Platt Young scrapbook

Platt Young scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Young, Platt, b. 1875
Title: Platt Young scrapbook
Dates: 1923-1931
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor colections MS 1711 to MS 1727)
Coll. Number: ms1711(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Platt Young, although born in Bloomsbury, New Jersey in 1875, came to Atlanta in 1917 as general manager of Byrd Printing Company. In 1919, along with C.J. Lyons, he established the Publisher's Press. He served as president of the Atlanta Printers' Club and was a member of the International Club of Printing House Craftsmen.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing numerous mounted typescript original poems by Platt Young, a few clipped from publications such as Georgia Highways, letters or notes from Frances Wardlaw, Julia Peterkin, and Aloe Everton, and some clippings of biographical or social nature.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Everton, Aloe -- Correspondence
Peterkin, Julia Mood, 1880-1961 -- Correspondence
Poets, American--Georgia--Atlanta.
Publishers and publishing--Georgia--Atlanta.
Wardlaw, Frances -- Correspondence
Young, Platt, b. 1875 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Platt Young scrapbook, MS 1711. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Scrapbook, 1923-1931