Egerton, John, 1721-1787

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John Egerton was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1935. He has written several books including GENERATIONS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY, which won the Weatherford Award in 1983 and the Lillian Smith Award in 1984.

From the description of John Egerton collection. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463034

John W. Egerton served as editor of the University of South Florida News Bureau during the early years of the institution. This collection includes materials gathered by Egerton during the Johns Committee's investigation of USF's administrators, faculty, and students between 1962 and 1964. After leaving the university in 1965, Egerton left the Tampa Bay area and wrote for the Southern Education Report. He has published numerous articles and monographs about the culture of the New South, including A Mind to Stay Here: Profiles from the South (1970) and The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America (1974).

From the description of [Papers] 1961-1979. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 50648262

John Egerton was born in Atlanta, Ga., June 14, 1935. He was a free-lance reporter and author of several books, and did extensive research on civil rights, labor relations, education reform, Southern history and Southern food.

From the description of John Egerton Papers, 1950-2001. (Vanderbilt University Library). WorldCat record id: 53978964

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf John Egerton Collection, 1911-2005 (bulk 1982-1989) University of Mississippi
creatorOf Egerton, John. John Egerton Papers, 1950-2001. Vanderbilt University Library, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
creatorOf Egerton, John. John Egerton collection. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Smythe, Walter. Letterpress transfer : to J. Egerton, 1892 Sept. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Clayton, Al, 1934-. Al Clayton photographs, 1960s-1980s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Egerton, John, 1721-1787. Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified correspondent, 1775 Jan. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
referencedIn Woodward, R. Stanley. R. Stanley Woodward collection, 1932-2004. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Egerton, John. [Papers] 1961-1979. University of South Florida, USF Library
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associatedWith Clayton, Al, 1934- person
associatedWith Florida. Legislature. Legislative Investigation Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Gordon, William. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798. person
associatedWith Popham, John. person
associatedWith Smythe, Walter. person
associatedWith University of South Florida corporateBody
associatedWith Woodward, R. Stanley. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Tampa (Fla.)
Southern States
United States
Southern States
Academic freedom
African American editors
African American newspapers
African Americans
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Cooking, American
Cooking, American
Education and state
Industrial relations
School integration


Birth 1721-11-30

Death 1787-06-18



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