HARRIS, JULIAN LAROSE, 1874-1963.
Julian LaRose Harris papers, 1890-1968

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/bmq1w


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harris, Julian LaRose, 1874-1963.
Title: Julian LaRose Harris papers, 1890-1968
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 6
Extent: 18.75 linear feet (42 boxes), 2 oversized papers boxes (OP), 28 bound volumes (BV), and 71 microfilm reels (MF)
Abstract:Papers of Julian LaRose Harris, Atlanta journalist and editor, and his wife Julia Harris, including correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, and photographs.
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.

Additional Physical Form

The majority of the collection is also available on microfilm.

Related Materials in This Repository

In Emory's holdings are books formerly owned by Julian LaRose and Julia Harris. These materials may be located in the Emory University online catalog by searching for: Julian LaRose Harris, former owner or Julia Collier Harris, former owner..

Source

Gift, 1967, with subsequent additions.

Citation

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


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Julian LaRose Harris, journalist and editor, son of author Joel Chandler Harris, was born in Savannah, Georgia, June 21, 1874, and died in Atlanta, Georgia, February 9. 1963.

He married Julia Florida Collier (1875-1967), an artist and writer, in 1897 and they wrote for and edited several newspapers in the South and elsewhere. Julian Harris was associated with the Atlanta Constitution (1892-1907 and 1930-1935) and the Chattanooga Times; he edited the Uncle Remus Home Magazine (1907-1912) and the Columbus, Georgia, Enquirer-Sun (1920-1929), for which he and his wife were awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1926) for their fight against the Ku Klux Klan; he was managing editor of the Atlanta Daily News (1904-1905), and was also associated with the New York Herald (1914-1919) and the New York Times (1942-1945). Julia C. Harris, who also did English translations of French literature, wrote Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris (1919), and Joel Chandler Harris, Editor and Essayist (1931).

Julian LaRose Harris, journalist and editor, son of author Joel Chandler Harris, was born in Savannah, Georgia, June 21, 1874, and died in Atlanta, Georgia, February 9. 1963.

He married Julia Florida Collier (1875-1967), an artist and writer, in 1897 and they wrote for and edited several newspapers in the South and elsewhere. Julian Harris was associated with the Atlanta Constitution (1892-1907 and 1930-1935) and the Chattanooga Times; he edited the Uncle Remus Home Magazine (1907-1912) and the Columbus, Georgia, Enquirer-Sun (1920-1929), for which he and his wife were awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1926) for their fight against the Ku Klux Klan; he was managing editor of the Atlanta Daily News (1904-1905), and was also associated with the New York Herald (1914-1919) and the New York Times (1942-1945). Julia C. Harris, who also did English translations of French literature, wrote Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris (1919), and Joel Chandler Harris, Editor and Essayist (1931).

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Julian LaRose and Julia Harris from 1890-1968. The papers include correspondence, diaries, addresses, articles, editorials and columns, stories and plays, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and postcards.

Personal and professional correspondence (1894-1950) of Julian and Julia Harris; diaries and addresses by Julian Harris; articles, editorials and columns, stories and plays are by Harris and his wife; scrapbooks of clippings and postcards were collected by Julia C. Harris; photographs are of American authors acquainted with the Harrises. Subjects include education, politics, travel, race relations, and evolution.

Arrangement Note

Organized into nine series: (1) General correspondence, (2) Alphabetical correspondence, (3), Subject files, (4) Family papers, (5) Writings, (6) Scrapbooks, diaries, notebooks, etc., (7) Photographs, (8) Memorabilia, and (9) Unprocessed additions.


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