Harry Atkinson ephemera collection

Harry Atkinson ephemera collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Atkinson, Harry W.
Title: Harry Atkinson ephemera collection
Dates: 1880s
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms2883

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of clippings, a cigarette card from W. Duke Sons & Co., and a ticket to the unveiling of the Ben Hill statue in Atlanta on May 1, 1886. The clippings are from the "Atlanta Constitution" and the "Macon Telegraph" in the 1880s. The articles pertain to the sermons of Rev. De Witt Talmadge, Rev. J. Benson Hamilton, and Dr. Henry McDonald; the deaths of Henry Grady and Jefferson Davis; and a column by Bill Arp ("Arp has something to say about the race question").

Index Terms

Arp, Bill, 1826-1903
Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations.
Atlanta constitution (Atlanta, Ga. : 1881)
Cigarette cards.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Hill, Benjamin H., (Benjamin Harvey), 1823-1882
Macon telegraph.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Harry Atkinson ephemera collection, ms 2883. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Processing Information note

Photocopies of the clippings have been added for preservation purposes.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Clippings and and misc., 1880s