Corra Harris papers

Corra Harris papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Harris, Corra, 1869-1935
Title: Corra Harris papers
Dates: 1906-1944
Quantity: 47.8 Linear feet (112 document boxes, 8 half boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversize folder A)
Coll. Number: ms734

Biographical/Historical Note

1869Corra Mae White born to Elizabeth and Tinsley Rucker White on March 17th at Farmhill Plantation in Elbert County, Georgia.
1877Corra begins attending school in Elberton, Georgla.
1885Corra begins teaching school at The Old Field Summer School near Rose Hill, Georgia.
1887Corra White marries Lundy Howard Harris February 8th at Farmhill Plantation. A daughter, Faith Harris, is born Christmas Eve.
1889Lundy accepts a position teaching Greek at Emory College.
1899 The Independent publishes Corra Harris' first submission, a letter in response to the northern press' coverage of a local lynching. Corra Harris begins sending other articles at the editors' request.
1900Lundy accepts a teaching position at Young Harris College.
1904Corra Harris and Paul Moore collaborate on The Jessica Letters serialized in The Critic and published in book form the same year.
1910 The Saturday Evening Post serializes A Circuit Rider's Wife with great success. Lundy kills himself September 18th with an overdose of morophine. Faith marries Harry Leech in December.
1911 The Saturday Evening Post sends Corra Harris to Europe to write about the women of the old world. Eve's Second Husband published.
1912Corra Harris buys her mountain home near Pine Log, Georgia. The Recording Angel published.
1914Corra Harris goes to Europe as a war correspondent for The Saturday Evening Post.
1916 A Circuit Rider's Widow published
1919Corra Harris and Faith collaborate on the publication of From Sun-Up to Sun-Down. Faith Harris Leech dies in May.
1921Oglethorpe University awards Corra Harris an honorary doctorate of literature.
1924 My Book and Heart published
1925Visits California where she becomes seriously ill. Publishes As a Woman Thinks.
1926 Flapper Anne published. The University of Georgia awards Corra Harris an honorary degree.
1927 The Happy Pilgrimage published. Rollins College awards Corra Harris an honorary degree.
1930Accepts position to teach a course in "Evil" at Rollins College. Tinsley Rucker White dies.
1931Corra Harris joins the staff of The Atlanta Journal with her "Candlelit Column. "
1935Corra Harris dies in February and is burried at her home "In the Valley."

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Corra Harris from 1906-1944. The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, photographs of Corra Harris and family members, and clippings of newspaper and magazine articles. The clippings include copies of published articles and stories by Harris, reviews of her works, and clippings on a wide range of subjects of interest to Harris.


Organized into seven series: (1) Correspondence, (2) Manuscripts, (3) Photographs, (4) Clippings, (5) Printed Material, (6) Financial Records, and (7) Oversized Materials.

Index Terms

American literature--20th century.
Women authors, American--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Corra Harris papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials located in other repositories: Corra Harris papers; |a Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Special Collections Department.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Correspondence

30.0 Linear feet
The series consists of correspondence of Corra Harris from 1905-1935. The family correspondence (1905-1935) contains mainly letters between Harris and her daughter Faith. Other family correspondees include her husband Rev. Lundy Harris, her father Tinsley Rucker White, and her sister Hope Harris. The Faith Harris and Harry Leach correspondence includes letters between Faith and Harry as well as some letters to others. The letters begin in 1908 (before their marriage in 1910) and continue up to Faith’s death in 1919. Much of the general correspondence (1906-1935) relates to Harris’ writing, including letters to editors, publishers, writers, friends, and others. Notable among the correspondents are the editors George H. Lorimer, W.F. Bigelow, Edward Bok, Hamilton Holt, and Authur Vance; writers Roark Bradford, Harry Stillwell Edwards, Joel Chandler Harris, E.W. Howe, Jack London, H.L. Mencken, and Medora Fields Perkerson; newspapermen Clark Howell, Walter Hines Page, and William Allen White; and scholars Edwin Mims, and Howard Odum. The miscellaneous correspondence consists mainly of letters addressed to the publishers of Harris’ novels, and correspondence addressed to Bettie Raines, when she was managing much of Harris’ business.
At the end of the four files of correspondence is one box of photographs originally enclosed with letters. Both the letter to which it was attached and the photograph itself are identified. Also among the correspondence files are the stenographer's notebooks of Bettie Raines. Most of these are undated but those with dates locate them in 1932 and 1933.
Index terms:
American literature--20th century.
Bigelow, William F., (William Frederick), 1879-1966
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930
Bradford, Roark, 1896-1948
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951
Howe, E. W., (Edgar Watson), 1853-1937
Howell, Clark, 1863-1936
London, Jack, 1876-1916
Mencken, H. L., (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
Mims, Edwin, 1872-1959
Odum, Howard Washington, 1884-1954
Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918
Perkerson, Medora Field
Stilwell, Joseph Warren, 1883-1946
Vance, Arthur T., (Arthur Turner), 1872-1930
Women authors--Georgia.

Subseries 1A: Family Correspondence, 1905-1935

The Corra Harris family correspondence begins in 1905 when the family is living in Nashville. It covers Faith's years at college, Lundy's death in 1910, and Faith's death in 1919. The large majority of the letters are between mother and daughter. After 1919 the number of letters is quite small, made up mostly of correspondence between Corra Harris and her sister's family.
In addition to letters between Corra Harris, Lundy Harris, and Faith Harris, there is also correspondence with Corra Harris' father Tinsley Rucker White, her sister Hope Harris (married to Lundy's brother), and nephews Fred, John, and Al.
2January-September 1907
3October-December 1907
4January 1-24, 1908
5January 25-July 1908
6August-October 1908
7November-December 1908
8January 1909
9February 1909
10March-April 1909
11May-June 1909
12July-December 1909
13January-June 1910
14July-December 1910
21January 1911
2February 1-8,1911
3February 9-28,1911
4March-May 15,1911
5May 16-31,1911
6June-August 1911
7September 1911
31October 1-14, 1911
2October 15-31, 1911
3November 1-11, 1911
4November 12-30,1911
5December 1911
6January-April 1912
7May 1912
8June-September 1912
9October-November 1912
10December 1-15,1912
11December 16-31, 1912
121912 No Date
13January 1-13,1913
14January 14-March 1913
15April-May 1913
41June 1913
2July 1-12,1913
3July 13-31,1913
4August 1-14,1913
5August 15-31, 1913
6September 1913
7October-November 1913
8December 1913
9January 1-15, 1914
10January 16-31,1914
11February 1914
12March-April 1914
13May-June 1914
14July 1914
51August-September 15,1914
2September 16-30, 1914
3October 1-8,1914
4October 9-15,1914
5October 16-25, 1914
6October 26-31,1914
7November 1-11, 1914
8November 12-30, 1914
9December 1915
10January 1915
11February 1915
12March-May 1915
13June 1-15,1915
14June 16-30,1915
61July 1-15,1915
2July 16-31, 1915
3August 1-5,1915
4August 6-17, 1915
5August 18-31,1915
6September-December 1915
71915 No Date
8January-March 1916
9April 1-15, 1916
10April 16-30, 1916
11May 1-15, 1916
12May 16-30,1916
13June 1916
71July-August 1916
2September 1-15, 1916
3September 16-31, 1916
4October 1-15, 1916
5October 16-31, 1916
6November 1-10, 1916
7November 11-30, 1916
8December 1916
91916 No Date
10January 1-15, 1917
11January 16-31, 1917
12February 1-16,1917
13February 17-28, 1917
81March 1917
2April 1-10, 1917
3April 11-30, 1917
4May 1917
5June 1-20,1917
6June 21-30,1917
7July 1917
8August 1-15, 1917
9August 16-31, 1917
10September 1-15, 1917
11September 16-30, 1917
12October 1-10, 1917
13October 11-31, 1917
91November 1917
2December 1-18, 1917
3December 19-31, 1917
41917 No Date
51917 No Date
6January 1-15, 1918
7January 16-31,1918
8February 1-15, 1918
9February 16-28,1918
10March 1-6,1918
11March 7-31,1918
101April 1-10, 1918
2April 11-19, 1918
3April 20-31, 1918
4May 1-8,1918
5May 9-31,1918
6June 1-15,1918
7June 16-30,1918
8July 1-15, 1918
9July 16-31, 1918
10August 1-6, 1918
111August 7-18, 1918
2August 19-31,1918
3September 1-15,1918
4September 16-30,1918
5October 1918
6November 1918
7December 1918
81918 No Date
91918 No Date
121January-February 1919
2March 1919
3April 1919
4May-December 1919
51919 No Date
91924 No Date
11January-May 1926
12June-December 1926
131926 No Date
131January-April 1927
2May-September 1927
3October-December 1927
4January-June 1928
5July-December 1928
6January-June 1929
7July-December 1929
81929 No Date
9January-August 1930
10September-December 1930
141January-May 1931
2June-September 1931
3October-December 1931
4January-June 1932
5July-December 1932
6January-May 1933
7June-August 1933
8September-December 1933
9January-June 1934
10July-October 1934
11November-December 1934
14B1No Date
2No Date
3No Date
4No Date
5No Date
6No Date
7No Date
8No Date

