M’Nelle Causey family papers

M’Nelle Causey family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Causey, M’Nelle Gibson
Title: M’Nelle Causey family papers
Dates: 1906-1995
Quantity: 11.0 Linear feet (21 boxes, 2 large framed items)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, art and printed material. Much of the correspondence is between M’Nelle and her husband while he served in Troop B, 89th Cavalry, Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized) during World War II.
Coll. Number: ms3606

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Minelle (M’Nelle) Gibson Causey was born in 1920 in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Griffin High School, West Georgia College, and the University of Georgia. Her parents were William Claude Gibson (1887-1956) and Lucy Davis Gibson (b. 1892). M’Nelle married William Claude Causey (1916-1997) in 1941 and they had three sons – William Claude, Jr. (1943-1994), Davis Eugene (b. 1949) and Joseph Stephen (b. 1950). The Causey family lived in Athens, Georgia. M’Nelle Causey was a freelance writer who wrote for newspapers and magazines. She also worked for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, and owned M’Nelle, Inc., a costume and dress shop.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type into four series: Series 1. Correspondence; Series 2. M'Nelle Inc. Business Records; Series 3. Writings; and Series 4. Printed material, photographs, and miscellaneous.


Index Terms

Correspondence
Photographs.
University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension Service.
Women authors--Georgia.
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945--Women.
World War, 1939-1945.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

M’Nelle Causey family papers, MS 3606. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, GA 30602


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence



Subseries 1.1: General

BoxFolder
11Genealogy
2Biographical information and M’Nelle Causey’s notes about the collection
31906-1912
41913
51914-1916
61917 July-September
71917 December-1918
81900s
91920-1929
101930-1939
BoxFolder
21at University of Georgia, 1939-1941
2at University of Georgia, 1939-1941
31940 June-September
41940 October
51940 November
61940 December
71941 January
81941 February-July
91941 August
101941 September-December
BoxFolder
311942 January-June
21942 July-December
31942
41943 January 1-17
51943 January 18-31
61943 February-May
71943 June-July
81943 August
BoxFolder
411943 September
21943 October-November
31943 December 1-9
41943 December 13-30
51943
61943
71944 January-July
81944 August
91944 September
BoxFolder
511944 October 1-10
21944 October 11-20
31944 October 21-31
41944 November 1-15
51944 November 16-30
61944 December 1-10
71944 December 11-31
81945 January 1-15
91945 January 16-23
101945 January 24-31
BoxFolder
611945 February 1-7
21945 February 9-19
31945 February 20-27
41945 March 1-12
51945 March 13-21
61945 March 22-31
71945 April 1-8
81945 April 9-19
91945 April 21-30
BoxFolder
711945 May 1-11
21945 May 12-23
31945 May 25-31
41945 June 1-9
51945 June 10-19
61945 June 20-30
71945 July 1-8
81945 July 9-16
91945 July 17-23
BoxFolder
811945 July 24-31
21945 August 1-7
31945 August 8-14
41945 August 16-31
51945 September
61945 October
71946-1949
81950-1951
91952
101953
111954-1955
BoxFolder
911956 January-September
21956 October-December
31957 January-February
41957 March-July
51957 August-October
61958-1959 May
71959 June
81959 July-December
91960 January-April
101960 May-December
111961-1962
121963-1968
BoxFolder
1011970-1979
2History of M’Nelle, Inc., 1978
3Travel Related, 1982
4Travel Related, 1985
5Travel Related, 1986
61986-2003
7-81940’s
91950’s
101960’s-1970’s
BoxFolder
111A-Z Miscellaneous
2Athens Area Vocational Technical School, 1963, 1973
3Athens Area Vocational Technical School, 1974
4Beech Haven Baptist Church (Athens, Ga.), 1962-1966
5Jane Chamberlain, 1974
6Elsie Chitwood, 1965-1974
7Copyright, 1938-1954
8Mamie Eisenhower, 1977
9Georgia State Department of Education, 1959-1967
10John H. Glenn, Jr., 1961
11Luke Greene, Atlanta Times, 1964
12Muriel Humphrey (Mrs. Hubert Humphrey), 1964-1967
13Lady Bird Johnson (Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson), 1960-1969
14James J. Kilpatrick, 1976-1977
15David R. King, 1969-1974
16Loraine Knight, 1971
17Grace Lundy, 1966
18Robert McKee, 1960-1961
19Harold Martin, 1966, 1968
20Sharon Porter, 1963
21Mary George Poss, 1963, 1964
22Rich’s (Atlanta, Ga.), 1967, 1974
23Edwin and Belle Saye, 1967
24Celestine Sibley, 1952-1974
25John and Janet Stegeman, 1966-1967 and undated
26Betty Talmadge, 1958
27University of Georgia, 1956-1964
28University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, 1953-1962
29Ernest and Betty Vandiver, 1958-1966 and undated
30Unknown Correspondents



Subseries 1.2: With Editors

BoxFolder
1131A-Z Miscellaneous
32Anderson Independent, 1961-1962
33Anderson Independent, 1963-1973 and undated
34Atlanta Constitution, 1961-1977
35Farm and Ranch, 1953-1963
36Reader’s Digest, 1965-1969
37Westminster Magazine, 1951, 1953
 

