Series 6
Writings, 1930s-1999
Boxes 13 - 16

Scope and Content Note

Series includes book reviews, essays, letters to the editor, speeches and weekly lessons to the Sunday School “couple’s class” at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church written by Ward. Some speech files include correspondence relating to the occasion of the writing. The series also includes printed material relating to speeches and essays. Notable contents include speeches and essays on Georgia history, as well as speeches on Emory and higher education.

Arrangement Note

Organized alphabetically by genre, then title.

Box Folder Content
13 1 Book reviews, 1949-1981
13 2 Dictionary of Georgia Biography, write-ups on historical figures in Georgia, 1981-1982
13 3 Essay, "Admission of Women to Emory University," 1987, May 1
13 4 Essay, "Alabama Bound," 1988, June 3
13 5 Essay, "The Art of Teaching," circa 1957
13 6 Essay, "The Atlanta Spirit in Post-Bellum Georgia," 1956 July
13 7 Essay, "Atticus G. Haygood: Liberal Spokesman of the New South," circa 1958
13 8 Essay, "Automobile Age Atlanta," book review, 1979, September 27
13 9 Essay, "The Bicentennial: Rekindle the Flame," 1976
13 10 Essay, "The Bourbon Democrats of Georgia: An Interpretation," circa 1958
13 11 Essay, "A Brief Account of Our Trip Down the Danube," 1984
13 12 Essay, "Business and Education," 1966
13 13 Essay, "The Business of Life," 1966
13 14 Essay, "A Case for Private Colleges," 1967
13 15 Essay, "The Challenge of Teaching," circa 1957
13 16 Essay, "Changes at Emory," 1971, February 15
13 17 Essay, "Changes in Administration," 1971, February 17
13 18 Essay, "The Christian University," Trustee: A Quarterly Letter to the Trustees of Church-Related Institutions of Higher Learning, 1960 March
13 19 Essay, "The Church Today," circa 1957
13 20 Essay, "The Cogburn Community," 1973
13 21 Essay, "The College of Arts and Sciences," 1961, September 5
13 22 Essay, "The College Preparatory Program of the High School, circa 1965
13 23 Essay, "Contributions of our Churches to Higher Education in the Atlanta Area," circa 1957
13 24 Essay, "The Decade of the 1840s in Georgia," undated
13 25 Essay, "Education of an Artist," 1966
13 26 Essay, "Emory: An Appreciation of her Heritage," 1986, December 10
13 27 Essay, "Emory's Budget Troubles," 1961
13 28 Essay, "Emory's Challenge in a World of Change," 1962, November 1
13 29 Essay, "Emory's Collections of Georgiana," circa 1958
13 30 Essay, "Emory University and the Methodist Church," circa 1960
13 31 Essay, "Evaluation Report for Dunwoody Elementary School," 1957 May 2
13 32 Essay, "Fifty Years of Higher Education in the South: The Changing Role of the Academic Dean," 1980s
13 33 Essay, "The Genesis of Georgia," The Ten Club, 1983 April 28
13 34 Essay, "The Glorious Present," 1966
13 35 Essay, "Growing Pains," 1966
13 36 Essay, "Henry W. Grady: Spokesman of the New South," The Ten Club, 1973 January 26
13 37 Essay, "Herod the Great," The Ten Club, 1984 October 25
13 38 Essay, "How Can Oldsters Help Youngsters Grow Up?" 1950s
13 39 Essay, "How Practical is Education?" 1960
13 40 Essay, "The Impact of Change," the Ten club, 1979 March 30
13 41 Essay, "Is an Emory Education Worth the Cost?" 1971 May 7
13 42 Essay, "John Quincy Adams," circa 1981
13 43 Essay, "July 2, 1776 — The Most Memorable Day," The Ten Club, 1975 July 2
13 44 Essay, "Law: Anchor and Sail of the Ship of State," 1961
13 45 Essay, "Liberal Arts in the Modern World," Emory Magazine, 1976
13 46 Essay, "The Meaning of Christmas," circa 1957
13 47 Essay, "Moral and Spiritual Values in Education," circa 1957
14 1 Essay, "The New South," 1956
14 2 Essay, "Oglethorpe: A Small College, Superlatively Good," 1989 February 9
14 3 Essay, "Painting," circa 1959
14 4 Essay, "Possibilities for Course in Senior University," winter 1990
14 5 Essay, "Professional Education and the Liberal Arts in the University," circa 1958
14 6 Essay, "The Psalms," 1960 October 16
14 7 Essay, "Public Education and Freedom," circa 1958
14 8 Essay, "Purpose," circa 1960
14 9 Essay, "Quality in the Public Schools," 1960
14 10 Essay, "Random Thoughts on 'Community,'" 1966
14 11 Essay, "Recollections of Fifteen Months with the University System of Georgia," 1992 April
14 12 Essay, "Remembrances of Georgia Teachers College," circa 1988
