Athens : American guide series typescript

Athens : American guide series typescript

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Georgia Writers' Project.
Title: Athens : American guide series typescript
Dates: 1938
Quantity: 4.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms1106

Biographical/Historical Note

The Federal Writers' Project, created by an act of Congress in 1935, undertook the preparation of a series of guidebooks to America.


Scope and Content Note

A typescript of Athens: American Guide Series, compiled by the Athens and Augusta units of the Federal Writers' Project (WPA) and incorporates much of the research preformed by the WPA writers in county archives and personal interviews. The typescript has numerous manuscript notations and attempts an historical, social, and economic overview of the Athens community from its beginnings until the date of the research (1935-1938).


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Economic conditions.
Athens (Ga.)--History.
Athens (Ga.)--Social conditions.
Federal Writers' Project.
Interviews.
United States. Works Progress Administration.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens: American guide series typescript, ms 1106. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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