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Athens : American guide series typescript

Athens : American guide series typescript

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens : American guide series typescript
Creator: Georgia Writers' Project
Inclusive Dates: 1938
Language(s): English
Extent: 4 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1106
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Federal Writers' Project, created by an act of Congress in 1935, undertook the preparation of a series of guidebooks to America.

Scope and Content

A typescript of Athens: American Guide Series, compiled by the Athens and Augusta units of the Federal Writers' Project (WPA) and incorporates much of the research preformed by the WPA writers in county archives and personal interviews. The typescript has numerous manuscript notations and attempts an historical, social, and economic overview of the Athens community from its beginnings until the date of the research (1935-1938).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens: American guide series typescript, ms 1106. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.) -- Economic conditions.
Athens (Ga.) -- History.
Athens (Ga.) -- Social conditions.
Federal Writers' Project
United States. Works Progress Administration

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-4Typescript, 1938