Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association

Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881-1961
Title: Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association
Dates: 1917-1922
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms38

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Preston Brooks was an educator, historian, head of the Institute of Public Affairs, and Dean of the School of Economics at the University of Georgia, and resided in Athens, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Robert Preston Brooks, mainly in association with the Georgia Historical Association and Georgia Historical Society. Correspondence chiefly concerns the merger of the Georgia Historical Association with the Georgia Historical Society, and Georgia Historical Quarterly. Correspondents include A. R. Lawton, Andrew J. Cobb, Otis Ashmore, Charles Edgeworth Jones, Alfred Newell, Percy Flippin, Lucien Lamar Knight, and E. Merton Coulter.

The collection also contains the Georgia Historical Association and Georgia Historical Society merger agreement, financial statements and ledgers of Robert Preston Brooks and the Georgia Historical Association, meeting minutes, and lists of members of the Georgia Historical Society.

Miscellaneous correspondence addressed to Brooks concerns his articles, writings, meetings of various associations, different subscriptions, et cetera.


Index Terms

Business letters.
Correspondence.
Financial records.
Georgia Historical Association.
Georgia Historical Society.
Georgia historical quarterly.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association, ms 38, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11-6Papers, 1919-1922
 
7Georgia Historical Association meeting minutes, 1917-1920