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Lillian Smith letter to Kelsey Guilford

Lillian Smith letter to Kelsey Guilford

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lillian Smith letter to Kelsey Guilford
Creator: Smith, Lillian (Lillian Eugenia), 1897-1966
Dates: 1949 November
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3462
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lillian Smith (1897-1966) was an author, lecturer, and human rights advocate, born in Jasper County, Florida, and resided in Rabun County, Georgia. Her best known fiction piece was the controversial 1944 novel Strange Fruit.

For more information, see the article "Lillian Smith (1897-1966)" in New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one typewritten letter: dated November 11, 1949, "Dear Mr. Guilford," from Lillian Smith regarding Guilford's review of Killers of the Dream.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lillian Smith letter to Kelsey Guilford, ms3462, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

Digitization of this collection was sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors -- Correspondence.
Women authors, American -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1949 November Access Online