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U.L. McCall family papers

U.L. McCall family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: U.L. McCall family papers
Creator: Mitchell, David Yoakley
Inclusive Dates: 1880-1966
Language(s): English
Extent: 5.1 Linear Feet 5 boxes, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms4371
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Uriah Linnaeus McCall (1873-1951) was a supervisor of the Southern Region of the Associated Press. He married Charlotte "Lottie" Blatchley (1875-1964), and had a son Rufus B. MCall (1915-2003) who married Frances Livingston Copeland.

Scope and Content

This collection includes personal and Associated Press correspondence to and from U.L. McCall. It features thoughts on interwar politics, KKK, Nazi and Communist threats in America, developing news stories, and business of the supervisor for the AP Southern District. Also included are correspondence, documents, and photographs of the McCall, Blatchley, Copeland, and Livingston families.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

U.L. McCall family papers, ms4371, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

This collection forms part of the Jule Carnes Mitchell, Jr. Archive of Southern Record.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Associated Press
Families -- Correspondence
Families -- Photographs
Georgia -- Politics and government.
Journalists -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
McCall, Charlotte Blatchley
McCall, Uriah Linnaeus
News agencies -- United States.
Printed materials.
Propaganda, Anti-communist -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Personal Correspondence

11-4U.L. McCall - miscellaneous, 1911-1947
15U.L. McCall - copies of outgoing letters
16U.L. McCall - Ray, Betty McCall, 1929-1947
17U.L. McCall - Robert S. McCall, 1888-1937
18U.L. McCall - W.W., Maggie McCall, 1928-1945
19U.L. McCall - Charles Gilham, 1924-1937
110U.L. McCall - Edgar Cutter, 1898-1947
111U.L. McCall - Cecil Eastman, 1929-1934
112U.L. McCall - L.C. Prater, 1937-1943
113U.L. McCall - Robert Wheeler, 1933-1936
114U.L. McCall - Orville Anderson, 1945-1949
115U.L. McCall - Wilkinson, 1938-1942
116U.L. McCall - Emile E. Watson, 1931-1953
117U.L. McCall - L.M. Birkhead, 1941-1947
21-2U.L. McCall - Lottie McCall, 1920-1935
23Lottie Blatchley - letter to the editor of the Illuminator, 1894
24Lottie Blatchley McCall - miscellaneous
25Lottie B. McCall - O.P. Blatchley, 1937
26Lottie B. McCall - Betty Worrell, 1923-1926
27Rufus McCall - miscellaneous
28Frances Copeland - correspondence, papers
29O.P. Blatchley - correspondence, papers
210Lottie B. McCall - Mary Lou Pettus, 1936-1945
211Helen Buss - correspondence, papers, 1860-1914
212R.E. McDonnell - correspondence, writing
Contains a letter telling the story of the photograph of four civil engineering students from Stanford University that includes a young Herbert Hoover.
213McCall family Christmas letters, 1946-1951
215Universalist Church - correspondence, printed material
216Friends of Democracy - mailings
217Political mailings

2. Associated Press

36Correspondence - William McAdoo story, 1923-1924
Letters detail the story of McAdoo discretely traveling through Florida and speaking at KKK rallies.
37U.L. McCall - reference letters, 1937
39Business correspondence
310Printed materials - guides, benefits, 1909-1926
41Charters, by-laws, minutes, 1921-1926
42Annual Report, 1923
43Press, Publisher Association programs, 1924, 1927
1Kansas City Star Dinner Extra [gag issue], 1925 April 21

3. Family papers, ephemera

44McCall family
45Blatchley, Dee, Hall, Buss families
46Copeland, Livingston families
47Genealogy correspondence - Orville Dee - Lottie Blatchley
48Page turner - presented to Charlotte D. Blatchly, 1842
49O.P. Blatchley - will, estate papers
410Lottie Baltchley - Autograph album, 1886-1889
411U.L., Charlotte McCall - wedding book, 1909
412House inventory, notes regarding Rufus McCall's childhood development
413U.L. McCall - deeds
414U.L. McCall - membership cards, business cards
415U.L. McCall - high school notebook
416Charlotte Blatchely McCall - education, teaching
417Childhood education - clippings
418Rufus McCall - U.S. Army Reserve retirement, 1975-1977
419Fran Livingston
420Susan, Frances Livingston - baby book
421Lean Spoor - certificates
1Lean Spoor - large certificates
422Carrie E. "Bettie" Flournoy - autograph book
51Helen Buss - portable desk
52Printed material - education pamphlets
53Printed material - Pelmanism lessons, corrected worksheets
54Printed material - ephemera
55Printed material - office machine brochures - IBM

4. Photographs, Albums

56Photographs - John, Fran Copeland
57Edward E. Livingston - Lodge groups
58-9Photographs - unidentified
Folder 8 contains a photograph of women prisoners working in a field
510Photographs - identified
511Photographs - group portraits
512Photographs - studio, school portraits
513Photographs - Malta - sent to U.L. McCall
514Photo album - Hoskins family
515Photo album - Winifred [child], 1925-1926
516Scrapbook - political comics, clippings, writing, 1895-1905
1Photograph - Ewell Gay Class - Scottish Rite, 1930
1Mounted Photograph - Republican National Convention, Kansas City, Missouri, 1928
1Mounted Photograph - school class portrait, some identified, 1901
1Mounted Photograph - U.L. McCall
1Mounted Photograph - Rufus McCall
1Mounted Photograph - W.F. Caldwell