C. Mildred Thompson papers

C. Mildred Thompson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: C. Mildred Thompson papers
Dates: 1786-1838, 1937-1938
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms606

Biographical/Historical Note

Margaret Mitchell (Marsh) (1900-1949), author of GONE WITH THE WIND, married John R. Marsh in 1925, resided in Atlanta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters from Margaret Mitchell (Marsh) to C. Mildred Thompson from 1937-1938. The letters discuss Mitchell’s admiration of Thompson’s RECONSTRUCTION OF GEORGIA, her desire to meet the author, and Thompson’s request for information about the Ku Klux Klan.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Margaret Mitchell, letters to C. Mildred Thompson. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Letters concerning Indian depredations, 1786-1838

0.25 Linear feet
The collection consists of letters and depositions relating to Indian depredations in Georgia from 1786-1838. The letters, addressed mainly to various Georgia governors, are from citizens who discuss Indian raids and violence to white settlers. Correspondents include Joshua Inman, John Twiggs, Caleb Howell, Jared Irwin, Elijah Clarke, Benjamin Hawkins, John Clark, Stephen Hawkins, and C. Stephens. Also includes depositions of Abram Mordecai, John Burnett, Owen Bowen, Henry Carvel, Nathaniel Howell, and Isaac Green.
Index terms:
Bowen, Owen
Burnett, John, fl. 1791.
Carvel, Henry
Cherokee Indians--Georgia.
Clark, John
Clarke, Elijah, 1733-1799
Creek Indians--Georgia.
Green, Isaac
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Hawkins, Stephen
Howell, Caleb
Howell, Nathaniel
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875.
Inman, Joshua
Irwin, Jared, 1768-1818
Mordecai, Abram
Twiggs, John, 1750-1816
11Letter. Joshua Inman to the Gov. of Ga., 1786 May 23
2Letter. Joshua Inman to ?, 1786 May 23
3Letter. John Twiggs to George Walton, 1789 May 31
4Letter. Caleb Howell to George Walton, 1789 October 4
5Letter. Jared Irwin to George Walton, 1789 October 12
6Letter. George Walton to ?, 1789 October 13
7Deposition from Abram Mordecai, 1791 March 1
8Deposition from John Burnett, 1791 October 31
10Deposition from Owen Bowen, 1792 December 3
10Letter. Elijah Clarke to Edward Telfair, 1792 December 4
11Deposition from Henry Carvel, 1793 September 6
12Letter. John Twiggs to Edward Telfair, 1793 September 8
13Letter. Benjamin Hawkins to James Jackson, 1798 March 9
14Letter from John Clark to Josiah Tattnall w/letter from Cherokee Indians dated 1802 March 27, 1802 April 8
15Deposition from Nathaniel Howell, 1821 September 14
16Letter. Stephen Hawkins to George M. Troup, 1826 January 26
17Deposition from Isaac Green, 1835 April 23
18Letter. C. Stephens to George R. Gilmer, 1838 February 24
19Letters and depositions regarding Indian depredations (Xerox copies)

Series 2: Margaret Mitchell Letters

Index terms:
American literature--20th century.
Thompson, C. Mildred, (Clara Mildred), 1881-1975
Women authors, American--Georgia.
1201937 February 9
211937 February 12
221937 March 3
231937 September 27
241938 May 9