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.


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:


Processing Information:

Collection reprocessed in 2009.


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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




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



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



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



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