Lyman W. Denton manuscript for The Ku Klux Klan and the Days of Reconstruction or the Shadow of the Kennesaw

Lyman W. Denton manuscript for The Ku Klux Klan and the Days of Reconstruction or the Shadow of the Kennesaw

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Denton, Lyman W.
Title: Lyman W. Denton manuscript for The Ku Klux Klan and the Days of Reconstruction or the Shadow of the Kennesaw
Dates: circa 1895
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1488 to MS 1495)
Coll. Number: ms1491(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Lyman Denton was a New Yorker by birth and a medical doctor by profession. He wrote three books and wrote for a number of magazines. His manuscripts were given to various libraries ("Under the Magnolias" which is in Mississippi, "Two Bodies" which is at Duke University and "The Ku Klux Klan" which is at the University of Georgia Libraries).


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a typed manuscript of Denton's "The Ku Klux Klan and the Days of Reconstruction" or "The Shadow of the Kennesaw." A penned note in the beginning of the typed manuscript reads, "After a winters' residence in Atlanta, Georgia, about 75 years ago, the author wrote this account of the Ku Klux Klan." The account centers around Klan activities in the Kennesaw area.


Index Terms

Kennesaw (Ga.)--Race relations--History.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). -- Georgia--Kennesaw--History
Manuscripts (document genre)
Notes.
White supremacy movements--Georgia--Kennesaw--History.

General Notes

Related collections held by Duke University Libraries: Two bodies; Mississippi State Libraries, Mitchell Memorial Library Special Collections: Under the Magnolias.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lyman W. Denton manuscript for The Ku Klux Klan and the Days of Reconstruction or the Shadow of the Kennesaw, MS 1491. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

For related materials located in the Hargrett Library, see also the following collections: MS 582(m) Ku Klux Klan collection; MS 712 Ku Klux Klan- Athens Klan #5 records; MS 1694 The revival of the Ku Klux Klan; MS 2214 Ku Klux Klan papers; ms2667(m) Ku Klux Klan in Georgia; MS2955(m) Ku Klux Klan ephemera collection; MS 3685 Knights of the Ku Klux Klan pamphlet; MS 3686 Women of the Ku Klux Klan; MS 3690 Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Charter for Bowden, Georgia.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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