Robert Preston Brooks papers

Robert Preston Brooks papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881-
Title: Robert Preston Brooks papers
Dates: circa 1900-1960
Quantity: 21.0 Linear feet (42 boxes)
Coll. Number: ms1300

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Preston Brooks, educator, historian, head of the Institute of Public Affairs, and Dean of the School of Economics at the University of Georgia, resided in Athens, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Robert Preston Brooks including correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings, research, printed material, and scrapbooks. While the materials document Brooks' duties and activities with the University of Georgia, a large part of the collection deals with his research and writings on economics, Georgia history, agriculture, and the plantation system.


Index Terms

Agriculture--Georgia.
Georgia--Economic conditions.
Georgia--History.
Plantation life--Georgia.
Research notes.
Scrapbooks.
Speeches.
Universities and colleges--Faculty.
University of Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Robert Preston Brooks papers, ms1300. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. General

BoxFolder
11Genealogy
2OPA
3Expense Vouchers
4Office of Emergency Management
5Income Tax
6GA. University Proposed IBM Courses
7Loose Material
Box
18Faculty Records
Box
19Eminent Georgia Alummni
 

2. Correspondence

BoxFolder
21Abbot, Hunley
2Aderhold, O.C.
3Allais, Mrs. Robert
4Allen, J.P.
5Alston, Robert
6American Oxonian
7Arnall, Ellis
8Arnold, Robert O.
9Atlanta Gas Light Company
10Atkinson, W. Harvey
11ATO Fraternity
12Aydelotte, Frank
13Barker, Ernest C.
14Beard, Mary R.
15Beaver, Col. Sandy
16Bell, Miller R.
17Bird, F.M.
18Blanshard, Mrs. Brand
19Bliven, Bruce
20Boatright, Eleanor M.
21Bocock, Jack
22Boland Bonded Pest Control
23Bolton, J.D.
24Boone, Gladys
25Boucher, C.S.
26Boyd, George H.
27Bridges Funeral Home
28Brook, Pope P.
29Brooks, Mrs. Carlton
30Brooks, Mrs. Robert Preston
31Brooks, Roland E.
32Bryan, Malcom H.
33Bryan, Shepard
34Burton, Rush
35Bush, Mrs. Charles Whiteley Correspondence
BoxFolder
31Caldwell, President Harmon
2Calhoun, F. Phinizy
3Camp, E.
4Carmichael, O.C.
5Carothers, Neil Correspondence
6Carroll, D.D.
7Carson, Hamilton Hicks
8Chancellorship
9Cheatham, Elliot E.
10Childers, James Saxon
11Cleckley, Hervey
12Cocke, Erle
13Coffin, Robert P. Tristram
14Collins, Mrs. Marian
15Collins, W.O.
16Connelly, George
17Coulter, E.M.
18Counts, Malon
19Crickmay, Geoffrey
20Dabney, Virginus
21Dasher, Jr. , Mrs. B.J.(Anne Brooks)
22Dasher, Sr., Mrs. B.J.
23DeLoach, John H.
24Dodd, Lamar
25Dorsey, Gov. Hugh M.
26Duggan S.P.
27Eidson, John O.
28Elsasser, Robert W.
29Encyclopedia Britannica
30Enloe, Mrs. L.D.
31Equitable Life Insurance Society
32Erwin, Howell C. Conflict
33Forbes, Walter T.
34Gallaher, E.W.
35Gates, J.E.
36Gee, Wilson
37General Motors Acceptance Corporation
38George, Walter F.
39Georgia - Department of Archives
40Georgia Review
41Georgia-University-Library
42Gooch, Robert M.
43Grant, Donald
44Gilmer, Gertrude
45Gipson, Lawerence Henry
46Goodman, Edward
47Gordon, Hugh M.
48Gray, Virgina
49Griffith, Claybrook
50Guerry, Alexander
51Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
BoxFolder
41Hamilton, George E.
2Hamilton, Sylla
3Hamilton, Thomas J.
4Hancock, G.D.
5Harper, R.M.
6Hardeman, Joe T.
7Harris, Walter A.
8Heckman, H.M.
9Heer, Clarence
10Henry, Robert L. (PAT)
11Hicks, William T.
12Hill, Mary Minot
13Hill, Sallie B.
14Hill, Walter B.
15Hirsch, Harold
16Hodgson, Harry
17Hodgson, Hugh
18Hopkins, C. Howard
19Hornbeck, Stanley K.
20Hull, Joseph L.
21Index Catalogue
22Information Please
23Institute for the Study of Georgia Problems
BoxFolder
51Johnson, James G.
2Jones, Mrs. Elliot W.
3Jones, Frances Midren
4Mrs. Robert H. (Lucy)
5Jones, Harrison
6Jones, Warren F.
7Jones, William Jones
