Beehive Press papers

Beehive Press papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Beehive Press.
Title: Beehive Press papers
Dates: 1972-1993
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feet 2 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms3118

Biographical/Historical Note

The Beehive Press was founded by Mills Lane in 1970 in Savannah, Georgia. It specializes in publishing books about the cultural and social history of Georgia and the South. For more information, see the Beehive Press website.

Edward J. Cashin (1927-2007) was a historian of colonial and Revolutionary-era Georgia. Cashin served on the faculty of Augusta State University from 1969 until his retirement in 1996. He then founded the Center for the Study of Georgia Historyand served as its director. For more information, see the article Edward J. Cashin at the New Georgia Encyclopedia..

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of broadsides, catalogs, clippings, letters, book covers, and other material relating to books that Beehive Press published. Complete galleys, proofs, and typescript for Setting Out to Begin a New World is also included.

Index Terms

Beehive Press. -- Records and correspondence
Broadsides (notices)
Cashin, Edward J., 1927-2007
Clippings (information artifacts)
Galley proofs.
Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Lane, Mills B., 1942-2001
Proofs (Printing)
Sales catalogs.
Setting out to begin a new world.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Beehive Press papers, ms3118, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Book - The First Twentv-Five Years of the Beehive Press (softcover)
2Book - The First Twenty-Five Years of the Beehive Press (hardcover)
3Catalogs, 1972-1978 & 1992-1996
4Clippings, 1972-1975
5Empty envelope
6Form letters, promotional material
7Labels for exhibit
8Letters (mainly to Felix Hargrett), 1972-1979 & 1991
10Page designs (not used)
11Receipts (Felix Hargrett), 1972-1978
12Book covers, promotional - Architecture of the Old South
13Book covers, promotional - Dear Mother
14Book covers, promotional - Free Joe
15Book covers, promotional - General Oglethorpe's Georgia
16Book covers, promotional - Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation
17Book covers, promotional - Mark Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahamas
18Book covers, promotional - Memoirs or a Ouick Glance at My Various Travels
19Book covers, promotional - The Most Delightful Country of the Universe
20Book covers, promotional - The New South
21Book covers, promotional - The People of Georgia
22Book covers, promotional - The Rambler in Georgia
23Book covers, promotional - Reconstruction in Georgia
24Book covers, promotional - Savannah Revisited
25Book covers, promotional - Slave Life in Georgia
26Book covers, promotional - Standing Upon the Mouth of a Volcano
27Book covers, promotional - Times That Prove People's Principles
28Book covers, promotional - Uncle Remus
29Book covers, promotional - A Wilderness Still the Cradle of Nature
2 Setting Out to Begin a New World - Galleys, Proofs
3 Setting Out to Begin a New World - Typescript
OS Folder
1BBroadsides - Savannah Revisited: A Pictorial History, Dartmouth College Library Salutes Mills Lane and The Beehive Press, The Beehive Press Proudly Announces the Publication of Dear Mother: Don't Grieve About Me, and The Beehive Foundation Proudly Announces The People of Georgia, 1990-1999