Webb Garrison papers

Webb Garrison papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Garrison, Webb B.
Title: Webb Garrison papers
Dates: 1982, 1992
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms2348

Biographical/Historical Note

Webb (Black) Garrison, D. D., Litt. D., was born in Covington, Georgia, in 1919. He served as pastor and assistant dean of Emory University's School of Theology. He was also an author and freelance journalist.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials and correspondence relating to various works by Webb Garrison. Included are an original typescript of "Oglethorpe's Folly : The Birth of Georgia", a photocopy as circulated for pre-publication appraisal, printer's galleys, page proofs, one copy of the first printing (identified by missing art, page 17 - about 150 copies were circulated before the error was found and corrected), one copy of the corrected second printing, other copies, reviews and appraisals, a manuscript and 13-part condensation, and a condensation as published in the Savannah Morning News. Also included are materials relating to Garrison's "Civil War Trivia and Fact Book," such as a published copy, a manuscript, corrected proofs, a bibliography file, a picture/cutline file and a "side copy" file. There is also an article by Garrison entitled "Pilot Lingo", which appeared in the publication Air Line Pilot in April 1992.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia--Correspondence.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Files (document groupings)
First editions.
Galley proofs.
Garrison, Webb B. -- Civil War trivia and fact book
Garrison, Webb B. -- Correspondence
Garrison, Webb B. -- Oglethorpe's folly
Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785
Pilots and pilotage--Terminology.
Proofs (printed matter)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Miscellanea.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Webb Garrison papers. MS 2348. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Webb Garrison Sidelights on the American Revolution, MS 923; Webb B. Garrison papers, MS 2798.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Oglethorpe's Folly
2PRE PUB requests read carbons list
3Oglethorpe-Photos list. cut lines for editor
4PRE PUB readings O.K.
5Oglethorpe's Folly: The Birth of Georgia Pre-publication copy
21"Galleys" Publishers converted from (unreadable) lead to computer on this book Ogelthorpe's Folly" : The Birth of Georgia
3Oglethorpe's Folly: The Birth of Georgia (1st printing)
4Oglethorpe's Folly: The Birth of Georgia (2nd printing)
5Oglethorpe- page proofs
6Savannah Morning News and Savannah Evening Press, January 30, 1983