Garland Smith papers

Garland Smith papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Smith, Garland, 1880-1968
Title: Garland Smith papers
Dates: circa 1920-1968
Quantity: 0.9 Linear feet (188 items in 1 document box, 5 oversize folders A)
Coll. Number: ms216
Some materials are in French.

Biographical/Historical Note

Garland Smith (1880-1968) was an artist, author, journalist, and poet in Athens, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Garland Smith from ca. 1920-1968. Includes manuscripts, poems, nursery rhymes, children's stories, and sketches produced by Smith during her career. The collection also contains clippings of articles written by Smith for newspapers and magazines in Georgia and New York (City).


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American poetry.
Children's literature.
Manuscripts (documents)
Women artists--Georgia.
Women authors, American--Georgia.
Women poets, American--Georgia.

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

Garland Smith papers, ms216, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11"August Afternoon" (poem)
2"Autumnal Walk" (essay)
3"Child's Primer of Mythology" (poems)
4"Easter Fixin's" (story)
5"In Patchin' Place" (article)
6"Marie et l'ecuriel" (children's story)
Written in French
7"Mother Goose Speaks French" (nursery rhymes and mss/correspondence)
8"Le petit chaperon rouge" [Little Red Riding Hood] (children's story)
Written in French.
10A Timely Warning
14Sketches and sketchbook
Autographed copy of Autobiography (John Cowper Powys)
Autographed copy of Out of My Heart (Agnes Sligh Turnbull)
OS Folder
1AArticles & sketches from newspapers (items 2, 3, 5)
OS Folder
2AArticles & sketches from newspapers (items 7, 13, 17)
OS Folder
3AArticles & sketches from newspapers (items 18, 19, 21)
OS Folder
4AArticles & sketches from newspapers (items 22 & 23)
OS Folder
5AArticles & sketches from newspapers (items 24, 25, 26)