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Jack Martin papers

Jack Martin papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jack Martin papers
Creator: Martin, Jack, 1906-1972
Inclusive Dates: 1932, 1963-1974
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3481
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Jack Martin was a columnist, salesperson, humanitarian, author and historian, and lived in Athens, Georgia for most of his life.

Scope and Content

The collection consist of papers of and about Jack Martin. A large portion of the collection consists of A Little Bit About This and That clippings, Martin's column published in the Athens Banner-Herald. Also included are resolutions designating Martin as an Honorary Historian of the State of Georgia, newspaper clippings concerning awards presented to Martin, copies of articles and books written by Martin (including History of St. Mary's Hospital and The Only Double-barreled Cannon). Also included are several newspaper clippings mentioning Jack Martin dressed up as Santa Claus; and a photograph taken at Ben Epps Airfield, Athens, Georgia in 1932, depicting the arrival of Martin dressed as Santa Claus in a Ford tri-motored plane.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jack Martin papers, ms3481, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Authors, American -- Georgia.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Journalists -- Georgia -- Athens.
Martin, Jack, 1906-1972

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1966-1974
12-4A Little Bit About This and That clippings, 1964-1972
15Papers, 1963-1972
16Papers, 1932-1966
17Photographs, 1932, 1972