Mountain story typescript

Mountain story typescript

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: McCullar, Bernice
Title: Mountain story typescript
Dates: 1963
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3139

Biographical/Historical Note

Bernice Brown McCullar was an educator, journalist, and author. She was born in Richland, Georgia, in 1905 and died in Decatur, Georgia, in 1975. In the 1940's she was editor of the Milledgeville Times and from 1951 until 1966 was Information Director for the Georgia State Department of Education. In the 1960's she was not only a freelance writer for the Atlanta journal and constitution, but also hosted an educational show entitled "This is your Georgia." Her books include Building your home life, This is your Georgia (textbook), and Georgia and its gold-domed capitol.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a 1963 unpublished draft typescript with the complete title Mountain story: a report on present and potential tourist attractions in 12 Georgia counties in the northeast mountain area and outside this area but within 150 miles of Robertstown and The history, legend, folklore connected with them. The 12 Georgia counties covered in this report include Banks, Dawson, Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Rabun, Towns, Stephens, Union, and White.


Arranged by chapter sections.

Index Terms

Banks County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Dawson County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Forsyth County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Franklin County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Habersham County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Hall County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Lumpkin County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Rabun County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Stephens County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Towns County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
Union County (Ga.)--Description and travel.
White County (Ga.)--Description and travel.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mountain story typescript, MS 3139. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Title page and table of contents (Pages 1-6)
2Mountain Area (general description) (Pages 7-17)
3Generally (oberservations and recommendations) (Pages 18-61)
413 Mountain Spectaculars (Pages 62-104)
512 Counties (Pages 105-158)
6Spectacular Sites Outside the 12 County Mountain Area (Pages 159-219)
7Some Other Interesting Sites Within 150 Miles (Pages 220-262)
8North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee (Pages 263-267)