Fred A. Birchmore papers

Fred A. Birchmore papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Birchmore, Fred A., (Fred Agnew), 1911-
Title: Fred A. Birchmore papers
Dates: 1935-1995
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms713

Biographical/Historical Note

Fred A. Birchmore, known for his travels around the world on a bicycle, was author of the book titled Around the world on a bicycle.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Fred A. Birchmore from 1935-1995. Included are Around the world on a bicycle book covers; newspaper clippings regarding Birchmore’s travels across Europe, Africa, and Asia on his bicycle; and photographs depicting Birchmore with friends and family, on his bicycle, and scenic views. The collection also consists of correspondence regarding articles Birchmore wrote, upcoming lectures and visits, and his trip around the world on his bicycle.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia.
Bicycle touring.
Correspondence.
Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Fred A. Birchmore papers, ms 713, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Fred A. Birchmore collection, MS 2960.


Other Finding Aids note

Accompanying issues of The Brunswick mariner have been cataloged with an associated collection note, and can be found in GIL, call number Hargrett Ga Room Folio HD8039.S52 G4.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Bookcovers, circa 1938
 
2Newspaper clippings (photocopies), 1935-1942
 
3Scrapbook with newspaper clippings, 1939
 
4Photographs, 1935, undated
 
5Correspondence, 1935-1995
 
6Postcards, 1935-1940
 
7"Song of China" scripts, undated
 
8Souvenir display cards, undated