Louis De Vorsey, Jr. papers

Louis De Vorsey, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: De Vorsey, Louis
Title: Louis De Vorsey, Jr. papers
Dates: 1961-1966
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (9 items in 2 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of the typescript and page proofs of The Indian Boundary in the Southern Colonies, 1763-1775 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1966) as well as Dr. De Vorsey's dissertation on the same subject. These manuscripts are a careful and scholarly presentation analyzing with clarity the complex series of problems related to British colonial expansion as it confronted the opposing interests of the Indian colonial expansion as it confronted the opposing interests of the Indian tribes and the French and Spanish powers in their struggle for predominance in the southeastern area of the North American continent.
Coll. Number: ms1321

Biographical/Historical Note

Louis De Vorsey (Emeritus) continues his research and writing in the area of historical geography. His book Keys to the Encounter: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of the Age of Discovery, appeared. It is one of the Library of Congress major contributions to the Columbus Quincentenary Year. In the Fall of 1997 the University of North Carolina Press published the third edition of The Southeast in Early Maps, that he has edited.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Dissertations.
Indians of North America--Government relations--To 1789.
Indians of North America--Southern States.
Page proofs.
Southern States--Boundaries.
Southern States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Typescripts.
University of Georgia. -- Faculty

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Louis De Vorsey, Jr. papers, 1961-1966. MS 1321. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Dissertation, pp. 1-91
 
2Dissertation, pp. 92-199
 
3Dissertation, pp. 200-314
 
4Dissertation, pp. 315-499
 
5Corrected typescript, pp. 1-171
 
6Corrected typescript, pp. 172-321
 
7Corrected typescript, pp. 322-451
 
BoxFolder
21Typescript index
 
2Typescripts
 
3Author's proofs, pp. 1-135
 
4Author's proofs, pp. 136-160
 
5Author's proofs, corrected index
 
6The Indian Boundaries in the Southeast