14 13 Essay, "Report of the Long-Range Planning Committee," Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, 1982
14 14 Essay, "Resurgens," undated
14 15 Essay, "The Role of Independent Schools," 1966
14 16 Essay, "The Self-Study of the Department of History," 1961, July 3
14 17 Essay, Some Aspects of the Growth of Education in Georgia, from the Beginning to the Present," The Ten Club, 1976 October 29
14 18 Essay, "Some Evidences of My Involvement in the life of DeKalb County," circa 1988
14 19 Essay, "Some Recollections of Years Spent at Georgia Teachers College," 1988 May 6
14 20 Essay, "Some Remarks about Oxford College," address to Board of Trustees, 1967 April 20
14 21 Essay, "Some Thoughts on the Public School Issue," 1959 March 13
14 22 Essay, "Spectator or Performer?" 1962
14 23 Essay, "Strengthening Basic Liberal Arts Education," 1961 May 1
14 24 Essay, "Thoughts on the Concept of a University," 1967
14 25 Essay, "Trading Tyrants: Patrick Henry and the U.S. Constitution," 1988 February 25
14 26 Essay, "A Tradition of Quality," circa 1957
14 27 Essay, "Transportation in DeKalb County: from Indian Trails to MARTA," DeKalb Historical Society, 1973
14 28 Essay, "Tuition: getting more for your money," Association of Governing Boards Reports, 1986 March - April
14 29 Essay, "Ulrich Bonnell Phillips," 1956 May
14 30 Essay, "The U.S. Constitution in Perspective," 1988 March 15
14 31 Essay, "What is Relevant?" 1968 April 22
14 32 Essay, "What Religion Means to Me," 1982 November 14
14 33 Essay, "Where Does 'the Physical' Fit into Education?" 1961 March 3
14 34 Essay, "Why Study History?" Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia, press preparations and page proofs, 1988-1989
14 35 Essay, untitled essay on Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's 1839 inaugural address at Emory College, circa 1953
14 36 Essay, untitled essay on European history, circa 1979
14 37 Essay, untitled essay on higher education, 1953
14 38 Essay, printed material, 1952-1987
14 39 Essay, unidentified, 1930s
14 40 Writings, essays, unidentified notes on convocation, 1960 July 28
14 41 Letters to the editor, circa 1957
14 42 Letters to the editor, 1986-1987
14 43 Lists of publications, 1956-1965
14 44 Speech, "Administration is Leadership," Army personnel conference, 1963 October 9
14 45 Speech, "After Thirty Years," Druid Hills Kiwanis Club 30th Anniversary, 1987 May 5
14 46 Speech, "The American Dream after 200 years," commencement address, Valdosta State College, 1975 August 16
14 47 Speech, "Amos Speaks to Us," worship service, 1959 January 25
14 48 Speech, "Armistice Day," Agnes Scott College, 1955 November 8
14 49 Speech, "Atlanta Emory Club Birthday Party," 1953 January 23
14 50 Speech, "Business School Speech," 1967 May 29
14 51 Speech, "The Challenge of Government Service," 1966 May 25
14 52 Speech, "Charm," Agnes Scott College, convocation, 1961 January 11
14 53 Speech, "Choices!" commencement address, Wesleyan College, 1979 April 28
14 54 Speech, "The Christian University," address to Committee of One Hundred, 1959 October 23
14 55 Speech, "The Church, the University, and the Seminary," committee of 100, 1973 October 12
14 56 Speech, commencement address, Ben Franklin Academy, 1997 June 7
14 57 Speech, commencement address, Georgia Teachers College, 1948
14 58 Speech, commencement address, McCallie School, 1960 May 29
14 59 Speech, convocation address, fall semester, 1962
14 60 Speech, "Critics or Builders?" Mercer University, 1977 June 4
14 61 Speech, "The Current Push for More Vocationalism in Education," Southern Conference of Deans of Faculties, 1974 December 9
15 1 Speech, dedication, Annie Coryell Dorsey Manor, 1972 December 9
15 2 Speech, "Drama: 1861-1961," Georgia Council of Church Women, 1961 January 27
15 3 Speech, "Education: America's New Religion?" Bibb County Teachers Conference, 1965
15 4 Speech, "Education for Moral Majority," 1970
15 5 Speech, "Education for Today's Woman," circa 1957
15 6 Speech, "Education for What?" Northside Kiwanis Club, 1961 January 27
15 7 Speech, "Eight Million Dollar Man," Oxford College Commencement, 1980 June 6
15 8 Speech, "Emory's New Look: From Chalk Board to Computer," joint luncheon of Boards of Trustees and Visitors, 1978 November 8
