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SEYDELL, MILDRED, 1889-1988.
Mildred Seydell papers
> General and personal correspondence

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Series 1
General and personal correspondence, 1842-1986
Boxes 1 - 32

Scope and Content Note

The General and Personal Correspondence series is arranged chronologicallly except for special folders or boxes as indicated. Topics covered in the correspondence include Mildred Seydell's membership in the Hearst Crime Commission (1926-1927), publication of her books including Secret Fathers (ca. 1930), Chins Up! (1939), Then I Saw North Carolina, (late 1930's-early 1940's ?), The Think Tank (1941-1947), Seydell Quarterly (1948-1967), and Poetry Profile of Belguim (1960); visits to Hollywood in the 1930's; business and professional women in the South, 1930's-1950's; women's clubs in Atlanta and National Woman's Party (1931-1945); letters from Micheline Resco, confidante of General John J. Pershing; V-Mail from Avery Means describing a soldier'life in New Guinea during World War II; and letters from J.E. Holloway, South African monetary and gold mining expert. During her years on the Atlanta Georgian, Mildred Seydell received more than one thousand letters readers which express the hopes, fears, and problems of Georgians during the depression.

Correspondents include prominent Georgians, national political figures, authors and publishers, and persons active in the film and newspaper industries. Among the names represented in the correspondence are Ellis Gibbs Arnall, Alben William Barkley, Martha McChesney Berry, William Fredrick Bigelow, John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum, Arthur Brisbane, Bennett Alfred Cerf, Clarence Seward Darrow, Walter Franklin George, Grover Cleveland Hall, William Berry Hartsfield, William Randolph Hearst, Alma Lutz, Robert Foster Maddox, Henry Louis Mincke, Margaret Mitchell, Passie Fenton Ottley, Ruth Bryan Owen, Alice Paul, Julia Mood Peterkin, Richard Brevard Russell, John Marshall Slaton, Eugene Talmadge, Herman Eugene Talmadge, Walter Winchell, Nell Hodgson Woodruff, Robert Winship Woodruff and Emily Barnelia Woodward.

Arrangement Note

Correspondence is arranged chronologicallly except for special folders or boxes as indicated. A name and subject index is available in the Special Collections Department.

Restrictions on access

Special restrictions apply: Selected correspondence in Series 1 is restricted.

