Howard Holladay slide collection

Howard Holladay slide collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Holladay, Howard
Title: Howard Holladay slide collection
Dates: circa 1958-1967
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms3269

Biographical/Historical Note

Howard Holladay war born in Orangeburg SC and graduated from Orangeburg High School and the University of Georgia and was a US Army Veteran. He had a professional career in the insurance industry for 55 years, starting in the life insurance business in Augusta, GA in 1950, specializing in business and personal insurance and estate analysis. He was appointed General Agent of the Boston Office of the National Life Insurance Company in 1961. He brought the agency from its national ranking of 48 to number one in 10 years. In the early eighties he opened his own business consulting firm working with medical cost containment and risk management. A true gentleman of the South, he enjoyed entertaining both in his Beacon Hill home and abroad in his luxury trawler Southern Drawl. --- Howard K. Holladay Obituary (

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of slides taken from around 1958 to 1967. Box 1 consists of images of a variety of subjects including people and places in the Southeast, California, and unidentified locations. Of particular interest are 38 slides of a golf parade in Augusta, GA in 1959. The golfer Arnold Palmer can be seen on a float in a few of the images. There are also slides of a University of Georgia home football game, college fraternity life, and various leisure activities. Box 2 consists of slides taken on several trips to places in Europe and Asia, including the Middle East.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Asia--Description and Travel--20th century.
Augusta (Ga.)--Description and Travel--20th century.
Augusta (Ga.)--Photographs.
California--Description and Travel--20th century.
College sports--Georgia--Athens--Photographs.
Europe--Description and Travel--20th century.
Georgia Bulldogs (Football team). -- Photographs
Golfers--United States--Photographs.
Greek letter societies--Georgia--Athens--Photographs.
Holladay, Howard -- Photographs
Middle East--Description and Travel--20th century.
Middle East--Photographs.
Palmer, Arnold, 1929- -- Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Southern States--Description and Travel--20th century.
Southern States--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Howard Holladay slide collection. MS 3269. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Augusta, Ga- Golf parade, Apr. 1959
2California, May 1958
3California, June 1960
4Fraternity house & beach
5Fraternity party
6Fraternity party, parade, etc.
7Ga. Univ. Football
8Hotel, beach, water scenes, etc., July 1959
9Millon dollar round table meeting, 1960
10North Carolina or South Carolina?, Mar. 1959
11Old town? People & places
12Pageant play
13People, Nov. 1959
14Sea Pines, SC
15Miscellany & Unidentified, Feb. 1961
16-19Miscellaneous & unidentified
21-2Europe & Russia, 1958
3Germany & Switzerland, 1958
4Italy & France, 1958
5Italy, 1958
6Italy, Austria, Spain, 1958
7Russia, 1958
8Russia & Germany, 1958
9Europe & Russia, ca. 1960- 61
10China & Cambodia, 1964
11Japan & China, 1964
12Turkey, Greece, Spain, Portugal, 1964
13Middle East, 1964
14Middle East, Greece, Spain, 1964
15Portugal, 1964
16Unidentified, 1967