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William Goldhurst collection of Erskine Caldwell material

William Goldhurst collection of Erskine Caldwell material

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Goldhurst collection of Erskine Caldwell material
Creator: Goldhurst, William, 1929-
Creator: Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Inclusive Dates: 1970-1985
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2567
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Erskine Caldwell (1903–1987) was an author who grew up in the American South. He is most famous for his novels Tobacco Road and God's Little Acre, which won him critical acclaim because of his writings about poverty, racism and social problems in the South.

For more information, see the article "Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of typed correspondences between Erskine Caldwell and William Goldhurst. Correspondences are dated 1970-1985, and regard speaking engagements and publication efforts. The collection also consists a photograph, newspaper clippings, announcements, travel itineraries and miscelaneous printed materials related to Erskine Caldwell.

Publications accompanying the collection have been cataloged individually and can be searched by the series titles: Erskine Caldwell Collection.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Goldhurst collection of Erskine Caldwell material, ms 2567. 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

Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Correspondence
Clippings (information artifacts)
Goldhurst, William, 1929- -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing