MCGILL, RALPH.
Ralph McGill papers
> General correspondence

Series 2
General correspondence, 1922-1975
Boxes 3-23

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence received by Ralph McGill from 1922-1975. Subjects include race relations, local, state, and national politics (1948-1968); education and public schools in the South and particularly in Atlanta; and the issue of church and race. There is some information on organizations such as the Southern Conference for Human Welfare, the Southern Regional Council, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, militant groups of the 1960s, and right-wing groups.

Correspondents include Harry S. Ashmore, William C. Baggs, Bernard M. Baruch, Chester Bowles, Leroy Collins, Helga Sandburg Crile, James Anderson Dombrowski, Dwight David Eisenhower, John Fischer (27 April 1910-), Walter Franklin George, Harry Lewis Golden, Barry Goldwater, Brooks Hays, Ernest Hemingway, Lyndon Baines Johnson, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Alfred M. Landon, Benjamin E. Mays, Edward R. Murrow, Richard M. Nixon, Westbrook Pegler, James Reston, Dean Rusk, Carl Sandburg, Robert Sherrod, Martin Sommers, Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965), and Harry S. Truman.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Finding Aid Note

An index to correspondence is available.

Scope and Content Note This series contains correspondence received by Ralph McGill from 1922-1975. Subjects include race relations, local, state, and national politics (1948-1968); education and public schools in the South and particularly in Atlanta; and the issue of church and race. There is some information on organizations such as the Southern Conference for Human Welfare, the Southern Regional Council, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, militant groups of the 1960s, and right-wing groups. Correspondents include Harry S. Ashmore, William C. Baggs, Bernard M. Baruch, Chester Bowles, Leroy Collins, Helga Sandburg Crile, James Anderson Dombrowski, Dwight David Eisenhower, John Fischer (27 April 1910-), Walter Franklin George, Harry Lewis Golden, Barry Goldwater, Brooks Hays, Ernest Hemingway, Lyndon Baines Johnson, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Alfred M. Landon, Benjamin E. Mays, Edward R. Murrow, Richard M. Nixon, Westbrook Pegler, James Reston, Dean Rusk, Carl Sandburg, Robert Sherrod, Martin Sommers, Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965), and Harry S. Truman.
Box Folder Content
3 1 1922-1942
3 2 1943 - 1945 February
3 3 1945 March - 1946 May
3 4 1946 June - 1947 October 22
3 5 1947 October 23 - December 27
3 6 1948 January
3 7 1948 February-March
3 8 1948 April - May 19
3 9 1948 May 20-28
3 10 1948 June 3-14
3 11 1948 June 15 - July
3 12 1948 August - October
3 13 1948 November - December
4 1 1949 January - February 14
4 2 1949 February 16-26
4 3 1949 March 16-26
4 4 1949 March 27-31
4 5 1949 April - May
4 6 1949 June - August
4 7 1949 September - October
4 8 1949 November - December and no date
4 9 1950 January - March 16
4 10 1950 March 22 - July
4 11 1950 August - September
4 12 1950 October - December and no date
4 13 1951 January - August
4 14 1951 September - October
4 15 1951 November - December
5 1 1952 January - March
5 2 1952 April - July
5 3 1952 August - November 4
5 4 1952 November 5 - December and no date
5 5 1953 January - March
5 6 1953 April
5 7 1953 May - June
5 8 1953 July - September
5 9 1953 October - December 10
5 10 1953 December 11 - 15
5 11 1953 December 16 - 29 and no date
5 12 1954 January - April 20
5 13 1954 April 21 - August
5 14 1954 September - December
6 1 1955 January - May 9
6 2 1955 May 11 - September
6 3 1955 October - December
6 4 1956 January - April
6 5 1956 May - August
6 6 1956 September - December
6 7 1957 January - April
6 8 1957 May - June
6 9 1957 July - August
6 10 1957 September
6 11 1957 October - December
7 1 1958 January - March
7 2 1958 April - June
7 3 1958 July - August
7 4 1958 September
7 5 1958 October 1-27
7 6 1958 October 28 - November 14
7 7 1958 November 20 - December and no date
7 8 1959 January 1-15
