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CLEGHORN, REESE.
Reese Cleghorn papers, circa 1960-2009

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/bs43r


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cleghorn, Reese.
Title: Reese Cleghorn papers, circa 1960-2009
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1217
Extent: 13 linear ft. (13 boxes), 4 oversized papers (OP) and 3 oversized bound volumes (OBV)
Abstract:Papers of southern journalist Reese Cleghorn, including typescript articles, correspondence, photographs, notes, research files and printed material.
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, 2012 with subsequent additions.

Citation

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

Processing

Arranged and described at the box level by Sarah Quigley, 2012.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Reese Cleghorn (1930-2009) was a journalist and author from Summerville, Georgia. He attended college at Emory University in Atlanta where he received a bachelor's degree in journalism in 1950. He also attended Columbia University where he earned a master's degree in public law and government in 1957.

Cleghorn was a prominent journalist in Atlanta, working both for the Atlanta Journal and the Associated Press in the 1960s. In the 1970s, he led the editorial department of the Charlotte Observer in North Carolina. He was known for his support of civil rights, and was co-author, with Pat Watters, of the book Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Arrival of Negros in Southern Politics.

In 1981, Cleghorn became dean of the University of Maryland's journalism department, where he served until 2000. He died in March 2009 of heart disease.

Reese Cleghorn (1930-2009) was a journalist and author from Summerville, Georgia. He attended college at Emory University in Atlanta where he received a bachelor's degree in journalism in 1950. He also attended Columbia University where he earned a master's degree in public law and government in 1957.

Cleghorn was a prominent journalist in Atlanta, working both for the Atlanta Journal and the Associated Press in the 1960s. In the 1970s, he led the editorial department of the Charlotte Observer in North Carolina. He was known for his support of civil rights, and was co-author, with Pat Watters, of the book Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Arrival of Negros in Southern Politics.

In 1981, Cleghorn became dean of the University of Maryland's journalism department, where he served until 2000. He died in March 2009 of heart disease.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of journalist Reese Cleghorn from circa 1960-2009, including typescript news articles, correspondence, notes, research files, printed material and photographs.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Correspondence, photographs, notes, typescript articles and other writings by Cleghorn
2 - Correspondence, photographs, notes, typescript articles and other writings by Cleghorn
10 - Notes, article drafts, and research material
11 - Notes, article drafts, research material, and one open-reel audio tape
3 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn
4 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn
5 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn
6 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn
7 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn
12 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn
13 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn
8 - Printed material by and about Cleghorn; writings by others
9 Periodicals and other publications, including Masthead and South TodaySouth Today
OP1-3 - South Today clippings
OP4 - Northside Life
OBV1-3 - Scrapbooks
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