|Creator:||Temple, Sarah Blackwell Gober|
|Title:||Kenneth Coleman papers|
|Quantity:||7.4 Linear feet (11 document boxes, 6 card boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of the typescript; first, second and final draft, footnotes and appendix, and bibliography of "The American Revolution in Georgia" published by the University of Georgia Press in 1958. Also included is the original manuscript of Dr. Coleman's book "Confederate Athens" including his resource notes, correspondence, reproduction of papers in other repositories, printed material, revisions, rough drafts, bibliography, preface and typescript of the complete book. It was published by the University of Georgia Press in 1968. In addition, over 8000 manuscript sheets and cards of notes assembled for the writing of "Georgia Journeys" with Sarah Gober Temple, published in 1961.|
"Kenneth Coleman, professor of history at the University of Georgia in Athens was the preeminent authority of his generation on colonial and revolutionary Georgia. He wrote what is probably the most widely read history of the state, Georgia History in Outline (1955), which has been revised many times and remains in print." -- "Kenneth Coleman (1916-1999)" New Georgia Encyclopedia.
For more information, see the article "Kenneth Coleman (1916-1999)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Kenneth Coleman papers, MS 78. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.