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Selene Armstrong Harman Papers

Selene Armstrong Harman Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Selene Armstrong Harman Papers
Creator: Harmon, Selene Armstrong, 1883-1932
Inclusive Dates: 1928-1956
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2324
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Selene Armstrong Harmon (1883-1932) was born in Wilkes County, Georgia. She became a feature writer for the Washington Times and later a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers. She married another journalist, Dudley Harmon. They had four daughters, and the eldest girl was named after Selene's husband. Selene died at age 49. Her eldest daughter, Dudley Harmon, would go on to be a journalist for the Washington Post.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of several copies of Southern Woman's Magazine containing book reviews by Selene Ayer Armstrong; miscellaneous clippings from the Washington D.C. Star, the Women Worth While column; copies of telegrams regarding her engagement and marriage; a brief biography of Dudley Harmon, the man she married; a partial journal of the years in Connecticut; and several pieces of correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Selene Armstrong Harman Papers, ms2324, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Harmon, Dudley, 1886-1976
Harmon, Selene Armstrong, 1883-1932 -- Correspondence
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
Women journalists -- Georgia.
Women journalists -- Washington (D.C.)

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Selene Armstrong Harmon papers, ms768.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1931-1956
12Southern Women's Magazine, clippings, 1904-1905