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Horace Montgomery papers

Horace Montgomery papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Horace Montgomery papers
Creator: Montgomery, Horace
Inclusive Dates: 1950-1964
Language: English
Extent: 1.8 Linear Feet (4 document boxes, 1 half box)
Collection Number: ms323
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Horace Montgomery (1906-2001) received his master of arts degree and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. The later degree was the first doctorate granted by UGA. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and taught in the UGA Department of History from 1947-1978, and was also a Fulbright scholar to Austria in 1960. Besides authoring several historical books, Montgomery was the editor of festschrift Georgians in Profile: Historical Essays in Honor of Ellis Merton Coulter, published by the University of Georgia Press in 1959.

Scope and Content

This collection contains manuscript materials for five of Horace Montgomery's works. They document his scholarly contributions as author of Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat, and Cracker Parties; co-author of Civilzation Through the Centuries; and editor of Georgians in Profile: Historical Essays in Honor of Ellis Merton Coulter, published by the University of Georgia Press in 1959. The authors of the latter festschrift were former students of Dr. Coulter.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged into series by book title: Series 1. Georgians in Profile; Series 2. Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat; Series 3. Civilization through the Centuries; Series 4. Howell Cobb's Confederate Career; and Series 5. Cracker Parties.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Horace Montgomery papers, ms323, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton)
Georgia -- History.
Manuscripts (documents)
Manuscripts for publication.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Georgians in Profile

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11-3Correspondence
14Georgians in Profile, title page, contents, and preface
15John Percival, First Earl of Egmont, by R. and A. Saye
16Henry Ellis, by W.W. Abbott
17James Wright, by K. Coleman
18Anthony Stokes, by A.A. Lawrence
19Benjamin Hawkins, by M.B. Pound
110William McIntosh, by J.C. Bonner
111Wilson Lumpkin, by R.G. McPherson
112John McPherson Berrien, by C.J. Smith, Jr.
113Hopkins Holsey, by H. Montgomery
114Charles Jones Jenkins, Jr., by O.H. Shadgett
115Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., and Paul Hamilton Hayne, by C.B. Green
116Henry Bradley Plant, by S.W. Martin
117Rebecca Latimer Felton, by J.E. Talmadge
118Hoke Smith, by J.C. Vinson
119Appendix, the publications of E.M. Coulter to January 1, 1958, and index
119Appendix, the publications of E.M. Coulter to January 1, 1958, and index
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21Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 1-2
22Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 3-4
23Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 5-6
24Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 7-8
25Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 9-10
26Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 11-12
27Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, 13-14
28Georgians in Profile, proof sheets, appendix, bibliography and index
29Georgians in Profile, proofs, gally proofs, preface, 1-4
210Georgians in Profile, proofs, gally proofs, 5-9
211Georgians in Profile, proofs, gally proofs, 10-14
 

Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat

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212 Johnny Cobb: Confederate Aristocrat
 

Civilization through the Centuries

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31Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 1-4
32Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 5-8
33Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 9-15
34Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 16-20
35Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 21-26
36Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 27-29
37Montgomery and Jones Civilization through the Centuries, typescript, chapters 30-35
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41-7Civilizations through the Centuries, proof sheets
 

Howell Cobb's Confederate Career

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38Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 1-4, copy 1
39Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 5-7, copy 1
310Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 1-4, copy 2
311Howell Cobb's Confederate Career, typescript, chapters 5-7, index, copy 2
 

Cracker Parties

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51Cracker Parties typescript