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John Donald Wade papers

John Donald Wade papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Donald Wade papers
Creator: Wade, John Donald, 1892-1963
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1950
Language(s): English
Extent: 4.75 Linear Feet 9 document boxes, 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2945
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

"A noted biographer, essayist, and literary-review editor, John Donald Wade is best remembered for his participation in the Vanderbilt Agrarian movement of the 1930s and especially his contribution to the symposium that was to become that movement's manifesto, I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition (1930). Wade, a Macon County native who spent much of his life in Georgia , was not as prolific as some of his Agrarian colleagues, notably Donald Davidson, John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren, and as a result did not attain their fame." - For more information see the article John Donald Wade in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the papers of John Donald Wade during the years 1946-1950. The major part of the collection is correspondence - letters from Wade soliciting manuscripts for the Georgia review, response letters from authors (including Flannery O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, Sinclair Lewis, and others), letters relating to Wade's horticultural interests, and some personal letters. Also included are clippings, printed material, writings by Wade, and thesis research by Anne Wade Rittenberry.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Donald Wade papers, ms2945, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The John Donald Wade Papers were acquired by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library on December 10, 1996. They were purchased from Anne Wade Rittenberry, daughter of John Donald Wade.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 May 7.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American -- Georgia.
Authors, American.
Clippings (information artifacts)
College teachers -- Georgia.
Georgia review.
Horticulture -- Georgia -- Athens -- History -- 20th century.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 -- Correspondence
Novelists, American -- Georgia -- Milledgeville -- Correspondence.
O'Connor, Flannery -- Correspondence
Periodical editors -- Georgia.
Printed ephemera.
Research (document genre)
Rittenberry, Ann Wade
Teachers -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
University of Georgia -- Faculty--Correspondence
Wade, John Donald, 1892-1963 -- Correspondence
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 -- Correspondence
Women authors -- Correspondence.
Women novelists, American -- Georgia.
Writings (document genre)

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: John Donald Wade family papers, ms837, John Donald Wade letters, ms626.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Correspondence

