M11-02 - GEORGE THOMPSON COLLECTION

Box 1

File 1- The Bobbs- Merrill Reprint Series in History, Reprinted from The American Historical Review and Others Vol. 1 1607-1781

File 2- The Bobbs- Merrill Reprint Series in History, Reprinted from The American Historical Review and Others Vol. II 1781-1865

File 3- The Bobbs- Merrill Reprint Series in History, Reprinted from The American Historical Review and Others Vol. III Civil War Reconstruction

File 4- The Bobbs- Merrill Reprint Series in History, Reprinted from The American Historical Review and Others Vol. IV 1865-1916

File 5- “The Emergence of Modern America” 1876- (Copied 2005)

File 6- Pamphlet- “Ideas of The Progressive Era 1875-1900”  A Source Pamphlet in American Intellectual History Edited by Gilman M. Ostyander (78 pages)

File 7- Pamphlet- “Western Civilization at the University of Chicago” An Introduction for Teachers by Eric Cochrane- 1986 General Editors John W. Boyer and Julius Kirshner

File 8- Historiography: Aids and Readings- History 300 Compiled under the direction of Joann McMillen- reference librarian, Olen C. Bailey Library, Hendrix College Sept 1990 (52 pages)

File 9- The Power of Green: What does America need to regain its global stature? Environmental leadership. By Thomas L. Friedman. (Copied from The New York Times   Magazine, April 15, 2007)

File 10- 1- 26 ½ X 38” Map- West Indies and Central America Compiled and drawn by National Geographic Society- 1970

File 11- Copied (pages 9-24) Introduction to Vol. III The Shaping of America by Page Smith New York: McGraw-Hill, 1980.

File 12- Book List for Social Science Course and Other Miscellaneous papers

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Box 2

Book Pre 1- Topical Classification of American History

Book I- Historiography.
Chapter I: The Establishment of American Colonies
Chapter II: The North American Colonies in the 18th Century
Chapter III: The American Revolution
Chapter IV: Federalists, Republicans
Chapter V: The Jacksonian Democracy

Book 1- Chapter 1: Colonial America ?-1492
Chapter II: The Century of Discovery 1492-1615
Chapter III: First Foundations 1600-1660

Book 2- Chapter IV: The Empire Comes of Age 1660-1713
Chapter V: A Half-Century of Expansion 1713-1763

Book 3- Chapter VI: Liberty & Empire 1763-1770
Chapter VII: Reform and Resistance 1763-1766
Chapter VIII: Crisis, Calm, and Crisis Again 1763-1766
Chapter IX: The Revolution Precipitated 1775-1777

Book 4- Chapter X: The War of Independence 1775-1777
Chapter XI: The War of Independence 1778-1783
Chapter XII: From Colony to Common Wealth 1775-1782

Book 5- Chapter XIII: The Confederation 1781-1789
Chapter XIV: The Federal Convention and Constitution 1786-1788
Chapter XV: The United States in 1790

Book 6- Chapter XVI: Washington’s First Administration 1789-1793
Chapter XVII: Washington’s Second and Stormy Administration 1793-1797
Chapter XVIII: John Adam’s Administration 1797-1801

Book 7- Chapter XIX: Jefferson’s Administration 1801-1809
Chapter XX: The Second War with Great Britain 1809-1815
Chapter XXI: Good Feelings and Bad 1815-1823

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Box 3

Book 8- Chapter XXII: Monroe and J. Q. Adams 1817-1829
Chapter XXIII: Andrew Jackson 1829-1837
Chapter XXIV: The Northern States 1820-1850

Book 9- Chapter XXV: The Southern States 1820-1850
Chapter XXVI: Ferment in The North 1820- 1850
Chapter XXVII: Democrats and Whigs 1837-1844

Book 10- Chapter XXVIII-XXX

Book 11- Chapter XXXI: Young America 1850-1854
Chapter XXXII: The Kansas Prelude 1854-1859

