Allen C. Smith papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS333
Scope and Content
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.
- 1930-1950, undated
- Smith, Anne Sanderson (Person)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
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.
1.26 linear ft. (2 document cases, 3 index card boxes)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was reprocessed in 2012.
- Cocking, Walter D. (Walter Dewey)
- 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
- Allen C. Smith papers
- Laura Starratt
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- Finding aid is written in English.