James Walter Mason papers

James Walter Mason papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Mason, James Walter, 1874-
Title: James Walter Mason papers
Dates: 1890-1958
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (3 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms16

Biographical/Historical Note

James Walter Mason (1874- ) was a lawyer born in Dallas, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of James Walter Mason from 1890-1958 and includes correspondence, questionnaires, news clippings, memorabilia, and photographs relating mainly to Mason's book, The Class of 1897, about his 50th year University of Georgia reunion.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Georgia.
University of Georgia.

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

James Walter Mason papers, ms16, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing



11Class of 1897 letters, 1890-1944
2Class of 1897 letters, 1946
3Class of 1897 letters, January-April 1947
4Class of 1897 letters, May-December 1947
5Class of 1897 letters, January-March 1948
6Class of 1897 letters, April-May 1948
7Class of 1897 letters, June-December 1948
8Class of 1897 letters, 1949
9Class of 1897 letters, 1950-1953
10Class of 1897 letters, 1944-1945

Class history materials

21Class of 1897 articles for class history
2Class of 1897 biographies for class history, A-D
3Class of 1897 biographies for class history, E-H
4Class of 1897 biographies for class history, K-R
5Class of 1897 biographies for class history, S-Y
6Class of 1897 miscellaneous
7Class of 1897 newspaper clippings
8Class of 1897 pictures
9Class of 1897 printed material
10Class of 1897 proofs for class history
11Class of 1897 questionnaires
31-2Typescript of class history