Henry W. Grady scrapbooks

Henry W. Grady scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Grady, Anne E. Gartrell
Creator: Kennon, Mattie N. Grady
Title: Henry W. Grady scrapbooks
Dates: 1878-1892
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (2 scrapbooks housed with minor collections MS 96 and MS 97)
Coll. Number: ms96(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

"Henry W. Grady, the "Spokesman of the New South," served as managing editor for the Atlanta Constitution in the 1880s. A member of the Atlanta Ring of Democratic political leaders, Grady used his office and influence to promote a New South program of northern investment, southern industrial growth, diversified farming, and white supremacy. Grady County, created in 1905, is named in his honor." - "Henry W. Grady." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved July 31, 2008)

Anne Gartrell Grady was the mother of Henry W. Grady, and Mattie N. Grady (later Mrs. Will Kennon of Brunswick, Georgia) was his sister.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two scrapbooks of pasted clippings. One compiled by Mrs. Anne E. Gartrell Grady consists chiefly of obituaries Henry Grady. The second was compiled by Mattie N. Grady is a miscellaneous collection of clippings.

Index Terms

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.).
Clippings (information artifacts)
Grady, Henry Woodfin, 1850-1889

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry W. Grady scrapbooks, MS 96. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Henry Grady and Jefferson Davis obituaries, 1889; Grady Bible record; Henry W. Grady manuscripts, between 1850-1889.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Scrapbook, ca. 1878 - 1892
Scrapbook, 1889