Subseries 1B: Faith Harris/Harry Leech, 1908-1919

The Faith Harris and Harry Leech correspondence includes letters between Faith and Harry as well as some letters to others. (Those letters to or from Corra Harris are filed with the family correspondence.) These letters begin in 1908 (before their marriage in December 1910) and continue up to Faith's death in 1919. A small number of Harry Leech's letters after Faith's death are also found here.
151June 1908
2July 1908
3August 1908
4September-December 1908
51908 No Date
6January-July 1909
7August-October 1909
8November-December 1909
91909 No Date
10January-April 1910
11May-June 1910
12July-August 1910
13September 1-24, 1910
14September 25-27, 1910
15September 28-30,1910
161October 1-5, 1910
2October 6-9,1910
3October 10-14, 1910
4October 15-18,1910
5October 19-20, 1910
6October 21-25, 1910
7October 26-31, 1910
8November 1-5, 1910
9November 6-14, 1910
10November 15-21, 1910
11November 22-30, 1910
171December 1-5,1910
2December 6-10,1910
3December 11-15, 1910
4December 16-31, 1910
51910 No Date
6January-June 1911
7July 1-22, 1911
8July 23-27,1911
9July 28-31, 1911
10August 1-6,1911
11August 7-10, 1911
12August 11-15, 1911
181August 16-20, 1911
2August 21-25, 1911
3August 26-31, 1911
4September 1911
5October-December 1911
6January-August 1912
7September-December 1912
8January-March 1913
9April-August 1913
10September 1913
11October-December 1913
12January-April 1914
13May-June 1914
14July-August 1914
15September-November 1914
191December 1-10,1914
2December 11-20, 1914
3December 21-31,1914
41914 No Date
5January-February 1915
6March 1915
7April-August 1915
8September 1915
9October-December 1915
10January-May 1916
11June-December 1916
12January-July 1917
13August-December 1917
16No Date