Scope and Content Note The General and Personal Correspondence series is arranged chronologicallly except for special folders or boxes as indicated. Topics covered in the correspondence include Mildred Seydell's membership in the Hearst Crime Commission (1926-1927), publication of her books including Secret Fathers (ca. 1930), Chins Up! (1939), Then I Saw North Carolina, (late 1930's-early 1940's ?), The Think Tank (1941-1947), Seydell Quarterly (1948-1967), and Poetry Profile of Belguim (1960); visits to Hollywood in the 1930's; business and professional women in the South, 1930's-1950's; women's clubs in Atlanta and National Woman's Party (1931-1945); letters from Micheline Resco, confidante of General John J. Pershing; V-Mail from Avery Means describing a soldier'life in New Guinea during World War II; and letters from J.E. Holloway, South African monetary and gold mining expert. During her years on the Atlanta Georgian, Mildred Seydell received more than one thousand letters readers which express the hopes, fears, and problems of Georgians during the depression. Correspondents include prominent Georgians, national political figures, authors and publishers, and persons active in the film and newspaper industries. Among the names represented in the correspondence are Ellis Gibbs Arnall, Alben William Barkley, Martha McChesney Berry, William Fredrick Bigelow, John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum, Arthur Brisbane, Bennett Alfred Cerf, Clarence Seward Darrow, Walter Franklin George, Grover Cleveland Hall, William Berry Hartsfield, William Randolph Hearst, Alma Lutz, Robert Foster Maddox, Henry Louis Mincke, Margaret Mitchell, Passie Fenton Ottley, Ruth Bryan Owen, Alice Paul, Julia Mood Peterkin, Richard Brevard Russell, John Marshall Slaton, Eugene Talmadge, Herman Eugene Talmadge, Walter Winchell, Nell Hodgson Woodruff, Robert Winship Woodruff and Emily Barnelia Woodward.
Box Folder Content
1 1 1842, 1857, 1859, 1865, 1867, 1878, 1882, 1887, 1890-1891, 1898
1 2 1905-1910
1 3 1919-1920, 1922-1923
1 4 1924
1 5 1925
1 6 1926 January-July
1 7 1926 August-December, n.d.
1 8 1927 January-July
1 9 1927 August-December
1 10 1928 January-July
1 11 1928 August-December, n.d.date
2 1 1929 January-June
2 2 1929 July-December, 1920's n.d.
2 3 1930 January-March 1-7
2 4 1930 March 8-31
2 5 1930 April-September
2 6 1930 October
2 7 1930 November-December
2 8 1930's n.d.
3 1 1931 January-March
3 2 1931 April-May
3 3 1931 June
3 4 1931 July-December, n.d.
3 5 1932 January-February
3 6 1932 March-June
4 1 1932 July-September
4 2 1932 October
4 3 1932 November
4 4 1932 December, n.d.
4 5 1933 January
4 6 1933 February-March
4 7 1933 April-August
5 1 1933 September-October
5 2 1933 November-December, n.d.
5 3 1934 January-February
5 4 1934 March-April
5 5 1934 May
5 6 1934 June
5 7 1934 July
6 1 1934 August
6 2 1934 September
6 3 1934 October-December
6 4 1935 January
6 5 1935 February
6 6 1935 March
6 7 1935 April
7 1 1935 May
7 2 1935 June
7 3 1935 July
7 4 1935 August-September
7 5 1935 October
7 6 1935 November
7 7 1935 December, n.d.
8 1 1936 January
8 2 1936 February
8 3 1936 March
8 4 1936 April
8 5 1936 May
8 6 1936 June
8 7 1936 July
9 1 1936 August
9 2 1936 September
9 3 1936 October
9 4 1936 November
9 5 1936 December, n.d.
10 1 List of letters written, 1937
10 2 1937 January 1-15
10 3 1937 January 16-31
10 4 1937 February
10 5 1937 March 1-15
10 6 1937 March 16-31
10 7 1937 April 1-15
10 8 1937 April 16-30
11 1 1937 May
11 2 1937 June
11 3 1937 July
11 4 1937 August 1-16
11 5 1937 August 17-31
11 6 1937 September
11 7 1937 October
11 8 1937 November
11 9 1937 December
11 10 1937 n.d.
12 1 1938 January 1-15
12 2 1938 Jan16-31
12 3 1938 February
12 4 1938 March
12 5 1938 April
12 6 1938 May
12 7 1938 June
13 1 1938 July 1-12
13 2 1938 July 14-31
13 3 1938 August-October
13 4 1938 November
13 5 1938 December
13 6 1939 January
13 7 1939 February
13 8 1939 March 1-15
13 9 1939 March 15-31
14 1 1939 April
14 2 1939 May
14 3 1939 June 1-15
14 4 1939 June 16-30
14 5 1939 July 1-12
14 6 1939 July 14-31
14 7 1939 August-September
15 1 1939 October 1-16
15 2 1939 October 17-31
15 3 1939 November 1-10
15 4 1939 November 11-31
