Mrs. James Morton Newspaper Clippings Collection
Scope and Content
The collection is a mixture of newspaper clippings and magazine articles pertaining primarily to Georgia writers. The clippings and articles include book reviews, speaking engagements, and life events for each author. Some of the authors included in the collection are Wright Bryan, Caroline Miller, Joel Chandler Harris, Flannery O’Connor, Corbett H. Thigpen, Nunnally Johnson, Carson McCullers, Ralph McGill, and Medora Field Perkerson. There are also files pertaining to topics that influenced American culture and politics. The topics found within the collection include Civil Rights, cotton production, politics, poverty, and the Peace Corps. The Atlanta Journal, Atlanta Constitution, and the Athens Banner-Herald, Georgia are the primary sources for the materials.
- Morton, James, Mrs. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Biographical information about Mrs. James Morton has not been determined.
2.17 linear ft.
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to the author’s last name
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
General Physical Description note
2.17 linear feet (1 document case and 1 oversize box)
Collection reprocessed in 2009.
- Mrs. James Morton Newspaper Clippings Collection: ahc.MSS 162
- An Inventory of Her Papers at the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
- Inventory prepared by Melanie Stephan
- June 2009
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.