Eugene Muse Mitchell papers

Eugene Muse Mitchell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Mitchell, Eugene Muse
Title: Eugene Muse Mitchell papers
Dates: 1881-1887
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (2 folders housed with minor collections MS 504 to MS 514)
Coll. Number: ms511(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Eugene Muse Mitchell was a graduate of the University of Georgia Law School (1885), and was a noted Atlanta attorney. He was also the father of Stephens Mitchell and Margaret Mitchell (Marsh), author of Gone with the wind.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of miscellaneous papers of Eugene Muse Mitchell, graduate of the University of Georgia Law School in 1885, and father of Stephens Mitchell and Margaret Mitchell (Marsh), author of Gone with the wind. The papers include: letter, receipt, promissory note, autograph album, pictures, report cards for E. M. Mitchell from Means High School (Feb. 1881-May 19, 1882), reports from the University of Georgia (1882-1885), newspaper clippings related to the Mitchell family, two pages of a debate "Whether the Crusades were Beneficial to Europe," (note: this was the topic debated on May 27, 1881, by the Phi Kappa Society at the University of Georgia). There are also three samples of cotton from the Atlanta Cotton Exposition of 1881. These samples are labeled as to origin and each is wrapped in a broadside listing the candidates for Alderman and councilmen in the five wards (of Atlanta?), no date.

Index Terms

Autograph albums.
Biography files.
Broadsides (notices).
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cotton (textile)
International Cotton Exposition. (1881 : Atlanta, Ga.)
Mitchell family
Mitchell, Eugene Muse -- Correspondence
Mitchell, Eugene Muse -- Pictorial works
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 -- Family
Personal papers.
Political candidates--Georgia--Atlanta.
Receipts (financial records)
Report cards.
University of Georgia. Phi Kappa Society.
University of Georgia. School of Law. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eugene Muse Mitchell papers. MS 511. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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