Lillian Smith Book Awards records

Lillian Smith Book Awards records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Lillian Smith Book Awards records
Dates: 1997-2005
Quantity: 0.3 Linear feet (1 half box, 1 oversized folder A)
Abstract:This collection consists of printed materials regarding the Lillian Smith book awards from the late 1990s to 2000s. It does not involve Lillian Smith personally, however, the award is given to those authors who seem to follow in her steps and may invoke her passion and personality.
Coll. Number: ms3483.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Lillian Smith was born in 1897 and died in 1966. She was an author, lecturer, human rights advocate. She mainly resided in Georgia. She was one of the first prominent white Southerners to stand against segregation. She wrote the novel, Strange Fruit, to much acclaim, as well as Killers of the Dream.


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Lillian Smith Book Awards records. MS 3483. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1136th Annual Lillian Smith Book Awards, printed materials, 2004, 2005
2Southern Regional Council Lillian Smith Book Awards- printed materials, 1997, 2002
3Clippings and photographs with biographical profiles, undated
OS Folder
1APosters, 1999, 2000