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Fred A. Birchmore collection

Fred A. Birchmore collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fred A. Birchmore collection
Creator: Birchmore, Fred A. (Fred Agnew), 1911-
Inclusive Dates: 1930-1999
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.9 Linear Feet 1 document box, 1 half box, 1 oversized box, 1 artifact, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2960
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Fred A. Birchmore, known for his travels around the world on a bicycle, was author of the book titled Around the world on a bicycle.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from the 1930s to the 1990s, clippings about Birchmore, photographs of Birchmore, and a bound volume of magazines which contain cartoon versions of Birchmore's trip around the world on a bike. The oversized folder includes signs from Birchmore's experience as an Olympic torch bearer and a proclamation from Governor Zill Miller about the Kiwanis Club's 75th anniversary.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred A. Birchmore collection, ms2960, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Birchmore, Fred A. (Fred Agnew), 1911-
Caricatures and cartoons.
Cyclists -- Georgia.
Magazines (periodicals).

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

12Certificates, News Releases, Writings, Travel Items
13 The Open Road for Boys
15Printed Material
6Around the World on a Bicycle- manuscript, chapters 1-36 (on CD-Rom) and published copy
21Oversized Photographs of Birchmore and family
1Large Framed Picture
4Scrapbook of letters and printed items; photocopies of Atlanta Journal article by Birchmore
5Scrapbook of clippings
1BKiwanis Club Proclamation, Olympic torch bearer signs, comic panels