Annie Laura Eve Blackshear collection

Annie Laura Eve Blackshear collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Blackshear, Annie Laura Eve, 1875-1967
Title: Annie Laura Eve Blackshear collection
Dates: 1922-1967
Quantity: 3.6 Linear feet (6 document boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversize folder B)
Abstract:The collection consists of Miss Blackshear's writings and the writings of others collected during her career with the College of Agriculture. Many pageants, plays, and skits by Miss Blackshear are present, along with numerous reports and the typescripts of some radio broadcasts made by Miss Blackshear. Topics include art, history, flower arrangement and holiday festivities. A few articles of correspondence, newspaper clippings, pictures, programs and printed material, mostly related to her work, are included in the collection. Some paintings are present including a self-portrait of the artist.
Coll. Number: ms1389

Biographical/Historical Note

Annie Laura Eve Blackshear (1875-1967), a native of Augusta, Ga., served for many years as illustrator for the Georgia State College of Agriculture Extension Service. A well-known artist and educator, Miss Blackshear founded the Athens Art Association and served several times as president. She also served as president of the Georgia Art Teachers Association, vice president of the Association of Georgia Artists, and Georgia sponsor ofthe Southeastern Arts Association.


Arranged into 8 series:

Series 1. Clippings; Series 2. Correspondence; Series 3. Pictures; Series 4. Printed Material; Series 5. Programs; Series 6. Writings; Series 7. Miscellanea; Series 8. Paintings and Sketches

Index Terms

Art, American.
Blackshear, Annie Laura Eve, 1875-1967
Blackshear, Annie Laura Eve, 1875-1967 -- Correspondence
Blackshear, Annie Laura Eve, 1875-1967 -- Self-portraits
Clippings (information artifacts)
Flower arrangement--Georgia.
Paintings (visual works)
Printed ephemera--Georgia.
Programs (documents)
Radio broadcasting--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Annie Laura Eve Blackshear collection, MS 1389. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Notes on the great seal of the Confederacy.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Clippings, 1922-1967, undated


Series 2: Correspondence, 1922-1949, undated


Series 3: Pictures

24Picture (framed)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1921-1927, undated


Series 5: Programs, 1923-1945, undated


Series 6: Writings

Subseries 6A: Laura Blackshear's works

21African Violets
2America's Contribution to Painting and Sculpture
3Art In Rural Life
4Art in Stage Setting
5Artistic Fair Exhibits
6Boys Who Became Leaders
7Buried Treasure
8A Campus Greeting
9The Child in Art
10The Chimes of Tallulah
11Christmas Cards in the Home
12Christmas Festivities
14A Colonial Melodydrama
15The Confederate Memorial
16Corot and How He Painted
17Dame Fashion Visits King Cotton
18Dixie's Cotton
19Early Nineteenth Century Illustrators and Their Influence on the English Novel
20An Evening at Home
21Fair Exhibits
22Flower Arrangement for the Home
23Flower Shows and Festivals
24Folk Art of America
25Folk Art of North America
264-H Clover Fields
274-H Club Melody-Drama
28Framing and Placing Pictures
29Garden Christmas Suggestions
30The Garden's Contribution to Christmas
31Garden Vitamins
32George Washington in Georgia
33Georgia and George Washington--A Patriotic Program
34Georgia Day
35Georgia Women in Georgia's Development
36Girl's Club Work in Georgia
37Gold for the Minting
38Gutzon Borglum and The Confederate Memorial on Stone Mountain
39Harvest Home and Thanksgiving
40The Historian Visits the Gardener
41Historical Sketch of the Colonization of Georgia
42History of Farm and Home in Georgia
43Hollowe'en Festivities
44Hotel Balancemeal
45The Indian's Contribution to American Art
46Interior of St. Peter's Cathedral--George Cook's Painting in the University of Georgia Chapel
31King Cotton's Conference
2A Leaf From a Mountain Diary
3Legends About Flowers
4Lucy May Stanton and Her Work
5Magical Methods for Maids and Matrons
6Maiden Meditation
7A Martha Washington Party
8A May Day Pageant
9The Meaning of Christmas
10Modern Magic for Maids and Matrons
11Mother Goose Up-To-Date
12My Old College Town
13A Pageant of Patriots from Georgia Plantations
14A Pageant of Pictures and Sculpture
15Personality Expressed in Greeting Cards
16A Picturesque Pageant-Easy to Stage
17Posters As an Aid in Teaching
18Practical Art-In Class of Design
19Praise and Service to Old Georgia
20Presbyterian Missions in the Southern United States
21A Puritan Thanksgiving Party
22A Quarter of a Century of Agricultural Extension Service in Georgia
23The Quest of Happiness
24Radio Talks and Pageants
25Rays of the Betty Lamp
26Re-Discovered Principles of Classic Greek Design
27Rediscovered Principles of Greek Design and Their Application to Poster Making
28Re-Discovered Principles of Classic Greek Design and Their Application to Public School Art Work
29A Reunion of Colonial Celebrities
30A Review of the Cotton Pageant
31Shower Parties for Brides
32Showing the Way
33Sketches From Life-A Biblical Pageant
34Some American Impressionists
35Special Features for Flower Shows
36Suggestions for a Community Christmas Entertainment
37A Toast to Miss Millie Rutherford
38The Trend of Modern Painting
39Two Fine Paintings by Hugh H. Breckenridge at Memorial Hall
40Utilization of Georgia Clay
41The Value of Art Education
42Vantage In
43Washington In Georgia

