|Creator:||Abney, George M., 1930-2002|
|Title:||George Abney collection|
|Quantity:||1.5 Linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)|
George Abney (1930-2002) was an Athens native and professor in the University of Georgia School of Journalism. He began his journalism career in high school covering local athletics. In 1945, he joined the Athens Banner-Herald as a sportswriter. He graduated journalism school in 1951 and took a job with the Associated Press. George served in the Korean War, and upon his return, completed a master's degree in journalism. He served as Grady College's Director of Undergraduate Services and Honors Advisor from 1957 to 1993.
The collection consists of a Gone With the Wind scrapbook, booklet, and Atlanta Journal newspapers, as well as two small photograph albums relating to the Gerald and Scott families of Augusta and Thompson, Georgia.
George Abney collection, ms2656, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related materials are available in the following collections of this repository are the George Abney scrapbooks, ms187; George Abney papers, ms3216; and the Beth Mobley Abney papers, ms3276.