8Jost, Hudson
9Kahn Fellowship
10Kamper, #Francis
11Kauffman, Henrik
12Keeble, Eleanor
13Kellam, Ida B.
14Kibler, Thomas L.
15Kieffer, Paul
16Kirkpatrick, Clifton
17Kirkpatrick, W.S.
18L
19Lane, Mills B., Jr.
20Lanier, Wilmer D.
21Larsen, Kathleen Starrett
22Lawton, Alexander R.
23Lechartier, Georges
24Ledges, Dundee
25Lester, William M.
26Liberty National Life Insurance Co.
27Lienhard, G.O.
28Loemker, Leroy
BoxFolder
61McConaughy, J.L.
2McCracken, H.L.
3McCrea, R.C.
4McDaniels, Sanders
5McFadden, Haynes
6McHatton, T.H.
7Madden, John T.
8McGill, Ralph
9McMillen, Wheeler
10Manvel, Allen D.
11Mentzer, J.P.
12Martin, James W.
13Martin, S. Walter
14Matherly, Walter J.
15Milton, Abby C.
16Minnesota Tax Commission
17Moise, E. Warren
18Morris, Charles
19Morris, John
20Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Association
21Maharaj Hagendrasingh
22National Retired Teachers Association Insurance Plan
23Northwestern Mutual Life
24Nunnally, Winship
25O'Callaghan, Robert D.
26Ogburn, William F.
27O'Kelley, Hoke
28O'Kelly, Miss Willie D.
29Olsen, Paul C.
30Olsen, Herluf B.
31Pakenham, Compton
32Park, Orville A.
33Parker, Dave
34Parker, J.W.
35Paschal, C.G.
36Paschall, John
37Pate, W.N. --Coca Cola Company
38Panunzic, Constantine
39Payne, W.O.
40Paxson, Frederic L.
41Peabody, George Foster
42Peebles, Issac S.
43Perkerson, Angus
44Philip, Kjeld
45Philips, Lucy M.
46Plaster, Mrs. Dan
47Porter, Herbert
48Proctor, Roy E.
49Pyle, J. Freeman
BoxFolder
71Richardson, Mrs. J. Milton (Gene Brooks)
2Raisty, Lloyd B.
3Rampoldi, Elisabeth
4Ramsey, Ralph L.
5 - 6Ransom, Elmer
7Ransom, John C.
8Ransom, Ronald
9RAO, V.K.R.V
10Raper, Charles L.
11Reade, Frank
12Reese, R.S.
13Rhodes Scholarship Trust
14Richardson, J. Milton
15Riggs, Col. T.S.
16Riker, Thad W.
17Rivers, Edward D.
18Roberts, L.E.
19Rockmore, J.G.
20Rogers, Lindsay
21Ross, Joseph H.
22Rogers, J.C.
23Russell, Richard B.
BoxFolder
81Sams, Robert S.
2Sanford, S.V.
3Saussy, Gordon
4Sawyer, C.E.
5Saye, Albert B.
6Scarbrough, Claude
7Scott, J.W.
8Scott, Sarah
9Sebba, Gregor
10Seeger, Frank L.
11Sforza, Carlo
12Sharfman, I.L.
13Shelor, James C.
14Shotwell, James T.
15Sibley, John S.
16Siebert L.R.
17Siegfried, Andre
18Simmons, W.E.
19Salvemini, Gaetano
20Slappey, George H.
21Slaton, John M.
22Smith, Mrs. Allen N. (Josephine Brooks)
23Smith, H. Allen
24Smith, Hoke Biography
25Smith, Marion
26Smith, Ted
27Smith, William S.
28Snavely, Tipton R.
29Snelling, Charles, M.
30Snow, Royall H.
31Southern University Conference
32Sparks, George M.
33Spalding, Hughes
34Spivy-Johnson Company
35State Tax Commission
36Stephens, A.H.
37Stephens, A.W.
38Stephens, Margaret T.
39Stephens, R.P.
40Stephens, Ralph
41Stephenson, Wendell H.
42Stipe, J.G.
43Stone, A.H.
44Stone, Candace
45Stone, Charles H.
46Storey, John D.
47Storm, Marion
48 - 49Strickland, Robert
50Stubb, T.M.
51Sutton, Glen W.
52Swint, S.H.
BoxFolder
91Talmadge, Eugene
2Talmadge, Herman
3Tate, William
4Tax Foundation
5Taylor, A. Wellington
6Thaxton, Ralph
7Thompson, C. Mildred
8Thompson, Charles Manfred
9Thrasher, B.E.
10Timmons, Lane
11Tolstoy, Ilya
12Tomlinson, Fort
13Travellers Insurance Company
14Travellers Insurance Company Receipts
15Tucker, B----
16Tucker, Beverly D.
17Tucker, Robert H.
18Tunstall, Mrs. Hugh
19Turman, Maud P. (Mrs. R.L.)
20Tyler and Company
21U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
22Va-----, Alan
23Van Doren, Carl
24Wade, Anne
25Troutman, Robert B.
BoxFolder
101Wade, John
2War Memorial Fund
3Waters, J.M.
4Waters, L.L.
5Weltner, Philip
6West, B. Graham
7White, Goodrich C.
8White, H.C.
9White, Josephine
10Wiest, Edward
11Wilder, C.N.
12Willcox, Colide W.
13Willis, H. Parker
14Winston, James H.
15Wisdom, Tom
16Woodbury, R.M.
17Woodward, Comer
18Woodward, J.C.
19Woofter, T.J.
20Worsley, Thomas B.
21Wright, James T.
22Wright, Tate
23Wylie, Francis J.
24Young, H. Lane
25Unidentified
 