7 9 1959 January 16 - February
7 10 1959 March
7 11 1959 April
8 1 1959 May 4-5 (A-B)
8 2 1959 May 5 (C-H)
8 3 1959 May 5 (I-R)
8 4 1959 May 5 (S-Z)
8 5 1959 May 6 (A-L)
8 6 1959 May 6 (M-Z and list of telephone calls, May 5-6)
8 7 1959 May 7 and memoranda
8 8 1959 May 8-10
8 9 1959 May 11-13
8 10 1959 May 14-19
8 11 1959 May 20-23
8 12 1959 May 25-28 and no date
9 1 1959 June-July
9 2 1959 August
9 3 1959 September - December 7
9 4 1959 December 8-31 and no date
9 5 1960 January - February
9 6 1960 March
9 7 1960 April - May 5 (A-D)
9 8 1960 May 5 (E-W)
9 9 1960 May 6
9 10 1960 May 7-12
9 11 1960 May 13-31 and no date
10 1 1960 June
10 2 1960 July - September 14
10 3 1960 September 16 - October
10 4 1960 November - December and no date
10 5 1961 January
10 6 1961 February - March 16
10 7 1961 March 17 and April
10 8 1961 May - June 14
10 9 1961 June 15 - August 9
10 10 1961 August 11-31
10 11 1961 September
11 1 1961 October 11 - November 15
11 2 1961 November 19 - December and no date
11 3 1962 January - March
11 4 1962 April - May 25
11 5 1962 May 27 - June
11 6 1962 July - August 15
11 7 1962 August 17-31
11 8 1962 September - October 10
11 9 1962 October 11 - November 15
11 10 1962 November 19 - December and no date
12 1 1963 January - February 14
12 2 1963 February 18 - March 21
12 3 1963 March 22-30
12 4 1963 April 1-10
12 5 1963 April 11-30
12 6 1963 May 1-16
12 7 1963 May 17-31
12 8 1963 June
12 9 1963 July
12 10 1963 August
13 1 1963 September
13 2 1963 October
13 3 1963 November 1-24
13 4 1963 November 25-26
13 5 1963 November 27 - December 5
13 6 1963 December 6-31 and no date
13 7 1964 January
13 8 1964 February - March 15
13 9 1964 March 17 - May
14 1 1964 June
14 2 1964 July
14 3 1964 August - September 16
14 4 1964 September 17 - October 20
14 5 1964 October 21 - December and no date
14 6 1965 January - March 20
14 7 1965 March 22 - April 5
14 8 1965 April 7 - June 8
14 9 1965 June 10 - July
15 1 1965 August - September
15 2 1965 October
15 3 1965 November
15 4 1965 December
15 5 1966 January
15 6 1966 February
15 7 1966 March - April 22
15 8 1966 April 25 - May
15 9 1966 June July
16 1 1966 August - September 10
16 2 1966 September 11 - October
16 3 1966 November
16 4 1966 December
16 5 1967 January
16 6 1967 February
16 7 1967 March
16 8 1967 April 3-24
16 9 1967 April 25 - May 10
16 10 1967 May 11-31
17 1 1967 June
17 2 1967 July 3-25
17 3 1967 July 26 - August 4
17 4 August 7-31
17 5 1967 September
17 6 1967 October 1-19
17 7 1967 October 20 - November 14
17 8 1967 November 17-30
17 9 1967 December
18 1 1968 January 2-12
18 2 1968 January 15-31
18 3 1968 February 2-20
18 4 1968 February 21 - March 6
18 5 1968 March 7-13
18 6 1968 March 14-31
18 7 1968 April 1-7
18 8 1968 April 8-10
18 9 1968 April 11-16
19 1-9 1968 April 17-22
19 2 1968 April 23-30
19 3 1968 May 1-21
19 4 1968 May 22 - June 7
19 5 1968 June9-20
19 6 1968 June 21-30
19 7 1968 July 1-19
19 8 1968 July 22 - August 9
19 9 1968 August 12-26
20 1-9 1968 September 3-23
20 2 1968 September 24 - October 10
20 3 1968 October 11-31
20 4 1968 November 1-18
20 5 1968 November 19-29
20 6 1968 December 1-8
20 7 1968 December 9-16
20 8 1968 December 17-20
20 9 1968 December 23-31 and no date
21 1-9 1969 January 1-8
21 2 1969 January 9-14
21 3 1969 January 15-22
21 4 1969 January 23-29
21 5 1969 January 30 - February 3
21 6 1969 February 4 (A-J)
21 7 1969 February 4 (K-Y and unsigned)
21 8 1969 February 5 (A-M)
21 9 1969 February 5 (N-Z and unsigned)
22 1-9 1969 February 6-8
22 2 1969 February 9-11
22 3 1969 February 12-17
22 4 1969 February 18-24
22 5 1969 February 25-28
22 6 1969 March 2-15
22 7 1969 March 16-31
22 8 1969 April 2-28
22 9 1969 April 29-30
23 1-5 1969 May - June 14
23 2 1969 June 16 - July
23 3 1969 August - December and no date
23 4 1970-1972
23 5 1973-1975
23 6 no date (miscellaneous)
23 7 Correspondence with Helga Sandburg, June 27, 1952 - December 30, 1969
23 8 Correspondence with Carl Sandburg, June 25, 1952 - September 6, 1961 and no date
23 9 Correspondence with Paula Sandburg, April 20, 1969 - Christmas 1969, n. d.
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