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Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers

Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers
Creator: McDonald, Ellis Atkisson
Inclusive Dates: 1931-1974
Language(s): English
Extent: 4.8 Linear Feet (7 document boxes, 2 flat boxes)
Collection Number: ms880
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ellis Atkisson McDonald was an American author.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Ellis Atkisson McDonald from 1931-1974. The papers include correspondence, photographs, publications in which her works appear, notebooks, reviews, newspaper clippings, and manuscript poems. The collection also includes eleven scrapbooks, some of which contain correspondence, reviews, and newspaper clippings regarding the publication of her works.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ellis Atkisson McDonald papers, ms880, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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

American literature.
American poetry.
Manuscripts (documents)
Women authors, American -- Georgia.
Women poets, American -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical material
12Letters, A - Cl
13Letters, Co - E
14Letters, F - L
15Letters, M - P
16Letters, R - T
17Letters, V - W
18McDonald, Ellis Atkisson, letters of
19Mack, Elizabeth - letters on Behalf of EAMC
110Cards: A - K
111Cards: L - W
113Vouchers, receipts, etc. for publications (most undated)
115Kilmer, Kenton - cards
116Autograph - Vachel Lindsey
117Medal - Stone Mt. Memorial
118Memento book
21 - 2Manuscript - poems
23Manuscript - Don't Ask A Poet Why He Writes Poetry
24Manuscript - Song for the Valley of the Mounds
25Manuscript - Small Eagle, Great Eagle, with notes
26Manuscript - Miss Mittie
27Manuscript - Georgia Is A State of Trees
28Manuscript - Poetry Notebook
29Manuscript - The City on the Horizon
210Manuscript - The Garden: A Play for Children
211Printed material - tear sheets from newspapers
212Printed material - tear sheets from magazines, others
213Printed material - EAMC reviews, notices, etc.
214Printed material - Jane Chambers, painter
215Printed material - Poetry Society of Virginia
216Printed material - writers & writing
217Printed material - miscellaneous
218Sermon notes
219Reflections on early life
220Information search on George B. Atkisson (no copies)
31Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, A
32Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, B
33Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, C - Ch
34Magazines containing poems by E. A. McDonald, Country Poet
35 -7Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - Georgia Magazine
41 - 3Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - Georgia Magazine
44Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - Georgia Review
45Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - L-S
46Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - T
47Magazines - E. A. McDonald's poems - V-W
48 - 9Misc. printed material
51Scrapbook (1)
52Scrapbook (2)
61Scrapbook (3)
62Scrapbook (4)
63Scrapbook (5)
64Scrapbook (6)
65Scrapbook (7)
71Scrapbook (8)
72Scrapbook (9)
73Frocked in Gold, the Story of Frank Mack and His Work by Elizabeth Russell Mack
74Garland for a City - poems by B.Y. Williams and Annette Patton Cornell - drawings by Caroline Williams
81Scrapbook (10)
82Scrapbook (11)
9Additional miscellaneous papers