Lonnie Coleman papers

Lonnie Coleman papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coleman, Lonnie, 1920-1982
Title: Lonnie Coleman papers
Dates: 1948-1979
Quantity: 3.2 Linear feet (8 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Lonnie Coleman from 1948-1979. Includes business and personal correspondence, notebooks (1948-1974), and manuscripts of short stories, plays, and novels written by Coleman. The notebooks contain diary entries which reveal the author's feelings about events affecting his life and notes on his works in progress.
Coll. Number: ms2019

Biographical/Historical Note

Lonnie Coleman (1920- ), American novelist and playwright, born in Bartow, Georgia, resided in New York, England, and Ireland.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Georgia.
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

Lonnie Coleman papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing



11Business Correspondence with James Brown, 1975-1979
2Business Correspondence with James Brown, 1975-1979
3Business Correspondence-Doubleday- Mike Ossias, 1976-1978
4Business Correspondence-Doubleday-other, 1974-1978
5Business Correspondence with Murray Pollinger, 1974-1977
6Personal Correspondene A-Bq
7Personal Correspondence Br-Bz
8Personal Correspondence C-M
9Personal Correspondence N-R
10Personal Correspondence S-Z

Notebooks and notes

21Notebook, 1948
2Notebook, 1948
3Notebook, 1952
4Notebook, 1953
5Notebook, 1955-1956
6Notebook, 1956-1957
7Notebook, 1957-1959
31Notebook, 1960-1961
2Notebook, 1961
3Notebook, 1964
4Notebook, 1965-1974
5Notebook, 1970-71
6Notebook, 1974
2Notebook and Notes


43"Brother Mars" a play by Lonnie Coleman
4"The Carnival Woman" a short story by Lonnie Coleman
5"Chill of Morning, Chill of Evening" a story by L.C
6"A Choice of Weapons" a play by L.C.
7"Dark Song on a Harp" a story by L.C.
8"Friend of the Family" a play for t.v. by L.C.
9"Frugal is the Chariot" a story by L.C.
10"Hot Spell" in Spanish by Lonnie Coleman
11"Jolly's Progress" a play by Lonnie Coleman
51"---L Cat Hattie and Kingdom Come" a burlesque melodrama in three acts. by L.C.
2-6"The Making Mark" a novel L.C.
7"The Merry Wives of Massachusetts" a musical comedy by L.C.
8"Nail's Creek" a novel by L.C.
9"A Party for Strangers" a story by Lonnie Coleman
10"The Perfumes of Arabia" a story by L.C.
11"A Place for Polly" a play by L.C.
12Poems by Lonnie Coleman
13"The Red Slayer" a short story by L.C.
61-4"Savannah Man" a novel by L.C.
5-6"Savannah Man" Rough Draft
7"A Sketch of Murders" a short story by L.C.
8"The Smile on the Face of the Tiger" a play about murder by L.C.
9"Oh, Susannah" a musical book by L.C.
71"A Warm Body" a play by Lonnie Coleman
2"The Way to Fiddler's Green a story by L.C.
3-5"The Wings of an Angel" a novel by L.C.
6"The Woman Who Pays" a musical comedy by L.C.
7"Wreath Without Laurel" a play by L.C.

Galley proofs

81Beulah Land-Galley Proofs