Subseries 1C: General Correspondence, 1906-1935

The Corra Harris family correspondence is made up of letters from the last thirty years of Corra Harris' life. The earliest letters date from her Nashville years (before publication of The Circuit Rider's Wife) when she was reviewing books for the New York Independent and writing for other magazines.
Much of the general correspondence relates to Corra Harris' writing, including letters to editors, publishers, other writers, friends, and others. Notable among the correspondents are the editors George H. Lorimer, W. F. Bigelow, Edward Bok, Barton Currie, Hamilton Holt, Loring Schuler, and Authur Vance; writers Roark Bradford, Harry Stillwell Edwards, Joel Chandler Harris, E. W. Howe, Jack London, and H. L. Mencken; newspapermen Clark Howell, Walter Hines Page, and William Allen White; scholars Edwin Mims, and Howard Odum; to name only some.
Extensive correspondence exists between Medora Perkerson (of The Atlanta Journal), Hamilton Holt, E. W. Howe, and Bessie and Traine Raines. A selective index of the general correspondence file can be found in the appendix at the end of this inventory.
2January-October 1906
3November 1906
4December 1906
6January-October 1908
7November-December 1908
8January-February 1909
9March 1909
10April-June 1909
11July 1909
12August 1909
13September-October 1909
14November 1909
15December 1909
16January 1910
17February 1910
18March 1910
211April 1910
2May 1910
3June 1910
4July 1910
5August 1910
6September 1-21, 1910
7September 22-30,1910
8October 1910
9November 1910
10December 1910
111910 No Date
12January 1911
13February 1911
14March 1911
15April-May 1911
16June-August 1911
17September-October 1911
18November-December 1911
221January-February 1912
2March 1912
3April 1912
4May-June 1912
5July-September 1912
6October-December 1912
71912 No Date
8January 1913
9February-April 1913
10May-June 1913
11July 1913
12August 1913
13September 1913
14October 1913
15November-December 1913
16January 1914
17February 1914
18March-May 1914
231June-August 1914
2September 1914
3October 1914
4November-December 1914
5Miscellaneous (European Trip), 1914
61914 No Date
7January 1915
8February 1915
9March 1915
10April 1915
11May 1915
12June 1915
13July 1915
14August 1915
15September 1915
16October 1915
17November-December 1915
181915 No Date
241January-February 1916
2March-April 1916
3May-June 1916
4July 1916
5August 1916
6September 1916
7October 1-15, 1916
8October 16-22, 1916
9October 23-31,1916
10November 1-10, 1916
11November 11-20, 1916
12November 21-31, 1916
13December 1-15,1916
14December 16-31, 1916
15Christmas Cards, 1916
161916 No Date
17January 1917
18February 1917
19March 1917
251April 1917
2May 1917
3June 1917
4July 1917
5August 1917
6September 1917
7October 1917
8November 1917
9December 1-15, 1917
10December 16-31,1917
111917 No Date
12January 1-15,1918
13January 16-31,1918
14February 1918
15March 1918
16April 1918
261May 1918
2June 1918
3July-August 1918
4September 1918
5October 1918
6November 1918
7December 1-10,1918
8December 11-31,1918
91918 No Date
101918 No Date
11January-February 1919
12March 1919
13April 1919
14May 1-5, 1919
15May 6-9, 1919
16May 10-19,1919
271May 20-31,1919
2June 1919
3July-August 1919
4September-November 1919
5December 1919
6January-April 1920
7May-July 1920
8August-October 1920
9November-December 1920
10January-April 1921
11May-June 1921
12July-November 1921
13December 1921
14January-March 1922
15April-June 1922
16July 1922
281August 1922
2September-November 1922
3December 1922
41922 No Date
5January 1923
6February 1923
7March-April 1923
8May-August 1923
9September 1-15,1923
10September 16-22, 1923
11September 23-31,1923
12October 1-6,1923
13October 7-11, 1923
14October 12-20,1923
291October 21-25, 1923
2October 26, 1923
3October 27, 1923
4October 28, 1923
5October 29, 1923
6October 30-31, 1923
7November 1-3, 1923
8November 4-7, 1923
9November 8-10, 1923
10November 11-15, 1923
11November 16-22, 1923
12November 23-28, 1923
13November 29-30, 1923
14December 1-5, 1923
15December 6-15, 1923
16December 16-23,1923
301December 24-31,1923
21923 No Date
31923 No Date
4January 1-10, 1924
5January 11-23, 1924
6January 24-30, 1924
7February 1-10, 1924
8February 11-14, 1924
9February 15-28, 1924
10March 1924
11April 1924
12May 1-15,1924
13May 16-31,1924
14June 1924
15July 1924
16August 1-11,1924
17August 12-31, 1924
311September 1924
2October 1-15, 1924
3October 16-31, 1924
4November 1-15, 1924
5November 16-30, 1924
6December 1924
71924 No Date
81924 No Date
9January 1925
10February 1925
11March 1925
12April 1-15, 1925
13April 16-30, 1925
14May 1-15,1925
15May 16-23,1925
16May 24-31,1925
321June 1-7,1925
2June 8-20,1925
3June 21-30,1925
4July 1-8, 1925
5July 9-17, 1925
6July 18-24, 1925
7July 25-31, 1925
8August 1-10,1925
9August 11-17, 1925
10August 18-20, 1925
11August 21-27, 1925
12August 28-31, 1925
13September 1-5, 1925
14September 6-8,1925
331September 9-12, 1925
2September 13-15, 1925
3September 16-21, 1925
4September 22-30, 1925
5October 1-7, 1925
6October 8-11, 1925
7October 12,1925
8October 13-16,1925
9October 17-24,1925
10October 25-31,1925
11November 1-10, 1925
12November 11-23,1925
341November 24-30, 1925
2December 1-15, 1925
3December 16-31,1925
4Christmas Cards, 1925
51925 No Date
61925 No Date
7January 1-15,1926
8January 16-31,1926
9February 1-15, 1926
10February 16-28, 1926
11March 1926
12April 1926
13May 1926
14June 1926
15July 1926
351August 1926
2September 1926
3October 1926
4November 1926
5December 1-10,1926
6December 11-20, 1926
7December 21-26, 1926
8December 27-31, 1926
9Christmas Cards, 1926
10Christmas Cards, 1926
111926 No Date
12January 1-7, 1927
13January 8-12, 1927
14January 13-17, 1927
361January 18-25, 1927
2January 26-27,1927
3January 28-29, 1927
4January 30-31, 1927
5February 1-4,1927
6February 5-9, 1927
7February 10-15, 1927
8February 16-21,1927
9February 22-28, 1927
10March 1-10,1927
11March 11-21, 1927
12March 22-24, 1927
13March 25-27, 1927
14March 28-31,1927
371April 1-15,1927
2April 16-30, 1927
3May 1-14,1927
4May 15-31,1927
5June 1-10,1927
6June 11-30,1927
7July 1927
8August 1-15, 1927
9August 16-31,1927
10September 1-15, 1927
11September 16-31,1927
12October 1-15, 1927
13October 16-31, 1927
14November 1-15, 1927
15November 16-30, 1927
16December 1927
17Christmas Cards, 1927
18Christmas Cards, 1927
3811927 No Date
21927 No Date
3January 1928
4February 1-21,1928
5February 22, 1928
6February 23-March 15,1928
7March 16-31, 1928
8April 1928
9May-June 1928
10July 1928
11August 1928
12September 1-18,1928
13September 19-30, 1928
14October 1-15,1928
391October 16-31, 1928
2November 1928
3December 1-15, 1928
4December 16-31, 1928
5Christmas Cards, 1928
6Christmas Cards, 1928
71928 No Date
8January 1-15,1929
9January 16-31,1929
10February 1-15, 1929
11February 16-30, 1929
12March 1-15, 1929
13March 16-31,1929
14April 1929
401May 1929
2June 1929
3July 1929
4August 1-23, 1929
5August 24-27, 1929
6August 28-31, 1929
7September 1929
8October 1929
9November 1-15, 1929
10November 16-31,1929
11December 1-15, 1929
12December 16-31,1929
13Christmas Cards, 1929
411Christmas Cards, 1929
21929 No Date
3January 1-6,1930
4January 7-10,1930
5January 11-19, 1930
6January 20-25, 1930
7January 26-31, 1930
8February 1-7, 1930
9February 8-13,1930
10February 14-19,1930
11February 20-21, 1930
12February 22-23, 1930
13February 24-26, 1930
14February 27-28, 1930
421March 1-6, 1930
2March 7-12, 1930
3March 13-15,1930
4March 16-21, 1930
5March 22-31, 1930
6April 1-15, 1930
7April 16-30, 1930
8May 1-7,1930
9May 8-19, 1930
10May 20-31,1930
11June 1-13,1930
12June 14-30,1930
13July 1-15,1930
14July 16-30, 1930
431August 1-15,1930
2August 16-30,1930
3September 1-15, 1930
4September 16-30,1930
5October 1-15, 1930
6October 16-31, 1930
7November 1930
8December 1-10,1930
9December 11-20, 1930
10December 21-31,1930
11Christmas Cards, 1930
12Christmas Cards, 1930
13Christmas Cards, 1930
141930 No Date
151930 No Date
441January 1-6,1931
2January 7-8,1931
3January 9-20,1931
4January 21-31,1931
5February 1-18, 1924
6February 19-28, 1924
7March 1-10, 1931
8March 11-20,1931
9March 21-31,1931
10April 1-15, 1931
11April 16-30,1931
12May 1-10,1931
13May 11-20,1931
14May 21-31,1931
451June 1-10,1931
2June 11-21,1931
3June 21-30,1931
4July 1-10,1931
5July 11-21,1931
6July 21-28,1931
7August 1931
8September 1-10,1931
9September 11-15,1931
10September 16-25, 1931
11September 26-30,1931
12October 1-15, 1931
13October 16-25,1931
14October 26-31,1931
461November 1-5,1931
2November 6-10, 1931
3November 11-17,1931
4November 18-25, 1931
5November 26-31,1931
6December 1-10,1931
7December 11-16,1931
8December 17-21, 1931
9December 21-24, 1931
10December 25-31,1931
11Christmas Cards, 1931
12Christmas Cards, 1931
13Christmas Cards, 1931
141931 No Date
151931 No Date
471January 1-10,1932
2January 11-20,1932
3January 21-31,1932
4February 1-15,1932
5February 16-29,1932
6March 1-10, 1932
7March 11-19, 1932
8March 20-31,1932
9April 1-11, 1932
10April 12-30,1932
11May 1-10,1932
12May 11-20,1932
13May 21-31,1932
481June 1-10,1932
2June 11-20,1932
3June 21-30,1932
4July 1-15, 1932
5July 16-30, 1932
6August 1-15,1932
7August 16-31, 1932
8September 1-15,1932
9September 16-24, 1932
10September 25-30,1932
11October 1-15, 1932
12October 16-31, 1932
491November 1-11, 1932
2November 12-30, 1932
3December 1-15,1932
4December 16-31,1932
51932 No Date
6January 1-10,1933
7January 11-20, 1933
8January 21-31,1933
9February 1-10,1933
10February 11-20, 1933
11February 20-28,1933
12March 1-10,1933
13March 11-20, 1933
14March 21-31,1933
501April 1-10,1933
2April 11-20,1933
3April 21-29, 1933
4May 1-10, 1933
5May 11-20,1933
6May 21-31, 1933
7June 1-10,1933
8June 11-20,1933
9June 21-30,1933
10July 1-10,1933
11July 11-20, 1933
12July 21-31, 1933
13August 1-10, 1933
14August 11-20, 1933
511August 21-31, 1933
2September 1-10, 1933
3September 11-20,1933
4September 21-30, 1933
5October 1-15,1933
6October 16-31,1933
7November 1-15, 1933
8November 16-30, 1933
9December 1-10, 1933
10December 11-20, 1933
11December 21-31, 1933
12Christmas Cards, 1933
13Christmas Cards, 1933
521Christmas Cards, 1933
21933 No Date
3January 1-10,1934
4January 11-20, 1934
5January 21-31, 1934
6February 1-10, 1934
7February 11-20, 1934
8February 21-28, 1934
9March 1-10,1934
10March 11-20, 1934
11March 21-31,1934
12April 1-10, 1934
13April 11-20, 1934
14April 21-30, 1934
15May 1-10,1934
16May 11-20, 1934
17May 21-31, 1934
531June 1-10,1934
2June 11-20,1934
3June 21-30,1934
4July 1-10, 1934
5July 11-20, 1934
6July 21-31,1934
7August 1-10, 1934
8August 11-20,1934
9August 21-31, 1934
10September 1-15, 1934
11September 16-31, 1934
12October 1-10, 1934
13October 11-20, 1934
14October 21-30,1934
15November 1-10,1934
16November 11-20, 1934
17November 21-30,1934
541December 1-10,1934
2December 11-20, 1934
3December 21-31, 1934
4Christmas Cards, 1934
5Christmas Cards, 1934
61934 No Date
7January 1935
8From Corra Harris, No Date
9From Corra Harris, No Date
10From Corra Harris, No Date
11Fragments, No Date
12No Date
13No Date
14No Date
15No Date
551No Date
2No Date
3No Date
4No Date
5No Date
6Cards, No Date
7Cards, No Date
8Cards, No Date
9Cards, No Date
10Cards, No Date
11Cards, No Date
12Cards, No Date
13Cards, No Date
561Cards, No Date
2Cards, No Date
3Cards, No Date
4Blank Post Cards
5Blank Post Cards
6Blank Post Cards
7Calling Cards
8Calling Cards
9Calling Cards
9Calling Cards
10Invitations and Programs
11Invitations and Programs
12Invitations and Programs
13Invitations and Programs
14Invitations and Programs
2January-February 1910
3March-December 1910
13No Date
14No Date
Series 1D Photographs from Correspondence
Photographs enclosed with letters have been separated from the correspondence and filed separately in this one box. The original letter from which each photograph was removed is identified with a note clipped to the letter and each photograph is likewise marked.
581Family Correspondence
2Faith Harris/Harry Leech Correspondence
58General Correspondence
3General Correspondence
4General Correspondence
5General Correspondence
6General Correspondence
7General Correspondence
8General Correspondence
9General Correspondence

