Kenneth Coleman papers

Kenneth Coleman papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coleman, Kenneth
Creator: Temple, Sarah Blackwell Gober
Title: Kenneth Coleman papers
Dates: circa 1950s-1960s
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.
Coll. Number: ms78

Biographical/Historical Note

"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.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Bibliographies.
Correspondence.
Final drafts.
First drafts.
Frontier and pioneer life--Georgia.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Manuscripts for publication.
Research notes.
Typescripts.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kenneth Coleman papers, MS 78. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Confederate Athens, Kenneth Coleman

Box
1Chapter I
Chapter II
Chapter III
Chapter IV
Chapter V
Chapter VI
Chapter VII
Chapter VIII
Chapter IX
Chapter X
Chapter XI
Footnotes
Preface and Chapters I, III, IV (2), and V
Box
2Resource Notes
Correspondence
Wm. F. Mitchell Papers University of North Carolina (Photocopies)
Benjamin C. Yancey University of North Carolina (Photocopies)
Working Notes
Georgia Department of Archives and History (Photocopies)
Miscellaneous Printed Material
University of Georgia Libraries Ms. #403 (Photocopy)
Confederate Athens: revisions and suggestions
Confederate Athens: documents
Confederate Athens: prices
Bibliography
Errors
Typescript
 

Series 2: Georgia Journeys, Kenneth Coleman and Sarah Gober Temple



Subseries 2A: Notes, Subjects & Individuals

Box
1Arrivals
1Brownfield, John
1Bathurst, Sir Francis
1Bradley, William
1Christie, Thomas
1DeRenne Collection (2 folders)
1DeRenne Collection-Books
1Duche, Andrew
1Ewen, William
1Fallowfield, John
1Fitzwater, Joseph (2 folders)
1Graham, Patrick
1Habersham, James
1Horton, William
Box
2Jones, Thomas
2Jones, Noble (4 folders)
2Lacy, Roger, Hetheringtons and Ph. Bishop
2Letters
2Lot Numbers
2Mercer, Samuel
2Milledge, John (2 folders)
2Mackay, Patrick
2Mouse, Lucy
2Musgrove, Mary
Box
3Norris, William
3Oglethorpe
3Parker, Henry
3Parkers, Robert
3Phillips Collection
3Quincy, Samuel
3Schedule of Letters
3The Scotch
3Stephens, Thomas
3Stephens, William
Box
4Terry, John
4Tomo-chi-chi
4Wesley, Charles
4Whitefield, George
4Watson, Joseph
4Russell, William
4Representations, Remonstrances, Petitions, etc.
4Wesley, John
4Whitefield, George
4British Transcripts
4 Daily Advertiser
4Force Transcripts
4Georgia Gazette, etc.
4Grants, etc.
4Library of Congress, Misc. books
4South Carolina Gazette
4Georgia Miscellany
4Ms. Preface Notes, folder 1
4Ms. Preface Notes, folder 2
4Ms. Preface Notes, folder 3
4Ms. Preface Notes, folder 4
Box
5Ms. Folder 5
5Ms. Folder 6
5Typescript, Chapters 1-3
5Typescript, Chapters 4-7
5Typescript, Chapters 8-11
5Typescript, Chapters 12-Epilogue
5Bibliography (typed, and Ms.)
5Footnotes
5Proofs, Chapters 1-3
5Proofs, Chapters 4-6
5Proofs, Chapters 7-9
5Proofs, Chapters 10-13
5Proofs, Chapters 14-End



Subseries 2B: Cards

Box
6The State of the Colony, 1732-1739
Box
7The State of the Colony, 1740-1747
Box
8The State of the Colony, 1748-1781
Box
9The Ann's passengers, Embarkations & Arrivals
Box
10Individuals-References
Box
11Subjects-Miscellaneous
 
Box
12Temple, Sarah Gober Notes on the State of the Colony, 1732 -1739
 
Box
13Temple, Sarah Gober Notes on the State of the Colony, 1740 - 1747
 
Box
14Temple, Sarah Gober Notes on the State of the Colony, 1748 - 1781
 
Box
15Temple, Sarah Gober Notes on Embarkations and Arrivals
 
Box
16Temple, Sarah Gober Notes on Individuals - References
 
Box
17Temple, Sarah Gober Notes on Misc. Subjects