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William Wright Abbot collection

William Wright Abbot collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Wright Abbot collection
Creator: Abbot, W. W. (William Wright), 1922-
Inclusive Dates: 1941-1942, 1946
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3616
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Wright Abbot III (1922-2009) was the son of Lillian Carswell and William Wright Abbot. Abbot received his bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and entered the U.S. Navy in 1943. He taught at the College of William and Mary, and University of Virginia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of typed correspondence to and from William W. Abbot concerning university affairs, John D. Wade, and the creation of The Georgia Review. Two letters, signed E. Merton Coulter, regard Abbot's son, Bill. The collection also includes five postcards depicting Marshallville, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Wright Abbot collection, ms3616, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1941-1942, 1946