4. Institute of Public Affairs



4A. General files

BoxFolder
131Finances
2History
3Mailing List
4Minute Book, January 1932
5Check Book



4B. Correspondence

BoxFolder
141Agar, Herbert
2Angell, James
3Arnold, Julean
4Ballard, Mrs. B.F.
5Baron D' Estournelles de Constant
6William H. Barrett
7Beard, Charles A.
8Beaver, Sandy
9Bennett, Walter H.
10Belaunde, Victor H.
11W.H. Bocock
12Bolton, J.D.
13Burnet, Duncan
14Bowers, Edison L.
15Bowman, Isaiah
16Bryan, M.H.
17Bryan, Nancy C.
18Butler, Nicholas Murray
19Black, J.D.
20Bouton, S. Miles
21Caldwell, Harmon
22Carlton, Annie
23Carnegie Endowment
24Carnegie Endowment-Shotwell
25Cestre, Charles
26Chase, Stuart
27Clark, W.A.
28Corwin, E.S.
29Coulter, Ellis Merton
30Cram, R.A.
31Crowther, Geoffrey
32Cumming, Joseph B.
33Chapman, Paul W.
34 - 35Clark, Grover
36Copyright
37Corey, Lewis
38Coyle, David Cushman
BoxFolder
151Dalton, Hugh
2Destler, Chester M.
3Dickinson, John
4Dillard, Hardy C.
5Douglas, Paul
6Duggan, S.P.
7Darvall, Frank
8Dunn, Marie W.
9Evans, Lawton B.
10Executive Committee
11Finch, George A.
12Fisher, Edgar J.
13Flanders, Rachel
14Flor, O.E.
15Fortson, Margaret
16Fox, Austen G.
17Freeman, A.W.
18Feakins, William B.
19Fletcher, Angus
20Foreign Policy Assoc.
21Garner, J.W.
22Geraud, M. Andre
23Harris, Julian
24Harrold, Charles C.
25Hatton, A.R.
26Heckman, H.M.
27Hendren, L.L.
28Hershey, W.K.S.
29Hirsch, Harold
30Hirst, Francis W.
31Hudson, Manley O.
32Hamilton Jr., Tom
33Howell, Clark
34Ingram, I.S.
35Institute of International Education
36Jack, Theodore H.
37Jacobs, Mrs. Sinclair (Muriel)
38Johnson, R.W.
39Jones, M. Ashby
40Lask, Harold J.
41Leach, Henry Goddard
42Lehman, Herbert H.
43Leigh, W. Colston
44Lilienthal, David E.
45Lindsay, Ronald
46Lippman, Walter
47Lowry, Edward G.
48Luzzatto, Pierpaolo
BoxFolder
161McLean, R.H.
2McPherson, J.H.T.
3Manuscripts
4Marley, Lord
5Mell, Mildred R.
6Meyers, Kenneth
7Michael, Moina
8Molyneaux, Peter
9Morley, Felix
10Moulton, H.G.
11Murphey, Eugene E.
12Murrow, Edward R.
13Myres, S.D.
14Nance, A. Steve
15Nelson, Luther W.
16Nixon, Gwinn
17Nunnally, Mrs. Winship
18Odum, Mrs. John B.
19Ogburn, William F.
20Park, Orville A.
21Paschall, John
22Peabody, George Foster
23Pond, James B.
24Pratt, Frances J.
25Prittwitz, Ambassador
26Pulling, Arthur G.
27Rhodes, Mrs. Alex
28Ritchie, Albert C.
29Robinson, William A.
30Rogers, James Harvey
31Sanford, S.V.
32Schroder, W.H.
33Seaman, Hellene
34Shepperson, Gay B.
35Shipp, Nelson M.
36Siegfried, Andre
37Simons, Hans
38Smith, Marion
39Sokolsky, George E.
40Spillers, G.C.
41Stevenson, Mrs. Welling
42Saiton, Hirosi
43Salvemini, Gaetano
44Schmidtmann, Waldemar
45Schoenemann, F.
46Slocombe, George
47Soule, George
48Talmadge, Eugene
49VanSickle, John V.
50Villard, Oswald Garrison
51Viner, Jacob
52Waite, Mary L.
53Weissiger, Kendall
54Wells, Guy H.
55Willcox, C. Dewitt
56Wright, Graham
57Wade, John
58Wager, Paul W.
59Waite, Mary L.
60Wallace, Henry A.
61Weltner, Philip
62Willis, H. Parker
63Wilson, M.L.
64Wright, Tate
 

5. Cocking Affair

BoxItem
171The Cocking Case Book 1
2The Cocking Case Book 2
3Notebook
4A Chronological Record of the Case of Walter Cocking and His Ousting From the University of Georgia
 

