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.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

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.
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

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
21Typescript index
3Author's proofs, pp. 1-135
4Author's proofs, pp. 136-160
5Author's proofs, corrected index
6The Indian Boundaries in the Southeast