Georgia Historical Quarterly records

Georgia Historical Quarterly records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coulter, E. Merton, (Ellis Merton), 1890-
Creator: Georgia Historical Society.
Creator: Spalding, Phinizy
Title: Georgia Historical Quarterly records
Dates: Bulk, 1940-1981
Dates: 1926-1981
Quantity: 16.4 Linear feet (45 document boxes, 4 card file boxes)
Coll. Number: ms1789

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Historical Society was formed in 1839, and it began publishing the Georgia Historical Quarterly in 1917, continuing to the present. The Quarterly focuses on Georgia history and reviews books about Georgia and the larger South. The Society's headquarters are in Savannah, Georgia, though, for a significant amount of time, the Quarterly was based in Athens at the University of Georgia. There were only a few editors of the Quarterly in the 20th century: William Harden (1916-1920); Percy Scott Flippin (1921-1922); C. Seymour Thompson (1923-1924); E. Merton Coulter (1924-1974); Phinizy Spalding (1974-1980); Aubrey C. Land (1981-1982); Thomas G. Dyer (1982-1989); and John C. Inscoe (1989-2000).


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records relating to the publication of the Georgia Historical Society's Georgia Historical Quarterly from 1926-1981. The collection consists mainly of correspondence to editors E. Merton Coulter and Phinizy Spalding and manuscripts of issues of the Quarterly from ca. 1962-1981. The collection also includes a card index to the Quarterly (n.d.) and information on former members of the Georgia Historical Society.


Arrangement

Arranged into three series by record type: Series 1. Correspondence; Series 2. Manuscripts; Series 3. General Information and Miscellaneous. Correspondence and Manuscripts are arranged chronologically within each series.


Index Terms

Georgia historical quarterly.
Georgia--History--Societies, etc.
Manuscripts (document genre)

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

Georgia Historical Quarterly records, MS 1789. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence

Box
11926-1944
Box
21945-1949
Box
31950-1953
Box
41954-1956
Box
51957-1959
Box
61960-1961
Box
71962-1963
Box
81964-1966
Box
91966-1967
Box
101968
Box
111968-1969
Box
121970
Box
131971
Box
141972
Box
151973
 

Series 2: Manuscripts of Quarterly issues

Box
16Vol. 46 Nos. 2-4, 1962
Box
17Vol. 47 Nos. 1-2, 1963
Box
18Vol. 47 Nos. 3-4, 1963
Box
19Vol. 48 Nos. 1-3, 1964
Box
20Vol. 48 No. 4; Vol. 49 No. 1, 1964-1965
Box
21Vol. 49 Nos. 2-4, 1965
Box
22Vol. 50 Nos. 1-2, 1966
Box
23Vol. 50 Nos. 3-4, 1966
Box
24Vol. 51 Nos. 1-2, 1967
Box
25Vol. 51 Nos. 3-4, 1967
Box
26Vol. 52 Nos. 1-2, 1968
Box
27Vol. 52 Nos. 3-4, 1968
Box
28Vol. 53 Nos. 1-2, 1969
Box
29Vol. 53 Nos. 3-4, 1969
Box
30Vol. 54 Nos. 1-4, 1970
Box
31Vol. 55 Nos. 1-4, 1971
Box
32Vol. 56 Nos. 2-4, 1972
Box
33Vol. 57 Nos. 1-2, 1973
Box
34Vol. 57 Nos. 3, 1973
 

Series 3: General Information, Index

Box
35General Information, Miscellaneous papers, undated
Box
36Miscellaneous manuscripts submitted, undated
Box
37Former members, undated
Box
38Former members, undated
Box
39Index A-O, undated
Box
40Index P-Z, undated
 

Series 4: New materials

Box
41Beth Abney's short-hand stenographer's notebooks (13)
BoxFolder
421Outside Business - Copyright
2Outside Business - Printing
3Outside Business - Post Office
4Alumni Society and Historical Societies
5Georgia Historical Society business
6Newsletters of Georgia Historical Society



Georgia Historical Quarterly business

BoxFolder
427Curators of the Georgia Historical Society correspondence
8Georgia Historical Quarterly Editorial Board
9Georgia Historical Quarterly Accessions Registry, 1974
10Georgia Historical Quarterly Index, 1974
BoxFolder
431"Editorial Clues" from Phinizy Spalding and E. Merton Coulter



Correspondence

BoxFolder
432Beehive Press
3Preservation article and photography
4Cracker Corn column
5William R. Mitchell, Jr. article, 1978
6E. Merton Coulter Award, 1971-1975
7William Bacon Stevens Award
8William Bacon Stevens Award
BoxFolder
4411973
21974
31975
41976
5Spring and Fall, 1976
BoxFolder
451January - March, 1977
2April - July, 1977
3August - December, 1977
4Spring, Fall, and Winter, 1977
5June - August, 1978
5Summer, 1978
January - May, 1978
BoxFolder
462August - October, 1978
2Fall, 1978
3November - December, 1978
3Winter, 1978
4Spring, 1979
BoxFolder
471January - May, 1979
2June - August, 1979
2Summer, 1979
3September - October, 1979
3Fall, 1979
4November - December, 1979
5January - May, 1980
6Spring, 1980
6Winter, 1979
BoxFolder
481June - July, 1980
1Summer, 1980
2September, 1980
2Fall, 1980
BoxFolder
494January - May, 1981
5General correspondence
5Crank mail
6Miscellaneous
7Georgia Historical Quarterly Index
7Stamp - Phinizy Spalding, Ga. Historical Society, 122C LeConte Hall, University of Georgia



Winter 1980

BoxFolder
483Galleys and typescript contents, 1980
4Galleys, 1980
5Corrected galleys, 1980
6Final draft, 1980
BoxFolder
491Photographs and drafts, 1980
2Correspondence
3Correspondence