists, Executive Board Member 2015-2016.


Children: Baylee Quinn, Makenzie Layne, Elijah Louis

Willie Louis

Jeanette Grimsley

Rebecca Aleen Grimsley

Baylee Quinn Grimsley

Makenzie Layne Grimsley