DEWEY, MAYBELLE JONES, 1888-
Maybelle Jones Dewey papers, 1908-1951

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:/25593/8z70x


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dewey, Maybelle Jones, 1888-
Title: Maybelle Jones Dewey papers, 1908-1951
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 193
Extent: .75 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of author Maybelle Jones Dewey of Cartersville, Georgia, including book drafts, correspondence, and clippings.
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.

Related Materials in This Repository

Malcolm Howard Dewey papers.

Source

Gift, 1963, with subsequent additions.

Citation

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

Processing

Arranged and described to the file level


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Maybelle Jones Dewey (1888-1963), native of Cartersville, Georgia and author of books relating to Emory University, was married to Malcolm H. Dewey.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Maybelle Jones Dewey circa 1908-1951.

The papers include a scrapbook pertaining to her graduation from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia (June 3, 1908) and a clipping. The collection also includes typescripts of her unpublished articles and novel relating to family life in the South.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection; finding aid available.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Clippings, 1947-1963 and undated
1 2 “My Commencement,” Scrapbook, 1908, June 3
1 3 Photographs of Maybelle Dewey, undated
1 4 Push the Button, typescript draft, complete
1 5 Push the Button, typescript and handwritten drafts of various chapters
1 6 Push the Button, typescript and handwritten drafts of various chapters
1 7 Push the Button, typescript and handwritten drafts of various chapters
2 1 A Southern Family, typescript draft, chapters 1-10
2 2 A Southern Family, typescript draft, chapters 11-19
2 2 "We Retired," typescript drafts
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