8. Writings, Speeches, Etc., 1900-1957

BoxFolder
201General
2Horace B. Russell Essay, 1904
3Diary, 1904/05
4Oxford University, 1907
5Modern Socialism, 1909
6Negro Tenant in Ga., 1912
7Truth about the Negro, 1912
8Black Belt of Georgia, 1913
9Results of the Civil War in GA, 1914
10Influence of the Plantation System, 1915
11What is worth fighting for in American life, 1920's
12Oxford University, 1921
13"Georgia", 1922
14Negro Migration from the South, 1924
15Legislative Representation in GA, 1925
16Legislative Representation in GA, 1925
17Paper for the Ga. Chapter, American Assoc. of University Professors, 1925
18History of Ga. -Suppl. to Gordon's U.S. History, 1925
19Papers Prepared for Chancellor Snelling, 1925
BoxFolder
211Rise of Mtg. in Antebellum Ga., 1926
2Ga. goes marching on, 1926
3Chancellor's Address, 1927
4Research in the Social Sciences, 1928
5Bureau of Business Research, 1928
6Radio Speeches Business Conditions, 1929
7University of Georgia, 1929
8Is America Prosperous, 1930
9Philippine Islands Travel Notes, 1931
10Atlanta Constitution, 1931
11Java Travel Notes, 1931
12Japan Travel Notes, 1931
13India Travel Notes, 1931
14China Travel Notes, 1931
15India, 1932
16Institute of Public Affairs, 1932
17World Economic Conference, 1933
18World Economic Conference, 1933
19Inflation, 1933
20What of the South, 1933
21Taxation, 1933
22Fall of the Roman Empire, 1935
23Economic Security and Taxation, 1935
24Monetary Policies of the Roosevelt Administration, 1935
25Social Credit, 1935
26Georgia System of Taxation, 1935
2715-Mill Limitation Amendment, 1935
28Tax Limitation Amendment, Sept. 31, 1935
29Some reflections on the relations of taxes to economic security, Mar. 18, 1935
29Revenue System of Ga., 1935
BoxFolder
221Augusta, 1936
2Government and Economic recovery before Bankers Club, Atlanta, 1936
3Speech, Atlanta City Officials, 1936 June 19
4Property tax limitation amendment, 1936
5Dictionary of American History, 1937
6Chemurgic Conference Speech, 1937
7Function of Gold, 1937
8Business Cycle, 1937
9Agricultural Situation, 1937
10History of the First Methodist Church of Athens, 1937
11Fight over Par Clearance, 1937
12Trend of Ga. State Finances, 1937
13Finances of Ga for Welfare Conference, Athens, Nov. 18, 1937
14Taxation speech before Delta Sigma Pi, 1937
15Classification statement for Chancellor Sanford and Gov. Rivers, 1937
16Homestead exemption Amendment editorial for Atlanta Constitution, 1937
17Revising the Ga. system of taxes before Richmond County Ed. Assoc., 1937
18Repeal of the Prohibition Act Editorial for the Atlanta Constitution, 1937
19Possible Sources of Revenue for Ga., 1937
20Nature of Foreign Trade, 1937
21Georgia's Revenue Problem, 1937
22University then and now, 1937
23Public Revenue and Expenditures in Georgia, 1938
24South America, 1938
25Speech at Winder Kiwanis Club, Jan. 20, 1938
26Georgia's Financial Problem-Before Nat. Assoc. Cost Accountants, Nov. 11, 1938
27Discussion of fact finding paper before Ga. Fed. of Women's Clubs, 1938
28Articles for Enc. Britanica, 1938-1941
29Ga.'s ability to finance public welfare - Ga. Welfare Confernce, Macon, April 6, 1938
30Georgia in 1938, 1939
31Georgia Education Association, 1939
32Speech Gainsville Rotary Club, Aug. 14, 1939
33Speech-American Association of Collegiate Schools of Busniess, Berkeley California, 1939
BoxFolder
231Taxation of Banks in Ga., 1940
2Radio Interview over WGST, 1940
3Radio Address WGST, Sept. 1940
4Citizens Fact Finding Report, June 1940
5Sketch of the History of Georgia- prepared for "Contemporary Georgia", 1940
