Sidney Walter Martin was a historian and university administrator. President, Valdosta State University, 1966-1978, vice-chancellor, State University System of Georgia, 1962-1966, President, Emory University, 1957-1962, dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Georgia, 1949-1957. Professor, University of Georgia. Ph.D., University of North Carolina. Born Tifton, Ga. Publications include Florida during the Territorial Days, and Florida's Flagler.