KELLEY, HARRIET STOVALL, 1933-
Harriet Stovall Kelley papers, 1880-1980

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kelley, Harriet Stovall, 1933-
Title: Harriet Stovall Kelley papers, 1880-1980
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 990
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box) and 3 oversized papers (OP)
Abstract:Papers compiled by Harriet Stovall Kelley while she was editing William F. Smith's Rival Lovers for republication.
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, 2004.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Harriet Stovall Kelley papers, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Naomi Nelson, July 2004.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Harriet Stovall Kelley (1933- ) is the great-granddaughter of William Ferguson Smith. She discovered and republished Smith's Rival Lovers in 1980 based on the extant clippings of the serialized version.

William Ferguson Smith (1845-1912), a native of Butts County, Georgia, served in the Confederate Army. After the war, he edited a series of newspapers, including the Butts County Argus, the Middle Georgia Argus, and the National Headlight (Florilla, Georgia). In 1877, he published a serial novel entitled The Rival Lovers: a story of the War Between the States in the Butts County Argus. In 1880, he published an additional chapter in the Middle Georgia Argus and published the entire work as a monograph which he registered with the U.S. Copyright Office. No copy of the book version of Rival Lovers has survived. William Smith's second daughter was Hattie Smith. His wife's name was Tollie.

Harriet Stovall Kelley (1933- ) is the great-granddaughter of William Ferguson Smith. She discovered and republished Smith's Rival Lovers in 1980 based on the extant clippings of the serialized version.

William Ferguson Smith (1845-1912), a native of Butts County, Georgia, served in the Confederate Army. After the war, he edited a series of newspapers, including the Butts County Argus, the Middle Georgia Argus, and the National Headlight (Florilla, Georgia). In 1877, he published a serial novel entitled The Rival Lovers: a story of the War Between the States in the Butts County Argus. In 1880, he published an additional chapter in the Middle Georgia Argus and published the entire work as a monograph which he registered with the U.S. Copyright Office. No copy of the book version of Rival Lovers has survived. William Smith's second daughter was Hattie Smith. His wife's name was Tollie.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials compiled by Harriet Stovall Kelley while she was editing William F. Smith's Rival Lovers for republication. The papers include Smith's correspondence, manuscripts, and clippings; documents concerning the two book-length versions of Rival Lovers; Hattie Smith's autograph book and selections from her scrapbook; a genealogy of William F. Smith's family; and other printed materials not related to the Smith family or to Rival Lovers.

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Container List

William F. Smith
Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence
1 2 Manuscripts by Smith
1 3 “The Execution of Roe Dickson,” part 1, MS [originally intended to be Chapter 9 of Rival Lovers; see OP2 for clippings of parts 2-3]
1 4 Newspaper columns by Smith
1 5 Documents related to Rival Lovers as published in 1880
OP1 Obituary for Smith
OP2 Clippings of serial version of Rival Lovers published in the Butts County Argus (1877) and Middle Georgia Argus (1880). [Includes [Smith’s?] handwritten editing and additions.] Butts County Argus (1877) and Middle Georgia Argus (1880). [Includes [Smith’s?] handwritten editing and additions.]
OP3 Newspapers edited by Smith: Butts County Argus (Vol. 1, No. 7, 24 May 1877 and Vol. 1, No. 9, 31 May 1877); National Headlight (Vol. 2, No. 19, 16 Feb 1894). National Headlight (Vol. 2, No. 19, 16 Feb 1894).
Hattie Smith
1 6 Autograph book, 1880s
Harriet Stovall Kelley
1 7 Photocopies of some clippings from Hattie Smith’s scrapbook that were used by Kelley in her edition of Rival Lovers
1 8 Documents related to Rival Lovers as published in 1980
1 9 Lineage of William F. Smith
Other
1 10 Printed material not related to Smith family or to Rival Lovers
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