Samuel Y. Tupper, Jr. papers

Samuel Y. Tupper, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Tupper, Samuel, 1904-
Title: Samuel Y. Tupper, Jr. papers
Dates: 1937-1950
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of several typescripts of Mr. Tupper, the Atlantan who is the author of Some Go Up and Old Lady's Shoes. Included here is the typescript of an unpublished novel, The Queen's Fugitive. In addition, there are the short stories and sketches, "Helen Faced Two Ways," "Hotels of Valdosta," "In Case of Accident, Notify --," several drafts of "Queen and Three Ladies," and "Southeastern Fair Association." Three letters from 1937, 1941, and 1950, also pertain to his literary output, one commenting on The Queen's Fugitive. Other material includes his educational record while a student at the University of Georgia and baptismal and other personal data.
Coll. Number: ms1358

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Tupper Jr., who worked as an editor and writer for the WPA guide, wrote the well-received novel Old Lady's Shoes (1934), which provides an insider's view of life in Atlanta during the depression.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia--Atlanta.
Baptismal certificates.
Baptismal records--Georgia.
Grading and marking (Students)--Georgia--Athens.
Personal papers.
Short stories.
Tupper, Samuel, 1904- -- Correspondence
University of Georgia. -- Students

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Samuel Y. Tupper, Jr. papers, 1937-1950. MS 1358. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Samuel Tupper; Dorothy Canfield Fisher letters.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 18 February 1937
2Correspondence, 9 July 1941
3Correspondence, 16 May 1950
4Personal Stationery
5Family Baptismal Letters
6United States Naval Air Corps
7University of Georgia Transcripts
9Writings - Helen Faced Two Ways
10Writings - Hotels of Valdosta
11Writings - In Case of Accident, Notify...
12Writings - Queen and Three Ladies Draft One
13Writings - Queen and Three Ladies Draft Two
14Writings - Queen and Three Ladies Draft Two Revised
15Writings - Queen and Three Ladies Final Draft
16Writings - The Queen's Fugitive Book I
17Writings - The Queen's Fugitive Book II
18Writings - Southeastern Fair Association