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M'Nelle Causey family papers

M'Nelle Causey family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: M'Nelle Causey family papers
Creator: Causey, M'Nelle Gibson
Inclusive Dates: 1906-1995
Language: English
Extent: 11 Linear Feet 21 boxes, 2 items
Collection Number: ms3606
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mary Minelle (M'Nelle) Gibson Causey was born in 1920 in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Griffin High School, West Georgia College, and the University of Georgia. Her parents were William Claude Gibson (1887-1956) and Lucy Davis Gibson (b. 1892). M'Nelle married William Claude Causey (1916-1997) in 1941 and they had three sons – William Claude, Jr. (1943-1994), Davis Eugene (b. 1949) and Joseph Stephen (b. 1950). The Causey family lived in Athens, Georgia, and M'Nelle Causey was a freelance writer who wrote for newspapers and magazines, worked for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, and owned M'Nelle, Inc., a costume and dress shop.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, art and printed material. Much of the correspondence is between M'Nelle and her husband while he served in Troop B, 89th Cavalry, Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized), U.S. Army, during World War II.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

M'Nelle Causey family papers, ms3606, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Photographs.
University of Georgia. Cooperative Extension Service
Women authors -- Georgia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women.
World War, 1939-1945.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Correspondence



1.1 General

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11Genealogy
12Biographical information and M'Nelle Causey's notes about the collection
131906-1912
141913
151914-1916
161917 July-September
171917 December-1918
181900-1919
191920-1929
1101930-1939
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21at University of Georgia, 1939-1941
22at University of Georgia, 1939-1941
231940 June-September
241940 October
251940 November
261940 December
271941 January
281941 February-July
291941 August
2101941 September-December
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311942 January-June
321942 July-December
331942
341943 January 1-17
351943 January 18-31
361943 February-May
371943 June-July
381943 August
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411943 September
421943 October-November
431943 December 1-9
441943 December 13-30
451943
461943
471944 January-July
481944 August
491944 September
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511944 October 1-10
521944 October 11-20
531944 October 21-31
541944 November 1-15
551944 November 16-30
561944 December 1-10
571944 December 11-31
581945 January 1-15
591945 January 16-23
5101945 January 24-31
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611945 February 1-7
621945 February 9-19
631945 February 20-27
641945 March 1-12
651945 March 13-21
661945 March 22-31
671945 April 1-8
681945 April 9-19
691945 April 21-30
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711945 May 1-11
721945 May 12-23
731945 May 25-31
741945 June 1-9
751945 June 10-19
761945 June 20-30
771945 July 1-8
781945 July 9-16
791945 July 17-23
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811945 July 24-31
821945 August 1-7
831945 August 8-14
841945 August 16-31
851945 September
861945 October
871946-1949
881950-1951
891952
8101953
8111954-1955
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911956 January-September
921956 October-December
931957 January-February
941957 March-July
951957 August-October
961958-1959 May
971959 June
981959 July-December
991960 January-April
9101960 May-December
9111961-1962
9121963-1968
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1011970-1979
102History of M'Nelle, Inc., 1978
103Travel Related, 1982
104Travel Related, 1985
105Travel Related, 1986
1061986-2003
107-81940-1949
1091950-1959
10101960-1979
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111A-Z Miscellaneous
112Athens Area Vocational Technical School, 1963, 1973
113Athens Area Vocational Technical School, 1974
114Beech Haven Baptist Church (Athens, Ga.), 1962-1966
115Jane Chamberlain , 1974
116Elsie Chitwood, 1965-1974
117Copyright, 1938-1954
118Mamie Eisenhower, 1977
119Georgia State Department of Education, 1959-1967
1110John H. Glenn, Jr., 1961
1111Luke Greene, Atlanta Times, 1964
1112Muriel Humphrey (Mrs. Hubert Humphrey), 1964-1967
1113Lady Bird Johnson (Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson), 1960-1969
1114James J. Kilpatrick, 1976-1977
1115David R. King, 1969-1974
1116Loraine Knight, 1971
1117Grace Lundy, 1966
1118Robert McKee, 1960-1961
1119Harold Martin, 1966, 1968
1120Sharon Porter, 1963
1121Mary George Poss, 1963, 1964
1122Rich's (Atlanta, Ga.), 1967, 1974
1123Edwin and Belle Saye, 1967
1124Celestine Sibley, 1952-1974
1125John and Janet Stegeman, 1966-1967
1126Betty Talmadge, 1958
1127University of Georgia, 1956-1964
1128University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, 1953-1962
1129Ernest and Betty Vandiver, 1958-1966
1130Unknown Correspondents



1.2 With Editors

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1131A-Z Miscellaneous
1132Anderson Independent, 1961-1962
1133Anderson Independent, 1963-1973
1134Atlanta Constitution , 1961-1977
1135Farm and Ranch, 1953-1963
1136Reader's Digest, 1965-1969
1137Westminster Magazine, 1951, 1953
 

