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Selene Armstrong Harmon papers

Selene Armstrong Harmon papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Selene Armstrong Harmon papers
Creator: Harmon, Selene Armstrong, 1883-1932
Inclusive Dates: [circa 1898-1926]
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 oversized volume)
Collection Number: ms768
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Selene Armstrong Harmon was born in 1883 and died in 1932. She was a feature writer for the Washington Times, and later was a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers. She was born in Wilkes County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Selene Armstrong Harmon from circa 1898-1926 Including correspondence (1909-1914); manuscripts of writings; loose clippings of her works in various newspapers; a scrapbook containing newsclippings of her series "Women Worth While" on wives of politicians and diplomats in Washington, D.C. during the Taft and Wilson administrations; and clippings relating to the "St. Nicholas Girl", a program sponsored by the Washington Times in 1910 featuring Miss Armstrong who collected and distributed toys for poor children.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Selene Armstrong Harmon papers, ms768, Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 April 15.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Manuscripts (documents)
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
Women -- United States -- Biography.
Women journalists -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Biographical Material and Correspondence

11Biographical material
12Letters-Edward Bok
13Letters-William Randolph Hearst
14Letters-Christopher Morley
15Letters-Mark Sullivan
16Letters-William H. Taft (invitation)
17Letters-Woodrow Wilson (clippings & invitation)
18Letters, 1909-1910
19Letters, 1911
110Letters, 1912-1914, undated


Women Worth While

111Mss. & Pictures
112Mss. & Pictures
113Clippings, 1-19
114Clippings, 20-29
115Clippings, 30-39
116Clippings, 40-49
117Clippings, 50-59
118Clippings, 60-68
119Clippings, 69-81


120Manuscripts (including "Major Dear")
121Manuscripts (including "Fathers of Dentistry")
122Manuscripts (including "The Young Visitor" and "The Escape")

Articles Clippings

123Articles (clippings), 1911
124Articles (clippings), 1911
125Articles (clippings), 1909-1911
126Articles (clippings), 1900-1910s
127Clippings "St. Nicholas Girl"
128Clippings, duplicates and miscellany
129Printed articles (including "Collier's" and "The Atlantic Monthly"), 1911-1925

Oversized Material

1Scrapbook of clippings, 1898-1912