Ann E. Lewis papers

Ann E. Lewis papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Lewis, Ann E., 1903-
Title: Ann E. Lewis papers
Dates: 1924-1990
Quantity: 27.4 Linear feet (1 carton, 38 document boxes, 1 slide box, 1 card file box, 3 XL oversized boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 half box, 2 cartons)
Coll. Number: ms2879

Biographical/Historical Note

Ann Eliza Hatton Lewis (1903-2009) was an author, publisher, and educator. She is most notable for being the founder of Georgia Magazine. She lived for most of her adult life in Decatur and Atlanta, GA, first as an English teacher at Decatur High School and later as an administrative assistant at Georgia Tech.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Ann E. Lewis from 1924-1990. The papers include correspondence, business papers, photographs, articles, scrapbooks, and newspapers all relating to her extensive career. The papers document her career as editor of the GEORGIA MAGAZINE (1957-1971) and GEORGIA LIFE (1974-1980) and her involvement in the Atlanta Branch of National League of American Pen Women, Atlanta Writer's Club, and other civic and historical organizations. Correspondents include Jannelle Jones McRee, Frances Greene, John Kollock, Peggy Sheppard, Eva Mae Reece, Adelle Harper, Nelson Shipp, Frances W. Reid and Georgia Governors Ernest Vandiver, Carl Sanders and Joe Frank Harris.


Arrangement

This collection has not yet been processed. It has been roughly sorted by container and a container list made available to facilitate access until full processing is possible.


Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Georgia life.
Georgia magazine.
Greene, Frances
Harper, Adelle
Harris, Joe Frank
Kollock, John
McRee, Jannelle Jones
Publishers and publishing.
Reece, Eva Mae
Reid, Frances W., (Frances West)
Sanders, Carl Edward, 1925-
Sheppard, Peggy
Shipp, Nelson
Vandiver, S. Ernest, (Samuel Ernest), 1918-
Women authors, American--Georgia.
Women journalists--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

Ann E. Lewis papers, MS 2879.Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Materials concerning Mrs. Lewis' [then Ann Eliza Hatton] teaching school in the mountains of North Carolina at Bulodean, from 18 August 1924-12 February 1925

Materials include her stories of the stay at Bulodean, photos, the 1981 reunion at Bulodean and Mrs. Lewis' correspondence with former students, several of whom she stayed in touch with for many years.
BoxFolder
11Correspondence, 1924
includes NC Teacher's certificate
2Bulodean NC photos
3Correspondence, 1956-68
4Mrs Lewis' story of her experiences-manuscript, edited & final versions
5Story published in The State 1985-'I Was A "First" in Bulodean' and part II, 'The First Teacher in Bulodean'
6The 1981 reunion at Bulodean-newsclippings, correspondence, photos
7Correspondence with Newton Farr Garland and Jones Garland
8Correspondence with Hannah Miller
9Correspondence with Willie Clay and Vista Street
 

Series 2: Civic Activities

Mrs. Lewis lived in Whitmire SC after her marriage and was involved in all manner of civic activities. While president of the local Parent-Teachers Association, Founder's Day in 1936 was organized to honor Mrs. Phoebe Apperson Hurst, mother of the publisher William Randolph Hurst, who was co-founder of the lst Mother's Congress in 1897 which became the National PTA. Mrs. Hurst was the daughter of Drucilla Whitmire whose family was from Whitmire SC. The materials reflect the massive amount of organization necessary for this event.
BoxFolder
21Founder's Day correspondence, 1935-36
2Founder's Day programs
3PTA correspondence regarding Founder's Day
4Founder's Day pageant
5Aragon Baldwin Mill
6Pauline Branyon correspondence
7Mary Hemphill Greene correspondence
8Minnie B Bradford correspondence
9Hearst correspondence
10Thornwell Jacobs corresp.
11William Plumer Jacobs corresp.
12Governor Olin D. Johnston corresp.
13W. S. Kirkpatrick corresp.
14Roger Peace corresp.
15Elsie Robinson corresp.
16Archibald Rutledge corresp.
17Mildred Seydel corresp.
18Representative John C. Taylor corresp.
19Ethel Whitmire corresp. (photocopies to USE)
20Ethel Whitmire original corresp (fragile-use 2:19)
21Whitmire Family research
22Whitmire Museum & Historical Assn.
23Whitmire corresp., 1949-97
 

