Katharine Hinton Wootten papers, 1914-1942

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/902gf

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wootten, Katharine Hinton, d. 1946.
Title: Katharine Hinton Wootten papers, 1914-1942
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 606
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of librarian and bibliographer Katharine Hinton Wootten, including correspondence and bibliographies.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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


Gift, 1945, with subsequent additions.


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


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Katharine Hinton Wootten (d. 1946), librarian and bibliographer, served on the staff of the Carnegie Library of Atlanta (Ga.) during the early 1920s.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Katharine Hinton Wootten from 1914-1942. The papers contain correspondence, including letters from C. Alphonso Smith regarding Wootten's work on a project relating to O. Henry; notes; and bibliographies, particularly relating to the Carnegie Library of Atlanta's collection of Joel Chandler Harris materials. The papers reflect Wootten's interest as a bibliographer in Joel Chandler Harris, O. Henry, and in Elbert Hubbard's "A Message to Garcia."

Arrangement Note

Arranged and described at the fole level by Kathy Shoemaker, 2018.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Joel Chandler Harris, correspondence and bibliographical materials, 1906-1940
1 2 Joel Chandler Harris, box of index cards with bibliographical data, undated
1 3 O. Henry, correspondence and bibliographical materials, 1914-1942
1 4 Elbert Hubbard’s “A Message to Garcia,” correspondence and bibliographical materials, 1936-1942
1 5 Confederate emigration to South and Central America and Mexico, correspondence, bibliographical materials, and clippings, 1939-1942