PENDERGRAST, MARK.
Mark Pendergrast research files, circa 1880-2009

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:/25593/8zrn3

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pendergrast, Mark.
Title: Mark Pendergrast research files, circa 1880-2009
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 741
Extent: 80.75 linear feet (106 boxes), 117 compact disks (CD), and AV Masters: 1 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Research files of journalist Mark Pendergrast for the publication of his books, For God, Country and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company that Makes It; Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How it Transformed our World; and Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service, including correspondence, printed materials, and audio recordings of interviews that he conducted.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Use copies have not been made for all of the audiovisual material at this time. Researchers must contact the Rose Library at least two weeks in advance for access to these items. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to audiovisual material.

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to unprocessed born digital materials in this collection. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to unprocessed born digital materials.

Due to preservation concerns, Series 3: Uncommon Grounds research files, is closed to researchers.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Special restrictions apply: The collection contains some copies of original materials held by other institutions; these copies may not be reproduced without the permission of the owner of the originals.

Source

Gift, 1992 with subsequent additions.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Mark Pendergrast research files, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Series 1 arranged and described at the folder level by Susan Potts McDonald, 2005. Series 2 and 3 arranged and described at the box level by Sarah Quigley, 2016.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Mark Pendergrast was born in Atlanta and is a graduate of Harvard University (BA, 1970) and Simmons College (MLS, 1975). A former teacher and librarian, he is now an independent scholar and author. His books include For God, Country and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company that Makes It (1993, 2000 2d ed); Victims of Memory: Sex Abuse Accusations and Shattered Lives (1995, 1996 2d ed); Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World (1999, 2010 2d ed); Mirror Mirror: A History of the Human Love Affair with Reflection (2003) and Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service.

Mark Pendergrast was born in Atlanta and is a graduate of Harvard University (BA, 1970) and Simmons College (MLS, 1975). A former teacher and librarian, he is now an independent scholar and author. His books include For God, Country and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company that Makes It (1993, 2000 2d ed); Victims of Memory: Sex Abuse Accusations and Shattered Lives (1995, 1996 2d ed); Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World (1999, 2010 2d ed); Mirror Mirror: A History of the Human Love Affair with Reflection (2003) and Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of research files for Mark Pendergrast's books For God, Country and Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company that Makes It; Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How it Transformed our World; and Inside the Outbreaks: The Elite Medical Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service. Files for each book contain correspondence, printed material, and interview transcripts and recordings. There are also drafts, galleys, and other documents relating to the publication process for each work.

Arrangement Note

Organized into 3 series: (1) For God, Country and Coca-Cola research files, (2) Inside the Outbreaks research files, and (3) Uncommon Grounds research files


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