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Fred A. Birchmore papers

Fred A. Birchmore papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fred A. Birchmore papers
Creator: Birchmore, Fred A. (Fred Agnew), 1911-
Inclusive Dates: 1935-1995
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms713
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Fred A. Birchmore, known for his travels around the world on a bicycle, was author of the book titled Around the World on a Bicycle.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Fred A. Birchmore from 1935-1995. Included are Around the World on a Bicycle book covers; newspaper clippings regarding Birchmore's travels across Europe, Africa, and Asia on his bicycle; and photographs depicting Birchmore with friends and family, on his bicycle, and scenic views. The collection also consists of correspondence regarding articles Birchmore wrote, upcoming lectures and visits, and his trip around the world on his bicycle.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred A. Birchmore papers, ms713, 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.
Bicycle touring.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Fred A. Birchmore collection, ms2960.

Related Collections in Other Repositories

Accompanying issues of The Brunswick Mariner have been cataloged with an associated collection note, and can be found in GIL, call number Hargrett Ga Room Folio HD8039.S52 G4.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Bookcovers, circa 1938
12Newspaper clippings (photocopies), 1935-1942
13Scrapbook with newspaper clippings, 1939
14Photographs, 1935, undated
15Correspondence, 1935-1995
16Postcards, 1935-1940
17"Song of China" scripts, undated
18Souvenir display cards, undated