Series 3: Family Trips

While still living in Whitmire, SC, Mrs. Lewis determined to take her 5 children on a trip to California by car. This worked well and she later took them to the World's Fair in NYC. She wrote to several newspapers while on the trips and helped to pay some of their expenses. This material shows how she organized such and includes correspondence from readers who enjoyed the articles about the trips.
BoxFolder
31California trip, 1935-6 and no date
21937, January-June
31937, July-December
4Map used on trip
5Ethel Whitmire correspondence re trip
6World's Fair, March 1938-June 1939
7July 1939-1940
 

Series 4: Editorial Activities

Mrs. Lewis was editor of the Whitmire News before the family moved to Atlanta, Georgia in the 1950's. She continued her editorial activities by starting GEORGIA MAGAZINE which ran until the late 1960's, was sold but did not flourish. She then started GEORGIA LIFE magazine which continued until early 1980's. The alphabetical correspondence below is from this time period.



Subseries 4A: Correspondence

BoxFolder
41ABBOT, Nell
2ABNEY, Beth
3ADAMS, George Matthew
4ADAMSON, Ann
5ALLGOOD, Bill
6ANDERSON, Mrs. Halstead
7ANDERSON, Mr and Mrs. Karl
8ANDERSON, Marie
9ANTHONY, Madeline
10BARKER, Lillian
11BARROW, Elfrida
12BELL, Lois Hendrix
13BERG, Norman
14BLACKBURN, Ben
15BLITCH, Iris
16BOYD, Willis
17BRAGG, Lillian
18BRAMBLETT, Agnes
19BREWER, Bill
4BRIDGES, Herb
20BROWN, Joseph E
21BROWN, Marel
22BROWN, Martha
4BROWN, Tom Watson
23BRYAN, Lynda Lee
24BRYAN, Mary Givens
25BUNN, Dumont & Christine
26BURCH, James B.
27BUSBEE, George
28BUTLER, Tyus
29BYRD, Garland
30CARROLL, Homer
31CARTER, Jimmy
32CAWTHON, Bill
33CHAMBLISS, Amy
34CHAPPELL, Loretta Lamar
35CLAY, Lucius
BoxFolder
51CODINGTON, Kate & Arthur
2COOK, Jacquelyn
3COUCH, Tony
4COULTER, E. M.
5CRESS, Linda
6DaBOLL, Raymond F.
7DANIELL, J. J.
8DAVENPORT, William
9DAVES, Francis M.
10DAVIDSON, Keay
11DAY, Hannah
12DEAVER, Emily Cook
13DEBOLT, Margaret
14DELIESSELINE, Ethel
15DEWS, Margery
16DICKENS, Dean
17DICKINSON, Ann
18DODD, Ed
Mark Trail comic strip
18aDODD, Lamar
19DRINNON, Elizabeth
20DUFFEY, May F
21DUNN, Margie
22DuVAL, Carolyn Black
BoxFolder
61ELLIOTT, Marilyn
2ESTES, David
3FARR, William
4FINCH, Mildred Austin
5FODOR, Eugene
6FORTSON, Ben
7FOSS, Abby
8FOSTER, Edith
9FREDERICK, Mary B.
10GIBBS, Jeanne
11GODFREY, Caroline
12GOFF, Catherine
13GRAMLING, Martha
14GRANT, Earle
15GRAVES, Vicki
16GREENE, Frances
17GREGORY, Edna
18GRIFFIN, Marvin
19HALVERSON, Delia
20HANSON, David
21HARPER, Adelle
[with photo]
22HARRIS, Joe Frank
23HART, Carroll
24HAYNES, William
25HENRY, Inez
26HICKEY, Daniel
27HICKEY, Louise McHenry
BoxFolder
71HILL, Edwin C.
2HODGINS, Maibelle
3HOLLAND, J. TRUMAN
4HOLLINGSWORTH, Leon
5HOLTZCLAW, Mary
6HORAN, John E. & Tom
7HUDSPETH, Ron
8HUGHES, Frank
9HUGHES, Henrietta
10HUNN, Max
11IVY, Emma
12JEWETT, Mary
13JOHNSON, Annie L
14JOLLEY, Clyde, 1975-76
15JOLLEY, Clyde, 1977-81
16JONES, Aaron
17JONES, H Grady
18JONES, James H.
19KATYAL, Marge
20KELLY, William A.
21KIDD, Marianne
22KING, Spencer
23KOLLOCK, John
[with photo]
24KOTCHIAN, Carl
25KURTZ, Wilbur
26KYLE F. Clason
27LaBOON, Brandt
28LANCE, Bert
29LANE, Mary
30LANE, Mills Jr. & IV
31LEWIS, John L.
32LEWIS, John Ransom
BoxFolder
81LEWIS, Martha
2LEWIS, W. W.
3LONGLEY, Julian & Mary
4LUNCEFORD, Rosalind
5McCULLAR, Bernice
6McDONALD, Ellis Atkisson
7McINTYRE, O. O.
8McKAY, Blythe
9McKAY, James
10McKAY, John J.
11McKINNON, Ethelyn
12McMASTER, Lucille
13McREE, Jannelle Jones
14McREE, Jannelle Jones
15MACK, Elizabeth
16MADDOX, Lester
17MADDOX, W. C.
18MAJETTE, Vara
19MALONE, Ruth C.
20MARLEY, Norma
21MANNING, Robert
BoxFolder
91MASSELL, Sam
2MASSEY, Mrs. Raymond
3MATTHEWS, Laura & Pearce
4MAYER, Becky
5MEADERS, Margaret
6MELLICHAMP, Josephine
7MELLINGER, Marie
8MENABONI, Athos
