Joel Chandler Harris collection

Joel Chandler Harris collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joel Chandler Harris collection
Creator: Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908
Inclusive Dates: 1886-1953
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms498
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

"Joel Chandler Harris was an American author, born in Eatonton, Georgia."

For further information, see "Joel Chandler Harris" at New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Joel Chandler Harris' original autographed Azalia manuscript, with hand written letters from Harris to Richard Watson Gilder laid in, along with the first publication of Azalia as it appeared in Century Magazine. The collection also consists of two letters from Harris, holiday cards featuring Brer Rabbit prints drawn by Mary Harris Rowsey and Evelyn Harris, and an envelope featuring a Joel Chandler Harris print and postage stamp.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joel Chandler Harris collection, ms498, 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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Azalia manuscript, 1886-1887
11Azalia, published in Century Magazine, 1867
12Joel Chandler Harris letters, 1904, undated
Dated At Home, December 28, 1904, "Dear Clark," signed "Joel Chandler Harris," regarding an article Clark suggested Harris write concerning "Denslow's books."Undated, "Dear Doctor," signed "Joel Chandler Harris," regarding a bottle of urine Harris sent.
13Holiday cards & envelope, 1945-1953

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