6Speech before the Lions Club of Macon, Oct. 8, 1940
7Speech before Lions Club of Cartersville, Ga., Sept. 17, 1940
8Speech before Georgia League of Womens Voters, Nov. 12, 1940
9Speech to Agricultural Economics Society, 1941
10Speech of MacLand School, Cobb County, Apr. 25, 1941
11Contemporary Georgia (Chapter 1), 1941
12National Yearbook Article, 1941
13Paper read at Caldwell Dinner, June 2, 1941
14Speech Ga. Assoc. of Colleges, Feb. 1, 1941
15Speech at Sparta Ga. for the Ga. Public Forum Organization, Jan. 14, 1941
16Eugene Black Memorial, 1941
17Bank Taxation in Ga., 1942
18Problem of Price Control, 1942
19University of Ga. in the war emergency, 1942
20Eugene Black Article, 1942
21Problem of Organized Labor, 1943
22Fight over Subsidies, 1943
23Taxation of Banks..., 1942
24Taxation of Banks in Ga., 1942-1949
25Bank Share Tax, 1942-1949?
BoxFolder
241Expenditures and Revenues of Ga., 1944
2Notes on Tour of Ga., 1944
3Mrs. Wotherspoon, 1944
4Suggested Changes in the 1877 Constitution, 1944
5Statement about College of Business Administration, 1944
6Assesment of property for taxation in Ga. and problems of equalization to State Revenue Commission, 1944
7Variety and Scope of Departmental Courses of Instruction, 1944
8Work and Plans College of Bus. Adm. prepared for Judge Frank Foley, 1944
9Impact of taxation on industry, 1945
10Aspects of Ga.'s tax system that bear upon business, 1946
11Quo vadimus, 1947
12John Porter Fort (Paper read 13 Apr. 1947 at unveiling of portrait), Apr. 13, 1947
13Of this and that, Oct. 1947
14Where Shall Ga. Get the Money, May 1948
BoxFolder
251Ga. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, 1949
2Speech at Caldwell Dinner, 1949
3Sales Tax in Ga., 1949
4Property Tax in Georgia, 1949
5Bank taxation in Georgia, 1949
6Ga. Banks should seek to have the share tax voided, 1949
7Tax Revision Committee Meeting, 1949
8Hendren Dinner, 1950
9State Taxation of Banks..., 1950
10Georgia in 1950, 1950
11McWhorter Memorial, 1950
12Paper presented to School of Banking of the South, 1950
BoxFolder
261One hundred and fifty years of service, 1951
2American Oxonian, 1951
3Development of Georgia's Revenue System, 1951
4Commencement Speech, 1952
5Economic Progress and taxes..., 1952
6Financial History of Georgia, 1952
7Georgia Studies, 1952
8Retirement Speech, 1952
9Hughes Spalding, 1955
10Under Seven Flags, 1957
11Autobiography, 1957
BoxFolder
271American Rhodes Scholars Go Home, undated
2Dict. Am. Biog. A-C, undated
3Dict. Am. Biog. D-G, undated
4Dict. Am. Biog. H, undated
5Dict. Am. Biog. L-Z, undated
6European Recovery and Rearmament, undated
7Memorandum of Georgia's Revenue Outlook, undated
8Politics, undated
9Report 7-25 Survey of County and Municipal Fiscal Affairs, Undated
10Taxes, Undated
11White Immigration and the Negro in the South
12Wormsloe House and its Masters
BoxItem
281Economic Conditions on Georgia Plantations Sources
2Economic Conditions on Georgia Plantations Summaries
3Economic Conditions on Georgia Plantations Inquiries
4Georgia Plantation System
BoxFolder
291History of the University of Georgia
2History of the University of Georgia Original Typed ms
Box
30History of the University of Georgia (Box 2)
Box
31History of the University of Georgia (Box 3) Notecards
Box
32History of the University of Georgia (Box 4) Notecards
BoxFolder
331Howell Cobb Paper
2 - 4Howell Cobb Paper Transcript of letters in Georgia History Quarterly V. 5-6
Box
43History of the University of Georgia (manuscript copy) by R.P. Brooks
 