Series 2: Manuscripts, 1909-1935

23.5 Linear feet
The series consists of manuscripts of Corra Harris’ writings from 1909-1935. Includes manuscripts of some of her books and other long works, articles and short stories, speeches relating mainly to her teaching at Rollins College, her tri-weekly column, Candlelit Columns, for the Atlanta Journal, and scripts. Many of her works are drawn upon her experiences as the wife of a Methodist minister and circuit rider. Also contains manuscripts by other authors, probably sent to Harris for her advice, miscellaneous manuscripts, and various notebooks.
Index terms:
American literature--20th century.
Circuit riders--Georgia.
Women authors--Georgia.
Subseries 2A Stenographer's Notebooks
The stenographer notebooks kept by Bettie Raines contain copies of much of the correspondence from the later years of Corra Harris' life. Though most of these notebooks are undated, those with dates place them in the early 1930's.
591Stenographer's Notebooks, 1932
2Stenographer's Notebooks, 1932
3Stenographer's Notebooks, 1933
4Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
5Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
6Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
7Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
8Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
9Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
10Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
11Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
601Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
2Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
3Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
4Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
5Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
6Stenographer's Notebooks, Undated
Subseries 2B Books and other long works
While not all the manuscripts of Corra Harris' books are present in this collection, a large number of her major works are represented. Among these (either whole or in part) are A Circuit Rider's Wife, Flapper Anne, As a Woman Thinks, and The Happy Pilgrimage, to name only some. Manuscripts of a number of Corra Harris' serials which were not published in book form are also present in the collection including: "The Diary of a Country Woman," "The Solution," and "The Travels of an Old Woman and a New One in the Old World." Also notable is the unpublished manuscript of The Land, a novel that Corra Harris wrote late in her life.
Subseries 2B1 Annals of a Lady
611Annals of a Lady, chapter 1
2Annals of a Lady, chapter 2
3Annals of a Lady, chapter 3
4Annals of a Lady, chapter 4
5Annals of a Lady, chapter 5
6Annals of a Lady, chapter 6
7Annals of 8 Lady, chapter 7
8Annals of a Lady, chapter 8
9Annals of a Lady, chapter 9
10Annals of a Lady, chapter 10
11Annals of a Lady, chapter 11
12Annals of a Lady, chapter 12
13Annals of a Lady, chapter 13
14Annals of a Lady, chapter 14
Subseries 2B2 As a Woman Thinks
6115As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
16As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
17As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
18As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
19As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
20As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
621As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
2As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
3As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
4As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
5As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
6As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
7As a Woman Thinks [A Woman's Mind]
8As a Woman Thinks [Biography of a Mind]
9As a Woman Thinks [Biography of a Mind]
Subseries 2B3 A Circuit Rider's Wife
6210A Circuit Rider's Wife
11A Circuit Rider's Wife, chapter 4
12A Circuit Rider's Wife, chapter 6
13A Circuit Rider's Wife, chapters 16 & 17
14A Circuit Rider's Wife, chapter 18
15A Circuit Rider's Wife (fragment)
16A Circuit Rider's Wife (fragment)
Subseries 2B4 Diary of a Country Woman
631Diary of a Country Woman, April 13
2Diary of a Country Woman, April 29
3Diary of a Country Woman, July 7
4Diary of a Country Woman, July 23
5Diary of a Country Woman, July 24
6Diary of a Country Woman, July 27
7Diary of a Country Woman, July 30
8Diary of a Country Woman, July 30
9Diary of a Country Woman, July 31
10Diary of a Country Woman, September 7
11Diary of a Country Woman, September 14
12Diary of a Country Woman, September 16
13Diary of a Country Woman, September 25
14Diary of a Country Woman, October 6
15Diary of a Country Woman, October 8
16Diary of a Country Woman, October 16
17Diary of a Country Woman, October 24
18Diary of a Country Woman, December 15
19Diary of a Country Woman, January 1
Subseries 2B5 Eve's Second Husband
641Eve's Second Husband
Subseries 2B6 The Eyes of Love
642The Eyes of Love
3The Eyes of Love
4The Eyes of Love
5The Eyes of Love
6The Eyes of Love
7The Eyes of Love
Subseries 2B7 Flapper Anne
648Flapper Anne, chapter 2
9Flapper Anne, chapter 2
10Flapper Anne, chapter 2
651Flapper Anne, chapter 3
2Flapper Anne, chapter 3
3Flapper Anne, chapter 3
4aFlapper Anne, proofs
4bFlapper Anne (fragment)
5Flapper Anne (fragment)
Subseries 2B8 From Sun-Up to Sun-Down
656From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, February 15, 1917
7From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, February 24, 1917
8From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, February 24, 1917
9From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, March 14,1917
10From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, February 4, 1918
11From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, February 21, 1918
12From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, March 3, 1918
13From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, March 7, 1918
14From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, March 24,1918
15From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, April 1, 1918
16From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, April 1, 1918
17From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, April 16,1918
18From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, April 22, 1918
19From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, April 22, 1918
20From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, May 9, 1918
21From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, May 15, 1918
22From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, May 22, 1918
23From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, May 22, 1918
24From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, May 29, 1918
25From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, May 29, 1918
26From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 3, 1918
27From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 7, 1918
28From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 15,1918
661From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 15,1918
2From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 17,1918
3From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 22,1918
4From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 24, 1918
5From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, June 30,1918
6From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, July 4, 1918
7From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, July 13, 1918
8From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, October 12, 1918
9From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, October 21, 1918
10From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, November 3, 1918
11From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, November 17, 1918
12From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, November 28, 1918
13From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, December 8, 1918
14From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, December 14, 1918
15From Sun-Up to Sun-Down, December 21, 1918
16From Sun-Up to Sun-Down (fragment)
17From Sun-Up to Sun-Down (fragment)
18From Sun-Up to Sun-Down (fragment)
Subseries 2B9 Happily Married
6619Happily Married
20Happily Married
Subseries 2B10 The Happy Pilgrimage
671The Happy Pilgrimage, chapters 1 & 2
2The Happy Pilgrimage, chapters 3,4 & 5
3The Happy Pilgrimage, chapters 6 & 7
4The Happy Pilgrimage, chapters 8 & 9
5The Happy Pilgrimage
6The Happy Pilgrimage
7The Happy Pilgrimage
681The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
2The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
3The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
4The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
5The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
6The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
7The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