9MEYER, Jerry
10MILLER, Zell
11MILLS, Peggy
12MINTER, Jack
13MINTZ, Leonora
14MITCHELL, Margaret-re her letters to Al Edee
15MOBLEY, Marvin
16MOODY, Minnie H.
17MOORE, Violet
18MOORE, Virginia
19MORGAN, Beatrice
20MUNDY, Martin
21NEWMAN, Lois
22NEWTON, Hester
23NIX, Dorothy
24NOTTINGHAM, Zera
25ODUM, Mamie
26OVREVIK, Marie
BoxFolder
101PARHAM, Joseph
2PLANT, Sandra
3POOL, Antoinette
4PRICE, Eugenia
5PUSTER, J. Grett
6RAVERS, Betty
7REECE, Byron Herbert
8REID, Frances
9RICHARDSON, Walter
10RILEY, Albert
11ROBERTS, Delmar
12ROCKWELL, Paul A.
13ROGERS, Evelyna
14ROGERS, Kenneth
15ROWLAND, Charles
16RUSSELL, Richard
17SANDERS, Carl
18SATTERFIELD, Frances
19SEWELL, Cliff
20SEYDELL, Mildred
21SHADBURN, Don
22SHEPPARD, Peggy, 1959-69
23SHEPPARD, Peggy, 1970-75
24SHEPPARD, Peggy, 1976 -77
25SHEPPARD, Peggy, 1978-83
BoxFolder
111SHEPPARD, Peggy, undated
2SHEPPARD, Peggy, undated
3SHEPPARD, Peggy, undated
4SHEPPARD, Peggy, undated
5SHIPP, Nelson
6SHIPP, Nelson
7SIBLEY, Celestine
8SINGER, Ann
9SMITH, Benjamin
10SMITH, Daisy Francis
11SMITH, Margaret
12SMITH, Nelle E
13SOHN, Louis
14SPALDING, Jack
15STEPHENS, Walt
16STEVENS, Clyde Lovejoy
17STUBBS, Thomas M & Bea
BoxFolder
121SUDDETH, Ruth
2SUTLIVE, W Kirk
3TALMADGE, Herman
4TATE, William & Susan
5THIGPEN, Corbett
6THOMPSON, Emmie de L
7TILLEY, Anne
8TOWNSEND, James
9TUCKER, Billy
10TURNER, Bill
11VAN METER, Lloyd
12VANDIVER, Ernest
13VANSTORY, Burnette
14VENARD, Ann
15VICKERS, Ed
16VICKERS, Ovid
17VINSON, Carl
18VONK, Ida Lee
19WARE, Runa
20WARREN, James
21WARTHEN, Christine
22WEBB, Frances
23WEINSTEIN, Dr Alfred
24WESLEY, Cecil Cobb
25WHELPLEY, Don
26WIGGINTON, Eliot
27WILCOX, Herbert
BoxFolder
131WILLIAMS, Carolyn W
2WILLIAMS, Ida Belle
3WILLIAMS, Lorraine
4WILLIAMS, Wayne
5WILLINGHAM, Robert M
6WINIARSKI, H. Lee
7WINTER, Mary C
8WINTERBERGER, Katherine
9WOO, Marie
10WOODRUFF, Robert
11WRIGHT, Bill & Sara
12WYLY, Rachel
13YATES, B. C.
14YOUNG, Dorothy
BoxFolder
281-18Correspondence, 1940-1959
BoxFolder
161-15Correspondence, 1959-1960
BoxFolder
171-13Correspondence, 1961-1963
BoxFolder
181-15Correspondence, 1964-1966
BoxFolder
191-6Correspondence, 1967-1968
BoxFolder
201-10Correspondence, 1969-1974
BoxFolder
211-7Correspondence, 1975-1976
BoxFolder
221-4Correspondence, 1977
BoxFolder
231-8Correspondence, 1978-1979
BoxFolder
241-9Correspondence, 1980-1988
BoxFolder
251Advertising correspondence- general
2American Cancer Society
3Anglo fabrics
4Antique shops
5Atlanta, Georgia
6Banks
7Brundage prints
8Atlanta Gas Light Company
9Callaway Gardens
10Cobb County, Georgia
11Coca-Cola advertising
12Colonial Stores
13Columbus, Georgia
14Community Prestige Magazine
15Courts and Company
BoxFolder
261Decatur, Georgia
2Delta Air Lines
3Department stores
4Elberton, Georgia
5Empress Chinchilla
6"Family Line" section
7Form letters
8Furniture stores
9Ads- Georgia Department of Industry and Trade
10Georgia Electric Membership Corporation
11Georgia Power Company
12M. L. Grant, Incorporated- Fleming Revell Company
13Jekyll Island
14Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
15Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation
16H. W. Lay Company
17Northeast Georgia mountains
18Pest control companies
19Prospective Advertisers
20Georgia Magazine rate cards
21Other Magazine rate cards
22Charles A. Rawson & Associates
23Ads- Rock City, Lookout Mountain
BoxFolder
271St. Simon's Island, Georgia
2Savannah, Georgia
3Schenley Distillers Company
4Schieffelin & Company
5Schools and colleges
6Sheraton
7Simmons Plating Works Inc.
8Southeastern Merchandise Mart
9Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Company
10Trips- Chicago
11Trips- Florida
12Trips- Georgia
13Trips- New York
15Ads- Stone Mountain
16Stuckey's
17Union Bag-Camp Paper Corporation
18University of Georgia Press
19Ads- Yoncey Bros.



