Horace Montgomery papers

Horace Montgomery papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Montgomery, Horace, 1906-
Title: Horace Montgomery papers
Dates: circa 1950-1964
Quantity: 1.8 Linear feet (4 document boxes, 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms323

Biographical/Historical Note

Horace Montgomery (1906-2001) received his master of arts degree and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. The later degree was the first doctorate granted by UGA. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and taught in the UGA Department of History from 1947-1978, and was also a Fulbright scholar to Austria in 1960. bsides authoring several historical books, Montgomery was the editor of Georgians in Profile: Historical Essays in Honor of Ellis Merton Coulter, published by the University of Georgia Press in 1959.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains manuscript materials for five of Horace Montgomery's works. They document his scholarly contributions as author of Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat, and Cracker Parties; co-author of Civilzation Through the Centuries; and editor of Georgians in Profile: Historical Essays in Honor of Ellis Merton Coulter, published by the University of Georgia Press in 1959. The authors of the latter festschrift were former students of Dr. Coulter.


Arrangement

Arranged into series by book title: Series 1. Georgians in Profile; Series 2. Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat; Series 3. Civilization through the Centuries; Series 4. Howell Cobb's Confederate Career; and Series 5. Cracker Parties.


Index Terms

Coulter, E. Merton, (Ellis Merton), 1890-
Georgia--History.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Manuscripts for publication.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Horace Montgomery papers, MS 323. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Georgians in Profile

BoxFolder
11-3Correspondence
4 Georgians in Profile, title page, contents, and preface
5John Percival, First Earl of Egmont, by R. and A. Saye
6Henry Ellis, by W.W. Abbott
7James Wright, by K. Coleman
8Anthony Stokes, by A.A. Lawrence
9Benjamin Hawkins, by M.B. Pound
10William McIntosh, by J.C. Bonner
11Wilson Lumpkin, by R.G. McPherson
12John McPherson Berrien, by C.J. Smith, Jr.
13Hopkins Holsey, by H. Montgomery
14Charles Jones Jenkins, Jr., by O.H. Shadgett
15Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., and Paul Hamilton Hayne, by C.B. Green
16Henry Bradley Plant, by S.W. Martin
17Rebecca Latimer Felton, by J.E. Talmadge
18Hoke Smith, by J.C. Vinson
19Appendix, the publications of E.M. Coulter to January 1, 1958, and index
19Appendix, the publications of E.M. Coulter to January 1, 1958, and index
BoxFolder
21 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 1-2
2 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 3-4
3 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 5-6
4 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 7-8
5 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 9-10
6 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 11-12
7 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 13-14
8 Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, appendix, bibliography and index
9 Georgians in Profile, proofs, gally proofs, preface, 1-4
10 Georgians in Profile, proofs, gally proofs, 5-9
11 Georgians in Profile, proofs, gally proofs, 10-14
 

Series 2: Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat

BoxFolder
212Series 2 Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat
 

Series 3: Civilization through the Centuries

BoxFolder
31Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 1-4
2Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 5-8
3Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 9-15
4Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 16-20
5Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 21-26
6Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 27-29
7Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 30-35
BoxFolder
41-7 Civilizations through the Centuries, proof sheets
 

Series 4: Howell Cobb's Confederate Career

BoxFolder
38 Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 1-4, copy 1
9 Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 5-7, copy 1
10 Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 1-4, copy 2
11 Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 5-7, index, copy 2
 

Series 5: Cracker Parties

BoxVolume
51 Cracker Parties typescript