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CUTTINO, GEORGE PEDDY.
George Peddy Cuttino papers, 1930-1990

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

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Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z637

Collection Stored Off-Site

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cuttino, George Peddy.
Title: George Peddy Cuttino papers, 1930-1990
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 609
Extent: 46.75 linear feet (59 boxes), 3 oversized papers boxes and 2 oversized papers folders (OP), and 2 bound volumes (BV) ; 1 microfilm reel (MF)
Abstract:Papers of medevial historian George Peddy Cuttino, including genealogical material, correspondence, printed material, writings, and subject files.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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

Related Materials in This Repository

Lucius Horace Featherston Papers

Source

Gift, 1971 with subsequent additions.

Citation

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


Collection Description

Biographical Note

George Peddy Cuttino, educator and historian, was born March 9, 1914, in Newnan, Georgia, the second son of Kattie May Peddy and David Smith Cuttino II.

He graduated from Swarthmore College (1935), University of Iowa (1936), Oxford University (1938) and did post-doctoral study at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London (1938-1939). He was a professor of history at University of Iowa (1939-42; 1946), Bryn Mawr College and Swarthmore College (1946-1952), and at Emory University (1952-1984). Cuttino was also a Rhodes Scholar (1936-1939), a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (1947-1948; 1953-1954), and a recipient of the Haskins Medal from the Medieval Academy of America (1979). Among other honors and honorary positions Cuttino held at Emory University are the Candler Chair in Medieval History (1980), and the position of Chief Marshal (1976-1984). In addition to being a scholar of medieval history, he is a genealogist and the author of Saddle Bags and Spinning Wheel, the collected letters of his grandparents, and a History of the Cuttino Family.

Cuttino died October 4, 1991 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, of complications from a stroke. His remains were interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan; Georgia.

George Peddy Cuttino, educator and historian, was born March 9, 1914, in Newnan, Georgia, the second son of Kattie May Peddy and David Smith Cuttino II.

He graduated from Swarthmore College (1935), University of Iowa (1936), Oxford University (1938) and did post-doctoral study at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London (1938-1939). He was a professor of history at University of Iowa (1939-42; 1946), Bryn Mawr College and Swarthmore College (1946-1952), and at Emory University (1952-1984). Cuttino was also a Rhodes Scholar (1936-1939), a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (1947-1948; 1953-1954), and a recipient of the Haskins Medal from the Medieval Academy of America (1979). Among other honors and honorary positions Cuttino held at Emory University are the Candler Chair in Medieval History (1980), and the position of Chief Marshal (1976-1984). In addition to being a scholar of medieval history, he is a genealogist and the author of Saddle Bags and Spinning Wheel, the collected letters of his grandparents, and a History of the Cuttino Family.

Cuttino died October 4, 1991 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, of complications from a stroke. His remains were interred in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan; Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains papers of George Peddy Cuttino from 1930-1990. The genealogical materials in Series 1 consist of materials collected by Dr. Cuttino and. by his grandfather, David Smith Cuttino, Sr. (1842-1925) concerning the "Cothonneau" family in France, as French Hugenot refugees to America, and as citizens of the state of South Carolina; as well as related branches of the family. Dr. Gutting is the author of Saddle Bags and Spinning Wheel, the collected tatters of his grandparents George W. Peddy and Kate Featherston Peddy, and History of the Cuttino Family. The personal papers in Series 2 consist of records having to do with some aspects of his personal life, but primarily relate to his career as a scholar and teacher of medieval history.

Arrangement Note

Organized into two series (1) Genealogical material and (2) Personal papers.


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