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Webb B. Garrison papers

Webb B. Garrison papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Webb B. Garrison papers
Creator: Garrison, Webb B.
Inclusive Dates: 1965-1990
Language: English
Extent: 21.8 Linear Feet 27 document boxes, 2 oversized boxes, 8 cartons
Collection Number: ms2798
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Webb Black Garrison (1919-2000) was a Methodist minister, educator, journalist and author born in Covington, Newton County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers which document Webb's career as a journalist and contains manuscripts and tear sheets of his writings for national magazines and newspapers. Includes his writings for the National Enquirer; "Dixie Quiz," "Dixie Scrapbook" and "Georgia/Dixie Memoirs" for the Atlanta Journal Constitution; "Georgia Almanac" for the United Press Syndicate; and popular etymology features for the Ladies Home Journal.

Organization and Arrangement

This collection in unarranged and described to a minimal level. Please contact the Head of Manuscripts regarding access.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Webb B. Garrison papers, ms2798, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American -- Georgia.
English language -- Etymology.
Georgia -- History.
Journalists -- Georgia.
Language and languages.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Manuscript of the Ignorance Book and Ignorance Book photocopy
 
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2Ignorance Book- edited manuscript
 
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3Books and How It Started Unedited Manuscript
 
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4Unsorted
 
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5Unsorted
 
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6Unsorted
 
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7Unsorted
 
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8Unsorted
 
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1Papers Related to Variety of Manuscripts
 
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2Books
 
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3Printers proofs "Georgia Quiz"
 
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4"Georgia Quiz"
 
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5"Georgia Quiz" and "Georgia First"
 
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6"Georgia Almanac"
 
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7"Georgia Memories," "Quiz" master list, and "What do you know about GA?"
 
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8"On the Map" and "Dixie Scrapbook"
 
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9Dixie Scrapbook
 
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10Dixie Scrapbook
 
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11Dixie Scrapbook
 
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12Dixie Scrapbook
 
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13Dixie Scrapbook
 
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14"Pain" Entomology and other manuscripts
 
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15Miscellaneous manuscripts and "National Enquirer" category index
 
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16"National Enquirer" tear sheet
 
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17"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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18"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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19"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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20"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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21"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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22"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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23"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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24"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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25"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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26"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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27"National Enquirer" manuscript
 
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28Civil War Trivia and Fact Book manuscript and book
 
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29Galley proofs