WATTERS, PAT.
Pat Watters papers

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:/25593/9011j

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: Watters, Pat.
Title: Pat Watters papers
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 905
Extent: 2 linear feet (2 boxes) and 15.5 MB born digital material (480 files)
Abstract:Personal and professional papers of Georgia journalist Walter Patterson Watters, including correspondence, subject files, awards, book reviews, writings, and born digital materials.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Access to processed born digital materials is only available in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (the Rose Library). Use of the original digital media is restricted.

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

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift of Glenda Watters, 2005.

Custodial History

Glenda Watters is the wife of Pat Watters.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Pat Watters papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Rose Library Director Naomi Nelson as part of Rose Library's holdings in journalism and the Civil Rights Movement.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.

Born digital materials processed, arranged, and described by Brenna Edwards, 2020. Born digital materials include files taken from one 3.5" floppy disk and one optical disc.

Forensic disk images were created from the floppy disk using Kryoflux and from the optical disc using GuyMager. Individual files were extracted using FTK Imager and scanned for viruses using McAfee’s anti-virus software; none were found. Duplicate and system files have been removed, and files were scanned for personally identifiable information; none were found. Text-based files were migrated to PDF using Adobe Acrobat and image files were migrated to JPG using GIMP. File dates have been changed from the original creation date. Access copies retain original folder titles and file names.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Walter Patterson Watters (1927-1999) was a journalist at the Atlanta Journal from 1952-1963, director of information at the Southern Regional Council from 1952-1963, and the author of numerous books and articles.

Walter Patterson Watters (1927-1999) was a journalist at the Atlanta Journal from 1952-1963, director of information at the Southern Regional Council from 1952-1963, and the author of numerous books and articles.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Pat Watters. The papers include correspondence, subject files, awards, book reviews, and a manuscript of his unpublished "Add Obits." Born digital materials include correspondence and writings.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Subject files, correspondence, and manuscript material
2 - Printed material
RRL Access copies of processed born digital material [Reading room access ONLY]
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