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John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers

John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers
Creator: McPherson, J. H. T.
Inclusive Dates: 1891-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet (3 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms186
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. McPherson was head of the History Department at the University of Georgia from 1898-1940.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of 893 items from the papers of Dr. John Hanson Thomas McPherson. The papers are personal, rather than departmental, and consist of the following: letters, genealogy, lecture notes, correspondence regarding the Hall of Fame (of which Dr. McPherson was an Elector), reports about Phi Beta Kappa, printed material, scrapbooks, some of the U. B. Phillips class papers, and several folders of receipted bills for household expenses, chiefly in the 1930s.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Hanson Thomas McPherson papers, ms186, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 July 6.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

College teachers -- Georgia.
McPherson, J. H. T. -- Correspondence
Personal papers.
Phi Beta Kappa. Alpha of Georgia (University of Georgia) -- Biography
Phi Beta Kappa. Alpha of Georgia (University of Georgia) -- History--Sources
University of Georgia. Department of History -- Biography

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing



11Letters, undated
12Letters, 1891, 1912-1919
13Letters, 1920s
14Letters, 1930-1932
15Letters, 1934-1936
16-7Letters, 1940s


17The Federal Judiciary
19Georgia Tax Commission
110Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1907-1919
111Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1920-1924
112Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1930-1939
113Hall of Fame, Correspondence, 1940-1944
114Hall of Fame, Correspondence, Undated
115Hall of Fame, Pamphlets, I
116Hall of Fame, Pamphlets, II
21Kahn Travelling Fellowship, I
22Kahn Travelling Fellowship, II
23Phi Beta Kappa
24Printed Material
25Ulrich B. Philips class papers
26Roman Law, etc., Lecture Notes
27Student records, etc.
29U.S. Coinage, Notes

Household Expenses, 1902-1939

210Receipted Bills, 1902, 1917, 1931
211Receipted Bills, 1932, January-March
212Receipted Bills, 1932, April-June
31Receipted Bills, 1932, July-September
32Receipted Bills, 1932, October-December
33Receipted Bills, 1933
34Receipted Bills, 1935, January-May
35Receipted Bills, 1935, June-August
36Receipted Bills, 1935, September-December
37Receipted Bills, 1936, January-March
38Receipted Bills, 1936, April-June
39Receipted Bills, 1936, July-September
310Receipted Bills, 1936, October-December
311Receipted Bills, 1939 and Miscellaneous