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Philip and Mildred Greear papers

Philip and Mildred Greear papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Philip and Mildred Greear papers
Creator: Greear, Mildred
Creator: Greear, Philip
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1965
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Collection Number: ms2283
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Byron Herbert Reece (1917-1958), a poet and writer, was born in Blairsville, Georgia. He attended Young Harris College and went on to publish several works of poetry and fiction. He received numerous awards including the Georgia Distinguished Writers Award and the Guggenheim Award.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of material relating to Byron Herbert Reece. The papers contain personal correspondence from Reece to the Greears, reviews of Reece's works, newspaper clippings, and two photographs of Reece. The collection also contains personal correspondence of the Greear's relating to their involvement in the Quill Club at Young Harris College, and their interest in the Byron Herbert Reece Memorial Association.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Philip and Mildred Greear papers, ms2283, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American literature.
American poetry.
Authors, American -- Georgia.
Literature -- United States -- Societies, etc.
Poets, American -- Georgia.
Quill Club (Young Harris College)
Reece, Byron Herbert, 1917-1958
Young Harris College

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-12Correspondence, 1943-1965
113Correspondence/Quill Club
114The Georgia Review, Winter, 1958
115Book reviews
116Young Harris College newspapers, 1938-1940
119Philip F-C. Greear term paper on Reece
120 The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine , 1962 October 28