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James Walter Mason papers

James Walter Mason papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Walter Mason papers
Creator: Mason, James Walter, 1874-
Inclusive Dates: 1890-1958
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet (3 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms16
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Walter Mason (1874- ) was a lawyer born in Dallas, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the papers of James Walter Mason from 1890-1958 and includes correspondence, questionnaires, news clippings, memorabilia, and photographs relating mainly to Mason's book, The Class of 1897, about his 50th year University of Georgia reunion.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Walter Mason papers, ms16, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

The Class of 1897 / by James Walter Mason. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1948.

Donated by Edgar Kimsey in 1959.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae -- Georgia.
University of Georgia

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing



11Class of 1897 letters, 1890-1944
12Class of 1897 letters, 1946
13Class of 1897 letters, January-April 1947
14Class of 1897 letters, May-December 1947
15Class of 1897 letters, January-March 1948
16Class of 1897 letters, April-May 1948
17Class of 1897 letters, June-December 1948
18Class of 1897 letters, 1949
19Class of 1897 letters, 1950-1953
110Class of 1897 letters, 1944-1945

Class history materials

21Class of 1897 articles for class history
22Class of 1897 biographies for class history, A-D
23Class of 1897 biographies for class history, E-H
24Class of 1897 biographies for class history, K-R
25Class of 1897 biographies for class history, S-Y
26Class of 1897 miscellaneous
27Class of 1897 newspaper clippings
28Class of 1897 pictures
29Class of 1897 printed material
210Class of 1897 proofs for class history
211Class of 1897 questionnaires

Typescript of class history