Subseries 4B: Subject Headings

BoxFolder
141Antiques
2American Heritage Pub'l Co
3Atlanta Georgian
4Atlanta Press Club
5Augusta Chamber of Commerce
6"Best Articles & Stories"
7Book Reviews
8Callaway Gardens
9Campbell County
10Christmas Issue
11Coca-Cola
12Confederate States of America
13Dahlonega
14DeKalb County
15 First 500 Poems
16Georgia Dept of Industry & Trade
17Georgia Journal
18Georgia Press Institute
19Georgia Review
20Georgia Signers
21Georgia State Poetry Institute
22Georgia Stories
23Harper Printing Company
24Historic Churches
25Invitations
26Jenkins County
27Lake Lanier
BoxFolder
151'Let's Swap'-family lines
2'Listen World'
3Madison
4Milledge, John
5Milledgeville
6Miscellaneous
7New Magazines
8Obituaries
9Oglethorpe University
10'Outdoors in Georgia'
11'Outdoors in IL'
12Pilot Club
13Poetry
14Press Releases
15Promotions
16Providence Canyon
17Regional Pub'l Assn
18Restorations
19Rich's
20Savannah
21South Carolina
22Stone Mountain
23Univ of Georgia Press
24Virginia Cavalcade
25Women
26Writings-no identification nor date
 
Bills, 1962-1967
BoxFolder
291-6Business Bills Paid, 1962-1967
BoxFolder
301-2Business Bills Paid, 1968-1969
BoxFolder
311-7Business Bills Paid
BoxFolder
321Mailing services bills
2-6Georgia income tax
7Magazine material
 
BoxFolder
331-13Photographs
 
BoxFolder
341-9John Kollock drawings
 
BoxFolder
351-8Scrapbooks
 
BoxFolder
361-9AWC/APW
 
BoxFolder
371-15Georgia Life newsstand accounts
 
BoxFolder
381-5Georgia Life materials
 
BoxFolder
391-9Subscription materials; correspondence
 
BoxBox
4041Subscription cards
 
BoxBox
4243The Whitmire News
 
Box
45Georgia Life account books
 
Box
46John Kollock materials
 
Box
47Unprocessed material
 
Carton
2Unprocessed material
 
Carton
1Clippings, plaques and awards