Webb B. Garrison papers

Webb B. Garrison papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Garrison, Webb B.
Title: Webb B. Garrison papers
Dates: circa 1965-1990
Quantity: 21.8 Linear feet (27 document boxes, 1 flat box, 1 oversized box, 8 cartons)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Webb Garrison from ca. 1965-1990. The bulk of the collection documents Webb's career as a journalist and contains manuscripts and tear sheets of his writings for national magazines and newspapers. Includes his writings for the National Enquirer; "Dixie Quiz," "Dixie Scrapbook" (1981-1990) and "Georgia/Dixie Memoirs" (1985-1987) for the Atlanta Journal Constitution; "Georgia Almanac" (1982-1984) for the United Press Syndicate; and popular etymology features for the Ladies Home Journal.
Coll. Number: ms2798

Biographical/Historical Note

Webb Black Garrison was a Methodist minister, educator, journalist and author born in Covington, Newton County, Georgia.


Arrangement

This collection in unarranged and described to a minimal level. Please contact the Head of Manuscripts regarding access.


Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia.
Clergy as authors--Georgia.
English language--Etymology.
Georgia--History.
Journalists--Georgia.
Language and languages--Etymology.

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

Webb B. Garrison papers, MS 2798. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Manuscript of the Ignorance Book and Ignorance Book photocopy
 
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2Ignorance Book- edited manuscript
 
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3Books and How It Started Unedited Manuscript
 
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4Unsorted
 
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5Unsorted
 
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6Unsorted
 
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7Unsorted
 
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8Unsorted
 
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1Papers Related to Variety of Manuscripts
 
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2Books
 
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3Printers proofs "Georgia Quiz"
 
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4"Georgia Quiz"
 
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5"Georgia Quiz" and "Georgia First
 
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6"Georgia Almanac"
 
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7"Georgia Memories," "Quiz" master list, and "What do you know about GA?"
 
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8"On the Map" and "Dixie Scrapbook"
 
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9Dixie Scrapbook
 
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10Dixie Scrapbook
 
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11Dixie Scrapbook
 
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12Dixie Scrapbook
 
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13Dixie Scrapbook
 
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14"Pain" Entomology and miscellaneous manuscripts
 
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15Miscellaneous manuscripts and "National Enquirer" category index
 
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16"National Enquirer" tear sheet
 
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17"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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18"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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19"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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20"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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21"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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22"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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23"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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24"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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25"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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26"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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27"National Enquirer" mansuscript
 
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28Civil War Trivia and Fact Book manuscript and book
 
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29Galley proofs