9. Clippings Relating to Georgia

BoxItem
341Georgian Articles, Aug. 2, 1936-Nov. 29, 1936
2Georgian Articles, Apr. 5, 1936-July 26, 1936
3Georgian Articles, Aug. 26, 1934-Mar. 29, 1936
4Georgian Articles, Mar. 4, 1934-Aug. 19, 1934
BoxItem
351Miscellaneous Articles, Oct 10, 1937
2Miscellaneous Articles
3Miscellaneous Articles
4Miscellaneous Articles
1Miscellaneous Clippings
2Miscellaneous Clippings
3Miscellaneous Clippings
Box
36Clippings Related to Georgia
 

10. Printed Material

Box
37Printed Material
Box
38Printed Material
Box
39Printed Material
Box
40Printed Material
 

11. Oversize



11A. Diplomas

BoxItem
411Fraternity Certificate (Alpha Tau Omega), 1951
Carton
1Spinx Certificate
1University of Oxford Diploma, 1919
1Phi Beta Kappa Diploma, 1914



11B. Scrapbooks

BoxItem
412Scrapbook
Carton
1Scrapbook, University of Georgia School of Commerce, 1939
1Scrapbook, Clippings regarding University of Georgia, 1917-1923
BoxItem
412Scrapbook, Victorian Picture Clippings
Box
42"The Ideal Scrapbook", Clippings, circa 1920s