ALLEN, FREDERICK, 1948-
Frederick Allen papers

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8xx6r


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Allen, Frederick, 1948-
Title: Frederick Allen papers
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 850
Extent: 16 linear ft. (16 boxes)
Abstract:Papers relating to journalist Frederick Allen's book, Secret Formula, about the history of the Coca Cola Company.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift of Frederick Allen III, 2000, with an addition in 2005.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Frederick Allen papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Director of the Rose Library, Linda Matthews, as part of the Rose Library's holdings in Atlanta history.

Processing

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Frederick Allen (1948- ), journalist and author. Allen is a former political commentator for CNN and columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. His books include Secret Formula (1994) and Atlanta Rising: The Invention of an International City, 1946-1996

(1996).

Frederick Allen (1948- ), journalist and author. Allen is a former political commentator for CNN and columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. His books include Secret Formula (1994) and Atlanta Rising: The Invention of an International City, 1946-1996

(1996).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials relating to Frederick Allen’s book, Secret Formula. The materials include manuscript and typescript drafts, research materials and notes, reviews and publicity materials, and printed material relating to the history of the Coca-Cola Company.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Research/creative process notes; printouts of timelines/transcripts of interviews
2 Materials relating to two recent Coca-Cola bottling lawsuits; misc. materials; audio-visual materials
3 Original manuscript and typeset; early versions including long version and editor's cuts
4 Typescripts
5 Articles on Coca-Cola; publication memos from Harper; material from D'Arcy Advertising
6 Reviews; publicity material; articles about Coca-Cola from 1994 to present
7 Newspaper clippings
8 Newspaper clippings
9 Newspaper clippings
10 Unprocessed additions
11 Unprocessed additions
12 Unprocessed additions
13 Unprocessed additions
14 Unprocessed additions
15 Audio-visual material
16 Audio-visual material
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