Series 2: M'Nelle Inc.- Business records

BoxFolder
121History
2Information
3Business Correspondence, 1977-1995
4Notes
5Financial Papers
6Printed material, clippings, and ads
 

Series 3: Writings

BoxFolder
131Diary (as M'Nelle Gibson), 1936 November
2School Papers (as M'Nelle Gibson), 1938 and undated
3Daily Planner, 1964
4Daily Planner with Notes, 1974
5Jeanette McGarity Barber
6Causey house construction
7Margaret Goldwater (Mrs. Barry Goldwater), 1964
8Catherine Gibson Henderson, 2003
9Sue Hughes, M’Nelle Inc. and family information, 1989
10Muriel Humphrey (Mrs. Hubert Humphrey), 1964-1967
11Lady Bird Johnson (Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson), 1961-1965
12Ralph McGill/ “The House With the Yellow Door”, 1965-1967
13Wren’s Nest – letters to the editor, 1967
14John Young, 1965-1969
15“Answer Me, Ocean”
16“Corner Brightness”
17“Day in the Life of a Free Lance Writer”
18“Farming to Foreign Relations”
19“Gramma’s Funeral”
20“Gwabo and Teewee”
21“Hollywood Can Have It”
22“Jay’s Kittens”
23“Minutes from the Dixie Farm and Home Hour”
24“Miss Puckett”, 1966
25“My Kinfolk, the Georgia School Teacher”
26“The Place of the Writer in the Day’s World”
27“Return of Confidence”
28Nursery Rhymes (Revised)
29Poems A-W
30Poems, untitled



Trips

BoxFolder
141Mobile, AL, 1956, 1959
2New York, 1967 December
3Hawaii, 1968
4Chicago, 1968 November
5Chappaqua, NY, 1968 December
6Washington, DC, 1977 February
7Camping, 1982-1986 and undated
8New York, 1990 February
9E. A. Causey trip, undated
9North Carolina and Virginia



Notebooks

BoxFolder
14111965-1966
121966 March
131966 October
14typescript which includes “Cali is Dead”, 1976
15Redbook articles, 1976-1978
16from Carrabelle, Florida, 1979 December
17from Carrabelle, Florida, 1979 October
18from Carrabelle, Florida, 1979 October and 1985 February
19from Carrabelle, Florida, 1985 February
BoxFolder
1511981-1982
2from Ft. Walton, Florida, 1988 October
3undated
4Anderson Independent articles, 1963-1967
5Anderson Independent, bound volume of “Strictly Personal” columns, 1962-1963
6“Strictly Personal” columns, 1962-1965 and undated
7Athens Observer articles, 1975-1989
8Atlanta Journal and Constitution articles, 1961
9Bowdon Bulletin articles, 1963 and undated
10Contact articles, 1965-1966
11Farm and Ranch articles, 1961, 1963
12Georgia Farmer articles, 1957-1960
13Home Life articles, 1966-1968
14magazine articles
15untitled writings and notes
16writing classes, 1974-1986
17William C. Causey, Sr. (written by)
18Writings by others
BoxItem
161"American News Sagas (bound), 1941
2"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1952
3"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1953
4"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1954
5"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1956



University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service

BoxItem
171News Writing Assignments (bound), 1957-1958
2"Weeklies" (bound), 1957
3"Weeklies" (bound), 1958
4"News Columns" (bound), 1958
BoxItem
181Georgia Cloverleaf (bound), 1954-1957
2"Facts and Features" (bound), 1957
3"Facts and Features" (bound), 1958
4“United Press Radio” (bound), 1958
5“Georgia Local Government Journal” (bound), 1960
 

Series 4: Printed Material, Photographs, and Miscellaneous



Subseries 4.1: Printed Material

BoxFolder
191Miscellaneous
2Causey and Gibson family
3Agricultural Extension Service, FHA, 4-H
4Griffin (Ga.) High School
5Griffin (Ga.) High School – “The Spotlight”, 1937
6West Georgia College
7West Georgia College – “The Chieftain, 1938
8West Georgia College – “The Chieftain, 1939



Subseries 4.2: Photographs

BoxFolder
199Family and Friends
10Barry Goldwater family
11Hubert Humphrey family
12Lyndon B. Johnson family
13John Young



Subseries 4.3: Miscellaneous

BoxFolder
1914Financial Papers
OS BoxItem
201Poster of Atlanta Journal front page announcing that Atlanta was chosen to host the 1996 Olympics, 18 September 1990
2Poster of an owl
3Owl design on cloth (by Marushka)
4Portrait of M’Nelle Causey
5Bound copy of North Georgia Life containing articles by M’Nelle Causey, 1963-1964
BoxItem
211Cameras and light meter used by M’Nelle Causey
2Embosser for M’Nelle, Inc. logo
3CD of M’Nelle Causey’s interview with Ladybird Johnson
Color oil painting by Alex Perrodin- depicts football player in jersey number 10- UGA alum Fran Tarkenton with the Minnesota Vikings
Color oil painting by Alex Perrodin- depicts football player in jersey number 14- UGA player Andy Johnson