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MSS 009 Hubert McAlexander papers Edit


MSS 009
Finding Aid Author
Jennifer Sirotkin
Finding Aid Date
February 2016
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Edition Statement
First Edition


  • 1974-2016 (Creation)


  • 7.25 Linear Feet (Whole)
    7 record boxes, 1 poster box, 1 book



  • Abstract

    Genealogical and historical research conducted by Dr. Hubert McAlexander, related to Athens families and locations. Researched topics cover the dates 1671 to 1960.

  • Language of Materials


  • Processing Information

    Collection described by Jennifer Sirotkin, 2016.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Open to researchers without restrictions.

  • Accruals

    Additional accruals are expected.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Materials donated by Hubert McAlexander, August 2009 - February 2016. More materials added May 2018.

  • Arrangement

    Folder titles were copied from Dr. McAlexander's original folders.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Dr. Hubert McAlexander was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1939. He attended the University of Mississippi, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in 1961 and his Master of Arts in 1966. His doctorate degree was completed at the University of Wisconsin in 1973. After teaching one year at Texas A & M, he and his wife Patricia joined the University of Georgia faculty in 1974. He retired from a distinguished teaching career at UGA in 2010.

    Dr. McAlexander is a noted southern literature expert. His professional publications have included numerous journal articles, biographies of Sherwood Bonner and Peter Taylor, and two additional books on Peter Taylor.

    Dr. McAlexander is a member of the Athens Historical Society, researching family histories and Athens locations. His work has helped with local history publications and placing historical markers.

  • Preferred Citation

    Hubert McAlexander Papers, MSS 009, Heritage Room, Athens Clarke-County Library, Athens, GA, USA.

  • Related Materials

    The Heritage Room has a copy of Frances Thomas' Historic Dearing Street, call number GR 975.818 Clarke THOMASHOLDER.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Hubert McAlexander Papers contain reproductions of genealogical source materials and original correspondence with family descendants and historical organizations around Athens.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    This collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. Apply in the Heritage Room for access.

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