8The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
9The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
10The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
11The Happy Pilgrimage, galley proofs
Subseries 2B11 The House of Helen
6812The House of Helen
13The House of Helen
14The House of Helen
15The House of Helen
16The House of Helen
17The House of Helen
691The House of Helen
2The House of Helen (fragment)
3The House of Helen (fragment)
Subseries 2B12 Justice
694Justice, galley proof
Subseries 2B13 The Land
695The Land, chapter 1
6The Land, chapter 2
7The Land, chapter 3
8The Land, chapter 4
9The Land, chapter 5
701The Land, chapter 6
2The Land, chapter 7
3The Land, chapter 8
4The Land (fragments)
5Subseries 2B14 Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
711Letters of an Accomplished Lady
2Letters of an Accomplished Lady
3Letters of an Accomplished Lady
4Letters of an Accomplished Lady
Letters of an Accomplished Lady
6Letters of an Accomplished Lady
7Letters of an Accomplished Lady
8Letters of an Accomplished Lady
9Letters of an Accomplished Lady
10Subseries 2B15 Making Her His Wife
Making Her His Wife
Making Her His Wife
Making Her His Wife
Making Her His Wife
Making Her His Wife
721Subseries 2B16 My Son
My Son
My Son
My Son
My Son
My Son
My Son (fragments)
My Son (fragments)
9Subseries 2B17 The Recording Angel, Illustrations
731Subseries 2B18 The Solution
The Solution
The Solution
The Solution
The Solution
The Solution (fragments)
7Subseries 2B19 Travels of an Old Woman and a New One in the Old World
Travels of an Old Woman and a New One in the Old World
Travels of an Old Woman and a New One in the Old World
Subseries 2C Articles and short stories
A large number of manuscripts of Corra Harris' articles and short stories from all periods of her life are found in this collection. The only period not represented is her earliest work when she was living in Oxford, Ga. and writing for area newspapers.
741Adventures in Hay Fever
2After Visit to Rockmart
3The Amen Corner
4An Angel at My Window with the Cow
5Antiquated Happiness
6An Appreciation
7The Art of Memory
8Aunt Corrie
9Azalee's Valentine
10Behind the Times
11A Biography
12Black and White
13Black and White
15Brother Milam
16The Borrowed Timers
17Budd Sockwell's Courtship
18Can a Man Lose His Soul
19The Care and Dieting of Guests
20The Care and Dieting of Guests
21The Care and Dieting of Guests
22The Catastrophic School of Medicine
23The Catastrophic School of Medicine
24The Catastrophic School of Medicine
751A Change for the Better-And How
2Changing Scenes
4Children and Animals on the Farm
5China, No. 4
6Christmas in the Valley
7The Circuit Rider's Wife Replies to Dr. J. W. Lee
8The Circuit Rider's Wife's First Thanksgiving Dinner
10The Cockeyed World
11Col. Wilkie and the Ladies
12The Color Bar
13Columnist Paragraphs
14A Communique from the Allies of the Allied Army
15Concerning the Widow Ambrose
16A Confederate Veteran Passes
17Confidence in Government
18A Correspondence Course in Old Age
19A Course in Evil at Rollins College
21Delinquent Labor
22Discussing Myself
23Do Men Understand Women
761Don Quixote in Knickers
2Eden Mothers
4The Egotism of Immortality
5Evil is Medieval
6Evolution and Everything
7Family Letters from a Farm
8The Family Reunion
9Farmer's Blues
10The Farmhill Sanitarium
11Favorite Sons
12Fifteen Years Afterwards
13The Flying Comma
14Foundling Journalists
15Francis Assici Geake, Highwayman, The Story of a Country Editor
16From the Hills
18Geake: Promoter of Forlorn Hopes
19General Notes
20The God-Lonsome Man in Brasstown Valley
21The Good Little Life
22Good Things to Eat
23Growing Up
24Hamilton Holt
25Handling an Earthquake in the West
771The Happy Day
3Her Last Affair
4How to Escape the Sense of Time
5Hugh Johnson
6The Ideal
7The Iron Horse
8Irving Bachellors Morning Coat
9Jessie James' Church Collection in Brasstown Valley
10Jim Bledso's Courtship
11John the Apostle
12The Kidnapping of Mrs. Waterloo
13The Kidnapping of Mrs. Waterloo
14Last Leaves
15Last Leaves
16Last Leaves
17Last Leaves
18Last Leaves
19Last Leaves. The Age of Meek Old Age
20Last Leaves: The Art of Memory
781Last Leaves: The Evidence of Things Not Seen
2Last Leaves: A Manual for Married People
3Last Leaves: Relatives
4Last Leaves: The Western Front of Old Age
5Law in the Valley
6Leaders in the Dark
7Leonelle Moon Bradford
8Letter from the Mother of a Hollywood Family
9Letter to a Young Mother
10Letter to Berg Mclntire from the Chain Gang Man
11Life of a Colored Man
12Literary Note
13Little April
14Love in the Valley
15The Major Operation
16Making a Preacher
17The Man in the Garden
18A Man Without a Character
20A Manual of Education for the Educated
21Mary Proposes
22The Middle Aged Woman
23The Migration of Women
24Modern Daughters and Modern Mothers
25A Moratorium on Prohibition
26A Moratorium on Prohibition
791Mr. Geake: Promoter of Forlorn Hopes
2Mr. Geake. Promoter of Forlorn Hopes
3Mrs. Teasley's Summer Boarder
4The Multiple Man
5My Aunt Clarinda's Orphan
6My Dear Azuree
7My Garden
8New York: The Spirit of the Place
9Note on Lynchings
10Note on Policy and Peace
11Notes about Women
12Of No Reputation
13The Old Penitentiary School of Childhood
14Old People on the Farm
15On How to Choose a Husband
16On the Blue Sky Road
17The Origin of Evil in Man
18Our Folks
19Our Wandering Daughters
801The Pageant Widow
2Pappy's Plan of Salvation
3Parents and Children Yesterday and Today
4Parsing the Land with a Plow
5The Passing of an Agnostic
6The Passing of Parents
7The Pendergrass Sanitarium for Curables
8The Pharisee's Lament
9Picture of People from Life
10Pokeroot Sal
11Political Note
12The Politician in the Valley
14Portrait of a Newspaper
17Professor Leeks Visible Pulse
18Professor Leeks Visible Pulse
19Promoting Top Anderson
20Prophets and Fortune Telling
21The Prosody of Old Age
22Raucous Reflections
23Real Life
811The Real Literature of Love
2Reduced Careers for Women
3The Renaissance of the Negro in Southern Literature
4The Return of the Parisian
5The Right to be Happy
6Robin Hood Roosevelt
7Running a Welfare Racket
8Sally in New York
9The Scarlet Flower
10Scenes Behind the Scenes
11Sensational Features of Country Life
12Sensational Life of an Old Woman
13Sentimental Citizens
14Seth Carter's Wife
15Shadows in a Mirror of the Past
16Shadows in a Mirror of the Past
17Short Notes
18Silent Solomans
19A Sketch of the Pine Log Indian Cave
20Sketches of Mountain Folk
21Social Life in City and Country
22The Son of Old Blood
23The South
24The South in the Saddle
25The Spring Diary of a Farm Woman
26Story of Styles Bradley
821Strut Your Stuff
2Student Government for the Country
3The Superiority Complex
4Taking Out an Endowment Policy on Love
5Taking Out an Endowment Policy on Love
6Taking Out an Endowment Policy on Love
7Taking Out an Endowment Policy on Love
9The Taming of Tom Purcell
10Teaching a Course in Evil
11These Husbands
12Tom Purcell and His Lion Temper
13Touching Up Married Life
14A Town that Has Become a University
15Training for Adversity
16Trying to Change the Subject
17Two Days
18Two Girls on a Farm
19The Underhold
20Unexpected Visitors on the Farm
831Uriah's Wife
2War and Hallucinations
3War and Hallucinations
4The War Religion of France
5The Weaning of Boys
6When the Germans Came
7The Widow Ambrose
8The Wind Mills of Love
9Within the Walls of Paris
10The Women with the Pop-Eyed Soul
11A Woman Takes a Look at Politics
12A Woman Takes a Look at Politics
13The Woman's Council of National Defense
14A Woman's Dog
15The Women of France
16The Women's Army of Defense in England
17The World and the Church
Subseries 2D Candlelit Columns
In 1931 Corra Harris began writing a tri-weekly column for The Atlanta Journal. Manuscripts of these columns are located here along with (in most cases) a type-written copy and a clipping of the column itself.
841Candlelit Column Publicity
3Actuary of Facts
4Adolescent Chivalry
5Advice to Public Spirited Men
6Aging the Mind
7All These Things
8Almanacs and Census Reports
9The Almoner's Lament
10Alms for New Jersey
11Alone With God
12The American Hyperbole
13The American's Vocabulary
14Amusements and 'The Salvation of Human Society'
15Anguish in Literature
16Answers to Correspondents
17Answers to Correspondents
18Answers to Correspondents
19Answers to Correspondents
20Answers to Correspondents
21Answers to Correspondents
22Answers to Correspondents
23Answers to Correspondents
24Answers to Correspondents
25An Antique Egotist
26An Appeal for Religious Freedom of Speech
27The Archives of Pleasant Memories
28Are Country People Comical
29Are Printers Cannibals
30Are We Americans?
31Are We Trained for Either War or Peace?
32The Art of Memory
33The Art of Public Worship
34As One Woman to Another
35As the Circuit Rider's Wife Grows Older
36As the Circuit Rider's Wife Grows Older
37As the Circuit Rider's Wife Grows Older
38As the Circuit Rider's Wife Grows Older
39Atlanta's Saturday Mind
40Aunt Carrie
41An Author and His Book
851Back to the Farm
