|Creator:||Montgomery, Horace, 1906-|
|Title:||Horace Montgomery papers|
|Quantity:||1.8 Linear feet (4 document boxes, 1 half box)|
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.
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.
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.
Horace Montgomery papers, MS 323. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.