STYLES, CAREY WENTWORTH, 1825-1897.
Carey Wentworth Styles papers,
Carey Wentworth Styles papers, 1860-1945
Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zxmg
Table of Contents
|Creator:||Styles, Carey Wentworth, 1825-1897.|
|Title:||Carey Wentworth Styles papers, 1860-1945|
|Call Number:||Manuscript Collection No. 231|
|Extent:||.5 linear ft. (1 box) and 1 oversized paper (OP)|
|Abstract:||Papers of Carey Wentworth Styles, Southern newspaper publisher, including correspondence, histories, photographs, and printed material.|
|Language:||Materials entirely in English.|
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Related Materials in Other Repositories
Styles-Vincent collection, Barker Texas History Center, University of Texas at Austin
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[after identification of item(s)], Carey Wentworth Styles papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Carey Wentworth Styles, journalist, was born October 7, 1825, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and died February 25, 1897, in Stephenville, Texas. He founded and owned the Albany, Georgia, Albany News (ca. 1866-1876), founded and was part owner of the Atlanta Constitution (1868), was elected a Georgia state senator from the 10th District (1872), edited the Atlanta, Georgia Daily Commonwealth (1876; failed), published the Atlanta Telegram (failed), the Gainesville Eagle (failed), and the Brunswick Seaport Appeal (failed). In 1881, he moved to Texas where he edited the Weatherford Constitution. He lived there until his death, except during the period he edited the Birmingham Herald (1888-1889).
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of the papers of Carey Wentworth Styles from 1860-1945. The papers include correspondence, histories, photographs, and printed material. The correspondence includes letters concerning Styles's routine business matters, letters of the Styles family, and letters of Emory University professor Raymond B. Nixon with Styles's grandson, Upshur Vincent, and with Texas journalists concerning Nixon's research on Styles (1944-1945); photographs of family members and unidentified persons; histories of the Atlanta Constitution and family; printed material includes articles, clippings, and newspapers related to Styles's career. Interfiled throughout the collection are typed explanatory notes from Upshur Vincent, grandson of Carey W. Styles and original donor of this collection, 1944. Some newspapers received with Styles materials were separately cataloged.
Arranged by record type.
- Nixon, Raymond B. (Raymond Blalock), 1903-
- Vincent, Upshur.
- Evans family.
- Styles family.
- Vincent family.
|1||1||Correspondence, 1860 November - 1869 July|
|1||2||Correspondence, 1870 - 1878|
|1||3||Correspondence, 1879 - 1881|
|1||4||Correspondence, 1882 - 1889|
|1||5||Correspondence, 1890 - 1905|
|2||1||Raymond B. Nixon correspondence|
|2||2||Family information (typed copies)|
|2||3||Atlanta Constitution history (clippings)|
|2||4||Photographs (Carey W. Styles, family, and unidentified)|
|2||6||Newspapers and clippings, 1872 - 1906 and undated|
|2||7||Article: "Col Carey Wentworth Styles" by C. Richard King, Texana (vol. VIII, no. 1, 1970).|