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James W. Elliott "Man Message" pamphlet collection

James W. Elliott "Man Message" pamphlet collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: James W. Elliott "Man Message" pamphlet collection
Creator: Elliott, James Withers, 1890-1953
Inclusive Dates: 1913-1919
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (49 pamphlets)
Collection Number: ms4098
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James W. Elliott, born in Georgia in 1890, was a theatrical producer and investment promotor in New York City. Elliott was known for his many business ventures, most of which failed, such as Business Builders, Inc. He began publishing his "Man Message" pamphlets when he was only 23 years old.

Scope and Content

Contains 49 "Man Message" pamphlets written and self-published weekly by James W. Elliott between 1913-1919. Pamphlets were geared towards men and offered advice and encouragement to empower the everyday man. Pamphlets include colorful designs and illustrations and are each 8 pages long.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James W. Elliott "Man Message" pamphlet collection, ms4098, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Conduct of life.
Men -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11The Whole Story, 1913
11Dispensers of Dreams, 1914
11The Man for the Job, 1914
11My Old Black Mammy, 1914
11Shooting Stars, 1914
11The Song of Ingratitude, 1914
11The Dawn of the New Day, 1915
11His Life in His Work, 1915
11The Brilliant Avenue of the Future, 1917
11Calling Things by their Real Names, 1917
11The Crime of Loyalty, 1917
11The End of The Day, 1917
11Fifty-Fifty, 1917
11The Fine Art of Listening , 1917
11The Final Failure, 1917
11The High Cost of Killing Time, 1917
11Just Being Natural, 1917
11Keep on Keeping on, 1917
11A Lesson in Self-Reliance, 1917
11Man and His Quota, 1917
11The Monumental Egoist, 1917
11The Morality of Force, 1917
11The Oneness of the World, 1917
11The Other Fellow's Job, 1917
12Our Other Selves, 1917
12The Palace of Failure, 1917
12Passengers Going Through, 1917
12The Sneak Thief, 1917
12Thru Good Will Toward Men, 1917
12Where the Trail Divides, 1917
12The Whole Way, 1917
12The Wrecker of Souls, 1917
12An Artistic Science, 1918
12Changing the Minds of Men, 1918
12The Count of Nine Nearly Out, 1918
12The Good in the Worst of Us, 1918
12The Great Dramatist, 1918
12The Illusion of the Near, 1918
12The Most Wonderful Thing in the World, 1918
12Strange Thing Faith, 1918
12This is the Life, 1918
12The Truth Man, 1918
12The University of Adversity, 1918
12Looking the Part, 1919
12My Country 'tis of Thee, 1919
12Out of the Silence, 1919
12Thru the Smoke of My Cigar, 1919
12Virtue in Vanity, 1919
12The Wail of the Quitter, 1919