|Creator:||Mitchell, Eugene Muse|
|Title:||Eugene Muse Mitchell papers|
|Quantity:||0.04 Linear feet (2 folders housed with minor collections MS 504 to MS 514)|
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.
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.
Eugene Muse Mitchell papers. MS 511. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.