|Creator:||Brooks, Thirza McDonald|
|Title:||Thirza McDonald Brooks papers|
|Quantity:||0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 3197 to MS 3199)|
Thirza Brooks was the granddaughter of one of the first women medical doctors in Georgia. After studying at Bessie Tift College, Duke University and the University of Chicago, she became the youngest field director in the Red Cross and then a social worker. Originally from Georgia, she spent much of her life in New Hampshire.
The collection consists of two manuscripts written by Thirza Bowen David McDonald Howard Brooks. The first is "All Day Dinner and Meeting on the Ground: A Loving Retrospective, the story of her experiences growing up in the family of a circuit-riding minister before World War I, resident in Maysville, Georgia. The second is a typescript of Full Circle: A Memoir, an autobiographical reminiscense of her life with photographs.
Thirza McDonald Brooks papers, MS 3198. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related archival materials located in this repository: Horatio J. David family papers, MS 3127