15 9 Speech, "Fifty Years of Higher Education in the South: The Changing Role of the Academic Dean," Conference of Academic Deans in the Southern States, 1981 December 8
15 10 Speech, "First Letter to Glenn," circa 1973
15 11 Speech, "The Fourth of July, 1976-1970," Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, 1970 July 6
15 12 Speech, "Freedom for What?" Vero Beach Senior High School, 1971 June 11
15 13 Speech, "From Mudville to High Rise: My Twenty-Five Years at Emory," Atlanta Emory Club, 1974 February 28
15 14 Speech, "The Generation Gap," 1969 May 1
15 15 Speech, "George Mason and the Virginia Declaration," The Ten Club, 1974 June 21
15 16 Speech, "Get Wisdom," baccalaureate address, PACE academy, 1965
15 17 Speech, "Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church 60th Anniversary," 1980 January 11
15 18 Speech, "Has Emory Changed?" address to boards of trustees and visitors, 1971 November 10 [includes correspondence related to address, 1971-1973]
15 19 Speech, "Higher Education in the 1970s," Atlanta Kiwanis Club, 1973 January 2
15 20 Speech, "Higher Education in Georgia," Atlanta Rotary Club, 1959 July 13
15 21 Speech, "The Influence of Specialization on Counseling," Southern Deans Conference, 1974 January 7
15 22 Speech, "The Interpretation of Education in the South," Southeastern District meeting of American College Public Relations Association, 1959 November 2
15 23 Speech, "I Remember," DeKalb Historical Society, transcript, 1997 October 22
15 24 Speech, "LaGrange, Georgia, from Frontier Town to New South City: A Century and a Half of History," 1984 October 5
15 25 Speech, "Laity Day," Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, 1998 October 18
15 26 Speech, "The Life of the Mind," commencement address, Alabama College, 1958 June 1
15 27 Speech, "Man's Gratitude," YMCA meeting in Atlanta, 1970 November 25
15 28 Speech, "A Means to Provide the Leaders We Need," Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, 1959 July 28
15 29 Speech, "Memorial Service at the Peace Monument," Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia, 1997 September 15
15 30 Speech, "Morals in Management," circa 1961
15 31 Speech, "Morris Brown College: Haven for Hungry Souls," circa 1976
15 32 Speech, "National Goals in a World of Change," Values colloquium, Religion In Education Foundation, Santa Barbara, California, 1969 March 6-9
15 33 Speech, "The Need to Close Ranks," Department of Higher Education, Georgia Education Association," Georgia State College, 1959 March 19
15 34 Speech, "New Frontiers for Engineers," Georgia Institute of Technology, honors day, circa 1954
15 35 Speech, "The New South," 1961-1971
15 36 Speech, "Nobless Oblige," commencement address, Savannah County Day School, 1965 June 7
15 37 Speech, "Our Church," undated
15 38 Speech, "Palestine-Israel," circa 1974
15 39 Speech, "Pauline Odum — In Memoriam," 1974 April 17
15 40 Speech, "Perspective," 1970, March 18
15 41 Speech, "Pitfalls and Challenges of the Future," Pace Academy, 1974 June 3
15 42 Speech, "The Place of the Independent School In Contemporary America," Mid-South Association of Independent Schools, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1955 April 22
15 43 Speech, "The Practical Liberal Arts," 1976 December 15
15 44 Speech, prayer for Celestine Sibley, Shining Light Award, 1997 December 18
15 45 Speech, prayer, dedication ceremony, Boisfeuillet Jones Center, 1986 November 23
15 46 Speech, "The Preparation and Allocation of Manpower," Southeastern Federal Recruiting Council annual meeting, 1961 July 18
16 1 Speech, "The Preparation of Elementary and High School Teachers," commencement address, Florida State University, 1959 February 1-3
16 2 Speech, "The Priceless Gift of Labor," commencement address, Millsaps College, 1959 May 31
16 3 Speech, "The Public School Situation," Christian Social Relations Commission, Glenn Memorial Methodist Church, 1959 March 15
16 4 Speech, "The Purpose of Education in the Modern World," Teacher Education Conference, University of Georgia, 1959 January 21-23
16 5 Speech, "The Purposes of Education," University of South Alabama, 1973 June 3
16 6 Speech, "The Pursuit of Happiness," 1975 September 1
16 7 Speech, "Quality in Education," Principal's Workshop, University of Georgia, 1959 July 27
