Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers

Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: McDonald, Ellis Atkisson
Title: Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers
Dates: 1931-1974
Quantity: 4.8 Linear feet (7 document boxes, 2 flat boxes)
Coll. Number: ms880

Biographical/Historical Note

Ellis Atkisson McDonald was an American author.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Ellis Atkisson McDonald from 1931-1974. The papers include correspondence, photographs, publications in which her works appear, notebooks, reviews, newspaper clippings, and manuscript poems. The collection also includes eleven scrapbooks, some of which contain correspondence, reviews, and newspaper clippings regarding the publication of her works.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American literature.
American poetry.
Manuscripts (documents)
Women authors, American--Georgia.
Women poets, American--Georgia.

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

Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers, ms880, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical material
2Letters, A - Cl
3Letters, Co - E
4Letters, F - L
5Letters, M - P
6Letters, R - T
7Letters, V - W
8McDonald, Ellis Atkisson, letters of
9Mack, Elizabeth - letters on Behalf of EAMC
10Cards: A - K
11Cards: L - W
13Vouchers, receipts, etc. for publications (most undated)
15Kilmer, Kenton - cards
16Autograph - Vachel Lindsey
17Medal - Stone Mt. Memorial
18Memento book
21 - 2Manuscript - poems
3Manuscript - Don't Ask A Poet Why He Writes Poetry
4Manuscript - Song for the Valley of the Mounds
5Manuscript - Small Eagle, Great Eagle, with notes
6Manuscript - Miss Mittie
7Manuscript - Georgia Is A State of Trees
8Manuscript - Poetry Notebook
9Manuscript - The City on the Horizon
10Manuscript - The Garden: A Play for Children
11Printed material - tear sheets from newspapers
12Printed material - tear sheets from magazines, others
13Printed material - EAMC reviews, notices, etc.
14Printed material - Jane Chambers, painter
15Printed material - Poetry Society of Virginia
16Printed material - writers & writing
17Printed material - miscellaneous
18Sermon notes
19Reflections on early life
20Information search on George B. Atkisson (no copies)
31Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, A
2Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, B
3Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, C - Ch
4Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, Country Poet
5 -7Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - Georgia Magazine
41 - 3Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - Georgia Magazine
4Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - Georgia Review
5Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - L-S
6Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - T
7Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - V-W
8 - 9Misc. printed material
51Scrapbook (1)
2Scrapbook (2)
61Scrapbook (3)
2Scrapbook (4)
3Scrapbook (5)
4Scrapbook (6)
5Scrapbook (7)
OS BoxItem
71Scrapbook (8)
2Scrapbook (9)
3 Frocked in Gold, the Story of Frank Mack and His Work by Elizabeth Russell Mack
4 Garland for a City - poems by B.Y. Williams and Annette Patton Cornell - drawings by Caroline Williams
OS BoxItem
81Scrapbook (10)
2Scrapbook (11)
OS Box
9Additional miscellaneous papers