Book 12- Chapter XXXIV: Lincoln, Secession, and Civil War 1860-1861
Chapter XXXV: Conditions & Considerations 1861-1865
Chapter XXXVI: The War in 1861

Book 13- Chapter XXXVII: The War in 1862
Chapter XXXIII: Behind the Lines 1861-1865
Chapter XXXIX: From Vicksburg to Appomattox 1863-1865

Book 14- Chapter I: The Aftermath of War
Chapter II: Reconstruction, Political, and Constitutional 1865-1877
Chapter III: Politics of The Grant Administration 1868-1877

Book 15- Chapter IV: The Negro and The New South 1865-1890
Chapter V: The American Mind During The Reconstruction Years 1865-1877
Chapter VI: The Passing of the Frontier 1865-1890
Chapter VII: Transportation and Its Control 1865-1900
Chapter VIII: The Economic Revolution 1865-1914
Chapter IX: Labor 1865-1920
Chapter X: Immigration 1865-1917
Chapter XI: Agriculture and the Farm Problem 1860- 1896
Chapter XII: Politics 1877-1890

Book 16- Chapter XIII: The Battle of The Standards 1890-1897
Chapter XIV: Philosophy, Arts and Letters 1877-1910
Chapter XV: Imperialism and World Power 1876-1900

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Box 4

Book 17- Chapter XVI: The Progressive Movement 1890-1917
Chapter XVII: The reign of Theodore Roosevelt 1901-1909
Chapter XVIII: The Taft Administration 1909-1913

Book 18- Chapter XIX: The New Freedom 1913-1917
Chapter XX: The Road to War 1914-1917
Chapter XXI: War and Peace 1917-1920

Book 19- Chapter XXII: World Politics 1920-1933
Chapter XXIII: “Normalcy” and Reaction 1921-1933
Chapter XXIV: American Society Between Wars 1920-1940

Book 20- Chapter XXV: The New Deal 1932-1936
Chapter XXVI: Domestic Issues of the Second Administration 1936-1941
Chapter XXVII: Gathering Storm 1933-1941

Book 21- Chapter XXVIII: World War II: The Defensive Phase 1941-1942
Chapter XXIX: First Offensives, West and East April 1943- July 1944
Chapter XXX: Victory in Europe and in The Pacific 1944-1945

Book 22- Chapter XXXI: A Fair Deal 1945-1952
Chapter XXXII: The Cold War 1945-1952

Book 23- Chapter XXXIII: The Eisenhower Administration 1953-1960
Chapter XXIV: World Power in the Nuclear Age 1953-1960

Book 24- Chapter XXXI: Domestic Issues of the Truman Administration 1945-1952
Chapter XXXII: World Power 1945-1952
Chapter XXXIII: Society and Culture in the Post War Years 1945-1961
Chapter XXXIV: Politics and Policies of Eisenhower Administration 1953-1960
Chapter XXXV: World Power in The Nuclear Age 1953-1962

Book 25- Chapter XXXV: Society and Culture in Modern America 1941-1968
Chapter XXXVI: John F. Kennedy and The New Frontier 1960-1963
Chapter XXXVII: The Great Society at War 1963-1968

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Box 5

Book 1- Teaching and Reading Guide for American History

Book 2- Teaching and Reading Guide for:
I: Colonial America
II: American Revolution 1763-1789
III: History of Southern Civilization

Book 3- Teaching and Reading Guide Columbia University 1973 “American Intellectual History”

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Box 6

Book I- Teaching and Reading Guide- “Religion and Civilization”

Book II- Teaching and Reading Guide “Civilization”

Book III- Teaching and Reading Guide “World History”

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Box 7

File 1 – Dr. George Thompson’s personal papers – 1979

File 2 – Newspaper clipping - “Dr. Matt Ellis:  Out of retirement, back in the classroom”- Log Cabin Democrat – February 9th, 1979

File 3 – Information on Dr. Henry Steel Commager – October 1978 (letter, newspaper clipping & resume)

