Clement Eaton draft of The waning of the Old South civilization, 1860-1880s

Clement Eaton draft of The waning of the Old South civilization, 1860-1880s

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Eaton, Clement, 1898-1980
Title: Clement Eaton draft of The waning of the Old South civilization, 1860-1880s
Dates: circa 1968
Quantity: 2.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms738

Biographical/Historical Note

Clement Eaton (1898-1980) was an U.S. historian who specialized in the American South. He received his education from the University of North Carolina and Harvard University. He was chair of the History Department at Lafayette College from 1931 to 1942 and then a faculty member of the University of Kentucky.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the incomplete typescript of The Waning of the Old South Civilization, 1860-1880's by Eaton Clement, published by the University of Georgia Press in 1968 as number 10 of the Eugenia Dorothy Blount Lamar Memorial Lectures delivered at Mercer University.


Index Terms

Manuscripts (document genre)
Southern States--Civilization--19th century.
Southern States--History--19th century.
Typescripts.
University of Georgia. Press. -- History
University press publications--Georgia.

General Notes

Published book available in the Georgia Room at the Special Collections Libraries, Ga Room F215 .E15 1968.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Clement Eaton draft of The waning of the Old South civilization, 1860-1880s, ms 738. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Typescript, chapters 1-3
 
2Typescript, chapters 4- ; reference notes; index