Mrs. James Morton Newspaper Clippings Collection
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Mrs. James Morton Newspaper Clippings Collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Atlanta History Center
Creator: Morton, James, Mrs.
Title: Mrs. James Morton Newspaper Clippings Collection
Dates: 1907-1972
Quantity: 2.17 linear ft.
Quantity: 2.17 linear feet (1 document case and 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS162

Biographical/Historical Note

Biographical information about Mrs. James Morton has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

The collection is a mixture of newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining primarily to Georgia writers. The clippings and articles include book reviews, speaking engagements, and life events for each author. Some of the authors included in the collection are Wright Bryan, Caroline Miller, Joel Chandler Harris, Flannery O’Connor, Corbett H. Thigpen, Nunnally Johnson, Carson McCullers, Ralph McGill, and Medora Field Perkerson. There are also files pertaining to topics that influenced American culture and politics. The topics found within the collection include Civil Rights, cotton production, politics, poverty, and the Peace Corps. The Atlanta Journal, Atlanta Constitution, and the Athens Banner-Herald, Georgia are the primary sources for the materials.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to the author’s last name


Index Terms

Civil rights--Georgia.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908
Johnson, Nunnally
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967
McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969
Morton, James, Mrs.
Perkerson, Medora Field
Thigpen, Corbett H., (Corbett Hilsman), 1919-

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mrs. James Morton Newspaper Clippings Collection, MSS 162, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

unknown

Processing Information:

Collection reprocessed in 2009.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

Box

Fldr

11Brown, Marcel, 1941-1953, undated
 
2Civil Rights, 1957-1965
 
3Civil Rights, 1963-1965, undated
 
4Cotton, 1921-1955, undated
 
5Collier, Tarleton, 1941, undated
 
6Davie, Maggie, 1954-1958
 
7Hamilton, Betsy, 1933, undated
 
8Harris, Julia C., 1931-1937, undated
 
9Jenkins, Sara, undated
 
10Lochridge, Betsy, 1956, undated
 
11McCullers, Carson, 1941-1961, undated
 
12McGill, Ralph, 1938-1953
 

Box

Fldr

21McGill, Ralph, 1953
 
2McGill, Ralph, 1954
 
3McGill, Ralph, 1955
 
4McGill, Ralph, 1956
 
5McGill, Ralph, 1957
 
6McGill, Ralph, 1958
 

Box

Fldr

31McGill, Ralph, 1959
 
2McGill, Ralph, 1960-1964
 
3McGill, Ralph, undated
 
4McGill, Ralph, undated
 
5Miscellaneous Georgia writers, 1922-1972, undated
 
6Odum, Howard, 1945, undated
 
7Peace Corps, 1960-1964
 
8Politics, 1955-1956
 
9Poverty, 1964-1965, undated
 

Box

Fldr

MSS OS Box 3.311Allen, Hervey, 1937-1944, undated
 
1Allen, Hervey, 1937-1944, undated
 
2Avary, Myrta Lockett, 1937, undated
 
3Bayne, Charles J., 1949, undated
 
4Bell, Vereen, 1941-1944, undated
 
5Caldwell, Erskine, 1935-1961, undated
 
6Campbell, Marie, 1946, 1950, undated
 
7Edwards, Harry Stillwell, 1923-1938, undated
 
8Dodd, Ed, 1956
 
9Ethridge, Willie Snow, 1937-1956, undated
 
10Evans, Augusta, 1923-1946, undated
 
11Fleming, Berry, 1942-1952, undated
 
12Goulds, Capt. F. Lloyd, 1927-1946, undated
 
13Harris, Cora, 1931-1960, undated
 
14Harris, Joel Chandler, 1907-1956, undated
 
15Hervey, Harry, 1939-1951, undated
 
16Horn, Trader, 1928-1929, undated
 
17Johnson, Nunnally, 1933-1946, undated
 
18Knight, Mary, 1931-1938, undated
 
19Lee, Harry, 1936-1953, undated
 
20Longstreet, Augustus Baldwin, 1935, undated
 
21Marshall, Edison, 1945-1960, undated
 
22Miller, Caroline, 1934-1944, undated
 
23Morehouse, Ward, 1932-1953, undated
 
24Newman, Frances, 1924-1932, undated
 
25Nichols, Ann, 1924,1925, 1935, undated
 
26O’Connor, Flannery, 1957-1960, undated
 
27O’Neill, Eugene, 1930-1953, undated
 
28Perkerson, Medora Field and Angus, 1926-1952, undated
 
29Phillips, Ulrich B., 1929-1934, undated
 
30Scott, Colonel Robert L., 1943-1955, undated
 
31Seydell, Mildred, 1935-1949, undated
 
32Sims, Marian, 1942-1946
 
33Small, Sam White, 1931, undated
 
34Smith, Major Charles H., 1932, 1935, undated
 
35Smith, Lillian, 1945-1951, undated
 
36Steedman, Marguerite, 1943-1945, undated
 
37Suddeth, Ruth, 1953-1953, undated
 
38Thigpen, Dr. Corbett H., 1957, undated
 
39Thompson, Thelma, 1939-1951, undated
 
40Trotti, Lamar, 1939-1945, undated
 
41White, Helen Chappell, 1958, undated
 
42White, Rob, 1953, 1957