2. M'Nelle Inc.- Business records

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121History
122Information
123Business Correspondence, 1977-1995
124Notes
125Financial Papers
126Printed material, clippings, and ads
 

3. Writings

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131Diary (as M'Nelle Gibson), 1936 November
132School Papers (as M'Nelle Gibson), 1938
133Daily Planner, 1964
134Daily Planner with Notes, 1974
135Jeanette McGarity Barber
136Causey house construction
137Margaret Goldwater (Mrs. Barry Goldwater) , 1964
138Catherine Gibson Henderson, 2003
139Sue Hughes, M'Nelle Inc. and family information , 1989
1310Muriel Humphrey (Mrs. Hubert Humphrey) , 1964-1967
1311Lady Bird Johnson (Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson) , 1961-1965
1312Ralph McGill/ "The House With the Yellow Door" , 1965-1967
1313Wren's Nest – letters to the editor, 1967
1314John Young, 1965-1969
1315"Answer Me, Ocean"
1316"Corner Brightness"
1317"Day in the Life of a Free Lance Writer"
1318"Farming to Foreign Relations"
1319"Gramma's Funeral"
1320"Gwabo and Teewee"
1321"Hollywood Can Have It"
1322"Jay's Kittens"
1323"Minutes from the Dixie Farm and Home Hour"
1324"Miss Puckett", 1966
1325"My Kinfolk, the Georgia School Teacher"
1326"The Place of the Writer in the Day's World"
1327"Return of Confidence"
1328Nursery Rhymes (Revised)
1329Poems A-W
1330Poems, untitled



Trips

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141Mobile, AL, 1956, 1959
142New York, 1967 December
143Hawaii, 1968
144Chicago, 1968 November
145Chappaqua, NY, 1968 December
146Washington, DC, 1977 February
147Camping, 1982-1986
148New York , 1990 February
149E. A. Causey trip, undated
149North Carolina and Virginia



Notebooks

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14111965-1966
14121966 March
14131966 October
1414typescript which includes "Cali is Dead" , 1976
1415Redbook articles, 1976-1978
1416from Carrabelle, Florida, 1979 December
1417from Carrabelle, Florida, 1979 October
1418from Carrabelle, Florida, 1979 October, 1985 February
1419from Carrabelle, Florida, 1985 February
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1511981-1982
152from Ft. Walton, Florida, 1988 October
153Undated notebooks
154Anderson Independent articles, 1963-1967
155Anderson Independent, bound volume of "Strictly Personal" columns , 1962-1963
156"Strictly Personal" columns, 1962-1965
157Athens Observer articles, 1975-1989
158Atlanta Journal and Constitution articles, 1961
159Bowdon Bulletin articles, 1963
1510Contact articles, 1965-1966
1511Farm and Ranch articles, 1961, 1963
1512Georgia Farmer articles, 1957-1960
1513Home Life articles, 1966-1968
1514magazine articles
1515untitled writings and notes
1516writing classes, 1974-1986
1517William C. Causey, Sr. (written by)
1518Writings by others
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161"American News Sagas (bound), 1941
162"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1952
163"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1953
164"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1954
165"Georgia Farmhouse Chats" (bound), 1956



University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service

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171News Writing Assignments (bound), 1957-1958
172"Weeklies" (bound), 1957
173"Weeklies" (bound), 1958
174"News Columns" (bound), 1958
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181Georgia Cloverleaf (bound), 1954-1957
182"Facts and Features" (bound), 1957
183"Facts and Features" (bound), 1958
184"United Press Radio" (bound), 1958
185"Georgia Local Government Journal" (bound), 1960
 

4. Printed Material, Photographs



4.1 Printed Material

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191Miscellaneous
192Causey and Gibson family
193Agricultural Extension Service, FHA, 4-H
194Griffin (Ga.) High School
195Griffin (Ga.) High School – "The Spotlight", 1937
196West Georgia College
197West Georgia College – "The Chieftain, 1938
198West Georgia College – "The Chieftain, 1939



4.2 Photographs

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199Family and Friends
1910Barry Goldwater family
1911Hubert Humphrey family
1912Lyndon B. Johnson family
1913John Young



4.3 Miscellaneous

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1914Financial Papers
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201Poster of Atlanta Journal front page announcing that Atlanta was chosen to host the 1996 Olympics, 1990 September 18
202Poster of an owl
203Owl design on cloth (by Marushka)
204Portrait of M'Nelle Causey
205Bound copy of North Georgia Life containing articles by M'Nelle Causey, 1963-1964
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211Cameras and light meter used by M'Nelle Causey
212Embosser for M'Nelle, Inc. logo
213CD of M'Nelle Causey's interview with Ladybird Johnson
Color oil painting by Alex Perrodin- depicts football player in jersey number 10- UGA alum Fran Tarkenton with the Minnesota Vikings
Color oil painting by Alex Perrodin- depicts football player in jersey number 14- UGA player Andy Johnson