John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers

John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: McPherson, J. H. T.
Title: John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers
Dates: 1891-1945
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (3 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms186

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. McPherson was head of the History Department at the University of Georgia from 1898-1940.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 893 items from the papers of Dr. John Hanson Thomas McPherson. The papers are personal, rather than departmental, and consist of the following: letters, genealogy, lecture notes, correspondence regarding the Hall of Fame (of which Dr. McPherson was an Elector), reports about Phi Beta Kappa, printed material, scrapbooks, some of the U. B. Phillips class papers, and several folders of receipted bills for household expenses, chiefly in the 1930s.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

College teachers--Georgia.
McPherson, J. H. T. -- Correspondence
Personal papers.
Phi Beta Kappa. Alpha of Georgia (University of Georgia). -- Biography
Phi Beta Kappa. Alpha of Georgia (University of Georgia). -- History--Sources
University of Georgia. Department of History. -- Biography

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers, ms186, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Correspondence

11Letters, undated
2Letters, 1891, 1912-1919
3Letters, 1920s
4Letters, 1930-1932
5Letters, 1934-1936
6-7Letters, 1940s

Series 2: Subjects

17The Federal Judiciary
9Georgia Tax Commission
10Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1907-1919
11Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1920-1924
12Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1930-1939
13Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1940-1944
14Hall of Fame, Correspondence, Undated
15Hall of Fame, Pamphlets, I
16Hall of Fame, Pamphlets, II
21Kahn Travelling Fellowship, I
2Kahn Travelling Fellowship, II
3Phi Beta Kappa
4Printed Material
5Ulrich B. Philips class papers
6Roman Law, etc., Lecture Notes
7Student records, etc.
9U.S. Coinage, Notes

Series 3: Household Expenses, 1902-1939

210Receipted Bills, 1902, 1917, 1931
11Receipted Bills, 1932, January-March
12Receipted Bills, 1932, April-June
31Receipted Bills, 1932, July-September
2Receipted Bills, 1932, October-December
3Receipted Bills, 1933
4Receipted Bills, 1935, January-May
5Receipted Bills, 1935, June-August
6Receipted Bills, 1935, September-December
7Receipted Bills, 1936, January-March
8Receipted Bills, 1936, April-June
9Receipted Bills, 1936, July-September
10Receipted Bills, 1936, October-December
11Receipted Bills, 1939 and Miscellaneous