Kenneth Coleman papers

Kenneth Coleman papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coleman, Kenneth
Title: Kenneth Coleman papers
Dates: 1936-1949
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of college notes kept by Kenneth Coleman during the 1930s and 1940s. The notebooks are from history and political science classes. The classes were taken at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Georgia. There are also 65 items (no dates) of biographical material originally prepared for the Dictionary of Georgia Biography but not used.
Coll. Number: ms297

Biographical/Historical Note

"Kenneth Coleman, professor of history at the University of Georgia in Athens was the preeminent authority of his generation on colonial and revolutionary Georgia. He wrote what is probably the most widely read history of the state, Georgia History in Outline (1955), which has been revised many times and remains in print." -- "Kenneth Coleman (1916-1999)" New Georgia Encyclopedia.

For more information, see the article "Kenneth Coleman (1916-1999)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Index Terms

Biography files.
Coleman, Kenneth -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
College teachers--Georgia--Athens--Biography--Sources.
History teachers--Georgia--Athens--Biography--Sources.
University of Georgia. -- History--20th century
University of Wisconsin. -- History--20th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kenneth Coleman papers. MS 297. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collection of this repository: Dictionary of Georgia Biography papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Political Science 112a and b, History 113b and 124b
2History 137, 138a, 141 (2)
3History 202 and 204
4History 280, 405, 454 and 455
5History 455, 656, 691, 675 - Europe since 1815 England 1640 - 1648
6Readings in England (Prelims), American History 7 Notes re E & W Europe