Phinizy Spalding papers

Phinizy Spalding papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Best, William, 1695-1761
Title: Phinizy Spalding papers
Dates: 1967-1971
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence concerning the re-publication of The Merit and Reward of a Good Intention, a sermon preached by William Best, D. D., before the Honourable Trustees of the Colony of Georgia in 1742. The book as reprinted contains an introduction by Phinizy Spalding, engravings and a map of the period. The collection includes many letters from William Haynes of the Ashantilly Press, as well as letters from other correspondents. The book was a winner in the 1968 Southern Books Competition.
Coll. Number: ms783

Biographical/Historical Note

As a professor of history at the University of Georgia, Phinizy Spalding emerged as the nation's leading scholar on James Oglethorpe. He wrote more than twenty books, articles, and chapters about Oglethorpe and colonial Georgia. He was also an influential leader in historic preservation efforts in Athens and across Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Ashantilly Press.
Correspondence.
Haynes, William, 1908-2001 -- Correspondence
Reprints (Publications)
Reprints.
Southern books competition.
Spalding, Phinizy -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Phinizy Spalding papers. MS 783. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Ashantilly Press Collection, MS 702.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Correspondence, January- June 1967
 
2Correspondence, July-December 1967
 
3Correspondence, March-June 1968
 
4Correspondence, July-September 1968
 
5Correspondence, October-December 1968
 
6Correspondence, January-February 1969
 
7Correspondence, March-April 1969
 
8Correspondence, May-August 1969
 
9Correspondence, September-December 1969
 
10Correspondence, 1970
 
11Correspondence, 1971, undated
 
12Copyright certificate, 1968
 
14Footnotes
 
15-16Printed material
 
17Notes, miscellaneous
 
18Proofs