Margaret Rose Gladney papers

Margaret Rose Gladney papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Gladney, Margaret Rose
Title: Margaret Rose Gladney papers
Dates: 1980-1999
Quantity: 3.4 Linear feet 9 boxes
Coll. Number: ms3513

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Margaret Rose Gladney is a former associate professor of American studies at the University of Alabama. She spent her career working on issues of social justice and change. She was one of the early professors in the University of Alabama’s women’s studies departmen helped to craft the master’s program in that field. She also helped develop and sustain the African-American studies minor. Dr. Gladney compiled the books How Am I to Be Heard? Letters of Lillian Smith and One Hour.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, research materials, photographs, audio tapes, notes and other records documenting Gladney's work on the letters, life and career of noted Southern author Lillian Smith.


This collection is currently unarranged. A preliminary listing has been provided for access.

Index Terms

African Americans--Civil rights.
Race relations.
Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Margaret Rose Gladney papers, ms3513, Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Notes and references to sources
2Research and notes, circa 1980s-1990s
3Lillian Smith- interviews and notes
4Correspondence- Laurel Falls
5Publisher correspondence, Lillian Smith documentary, conference, invitations
6Files on universities
7Reviews, correspondence re Lillian Smith book, circa 1993
8"How to be Heard" book jackets, promotional materials, and other miscellaneous notes, circa 1993
9Photocopies of Lillian Smith correspondence