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Henry W. Grady manuscripts

Henry W. Grady manuscripts

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry W. Grady manuscripts
Creator: Grady, Henry Woodfin, 1850-1889
Inclusive Dates: 1850-1889
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2103
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry W. Grady (1850-1889) served as managing editor for the Atlanta Constitution in the 1880s. A member of the Atlanta Ring of Democratic political leaders, Grady used his office and influence to promote a New South program of northern investment, southern industrial growth, diversified farming, and white supremacy. Grady County, created in 1905, is named in his honor.

For more information, see the article Henry W. Grady (1850-1889) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of various manuscript pages, possibly written by Henry Grady. The manuscripts are drafts of speeches or newspaper articles.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry W. Grady manuscripts, ms2103, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Manuscripts -- Georgia.
Women -- Public opinion -- Southern States.
Women -- Southern States -- Social conditions.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: Henry Grady and Jefferson Davis obituaries, ms 97; Henry W. Grady scrapbooks, ms 96.

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