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Ruby Lorraine Radford manuscripts

Ruby Lorraine Radford manuscripts

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ruby Lorraine Radford manuscripts
Creator: Radford, Ruby Lorraine, 1891-
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1969
Language: English
Extent: 5 folder(s) (1 half box)
Collection Number: ms322
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ruby Lorraine Radford taught in the Augusta public school system from 1912-1920, then completed graduate corsework at Columbia University in 1921. She authored over 50 works, many of which featured female protagonists and Georgia history. She was named Author of the Year by the Dixie Council of Authors and Journalists in 1969.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of five manuscripts by Ruby Lorraine Radford dating 1960-1969. Included are: Secret of Ocean house; James Edward Oglethorpe; Juliette Gordon Low: Founder of the Girl Scouts; Sequoya's Gift to the Cherokees; and Prelude to Fame. Secret of Ocean House is accompanied by correspondence from Radford and publishers during the process of revision and rewriting; and Prelude to Fame is accompanied by an invitation to an autograph session by the author.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ruby Lorraine Radford manuscripts, ms322, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Manuscripts for publication.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11 Secret of Ocean House , 1960-1962
Manuscript and correspondence
12 James Edward Oglethorpe , 1968
13 Juliette Gordon Low: Founder of the Girl Scouts , 1965
14 Sequoya's Gift to the Cherokees , 1969
15 Prelude to Fame , 1968-1969
Manuscript and invitation