Katherine Flournoy Edwards papers
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Katherine Flournoy Edwards 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: Flournoy, Katherine Edwards, 1877-1980
Title: Katherine Flournoy Edwards papers
Dates: 1877-1980, undated
Quantity: 3.51 linear ft. (three document cases and two oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS490

Biographical/Historical Note

Katherine Flournoy Edwards (1877-1980) was born in Marshallville, Georgia. She moved to Atlanta, Georgia about 1935 until her death in 1980. Edwards was a painter and a part time writer of short stories and poems. She primarily painted portraits. Many of Edwards' articles and short stories were published in the Georgia Review, and her poetry in the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, and others. She published Rhymes for Good Times and Other Verses in 1971. Additional biographical information about Katherine Flournoy Edwards has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, diaries, awards, guest books, and materials written by Katherine Flournoy Edwards.


Index Terms

Artist-United States
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Poetry
Scrapbooks--Georgia

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Katherine Flournoy Edwards papers, MSS 490, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1980


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

 

Box

Fldr

11Women of the Year, 1972
 
2Awards, 1972
 
3Correspondence - portraits, 1917-1970
 
4Lists of paintings done by Kate Edwards, undated
 
5Painting notes, undated
 
6Restoration of paintings, undated
 
7Newspaper clippings, undated
 
8Correspondence, 1975-1976
 
9Cards and letters, 1975-1977
 
10Information about Lee Edwards, undated
 
11"Christmas Carol" information written by Lee Edwards and Kate Edwards, undated
 
12Telegrams and letters, 1948-1952
 
13Address book, undated
 
14Correspondence, 1906-1972
 
15Christmas cards, undated
 

Box

Fldr

21Newspaper and magazine articles, 1908-1918
 
2Newspaper and magazine articles, 1940-1959
 
3Newspaper and magazine articles, 1960-1969
 
4Newspaper and magazine articles, 1970-1975
 
5Newspaper and magazine articles, undated
 
6Studio Club, 1933-1937
 
7Investments, 1924-1947
 
8List of nursing homes, Fulton County, Georgia, 1965
 
9Handwritten notes, undated
 
10Handwritten notes, undated
 
11Handwritten notes, undated
 
12Handwritten notes, undated
 

Box

Fldr

31Thoughts about poetry, undated
 
2Memories of Chicago, England, and Paris, undated
 
3Notes with stories on hospitals and nursing homes, undated
 
4Collection of verses, "A Young Green Tree", unpublished, undated
 
5Verses, undated
 
6Verses, undated
 
7Verses, undated
 
8Verses, undated
 
9Manuscript - "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
 
10Correspondence - "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
 
11Poems to be used in "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
 
12Notes on Rich's tea for "Rhymes for Good Times", undated
 
13Short stories, 1968-1969
 
14Short stories, undated
 
15Short stories, undated
 
16Short stories, undated
 
17Memoir of Marshallville - "Marshallville and the Graces", undated
 
18Play - "Silence" and newspaper clippings, undated
 
19Fragments of stories, undated
 
20Fragments of stories, undated
 
21Songs, undated
 

Box

MSS OS box 4.129Diaries (ten volumes), 1934-1975
 

Box

MSS OS box 2.87Guest books, cash books with notes, newspaper clippings, and scrapbook on paintings, 1960-1977, undated