Fred A. Birchmore papers

Fred A. Birchmore papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
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.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia.
Bicycle touring.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Fred A. Birchmore papers, ms713, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Fred A. Birchmore collection, ms2960.

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

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