2Balancing the American Mind
4The Beauties of Nature
5Beauty Shops for the Dead
6Bede and the Prince of Wales
7The Beloved Prodigal
8The Best Circulating Library
9The Best Educated People
10Better Weather for Itinerants
11Between the Creek and the Candle
12Big Men
13Bird of the Itinerancy
14Birds of a Feather
15A Birthday Letter
16The Birthright of Memory
17The Bishop and the Old Church at Oxford
18Blossoms for Next Year
19The Blue Eagle's Nest
21Bonds to Insure Peace
22Borrowed Light
23Breakers Ahead
24Breakfast with a Tree Frog
25Brevities in Thinking
27The Britisher and Its Newspaper
28Broadway in the North Georgia Mountains
29Busters and Pantalettes
30Californians and Castastrophies
31The Call
32The Call of a Leader
33Camp Meeting at Pine Log
34Camphor Bottle
35Candlelit Blues
36A Candlelit Columnist
37Candlelit Slavery
38Card of Thanks for Christmas Gifts
39Card of Thanks from a Stray Dog
861Cartersville Graduates
2Casey at the Bat
3Changing the Definition of War
4Character Scaffoldings for Short Stories
5Charity Fashion Parade
6Chart Kept by the Patient
7Chivalry in the Mountains
8Choosing a Reformatory
9A Christmas Gift for Bishop Candler
10Christmas Gifts and Guests in the Valley
11Civilian Heretics
12A 'Code' for the Family
13The Coffee Shop Era in Journalism
14Come Ye Disconsolate
16Comedy in a Grocery Store
18The Communion of Saints
19Comparisons and Conclusions
20Condemned to Live at Home
21Confessions of a Reader
23Copyrights in Friendship
27A Country Woman in Town
29The Criminal Optimist
31Critics and Cavaliers in Literature
32Crow Hopping
33The Crown
34Culture and Companionship
35D.C. Characteristics
36A Day in Atlanta
37The Daybreak Shower
38Dealing in Futures
40Dem Golden Slippers
871Diary of a Day
3A Dinner Party
4Dipping Between the Rollers the English Flag Goes By
5Discretion in Politics
6Distilled Innocence
7Diverting Federal Highway Funds
8Dividends in Living
9Do You Remember
10A Dog Fight
13Doubtful Heroines Morbid Egotists
14Dr. Thomes Byrd Magath
16Ducks in Rompers
17Earbobs and Honorary Degrees
18Ed Howe Again
19Editor of the Farmer
21The Effects of Subsistence Farming on National Trade
23The End of a Day
24The Enlisted Man
26An Eruption of Saints
27Expansion and Architecture
28Extract from a Letter
29Extravagence is the Life of Trade
30Eyelet Work in Fashions and Manners
31Faith in This World
32A Fallen Spirit
33Farm Relief
34The Farmer's Friend
35Fashions Founded on Diet
36Fault-Finding Researchers
37Favorite Sons
38The Feminine Vocabulary
39Financial Wizards
40Fine Men Set Up in a Fine World
881Fine Phrases
2Finger Printing
3First Ladies of the Land
4Flickering Reflections
5The Fly
6For the Glory of God
7For They Shall Be Comforted
8For Women Only
9A Foreigner in the Kingdom of Heaven
10A Fox Hunter Retires
11From a Birthday Letter to a Friend
12From a Summer Diary
13The Front Room
14A Full Report
15Gallivanting Missionaries
16The Generations of the Earth
17A Gentleman with a Silver Heart
18Georgia News Two Hundred Years Ago
19A Georgia Prison Camp
20The Gift of Laughter
21God Almighty in a Book
22A Good and Glorious Poverty
23A Good Bedside Manner
24A Good Man
25Good Sports
26The Good World
27Government Deficits in Judgement
28A Graduate
29Gra'ma Nalley
30The Great Illusion Yersus a Similar Effusion
31The Green Prayer Rug
32Half a Day of a Perfect Life
33Half Enough Security
34Hamlet's Question
35The Handicap
36Hard of Hearing
37He Rented a Crop
891He Restoreth My Soul
2Heaven in October
3Heaven in October
4Her Brother's Keeper
5Her Earlier Works
6Her Reward
7Her Vanity
8The Hidden Countenance
9The Hidebound Americans
10High Lights for the Ladies
11History Distilled
12Hoarding: The New American Vice
13The Homeless World
14Hope Casting Out Fear
15Horace Greely
16Hospital Observations and Experiences
17How Old?
18How to Escape the Sense of Time
19Hunter's Moon
20Idealism is Not Truth
21An Illiterate Discipline
22The Image of God
24In Memory of the Past
25In the Spirit
26Incidental Expenses
27Incredible Memories
29Information Wanted
30The Intellecturals
31International Courthouse
32Is it Right to Fight
33Is the Human Face a Romantic Creation or a Biological Carton?
34Is There Any Balm in Gilead?
35Kidnaping Pencils
36Killing the Goose
37L'Oncle d' Amerique
38The Lady and the Cake
39The Lady of the White House
40Lamb in His Bosom: A Review
901Lanelle Moon Bradford
2Last Enchantment
3The Leopard's Spot
4Let Us Pray
5Letter from a Rotarian
6Letter from an American Legionary
7Letter From the Mother of a Hollywood Family
8Letter to a Beloved Atheist
9Letter to an Unhappy Lady
10Letter to E. W.Howe
11A Letter to Moses
12Letters and Answers
13Letters to Mr. George
14The Life of Yon Trim Shakespeare on the Tree
15Lige and His Hound
16A Literal Insurance Against Kidnappers
17Literature Aged in Wood
18Literature And Who Should Write It
19Literature in the Courts
20Little Children... Love One Another
21A Little Girl's Christmas Eve in 1876
22A Little Lower than the Angels
23The Little Town with a Happy Heart
24Living Heroines of the Past
25The Living Sacrifice
26The Living Wage
27Locking the Stable Door
28Lost Enchantment
29Lux Benigna
30Madame Secretary
31The Major Operation
32The Major Operation
33Manuevering Toward the Kingdom of Heaven
34Mannequins in Literature
35Manners in Private Life
36Man's Fate Transposed
37Marginal Notes
38Marking the Trail
39The Masons of Literature
40Mature and Amateur Writers
911Meet Mr. Garner
4Mergers in Christian Creeds
5Merrily We Roll Along
6A Merry Rogue
7The Metempsychosis of Modesty
8The Mighty Hope that Make Us Men
9Milton Fleetwood
10"Mince Worm" Philosophy
12Modern Conveniences
14Monuments for Women
15More Pictures of Public Men
16Morning Light
17The Most Difficult Man
18The Moth
19Mother's Dividend Duty
20Motion Pictures Along the Calico Valley Road
21Mountain Folk
22A Mountain Mother
23Mountain News
24Moving Into the New Year
25Mr. Eason and Mr. Lot
26Mrs. A. P. Hill's New Cookbook
27Mrs. Waterloo
28My Friends the Trees
29My Library
30My Old Age Pension
31Needed Definitions
32New Year's Wishes
33News of a Perfect Life
34A Newspaper Woman
35Not to See through the Glass Darkly
37Notes From Washington, No. 1
38Notes From Washington, No. 2
39Notes From Washington, No. 3
40O, Pile a Bright Fire
921Ode to Forty-Three Skylarks
2Ode to Policemen
3An Old Address Book
4Old Cemeteries
5The Old Mill Book
6The Old Rosehill Plantation
7Old Texts Tried
8The Oldest Altar
9The Oldest Poet
10On Coming of Age
11On How to Become a Child Twice
12On Meeting a Princess
13On the Entertainment of Grief
14On the Trail of the Wide, Wide World
15On the Train
16On the Use of Enemies
17On the Use of Enemies
18Oratorical Faith
19The Other Forgotten Man
20Our Lady in White
21Our Wailing Wall
22Out of Balance
23Over Production
26Paradise Lost
27Parents Must Be Pharisees
28The Passing of a Roosevelt
29The Passing of Five Years in Bad Manners
30The Passing of Great Statesmen
31The Passing of Robin Hood Roosevelt
32The Passing of the Political Circus
33The Pastor's Pastor
34Pathological Advertising
35Payment in Praise
36Peeping Toms in Literature
38Penalizing Delinquent Voters
39Pencil Sketch of a Famous Man
40A Perfect Life
931Pestering the Cotton Farmer
2Pictures and Predictions
3Pioneer Day of the New Year
4Pioneering in Education
5Planting the Garden
6A Plea for the Mute and Inglorious
7Pokeroot Sal
8Politer Reflections on Men
10Politics and Lemonade
11Poor People Shopping for Christmas
12The Portrait of a Lady
13Post-Mortem Publicity
15Prepardness for Peace
17The Private Life of a Christian
18The Problem of the Unemployed
19Prophets and Fortune Tellers
20The Psychology of Hats
21Putting Out the Light
22The QED of Sentimentality
23The Queerest Things
24A Question in Poetic Psychology
25Raucous Reflections
26Reading and Writing
27Recovery in the Value of Words
28Red Cross Aristocrats
29Reflections of a Boy Scout
30The Reflections of a Wayfarer
31Reflections on Current Events
32Religion for Secular Life
33Religious Reflections
34The Renaissance of Domestic Arts
35A Retired Methodist
36Retiring a Veteran
37Retouching the Portrait of a Lady
38The Return of the Prodigals
941The Revolution
2A Road Map
3The Rodeo
4Rubes Bend City Rubes
5Rydal Route No. 2
6Saturday Afternoon
7Save, O Save Our Men
8Scrap Sketches of the Election
9The Secondary Stage of Convalescence
10Secret Ambitions
12Self Defense
13Selling Short in Hospitality
14Selling the Depression
15She Meets a Great Man
16Sheiks and Coolies
17Shock Troops in Philadelphia
18Shock Troops of the Intelligensia
19Shopping for Christmas
21Silver Cups
22Simon, Son of Jonas
23Simplified Culture
24Six Percent Ethics
25The Slump in Happiness
26Snuffing the Candle
27Sober Reflections
28Social Life in a Florida Winter Colony
29Soldier's Bonus
30A Soliloquy
31Some Famous Men: How They Really Look
32Sowing Seeds in Kindness
33Speculations in Human Nature
34Spiritual Inebriates
35Spiritual Speed
36Spring Cleaning
37Spring Time in Georgia
