MCGILL, RALPH.
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Subseries 14.8
Ralph McGill materials collected by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Box 116

Scope and Content Note

Subseries 14.8 contains materials that have been collected about Ralph McGill by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (the Rose Library) over time. In 1972, Mr. David Estes, who was then head of the library, solicited donations of materials on Ralph McGill by those who knew him. The items that were donated, mainly in the form of correspondence, are included here.

Other materials contained in this subseries are writings by McGill, writings about McGill, information about awards and tributes, subject files, information about the Ralph McGill exhibit in the Rose Library, and Sandburg materials: Connemara. Most of this material is in the form of printed material and clippings.

Materials collected via requests
Box Folder Content
116 1 Bergman, Bernard A.: Correspondence: Ralph McGill to Bergman, November 9, 1965
116 2 Bingham, Barry, Sr.: Memorandum about Ralph McGill from Bingham to Harold Martin, November 24, 1969
116 3 Callahan, Alston: Photographs and clipping: McGills at home of Dr. and Mrs. Alston Callahan, 1948
116 4 Cleghorn, Reese: Clipping: "A Memory of Ralph McGill, War Horse" by Reese Clegborn, February 5, 1969
116 5 Crile, Helen Sandburg: Correspondence: Helen Sandburg Crile to Ralph McGill, 1960-1963, 1965-1966
116 6 Crile, Helen Sandburg: Correspondence: Ralph McGill to Helen Sandburg Crile, 1960-1962, 1965
116 7 Hall, Robert: Publishers-Hall Syndicate: Correspondence, 1964-1965
116 8 Hays, Brooks: Ralph McGill to Brooks Hays, September 14, 1967 [photocopy]
116 9 Hibbs, Ben: Correspondence: Ralph McGill to Ben Hibbs, January 3, 1964; January 2, 1968
116 10 Johnson, Julia: Correspondence: Ralph McGill to Julia Johnson, 1964-1966, 1968
116 11 Kirkpatrick, Dow: Correspondence: Ralph McGill to Dow Kirkpatrick, September 5, 1963, and photocopy of church bulletin with Ralph McGill as guest speaker, November 17, 1963
116 12 Leckie, George: Photograph: McGill family Christmas card to George Leckie, no date
116 13 Ross, Katharine Ficklen and Frank M.: McGill to Katharine Ficklen Ross and Frank M. Ross, 1965-1967
116 14 White, Homer: Correspondence: Ralph McGill to Homer White, January 28, 1969
Writings by Ralph McGill
116 15 "A Review Essay" by Ralph McGill, Monthly Labor Review, 91, no. 3 (March 1968) and two offprints
Writings about Ralph McGill
116 16 "Atlanta" by Roy Bongartz, Holiday, 1969 October
116 17 "Another View" by Edward Weeks, Georgia, 1973 February
116 18 Miscellaneous, 1949, 1958, 1962, 1969-1971, 1973
116 19 Clippings about Ralph McGill, Boston Globe, 1949, 1962-1969
116 20 Clippings about Ralph McGill, Monitor, 1963
116 21 Clippings about Ralph McGill, New York Herald, 1963
116 22 Clippings about Ralph McGill, Washington Post, 1952
116 23 Clippings about Ralph McGill, unidentified sources, 1942, 1965
116 24 Miscellaneous clippings about Ralph McGill, 1960-1961, 1967-[1968?], 1973, no date
Awards and tributes
116 25 Distinguished Service in Journalism Award, May 3, 1957: Program
116 26 University of Southern California Journalism Achievement Award, October 30, 1961: Clipping
116 27 Honorary Degree: Morehouse College, Doctor of Humanities, 1962: Transcript [photocopy]
116 28 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, 1964: clippings
116 29 Eleanor Roosevelt Award, November 8, 1965: Program
116 30 Posthumous tribute: All Saints' Episcopal Church concert, March 16, 1969: Program
Subject files
116 31 Atlanta University: Clipping, no date
116 32 Exhibit, "Lest We Forget... Images of the Black Civil Rights Movement," by Robert Templeton; includes program, photograph of McGill portrait, and synopsis of the traveling exhibit, 1986-2010
116 33 Education-Southern States: Printed material, 1947
116 34 McCarthy, Joe: Printed material, 1954
116 35 Negro migration from the South: Printed material, no date
116 36 Uruguay: "General Information on Uruguay" by [?] [laid in McGill's copy of Inside Latin America by John Gunter]
Ralph McGill exhibit in the Rose Library
116 37 Reception, June 21, 1970
116 38 Photographs, no date
116 39 Clipping, July 16, 1973
116 40 McGill bookplate, Robert W. Woodruff Library
Sandburg materials: Connemara
116 41 Postcard
116 42 "A Chance Meeting with Mrs. Sandburg and With Connemara" by Stanley Jones: Photocopied corrected typescript
116 43 Clippings, 1971
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