Ward Greene letter to Adrienne Battey

Ward Greene letter to Adrienne Battey

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Greene, Ward, 1892-
Title: Ward Greene letter to Adrienne Battey
Dates: 1930
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1741 to MS 1747)
Coll. Number: ms1745(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Ward Greene was born in 1892 and died in April, 1969 in London, England. He was the author of Disney's Lady and the Tramp. He also covered the Leo Frank trial for the Atlanta journal in 1915, and wrote the book, "Death in the Deep South" in 1936, based on the trial. It was made into a motion picture They Won't Forget in 1937. IMDb.com (Retrieved February 24. 2009)

Adrienne Battey was an actress, author, and the sister of George Battey.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter and cover dated 30 September 1930, to Adrienne Battey from novelist Ward Greene, former Atlanta newspaperman, concerns Miss Battey's own literary aspirations and discusses friendly matters.

Index Terms

Battey, Adrienne -- Correspondence
Greene, Ward, 1892- -- Correspondence
Novelists, American--20th century--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ward Greene letter to Adrienne Battey, MS 1745. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Adrienne Battey papers, 1915-1942.

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