Subseries 6B: Writings (Note Cards)

41American Sculpture
2Arts and Crafts of Georgia
3Corot and the Artist's Vision
4The Dawn of the New Year for D.A.R.
5Framing and Placing Pictures
6The Garden's Contribution to Christmas
7The Indian's Contribution to American Art
8Lucy May Stanton and Her work
9Pottery as a Form of Recreation
10Public School Art
11Rediscovered Principles of Greek Design and Their Application to Poster Making
12Some American Impressionists
13Two Teachers of Painting in New York at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century and Two in Philadelphia Twenty Years Later
14Understanding Modern Art
16No Title (Subject: Art)
17No Title (Subject: Indian Art)
18No Title (Miscellaneous Notes)

Subseries 6C: No Author

51A. Laura E. Blackshear-Admirable Daughter
2Annie Laura Eve Blackshear's Art Record
3Appreciation of A. Laura E. Blackshear
4Atlanta District 4-H Club Girls at Camp Wilkins
5Banquet Honors Miss Laura Blackshear Founder of the Athens Art Association
6Battlefields of Georgia (Map)
7Birthday Dinner and Gold Emblem for Dr. Soule
8A Birthday Prophecy: First Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel
9Books for Parents
10Chief Products
11Colonists in Georgia (Map)
12Convention of the Southeastern Art Association
13Costumes & Staging for Grand Opera
14Dr. McHatton to Address Southeastern Art Association
15Eliot O'Hara-Painter in Watercolor, Teacher and Author
16 Farmer's Week-Agricultural Meetings for Farmers, Their Wives Children
17The First Two Years: A Study of Twenty-Five Babies
18Flower Arrangement
19The Geometry of the Greek Vase and Sculpture
20Governor Russell and Staff Honored by Dr. Andrew M. Soule
21In Partnership With the Farmer
22Individual Differences in Memory
23An Inexpensive Kiln for Camps and Schools
24Lantern-Slide Series 230, The National 4-H Club Camp
25Living Pages from Washington's Diary
26Of Laura
27The Play Pen
28A Prayer
29Prints and Print Making
30Radio Program-Georgia State College of Agriculture March, 1930; June, 1930
31Recreation for Rural Communities
32Relative Fatigue
34Saint Nicholas
35Three Maids of Lee
36To Helen
37To Lyda Virginia Poland
38To the Fairies Whose Visit Brought Gladness on May Day
39-49No Title

Subseries 6D: Other Author

61Annie Laura Eve Blackshear by Clark Fortson
2Arrangement for Exhibit by Mrs. Walter R. Hine
3Arrangement of Flowers by Mrs. L.E. Backus
4Art Education: Does It Pay by Blanche Cahoon
5The Arts During the Industrial Period and Afterward Edited by Charles A. Beard
6The Barefoot Girl by Sarah W. Smith and Bessie E. Miller
7Duties and Responsibilities of Judges by T.H. McHatton
8Flower Arrangement by Clare Cronenwett
9For Aunt Laura by Katherine R. Williams
10Growing and Displaying Specimen Flowers by Roy A. Bowden
11The Integration of Art in the School Curriculum by Theodore M. Dillaway
12Making Necessary Foods Attractive to Small Children by Mrs. Oline Roberson and Mrs. A.W. Wiley
13Naturalistic Design by Frederick G. Peck
14New Things in Varieties and Culture of Roses by Rodney S. Cohen
15Notes on Trends in Modern Art by Wilford S. Conrow
16An Old English Christmas Festival by Mary E. Creswell
17The Principles of Judging by T.H. McHatton
18Standardizing Exhibits in Flower Shows by Roy A. Bowden
19A Suggestive List of Pamphlets for Club Libraries in "Parent Education and Child Development" by Certie Reynolds
20Table Settings by Mrs. Walter R. Hine
21Tulips by Mrs. J.J. Nicholson
22Uses of the Tomato by Erna Proctor
23What Is New In Dahlias by David D. Long
24The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story adapted by Dr. David F. Barrow
25Worshippers by Sterling Blackshear

Series 7: Miscellanea

626Burnet Coat of Arms (Sketch)
28Leather Folder
29Luna Club
30Music of the Pageant
31Score Cards
32Scenes and Properties
34Specification of Labor and material for house to be erected at Athens, Ga., for Laura E. Blackshear
35Who's Who in Art-Am. Art Annual
36Loose pages

Series 8: Paintings and Sketches

OS BoxOS Folder
71BSeries 8 Paintings and Sketches