File 4 – National Endowment for the Humanities Material – August 9, 1979

File 5 – Reading list and class outline

File 6 – Emory University Special Collection – Reconstruction and Sherman’s March to the Sea

File 7 – “Book Reviews:  Selected Sources for Locating Reviews of Books Relative to American History” – Humanities and Social Sciences Reference Department, Robert W. Woodruff Library for Advanced Studies – October 1978

File 8 – Seminar Paper – “Free Blacks in the Antebellum South” by William A Doran, Emory University, Directed by Bell I. Wiley, Phd., 1979

File 9 – Book (copied) – Free Negro Owners of Slaves in the United States in 1830:  Together with Absentee Ownership of Slaves in the United States in 1830 by Carter Woodson, 1924

File 10 – Seminar Paper – “Free Negro Slaveholding in the Old South” by Ken Durham – Presented to Professor Bell I. Wiley and the 1979 N.E.H. Seminar at Emory University

File 11 – Book (copied) – pages 156-164 – Rank and File (Chapter IX-“Bibliography of Bell Irvin Wiley”-compiled by John Porter Bloom) – 2 copies

File 12 – Pre-civil war cruelty to slaves – 1851-1859

File 13 – The reissue of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper – No. 341, Vol. 15 – New York, May 10, 1862 – page 34-48

File 14 – “A guide to Manuscript Sources in the Special Collections Department for Atlanta, Georgia” – Robert W. Woodruff Library for Advanced Studies Special Collections Department – Emory University – May 29, 1978 (40 pages)

File 15 – Book (copied) – Historical Papers of the Trinity College Historical Society – Series XXIV – “The Road from Monticello:  A Study of the Virginia Slavery Debate of 1832” – by Joseph Clarke Robert – 1941

File 16 – Book – Time on the Cross:  The Economics of American Negro slavery by Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman – 1974 (including Thompsons outline)

File 17 – Book – Time on the Cross:  Evidence and Methods – A Supplement by Robert William Cross and Stanley L. Engerman – 1974

File 18 – Executive and congressional directory of the confederate states, 1861-1865 (compiled from official records) – Record and Pension Office, 1899

File 19 – Reconstruction sympathy of former Illinois (Union) soldiers with plight of Blackshear, Georgia friend during reconstruction, Oct. 6, 1869

File 20 – Civil War letters from Arkansas Congressmen J.I. Batson, D.W. Carroll, T.B. Hanly, A.H. Garland, R.K. Garland, R.W. Johnson and Grandison D. Royston – 1861-1864

File 21 – Civil War letters (11) from David L. Anderson, Confederate soldier

File 22 – Civil War – Union soldier’s diary – 2nd lieutenant Smith G. Bailey (122 pages) – Courtesy of Professor Bell I. Wiley, Emory University

File 23 – Civil War letters – South Carolina Congressmen Robert W. Barnwell and James L. Orr – 1861-1865

File 24 – Civil War letters – Union soldier, William G. Baugh from Massillon, Ohio – 1864-1865

File 25 – Civil War letters – Robert J. Breckenridge – 1862-1863

File 26 – Civil War letter – H.C. Burnett to Secretary of War Hon. G.W. Randolph, Richmond, VA – 1862

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Box 8

File 1 – Civil War letters from A.T. Caperton – 1861, 1864

File 2 – Civil War letters (24) from Adrian B. Carruth, Surgeon’s Assistant

File 3 – Civil War letters from Congressman Howell Cobb to wife – February 20, 1861-February 18, 1862

File 4 – Civil War letters from Congressman Howell Cobb to other officials

File 5 – Civil War letters from Union Soldier George C. Curtis to his dad

File 6 – Civil War letters from Confederate soldier William Duncan Cole – Sheffield, Alabama – 1862-64

File 7 – Civil War letters from North Carolina Senator W.T. Dortch – 1863-1864

File 8 – Civil War letters from Confederate Soldier William M. Edmonds (from Emory University Archives)

