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Bernice Brown McCullar papers

Scope and Content

The Bernice Brown McCullar papers contain seven cubic feet of material. There are no restrictions on this collection. The inclusive dates are 1935 through 1981, with the bulk dates from 1950 through 1976. The materials in this collection range from scrapbooks and newspaper clippings to artifactual material such as long-playing record albums and cassette tapes. McCullar's journalism and writing career are featured prominently in the collection, including handwritten and typed drafts. Materials follow chronological order and arrangement.

There are notable gaps in this collection, particularly materials documenting McCullar's teaching career and law practice and correspondence with her two children. There are notable mistakes between newspaper reports andmMcCullar's own papers. Her column in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution entitled "Georgia Notebook" ran daily from October 1965 to May 1967. Only three installments are missing from the series, and they can be found in microfilm area of the Ina Dillard Russell Library. The missing installments are noted in the folder list, along with the dates in which they ran.

This collection is made up of 12 standard-sized boxes that contain files and documents listed by subject and 4 boxes of memorabilia from the career and work of McCullar.