Joel Chandler Harris papers, 1858-1978 (bulk 1880-1908).

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Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908. Joel Chandler Harris papers, 1858-1978 (bulk 1880-1908).

Joel Chandler Harris papers, 1858-1978 (bulk 1880-1908).

The Joel Chandler Harris collection contains papers of Joel Chandler Harris from 1858-1978. The papers include correspondence to and from Harris, writings by and about the author, family photographs, illustrations of his stories and books, papers of and relating to his family and associates, as well as materials about the Wren's Nest and Eatonton, and miscellaneous material relating to Harris and his works. The bulk of the papers date from 1880, around the time of the publication of Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings, to 1908 when Harris died. The oldest items in the collection are notebooks and essays Harris composed while a student at Eatonton Male Academy from 1858-1862. The most recent items are newspaper clippings about Harris and Wren's Nest written in the 1970s. Correspondents include Samuel Clemens, Jeannette L. Gilder, James Whitcomb Riley, Theodore Roosevelt, Walter Hines Page, Corra Harris, Andrew Carnegie, George Washington Cable, Arthur Burdett Frost, Hamlin Garland, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas E. Watson, and Charles Scribner.

15 linear ft (37 boxes.25 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

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