Hansell Baugh (b. 1903) was the son of Atha Thomas Baugh (1855-1934) and Maggie May McCord Baugh (1867-1956) of Pulaski, Tennessee. The family moved to Atlanta, Georgia when Hansell was young. He worked from 1925-1930 for the United States Rubber Company as assistant editor in the publicity and publication department. As part of this job, he traveled to Sumatra and Malay making an educational film about the growing of rubber on rubber plantations. Other jobs included secretary at Lawson General Hospital, an Army hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and librarian for the College of Physicians (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and the Institute of General Semantics (Connecticut). He was also a book reviewer, freelance writer and editor of "Frances Newman's Letters."
Walton Brooks McDaniel II (1897-1975) graduated from New York University with a Ph.D in classical literature. He was librarian at the College of Physicians until he became Curator of the Historical Collections. Hansell Baugh lived with McDaniel in New York and Philadelphia.
Birthdate-December 16, 1903
Father-Atha Thomas Baugh 1855-1934
Mother-Maggie May McCord Baugh 1867-1956
Brother-Atha Shapard Baugh 1894-1958?
Sisters-Mary Elizabeth Baugh (Mrs. Stewart Watson) 1890-1983? Margaret Eugenia Baugh 1899-1967
Career-United States Rubber Company 1925-1930, assistant editor in the publicity and publication department, also traveled to Sumatra and Malay to make an educational film about rubber growing
College of Physicians (Philadelphia, PA)-assistant librarian
The collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial papers, printed material, and photographs. Family correspondence covers the years 1884-1977. Hansell Baugh corresponded with various writers while he was collecting the letters of Frances Newman for his book. These writers and friends include Joseph Blumenthal, owner of Spiral Press; Elva de Pue Matthews; Henry A. Newman; Margaret Newman Patterson; and Walton Brooks McDaniel II.