Philip and Mildred Greear papers

Philip and Mildred Greear papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Greear, Mildred
Creator: Greear, Philip
Title: Philip and Mildred Greear papers
Dates: 1938-1965
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms2283

Biographical/Historical Note

Byron Herbert Reece (1917-1958), a poet and writer, was born in Blairsville, Georgia. He attended Young Harris College and went on to publish several works of poetry and fiction. He received numerous awards including the Georgia Distinguished Writers Award and the Guggenheim Award.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of material relating to Byron Herbert Reece. The papers contain personal correspondence from Reece to the Greears, reviews of Reece's works, newspaper clippings, and two photographs of Reece. The collection also contains personal correspondence of the Greear's relating to their involvement in the Quill Club at Young Harris College, and their interest in the Byron Herbert Reece Memorial Association.

Index Terms

American literature.
American poetry.
Authors, American--Georgia.
Literature--United States--Societies, etc.
Poets, American--Georgia.
Quill Club (Young Harris College).
Reece, Byron Herbert, 1917-1958
Young Harris College.

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 note

Philip and Mildred Greear papers, ms2283, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-12Correspondence, 1943-1965
13Correspondence/Quill Club
14 The Georgia Review, Winter, 1958
15Book reviews
16Young Harris College newspapers, 1938-1940
19Philip F-C. Greear term paper on Reece
20 The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine, 1962 October 28