File 9 – Civil War letters from Lt. Ephram L. Girdner Co. H. 66th Indiana Regiment to his sweetheart, Molley (courtesy of Professor Wiley)

File 10 – Civil War letters from Tennessee Congressman, Gus A. Henry – 1862, 1864

File 11 – Civil War letters from Senator Benjamin H. Hill of Georgia

File 12 – Civil War letters from Confederate soldiers to Dr. T.H. Howard

File 13 – Civil War letters from R.M.T. Hunter – 1861-1865

File 14 – Civil War letters – Congressman Herschel V. Johnson of Georgia – 1861-1864

File 15 – Civil War letters from Louisiana and Texas Congressmen W.S. Oldham and Edward Sparrow – 1861-1863

File 16 – Civil War letters from confederate soldier Joseph W. Manley – 1862-1864

File 17 – Civil War letters from C.G.  Memminger (Secretary of Treasury in the Confederate States of America, Treasury Department (Richmond, August 26th, 1862) to Hon. A.H. Stephens, Vice President C.S.A.

File 18 – Civil War letters from Union soldier W.E. Merritt (Courtesy of Prof. Bell I. Wiley)

File 19 – Civil War letters from Mississippi Congressmen A.G. Brown and John W.C. Watson – 1861-1865

File 20 – Civil War letters from Col. C.H. Olmstead to his superior giving reasons for surrender – April 12, 1862

File 21 – Civil War letters from Issac Jefferson Pennington to Mary M. Pennington - 1862

File 22 – Civil War letters from R.B. Rhett – 1861-1862

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Box 9

File 1 - Civil War letters from W.E. Sims to other officials - 1863

File 2 - Civil War letters from G.W. Smith (Maj. Gen. Comdg.) – 1861-1864

File 3 - Civil War letters from Confederate soldier William M. Stanley to his wife, Mary – June 1863-July 1864

File 4 - Civil War letters from Private Charles L. Stephens – 2nd Mississippi Calvary (nephew of Lewis Stephens)

File 5 - Civil War letters from for Cicero W. Stephens, Private in Co. K., 35th Mississippi Regiment (Son of Lewis Stephens) – 1863-1865

File 6 - Civil War letters from Confederate soldier Hubert A. Stephens, private in Co. H., 11th Mississippi Regiment (Son of Lewis Stephens) – 1863-1864 (Courtesy of Professor Bell I. Wiley

File 7 - Civil War letters from Charles F. Taylor – Pennsylvania Bucktail Regiment (killed Gettysburg, brother of Bayard Taylor) (Courtesy of Professor Bell I. Wiley)

File 8 – Journal of W.L. Trask “The Georgia Campaign of 1864” (from Emory University)

File 9 - Civil War letters from Union Naval Commander U.S.S. Minnesota, Captain G.J. Van Brint, Commander – Frigate, Minnesota – March 10, 12, 1862

File 10 - Civil War letters from Confederate Congressman R.W. Walker – 1861 & 1864

File 11 - Civil War letters from Jasper W. Ward - 1861

File 12 - Civil War letters from Alabama Senator W.L. Yancey – 1862-1863

File 13 - Civil War letters from President Jefferson Davis to W.L. Yancey, Alabama Senator and others – 1862-1863

File 14 - Civil War letters from Confederate and Union soldiers (courtesy of Prof. Bell I. Wiley)

File 15 - Civil War letters from Union soldiers, others, miscellaneous

File 16 - Civil War letters and miscellaneous papers – 1861-1865 and undated

File 17 – “A Historian Predicts: Intermarriage of the Races will be Inevitable” and “Less Integration in the Nation’s Capital” – US News & World Report – Nov. 14, 1958

File 18 – “The Secret of Lincoln’s Greatness” – The Sunday Denver Post – Feb. 8. 1959

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Box 10 – Teaching materials

Item 1 – Binder – US History Vol. I

Item 2 – Binder – US History Vol. II

Item 3 – Binder – US History Vol. III

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