12Andersonville Memorial Association
13Armstrong, Zella
14Avrett, Robert
16Baker, Eugene
17Ballew, Leighton M.
18Barrow, Elfreda
19Beatty, Richmond C.
110Bick, Jerry
111Bolton, J. D.
112Bondurant, Birdie
113Brickell, Herschel
114Brooks, Robert Preston
115Brown, Marel
117Caldwell, Harmon
118Caldwell, Gov. Millard F.
119Calhoun, Phinizy
120Clay, David M.
121Coffin, Robert P. Tristram
123Daniel, Edna Cain
124Daniel, Frank
125Davenport, T. E.
126Davidson, Donald
127Davidson, Philip
128Davidson, William W.
129DeLoach, R. J. H.
130DeRenne, Wimberly
131DeRoche, Louis
132Doughty, LeGarde S.
133Drewry, John E.
135Edwards, A. S.
136Edwards, Kate F.
137Eidson, John Olin
138Everett, Edwin M.
22Firor, J. William Sr.
23Fisher, Dorothy Canfield
24Fisher, Edgar J.
25Flanders, Lillian S.
26Fleming, Berry
27Fletcher, John Gould
28Folsom, Marion B.
29Forbes, Stanton
210Fort, Tomlinson
211Frederick, Claude M.
212Frederick, Donald Edward
213Frederick, Mary Barrington
215Gaines, Clark
216Garrett, Sims Jr.
217Griffith, E. Claybrook
219Haile, Thomas H.
220Hambidge, Mary C.
221Hamilton, Thomas J.
222Harris, Susie M.
223Hayes, Louise F.
224Hayes, Rev. Zack C. Jr.
225Hendren, L. L.
226Henry, Robert S.
227Herrington, Elliott
228Hesseltine, William B.
229Hicks, Granville
230Hicky, Daniel Whitehead
231Hill, Lewis H. Jr.
232Hill, Walter B.
233Hodgson, Harry
234Hodgson, Hugh
235Holbrook, Alfred H.
236Holt, Hamilton
237Hull, James M.
240Jackson, George Pullen
241James, Edwin
242James, Elizabeth Coates
243Jeter, Douglas
244Johnson, Geoffrey
245Johnson, James G.
246Johnson, Nunnally
247Jones, Mary Callaway
248Jones, William Cole
249Joseph, Donald
32Keeler, O. B.
33Kennard, W. P.
34Kling, Joseph W.
35Knight, Edgar W.
36Kniskern, Maynard
37Kohler, Charlotte
38Krider, Kenneth V.
310Landau, Edmund A. Jr.
311Landy, David
312Langford, Gerald
313Layburn, Ellen Douglass
314Lazier, Wilbur A.
315Leatherman, LeRoy
316LeBron, Adolphe
317Lee, Timothy Ting Fang
318Lewis, H. Michael
319Lewis, Sinclair
320Liddell, Viola Goode
321Lipscomb, Ed
322Lovejoy, Hatton
323Lovell, Jennie
324Lowdermilk, W. C.
325Lundy-Soule, Mary Ella
326Lyons, Clifford
327Lytle, Andrew
329McGehee, Edward G.
330McGill, Ralph
331McGirt, William A. Jr.
332McHatton, T. H.
334Marsh, Margaret Mitchell
335Marsh, Willard
336Marshall, Thomas O. Jr.
337Marshallville Garden Corporation-correspondence, 1950-1962
338Marshallville Garden Corporation-business papers
339Marshallville Garden Corporation-clippings
340Marshburn, Joe H.
341Martin, Walter
342Massey, Gladys M.
343Mathews, Marcia M.
41Meadows, J. C.
42Mezerik, A. G.
43Minnich, H. C.
44Moffitt, James W.
45Montgomery, Marion H. Jr.
46Moody, Minnie Hite
47Morgan, Marshall
48Morrow, Edwina
49Moses, W. R.
410Myrick, Susan
412Napier, B. D.
413News Releases
414Newton, Dr. Louie D.
416O'Callahan, Grace
417O'Connor, Flannery
418Ogburn, Charlton
418Ogburn, Charlton Jr.
419Ogburn, William F.
420Owens, Hubert B.
421Owsley, Frank
423Parks, Edd Winfield (Dr. and Mrs,)
424Paschal, Walter
425Paterson, Isabel
426Pennington, Rev. Edgar L.
427Perry, Marvin B.
428Phelan, Earl W.
429Pickett, P. S.
430Pierce, Rev. A. M.
431Plant, Elizabeth W.
432Powell, Arthur G.
433Provine, Robert Calhoun
434Prunty, Merle C. Jr.
435Putnam, Samuel
437Reade, Frank R.
438Reber, Clara Smith
439Remenyi, Joseph
440Reynolds, Horace
441Reynolds, Hughes
442R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
443Rich, Arthur Lowndes
444Russell, Fielding
445Russell, Rev. Henry Edward
52Slappey, George H. (Mr. and Mrs.)
53Spalding, Hughes
54Sparks, Andrew
55Spencer, John Duncan
56Steed, Hal
57Strong, Katharine
58Strother, Dave C.
59Stozier, Robert M.
511Talmadge, Herman E.
512Tate, Willam
513Thompson, Betty
514Trimble, Lee S.
517Vance, Earl L.
518Vance, Rupert B.
519Van Doren, Carl
520Van Doren, Mark
521Van Sickle, John V.
522Venable, Clarke
524Walker, Robert Sparks
525Walsh, Chad
526Wang, Gung-Hsing
527Ware, John N.
528Waring, J. Frederick
529Warren, James E. Jr.
530Warren, Robert Penn
531Watkins, Floyd C.
532Wells, Dr. Guy H.
533Weltner, Philip
534Wesley, Cecil Cobb
535West, Lillie Soullard
536West, Robert H.
537Westbrook, Edison C.
538White, Goodrich C.
539White, William O.
540Williams, Ida Belle
541Woodward, Vann
542Woody, Robert H.
543Worsley, Etta Blanchard
544Wright, David McCord
545Wright, Louis B.
546Unknown correspondents
8Correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous

2. Newspaper clippings and Printed Material

61Clippings-Re: Georgia Review, 1946-1950
62Clipping-Obituary of John Donald Wade, 1963
63Clippings-Re: John Wesley, 1930-1931, 1947
65Printed material-Re: Georgia Review
66Printed material-Article topics for Georgia Review
67Printed material-Southern Packet, 1947-1949
68Printed material-Program for inauguration of O. C. Aderhold as President of University of Georgia, 1951
69Printed material-University of Georgia
610Printed material-Book jackets for John Wesley, Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
611Printed material-General
10Printed material

3. Writings

612"Camellias in Marshallville"
613"Dugonne Bust"
614"Georgia: John Donald Wade to Henry W. Grady"
615"A Long Feud"
616"Marshallville: Where Peaches Started"
617"There's Always Something"
618"The Very Pulse..."
621Book review

4. Thesis Research by Anne Wade Rittenberry

71Davidson-Wade correspondence-Vanderbilt University (photocopies)
72John Donald Wade Papers-University of Georgia (photocopies)
73Interview with Ralph Stephens, 1992
74John Donald Wade material (photocopies)
75John Donald Wade material (photocopies)
76John Donald Wade material (photocopies)