Allen C. Smith papers
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Allen C. Smith papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Smith, Allen C., (Allen Candler), b. 1906
Creator: Smith, Anne Sanderson
Title: Allen C. Smith papers
Dates: 1930-1950, undated
Quantity: 1.26 linear ft. (2 document cases, 3 index card boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS333

Biographical/Historical Note

Allen Candler Smith was born in 1906 in Turner, Georgia, to Wilbur and Pearl Smith. He attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and completed a master's degree in history in 1936. He was the Superintendent of the Dixie Consolidated Schools near Quitman, Georgia. Smith married Anne Sanderson of Houston, Texas on August 16, 1938, and had two children, Virginia and Allen, Jr. Additional biographical information about Allen C. Smith has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the manuscript and research for Allen C. Smith's thesis, The Republican Party in Georgia, 1867-1871. It was completed as part of his master's degree from Duke University in 1936. Also included are essays by Smith entitled The Union League in Georgia, The Secession Fight in Georgia, and Aggressive Slavocracy in Georgia, as well as research and bibliographic notes covering these topics. There is raw data on the 1860 election in Georgia and slave populations of Georgia counties in 1850. The collection contains bills and receipts from his time as Superintendent of Dixie Consolidated Schools in Georgia and personal correspondence with his wife.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.


Index Terms

Cocking, Walter D. , (Walter Dewey), 1891-1964
Education--Administration.
Education--Georgia
Georgia--Politics and government
Houston (Tex.)
Medicine--Georgia
National Education Association of the United States.
Quitman (Ga.)
Secession--Georgia.
Union League of America--History--19th century..
Union League of America. Grand Council in Georgia.
United States--Politics and government

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Allen C. Smith papers, MSS 333, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1975

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2012.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This 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

 

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11Bills and receipts, Dixie Consolidated School, 1935-1936, undated
 
2Correspondence, 1936-1938, undated
 
3Correspondence, 1939-1950, undated
 
4Data, election results, 1860
 
5Data, slave populations, 1850
 
6Essay, Aggressive Slavocracy in Georgia, undated
 
7Essay, The Secession Fight in Georgia, undated
 
8Essay, The Union League in Georgia, undated
 
9Notes, English syllabus and teaching notes, undated
 

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21Notes, History teaching notes, undated
 
2Notes, thesis research and bibliographic notes, undated
 
3Thesis, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), Table of Contents and Introduction, 1936
 
4Thesis, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), "Organization of the Republican Party in Georgia", 1936
 
5Thesis, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), "Georgia Republicans and the Elections of 1867 and 1868", 1936
 
6Thesis, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), "The Bullock Regime", 1936
 
7Thesis, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), Appendix and Bibliography, 1936
 

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31Thesis research, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), research notes, undated
 

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41Thesis research, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), research notes, undated
 

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51Thesis research, The Republican Party in Georgia (1867-1871), research notes, undated
 
8Transcribed articles, New York Herald, 1867
 
9Transcribed articles and notes, plantation life and slavery, 1830-1929, undated