15 5 1939 December, n.d.
15 6 1940 January
15 7 1940 February
15 8 1940 March
15 9 1940 April
15 10 1940 May
15 11 1940 June
16 1 1940 July
16 2 1940 August
16 3 1940 September
16 4 1940 October
16 5 1940 November
16 6 1940 December, n.d.
16 7 1941 January
16 8 1941 February
16 9 1941 March
16 10 1941 April
16 11 1941 May
16 12 1941 June
17 1 1941 July
17 2 1941 August
17 3 1941 September
17 4 1941 October 1-14
17 5 1941 October 15-31
17 6 1941 November
17 7 1941 December, n.d.
17 8 1942 January
17 9 1942 February 1-10
17 10 1942 February 11-28
18 1 1942 March 1-15
18 2 1942 March 16-31
18 3 1942 April 1-14
18 4 1942 April 15-30
18 5 1942 May
18 6 1942 June
18 7 1942 July
18 8 1942 August
19 1 1942 September
19 2 1942 October 1-21
19 3 1942 October 22-31
19 4 1942 November
19 5 1942 December, n.d.
19 6 1943 January
19 7 1943 February 1-10
19 8 1943 February 11-28
20 1 1943 March 1-15
20 2 1943 March 16-31
20 3 1943 April
20 4 1943 May
20 5 1943 June
20 6 1943 July
20 7 1943 August 1-14
20 8 1943 August 15-31
21 1 1943 September
21 2 1943 October
21 3 1943 November
21 4 1943 December, n.d.
21 5 1944 January
21 6 1944 February
21 7 1944 March 1-15
21 8 1944 March 16-31
22 1 1944 April
22 2 1944 May
22 3 1944 June
22 4 1944 July 1-11
22 5 1944 July 12-31
22 6 1944 August
22 7 1944 September 1-18
22 8 1944 September 19-30
22 9 1944 October 1-19
22 10 1944 October 20-31
23 1 1944 November
23 2 1944 December, n.d.
23 3 1945 January-February
23 4 1945 March-April
23 5 1945 May-June
23 6 1945 July-August
23 7 1945 September-November
23 8 1945 December, n.d.
23 9 1946 January-February
23 10 1946 March-April
23 11 1946 May-July
23 12 1946 August-December, n.d.
23 13 1947 January-March
24 1 1947 April-July
24 2 1947 August-October
24 3 1947 November-December, n.d.
24 4 1948 January-February
24 5 1948 March-July
24 6 1948 August-October
24 7 1948 November-December, n.d.
24 8 1949 January-May
24 9 1949 June-August
24 10 1949 September-December
24 11 1949 n.d.
25 1 1950 January-February
25 2 1950 March-June
25 3 1950 July-September
25 4 1950 October-December, n.d.
25 5 1951 January-August
25 6 1951 September-December
25 7 1952 January-June
25 8 1952 July-December
25 9 1953 January-June
25 10 1953 July-December
25 11 1954 January-June
25 12 1954 July-December
25 13 1955 January-June
25 14 1955 July-December
26 1 1956 January-June
26 2 1956 July-December
26 3 1957 January-June
26 4 1957 July-December
26 5 1958 January-June
26 6 1958 July-December, n.d.
26 7 1959 January-June
26 8 1959 July-December
26 9 1960 January-September
26 10 1960 October-December
26 11 1961 January-March
26 12 1961 April-July
26 13 1961 August-December
27 1 1962 January-July
27 2 1962 August-December
27 3 1963 January-June
27 4 1963 July-December
27 5 1964 January-June
27 6 1964 July-December, n.d.
27 7 1965 January-June
27 8 1965 July-December
27 9 1966 January-June
27 10 1966 July-December
27 11 1967 January-June
27 12 1967 July-December
27 13 1968 January-June
27 14 1968 July-December
27 15 1969 January-August
27 16 1969 September-December
27 17 1970 January-April
27 18 1970 May-August
28 1 1970 September-December, n.d.
28 2 1971 January-May
28 3 1971 June-December, n.d.
28 4 1972
28 5 1973 January-May
28 6 1973 June-December
28 7 1974 January-April
28 8 1974 May-December, n.d.
28 9 1975
28 10 1976
28 11 1978
28 12 1980
28 13 1981
28 14 1982
28 15 1983
28 16 1984
28 17 1985
28 18 1986
29 1 incomplete dates, 193_ to 196_
29 2 no date
29 3 no date
29 4 no date
29 5 no date
29 6 no date
30 1 no date
30 2 no date
30 3 no date
30 4 no date
30 5 no date
30 6 no date
31 1 Holloway, J.E., 1943-1944, 1946-1947, 1949-1950, 1952-1954
31 2 Means, Avery, no date (V-mail)
31 3 Resco, Micheline, 1954-1957, 1960, 1963-1966, 1968
31 4 Resco, Micheline, 1954-1957, 1960, 1963-1966, 1968
31 5 Greeting cards
31 6 Greeting cards
31 7 Greeting cards
31 8 Postcards
32 1 Postcards
32 2 Calling cards
32 3 Addresses
32 4 Envelopes
32 5 Envelopes
32 6 Envelopes
32 7 Miscellaneous enclosures
32 8 Miscellaneous stamps
Restricted correspondence
150 1 Correspondence, 1949 June-August [15:9] [RESTRICTED]
150 2 Correspondence, 1963 January-June [27:3] [RESTRICTED]
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