Fred A. Birchmore collection

Fred A. Birchmore collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Birchmore, Fred A., (Fred Agnew), 1911-
Title: Fred A. Birchmore collection
Dates: 1930-1999
Quantity: 2.9 Linear feet 1 document box, 1 half box, 1 oversized box, 1 artifact, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2960

Biographical/Historical Note

Fred A. Birchmore, known for his travels around the world on a bicycle, was author of the book titled Around the world on a bicycle.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence from the 1930s to the 1990s, clippings about Birchmore, photographs of Birchmore, and a bound volume of magazines which contain cartoon versions of Birchmore's trip around the world on a bike. The oversized folder includes signs from Birchmore's experience as an Olympic torch bearer and a proclamation from Governor Zill Miller about the Kiwanis Club's 75th anniversary.


Index Terms

Birchmore, Fred A., (Fred Agnew), 1911-
Caricatures and cartoons.
Correspondence.
Cyclists--Georgia.
Magazines (periodicals).
Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Fred A. Birchmore collection, ms2960, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Correspondence
 
2Certificates, News Releases, Writings, Travel Items
 
3 The Open Road for Boys
 
4Photographs
 
5Printed Material
 
6Clippings
 
Box
6 Around the World on a Bicycle- manuscript, chapters 1-36 (on CD-Rom) and published copy
 
OS BoxItem
21Oversized Photographs of Birchmore and family
 
1Large Framed Picture
 
OS Box
3Photographs
 
OS Box
4Scrapbook of letters and printed items; photocopies of Atlanta Journal article by Birchmore
 
OS Box
5Scrapbook of clippings
 
OS Folder
1BKiwanis Club Proclamation, Olympic torch bearer signs, comic panels