Berry Fleming papers

Berry Fleming papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Fleming, Berry, 1899-1989
Title: Berry Fleming papers
Dates: 1929-1977
Quantity: 6.0 Linear feet (15 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Berry Fleming of Augusta, Georgia from 1929-1977. Includes correspondence, clippings, notebooks, and manuscripts relating to Fleming's works, particularly Colonel Effingham's Raid. The collection also contains information pertaining to the magazine publication and the motion picture production of Colonel Effingham's Raid.
Coll. Number: ms1484

Biographical/Historical Note

Berry Fleming (1899-1989), author, native of Augusta, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Berry Fleming (1899-1989)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American literature.
Augusta (Ga.)
Authors, American--Georgia.
Colonel Effingham's raid.
Manuscripts (documents)
Motion pictures--Production and direction.

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

Berry Fleming papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Clippings (General)

11Series 1 Clippings (General)

Series 2: Experimental Writings

12Series 2 Experimental Writings

Series 3: Genealogy

13Series 3 Genealogy

Series 4: Houston, W.R. Correspondence

14Series 4 Houston, W.R. Correspondence

Series 5: Political Activity in Georgia

7Reports, etc.

Series 6: Notebooks: Sketches, notes, etc., 1960-1976

21Series 6 Notebooks: Sketches, notes, etc., 1960-1976

Series 7: Novels, 1930-1967

31 Visa to France. Maunuscript, 1930
2 The Square Root of Valentine. Manuscript, 1932
3 Siesta. Manuscript, 1935
41 To the Market Place. Manuscript, 1938
51 Colonel Effingham's Raid. Manuscript, 1943
2 Colonel Effingham's Raid. Press Clippings, 1943
61 Colonel Effingham's Raid. Adaptation (Suggested), 1943
2 Colonel Effingham's Raid. Correspondence, 1943
3 Colonel Effingham's Raid. Printed Material, 1943
4 Colonel Effingham's Raid. Serialization, 1943
71 The Lightwood Tree. Manuscript, 1947
2 The Lightwood Tree. Clippings, 1947
3 The Lightwood Tree. Miscellaneous, 1947
4 The Lightwood Tree. Printed Material, 1947
81 Fortune Tellers. Manuscript, 1951
2 Fortune Tellers. Clippings, 1951
3 Fortune Tellers. Correspondence, 1951
4 Fortune Tellers. Printed Material, 1951
91 Carnival. Manuscript, 1953
2 Autobiography of a Colony. Business Statements, 1957
3 Autobiography of a Colony. Clippings, 1957
4 Autobiography of a Colony. Correspondence, 1957
5 Winter Rider. Manuscript, 1960
6 Winter Rider. Clippings, 1960
7 Winter Rider. Correspondence, 1960
8 Lucinderella. Manuscript, 1967
9 Lucinderella. Clippings, 1967
10 Lucinderella. Correspondence, 1967
101 The Make-Believers. Manuscript
111 Country Wedding. Manuscript, Undated
2 Scuppers Under. Manuscript, Undated

Series 8: Articles from Punch, 1925

113Series 8 Articles from Punch, 1925

Series 8: Clippings

121Clippings for The Conquerors Stone
2Clippings for Visa to France
3Clippings for Square Root of Valentine
4Clippings for Siesta
5Clippings for To the Market Place

Series 9: Short Stories

131 Beach Party
2 Facade
3 Farewell to England
4 Home Suite Home
5 Memorandum to the Polar Station
6 Summer Sighted - Summer Gone
7 Sweetgum Tree
8 Three Stories
10 Watch Yourself, Mr. Bell
11 What Shall The Wedding Supper Be?

Series 10: Videotapes

14Berry Fleming interview (tapes 1-6)
15Berry Fleming interview (tapes 7-10)