John Y. Coffee, Sr. scrapbooks

John Y. Coffee, Sr. scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Coffee, John Y., Sr.
Title: John Y. Coffee, Sr. scrapbooks
Dates: 1940-1942
Quantity: 1.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Coll. Number: UA0073

Biographical/Historical Note

John Y. Coffee, Sr. was a well known pharmacist in Athens, Georgia. He also served as the Chairman of the Clarke County Welfare Board and was an Athens City Councilman. Although not a professional photographer, Mr. Coffee contributed many photographs to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Athens Banner Herald and other area publications. The news clippings in the album range from the late 1930s through the early 1950s but the majority are from the early to mid 1940s.

Scope and Content Note

Three scrapbooks of clippings that include photographs taken by an Athens, Georgia pharmacist and amateur photographer, John Y. Coffee Sr. They were published in the late 1930s through the early 1950s with most of the clippings being from the early to mid 1940s. There are also clippings related to Coffee's time as an Athens City Councilman and as Chairman of the Clark County Board of Welfare.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
University of Georgia.

General Notes

RG 2-1

Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

John Y. Coffee, Sr. scrapbooks, UA0073, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Scrapbooks of clippings featuring photographs taken by John Y. Coffee, Sr., 1940-1942
21Photographs [Athens, Georgia and UGA football related], 1940s