16 8 Speech, "A Rationale for Oxford," 1974 April 6
16 9 Speech, "The Relevance of History," Valdosta State College, 1970 January 31
16 10 Speech, "Remarks on the History of Emory and its Relationship to the Methodist Church," 1993 November 14
16 11 Speech, "The Road to Wisdom," commencement address, Greensboro College, 1961 May 28
16 12 Speech, "The Role of the Teacher in Our Times," GEA workshop, Young Harris College, 1951 July 23
16 13 Speech, "Scholarship," Georgia Teachers College commencement address, 1940 May 31
16 14 Speech, "Services to Be Provided by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools," Third General Session, Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 1959, December 2
16 15 Speech, "The Significance of the Chair of Judaic Studies," 1977 January 23
16 16 Speech, "Society's Aid to the Individual," conference of the National Rehabilitation Association, 1960 April 19
16 17 Speech, "Some Reflection After July 4, 1976," Northside Kiwanis Club and Decatur Rotary Club, 1976 August
16 18 Speech, "Some Thoughts on July 4, 1974," 1974 July 4
16 19 Speech, "The Spirit of Pace," 1974, October 1
16 20 Speech, "Summary Remarks," Durham Conference on College Business Management, 1965 May 4
16 21 Speech, "Teachers and Learners," Davidson College, 1966 April 11
16 22 Speech, "The Teaching Profession," 1953 November 2
16 23 Speech, "Thomas Jefferson and the Fourth of July in 1974," Decatur Rotary Club, 1979 July 6
16 24 Speech, "Thornwell Jacobs: The Man Who Resurrected Oglethorpe," 1984 February 9
16 25 Speech, "Two Blind Spots in Our Vision," Estate Planning Institute, 1971 February 5
16 26 Speech, "The Uses of Ideals," Emory University commencement, 1979 June 11
16 27 Speech, welcome address to Atlanta alumni party, 1971 February 3
16 28 Speech, "We Try Harder," National Association of Independent Schools, 1971 March 25
16 29 Speech, "What Do You Want To Be," commencement address, Florida Southern College, 1963 May 13
16 30 Speech, "What's Bugging Our College Students," Northside Kiwanis Club, 1970 June 19
16 31 Speech, "What's Holding Steady — What Are The Constants," roundtable discussion, Conference of Academic Deans of the Southern States, annual meeting, 1970 December 1
16 32 Speech, "Whom Should We Remember?" Confederate Memorial Day, 1979 April 24
16 33 Speech, "Why Pace?" 1973 February 15
16 34 Speech, "Why a Private School?" Bulloch Academy, 1976 September 17
16 35 Speech, "Will Success Spoil Uncle Sam?" commencement address, Florida State University, 1961 August 12
16 36 Speech, "Work: Curse or Blessing?" 1972 March 12
16 37 Speech, unidentified, 1963 October 4
16 38 Speech, untitled address to Academic Deans Conference, 1964 December
16 39 Speech, untitled address to alumni council, 1984 December 12
16 40 Speech, untitled address on American Revolution, 1971 July
16 41 Speech, untitled address on Armistice Day, 1992 November 10
16 42 Speech, untitled address on corporations, circa 1974
16 43 Speech, untitled address on deceased members of Emory community, 1978 May 10
16 44 Speech, untitled address at DeKalb Historical Society, 1985 May 23
16 45 Speech, untitled address on democracy, circa 1957
16 46 Speech, untitled address on Emory faculty, circa 1957
16 47 Speech, untitled address to Georgia 4-H club, circa 1958
16 48 Speech, untitled address on Georgia History, circa 1973
16 49 Speech, untitled address to health class, 1974 April 2
16 50 Speech, untitled address on historical change, Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, 1997 February 18
16 51 Speech, untitled address to Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, 1959 July 28
16 52 Speech, untitled address to Kiwanis Club of Druid Hills, 1981 January 6
16 53 Speech, untitled address on Morris-Brown College, circa 1958
16 54 Speech, untitled address to Oglethorpe University, 1981 February 12
16 55 Speech, untitled address to School of Dentistry alumni, 1971 March 20
16 56 Speech, untitled address on teacher training, circa 1957
16 57 Speech, untitled address on teaching, circa 1955
16 58 Speech, untitled eulogy for Frank Kopf, circa 1976
16 59 Speech, printed material, 1954-1999
16 60 Sunday School couples class, lessons, 1955-1987
16 61 Unidentified, 1950s-1988
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