38A Stirrup Cup for Spring
40The Story of a Light Lady
41Stray Beams
951A Stray Dog: Who Wants Him?
2Subjects I Never Discuss
3Subnormal Heroics
4A Subsistence Homesteader
5Substituting Wit for Intelligence
7A Summer School for Sheriffs
8Superstitutions and Proverbs Defined
9Sut Comes Into His Own
10Sweetgum Days
11Sweetness and Light
12Sword Blades or Poppy Seeds?
13A Symposium
14Tag Words
15Take It on the Chin
16The Tall Man of Georgia
19Testifying Again
20Thanksgiving Eve
21Thawing Our Meteorologist
22Thawing Out Our New Meteorologist
23Their Faces and Their Books
24Theology in Childhood
25The Theology of Speculation
26The Thirteenth Regiment Tennessee Infantry
27Three and a Half Tramps
28Three Bad Colds
29Three Duels
30Three People You Know
31The Tide
32To a Beloved Lady
33To a President-Elect
34To a Prospective Journalist
35To an Idealist
36To Insure a Woman's Happiness
37To Restore Poverty's Good Name
38To the Editor
39A Tornado in the Mountains
40Trade Digests of Feminine Characteristics
961A Tragedienne of Life
2The Trial
3A Transcendentalist in Crime
4The Trapper and the Trapped
5The Trial
6True Love
8Two Thanksgiving Days-A Comparison
9Two Tramps
10The Trapper and the Trapped
11Vagabond Humor
12Vanity of Vanities-But Not Allies Vanity
13The Vitamin of Genius
14Walker's Mule
15Walter Scott's Preface
17We Pass the Crisis
18A Welfare Racket
19What Is Sauce for the Goose
20What Is War
21What Religion Means to Me
22What Shall It Profit a Man
23Wheat Thrashing Gossip
24When Foreigners Are Not People
25When I Was a Child
26Where the Light Falls
27Where the Light Falls
28Where the Light Falls
29Where the Light Falls
30Where the Light Falls
31Who Wrote It?
32Why Do You Love Georgia?
33Why I Love Georgia
34The Wide Wide World
35Will Spring Come in Paradise
36Will the Chief Resign
37Will the People Fail Him?
38Wind Across the Lake
39Winter Time in the Cabin
40Wolves in the Back
971A Woman's Dog
2Women Again
3Women and Their Political Correspondence
4Women's Wat
5The Worm Turns
6Writing and Living
9Young Poets
10Untitled [Ancient Ideals]
11Untitled [Bad People]
12Untitled [Banks]
13Untitled [A Bright Fire]
14Untitled [A Cavalry Sword of Southern Literature]
15Untitled [Christmas]
16Untitled [Civilian Heretics]
17Untitled [Dear Bob Cat]
18Untitled [The Fatherhood of God]
19Untitled [Gardeners, Carpenters, or Poets]
20Untitled [Granddaddies in the Garden]
21Untitled [Lamb in His Bosom]
22Untitled [The Lewis Burchards]
23Untitled [A Man's Enemy]
24Untitled [The Poor and the Shiftless]
25Untitled [Rationalists]
26Untitled [The Roundelay of Ancient Ideals]
27Untitled [The Three James]
28Untitled [Tuesday Morning]
29Candlelit Column, fragments
30Candlelit Column, fragments
31Candlelit Column, fragments
32Candlelit Column, fragments
Subseries 2E Speeches
Manuscripts of speeches that Corra Harris gave are arranged by the manuscript title. A number of these manuscripts relate to Corra Harris' teaching at Rollins College.
981Address at Rich's
2Authors and Their Works
3Conversation on Evil
4Discussion on Evil
5Excerpts from an Address Before the Woman's Council of National Defense
6Man: The Most Evil of the Lower Animals
7Speech Before the Home Economics Dinner
8Untitled [Rebecca Felton Birthday]
16The Woman of Yesterday
Subseries 2F Notebooks
Notebooks kept by Corra Harris, Lundy Harris, Faith Harris, and Harry Leech are arranged by date when that is known.
991Corra Harris Notebook, 1906
2Corra Harris Notebook, 1916
3Corra Harris Notebook, [1916]
4Corra Harris Notebook, June 1918
5Corra Harris Notebook, [ 1928-29?]
6Corra Harris Notebook
7Corra Harris Notebook
8Corra Harris Notebook
9Corra Harris Notebook
10Corra Harris Notebook
11Corra Harris Notebook
12Lundy Harris Notebook
13Faith Harris Notebook, 1909
14Harry Leech
Subseries 2G Scripts
Three scripts of Corra Harris' works are present in this collection. These include The Co-Citizens, Making Her His Wife, and War and Hallucinations.
1001The Co-Citizens
2Making Her His Wife
3War and Hallucinations
Subseries 2H Manuscripts by Others
A variety of miscellaneous manuscripts written by others are among the Corra Harris papers. Many of these manuscripts were sent to Corra Harris for her advice.
1011After the Operation
2Anniversary of the Few Society (Lundy Harris)
3The Apostles of the Underworld
4A Ballad of the Uncursed
5The Bible
6A "Break-Your-Fast"
7The Butterfly and the Bee
8Captain Wilcoxson Goes a Courting
9The Circuit Rider's Wife in Literature
10Coming from the Fields
11Dear Planter
12Dedication Cermony at Memorial Chapel
13Diary of Alma McLain Coleman Brown
14Forestry is Paying Its Way
15I'll Hang My Harp on a Willow Tree
16Introducing Mrs. Harris
17Jo and I
18Ladies Aid and the Story of the Little Shookus
19Listen My Heart
20Major M's Philosophy
21The Methodist Elder's Grave
22Old Ideas for New Lives
24Poems (Dr. E. Fred Morris)
25Present China
26Tell Them I Am a Child of God
27Together Against the Storm
28To What End
29War Songs
Subseries 2I Miscellaneous and unidentified manuscripts
A variety of miscellaneous manuscripts that do not fit easily into any of these groupings are located in this one box. A number of these are personal manuscripts relating to the family and were never published
Unidentified manuscripts (whole or fragments) are filed in these five boxes.
1021Miscellaneous Personal Manuscripts (Lundy's Death)
2Miscellaneous Personal Manuscripts (Corra Harris' Will & Funeral)
3Miscellaneous Personal Manuscripts
4Unidentified Manuscripts
5Unidentified Manuscripts
6Unidentified Manuscripts
7Unidentified Manuscripts
8Unidentified Manuscripts
9Unidentified Manuscripts
10Unidentified Manuscripts
11Unidentified Manuscripts
12Unidentified Manuscripts
13Unidentified Manuscripts
14Unidentified Manuscripts
15Unidentified Manuscripts
16Unidentified Manuscripts
17Unidentified Manuscripts
18Unidentified Manuscripts
19Unidentified Manuscripts
20Unidentified Manuscripts
21Unidentified Manuscripts
22Unidentified Manuscripts
23Unidentified Manuscripts
24Unidentified Manuscripts
25Unidentified Manuscripts
26Unidentified Manuscripts
27Unidentified Manuscripts
28Unidentified Manuscripts
29Unidentified Manuscripts
30Unidentified Manuscripts
31Unidentified Manuscripts
32Unidentified Manuscripts
33Unidentified Manuscripts
34Unidentified Manuscripts
35Unidentified Manuscripts
1031Unidentified Manuscripts
2Unidentified Manuscripts
3Unidentified Manuscripts
4Unidentified Manuscripts
5Unidentified Manuscripts
6Unidentified Manuscripts
7Unidentified Manuscripts
8Unidentified Manuscripts
9Unidentified Manuscripts
10Unidentified Manuscripts
11Unidentified Manuscripts
12Unidentified Manuscripts
13Unidentified Manuscripts
14Unidentified Manuscripts
15Unidentified Manuscripts
16Unidentified Manuscripts
17Unidentified Manuscripts
18Unidentified Manuscripts
19Unidentified Manuscripts
1041Unidentified Manuscripts
2Unidentified Manuscripts
3Unidentified Manuscripts
4Unidentified Manuscripts
5Unidentified Manuscripts
6Unidentified Manuscripts
7Unidentified Manuscripts
8Unidentified Manuscripts
9Uni Jentified Manuscripts
10Unidentified Manuscripts
11Unidentified Manuscripts
12Unidentified Manuscripts
13Unidentified Manuscripts
14Unidentified Manuscripts
15Unidentified Manuscripts
16Unidentified Manuscripts
17Unidentified Manuscripts
18Unidentified Manuscripts
19Unidentified Manuscripts
20Unidentified Manuscripts
21Unidentified Manuscripts
22Unidentified Manuscripts
23Unidentified Manuscripts
24Unidentified Manuscripts
25Unidentified Manuscripts
26Unidentified Manuscripts
27Unidentified Manuscripts
1051Unidentified Manuscripts
2Unidentified Manuscripts
3Unidentified Manuscripts
4Unidentified Manuscripts
5Unidentified Manuscripts
6Unidentified Manuscripts
7Unidentified Manuscripts
8Unidentified Manuscripts
9Unidentified Manuscripts
10Unidentified Manuscripts
11Unidentified Manuscripts
12Unidentified Manuscripts
13Unidentified Manuscripts
14Unidentified Manuscripts
15Unidentified Manuscripts
16Unidentified Manuscripts
17Unidentified Manuscripts
18Unidentified Manuscripts
19Unidentified Manuscripts
20Unidentified Manuscripts
21Unidentified Manuscripts
22Unidentified Manuscripts
23Unidentified Manuscripts
24Unidentified Manuscripts
1061Unidentified Manuscripts
2Unidentified Manuscripts
3Unidentified Manuscripts
4Unidentified Manuscripts
5Unidentified Manuscripts
6Unidentified Manuscripts
7Unidentified Manuscripts
8Unidentified Manuscripts
9Unidentified Manuscripts
10Unidentified Manuscripts
11Unidentified Manuscripts
12Unidentified Manuscripts
13Unidentified Manuscripts
14Unidentified Manuscripts
15Unidentified Manuscripts
16Unidentified Manuscripts
17Unidentified Manuscripts
18Unidentified Manuscripts
19Unidentified Manuscripts
20Unidentified Manuscripts
21Unidentified Manuscripts
22Unidentified Manuscripts
23Unidentified Manuscripts
24Unidentified Manuscripts
25Unidentified Manuscripts
26Unidentified Manuscripts
27Unidentified Manuscripts
28Unidentified Manuscripts
29Unidentified Manuscripts

