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Beehive Press papers

Beehive Press papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Beehive Press papers
Creator: Beehive Press
Inclusive Dates: 1972-1993
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet 2 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms3118
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Beehive Press was founded by Mills Lane in 1970 in Savannah, Georgia. It specializes in publishing books about the cultural and social history of Georgia and the South. For more information, see the Beehive Press website.

Edward J. Cashin (1927-2007) was a historian of colonial and Revolutionary-era Georgia. Cashin served on the faculty of Augusta State University from 1969 until his retirement in 1996. He then founded the Center for the Study of Georgia Historyand served as its director. For more information, see the article Edward J. Cashin at the New Georgia Encyclopedia..

Scope and Content

The collection consists of broadsides, catalogs, clippings, letters, book covers, and other material relating to books that Beehive Press published. Complete galleys, proofs, and typescript for Setting Out to Begin a New World is also included.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Beehive Press papers, ms3118, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Beehive Press -- Records and correspondence
Broadsides (notices)
Cashin, Edward J., 1927-2007
Clippings (information artifacts)
Galley proofs.
Georgia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Georgia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Lane, Mills B., 1942-2001
Proofs (Printing)
Sales catalogs.
Setting out to begin a new world.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Book - The First Twentv-Five Years of the Beehive Press (softcover)
12Book - The First Twenty-Five Years of the Beehive Press (hardcover)
13Catalogs, 1972-1978 & 1992-1996
14Clippings, 1972-1975
15Empty envelope
16Form letters, promotional material
17Labels for exhibit
18Letters (mainly to Felix Hargrett), 1972-1979 & 1991
110Page designs (not used)
111Receipts (Felix Hargrett), 1972-1978
112Book covers, promotional - Architecture of the Old South
113Book covers, promotional - Dear Mother
114Book covers, promotional - Free Joe
115Book covers, promotional - General Oglethorpe's Georgia
116Book covers, promotional - Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation
117Book covers, promotional - Mark Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahamas
118Book covers, promotional - Memoirs or a Ouick Glance at My Various Travels
119Book covers, promotional - The Most Delightful Country of the Universe
120Book covers, promotional - The New South
121Book covers, promotional - The People of Georgia
122Book covers, promotional - The Rambler in Georgia
123Book covers, promotional - Reconstruction in Georgia
124Book covers, promotional - Savannah Revisited
125Book covers, promotional - Slave Life in Georgia
126Book covers, promotional - Standing Upon the Mouth of a Volcano
127Book covers, promotional - Times That Prove People's Principles
128Book covers, promotional - Uncle Remus
129Book covers, promotional - A Wilderness Still the Cradle of Nature
2Setting Out to Begin a New World - Galleys, Proofs
3Setting Out to Begin a New World - Typescript
1BBroadsides - Savannah Revisited: A Pictorial History, Dartmouth College Library Salutes Mills Lane and The Beehive Press, The Beehive Press Proudly Announces the Publication of Dear Mother: Don't Grieve About Me, and The Beehive Foundation Proudly Announces The People of Georgia, 1990-1999