Clark Howell family papers

Clark Howell family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Howell, Clark, 1863-1936
Creator: Howell, Harriet Barrett
Title: Clark Howell family papers
Dates: 1873-1946
Quantity: 1.6 Linear feet (4 document boxes, 1 oversize folder A)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Clark Howell and the Howell family of Atlanta, Georgia from 1873-1946. The papers include mainly correspondence but also contain clippings, photographs, and speeches. The correspondence (1882-1946) consists of personal letters between Howell and Harriet G. Barrett (Howell) as well as business correspondence pertaining to Howell's editorials and management of the Atlanta Constitution, Georgia and U.S. politics, the 1905 Georgia gubernatorial race, the Democratic Party, and World War I. Correspondents include Alexander S. Clay and David B. Hill. The collection also includes correspondence to Clark Howell, Jr. pertaining to World War II and materials relating to the estate of Evan P. Howell, Clark Howell's father.
Coll. Number: ms818

Biographical/Historical Note

Clark Howell (1863-1936), journalist, politician, and owner of the Atlanta Constitution. Married Harriet G. Barrett in 1887, children included Clark Howell, Jr.

For more information, see the article "Clark Howell (1863-1936)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type into 2 series: Series 1. Correspondence and Series 2. Print material, writings, and photographs.


Index Terms

Atlanta constitution.
Clay, Alexander Stephens, 1853-1910
Democratic Party (U.S.).
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Governors--Georgia--Election.
Hill, David B., (David Bennett), 1843-1910
Howell, Evan P., (Evan Park), 1839-1905
Newspaper editors--Georgia.
Newspaper publishing--Georgia.
Photographs.
Speeches.
United States--Politics and government--1865-1933.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Clark Howell family papers, MS 818. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence

BoxFolder
111879-1903
Evan P. Howell
21879-1884
31886 January-August
41886 September-October
51886 November-December
61887 January
71887 February
81887 March-April
91888-1893
101894-1896
111897-1898
121898 June 18-19
Letters of condolence
131898 June 20
Letters of condolence
BoxFolder
211898 June 21
Letters of condolence
21898 June 22-30
Letters of condolence
31898 July-August & undated
Letters of condolence
41898
Telegrams of condolence
51898
Visiting cards of condolence
61898
Clippings re: death of Mrs. Clark Howell
71899-1900
81901-1903
91904-1905
101905
Gubernatorial campaign
111906-1909
BoxFolder
311915-1918
21919
31920
41921-1922
51924-1941
61942
71943 January-September
81943 November
91943 December
101944-1946
11Undated
 

Series 2: Print material, writings, and photographs

BoxFolder
41Directors of the Associated Press dinner, 1905
2Evan P. Howell estate, 1905-1926
3Photographs
4Plat-Fulton County (Ga.) A. Howell
5Printed material
6School notebook-Clark Howell
7Speeches by Clark Howell
8Speeches by Clark Howell
9Speeches by others
10Writings-editorials
11Writings-Grand Theater (Atlanta, Ga.)
12Writings-play
13Writings-poems
14Miscellaneous
OS Folder
1APhotograph - Washington, D.C., 1923 Sept.