Series 3: Photographs

A small number of photographs of Corra Harris are present in this collection. Most of these are from late in her life. In addition there are a number of family photographs (though many of these are unidentified) and a large number of unidentified photographs.
Negatives of some of these photographs can be found in the negative file maintained by the department. Other photographs of Corra Harris are located in the picture file in the reading room. The researcher may also wish to consult the extensive photograph files of The Atlanta Journal in Atlanta.
Additional photographs may be found at the end of the correspondence files in box 58. These photographs were initially found with letters to Corra Harris.

Subseries 3A: Corra Harris / Country Gentlemen article photos

1071Photographs, Corra Harris
2Photographs, Corra Harris
3Photographs, (For Faith's article for The Country Gentleman)

Subseries 3B: Miscellaneous Photos

1074Miscellaneous Photographs
5Miscellaneous Photographs
6Miscellaneous Photographs
7Miscellaneous Photographs
8Miscellaneous Photographs
9Miscellaneous Photographs
10Miscellaneous Photographs
11Miscellaneous Photographs
12Miscellaneous Photographs
13Miscellaneous Photographs

Series 4: Clippings

The clipping files in the Corra Harris collection include a wide variety of different materials saved by Corra Harris. In addition to copies of many of her published articles and stories, there are also located here reviews of her works, and a variety of clippings on a wide range of subjects of interest to Corra Harris. Of special note is the "Life of Corra Harris" that was published in The Atlanta Journal in five installments.

Subseries 4A: Articles and Stories

1081List of Magazines Publishing Corra Harris' Work
2The Advance of Civilization
3Azalee's Valentine
4Be Sweet Clever Maid
5The Bonneted Hornets
6[Book Reviews]
7[Book Reviews]
8Brother Milam
9Budd Sockwell's Courtship
10A Change for the Better
11Corra Harris Tells How Women Should Vote
12The Diary of a Country Woman
13Fiction, North and South
14Flapper Anne
15Flapper Anne
16Flapper Anne
17Flapper Anne
18A Forty Days Troth With the Forest
19The God-Lonsome Man in Brasstown Valley
20How New York Appears to a Southern Woman
21The Ideal
22The Independent, January 6, 1910
23The Independent, January 21,1910
24The Independent, August 18, 1910
26Jim Bledso's Courtship
27Lady Merton
28Last Leaves
29Last Leaves
30Last Leaves
31Last Leaves: The Age of Meek Old Age
32Last Leaves: A Manual for Married People
33Last Leaves: Relatives
34Law in the Valley
35Literature, Literaturitis and Literalism
36Letters to Girls
37Mary Frances
38Memories of a Doctor
39The Mind of the Child
40The Monstrous Altruism
41My Garden
1091New Wine in Old Bottles
2New York as Seen from a Georgia Valley
3The Other People
4Parents and Children, Yesterday and Today
5Parsing the Land with a Plow
6The Passing of Uncle Remus
7The Pharisee's Lament
8Price of Suffering for American Women
10Sanitariums and Sanitarium Women
11Seth Carter's Wife
12Seth Carter's Wife
13The Son of Old Blood
14Southern Writers
15The South's Way
16Student Government for the Country
17The Taming of Tom Purcell
18Those Unexpected Visitors
19A Town that Became a University
20The Turkey Trot
21Vanessa-The Flying Comma
22War Time in the Valley
23The Willipus-Wallipus in Tennessee Politics
24A Woman Takes a Look at Politics
25A Woman's Dog
26Yes, If Real Love Always Rules
29Faith Harris, Clippings
30Faith Harris, Clippings
31Faith Harris, Clippings
32Faith Harris, Notes for Country Gentleman Article
33Lundy Harris, In the Forgotten Lands

Subseries 4B: Newspaper clippings

4Death, Funeral, & Will
7Harris Family
8Holt, Hamilton
9Howe, E. W.
10Howe, E. W.
11Husbands and Wives
12"In the Valley"
13Leech, Faith Harris
14Life of Corra Harris, 1st Installment
15Life of Corra Harris, 2nd Installment
16Life of Corra Harris, 3rd Installment
17Life of Corra Harris, 4th Installment
18Life of Corra Harris, 5th Installment
19Lundy's Death
20Memorial Chapel
21Methodist Church
22Milton Award
24"Mule for Sale"
26Vanderbilt University
27The South
28Thrift Investment
29White Family
31Women's Suffrage
32World War I

Subseries 3C: Newspaper clippings, reviews of works

1111As a Woman Thinks
2A Circuit Rider's Widow
3A Circuit Rider's Wife
4A Circuit Rider's Wife
5A Circuit Rider's Wife
7A Daughter of Adam
8Eve's Second Husband
9Eve's Second Husband
10Eve's Second Husband
11Flapper Anne
12From Sun-Up to Sun-Down
13Happily Married
14The Happy Pilgrimage
15House of Helen
16In Search of a Husband
17Making Her His Wife
18My Book and Heart
19My Son
20The Recording Angel
21The Solution

Subseries 3D: Newspaper clippings, miscellaneous

1121Miscellaneous Clippings
2Miscellaneous Clippings
3Miscellaneous Clippings
4Miscellaneous Clippings
5Miscellaneous Clippings
6Miscellaneous Clippings
7Miscellaneous Clippings
8Miscellaneous Clippings
9Miscellaneous Clippings
10Miscellaneous Clippings
1131-6Miscellaneous Clippings

Series 5: Printed material

113Advance copy of Flapper Anne, inscribed to John [Drewly], 1926
1141Miscellaneous Printed Material
2Miscellaneous Printed Material
3Miscellaneous Printed Material
4Miscellaneous Printed Material
5Miscellaneous Printed Material
6Miscellaneous Printed Material
7Miscellaneous Printed Material
8Miscellaneous Printed Material
9Miscellaneous Printed Material
10Miscellaneous Printed Material
11Miscellaneous Printed Material
12Miscellaneous Printed Material
13Miscellaneous Printed Material
1151Miscellaneous Printed Material
2Miscellaneous Printed Material
3Miscellaneous Printed Material

Series 6: Financial Records

Notable among Corra Harris' financial papers are literary contracts with a number of her publishers. The other financial papers relate to Corra Harris, Lundy Harris, Faith Harris Leech, and Harry Leech. These miscellaneous materials are filed in their original disorder.

Subseries 13a: Contracts and Insurance

1161Literary Contracts
2Rental Contracts
3Insurance, Deeds, etc.
4Insurance, Deeds, etc.
5Income Tax Reports

Subseries 13b: Statements, Checks, Etc.

1166Lundy Harris: Statements, Checks, etc.
7Harry Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
8Harry Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
9Harry Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
1171Faith Harris Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
2Faith Harris Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
3Faith Harris Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
4Faith Harris Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
5Faith Harris Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
6Faith Harris Leech: Statements, Checks, etc.
7Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
1181Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
2Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
3Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
4Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
5Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
1191Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
2Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
3Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
4Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
5Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
1201Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
2Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.
3Miscellaneous Statements, Checks, etc.

Series 7: Oversized materials

This one box of oversized material contains an assortment of unrelated items. Among them is a scrapbook of Corra Harris', several certificates and degrees, and two large photographs (one of Faith Harris and one of Lundy Harris).
121Miscellaneous Oversized Material
OS Folder
1APencil sketch by W. B. J. (?)
121The Whopper scrapbook
122Certificates and diplomas