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Papers of Athens Historical Society

Each annual volume consists of papers presented at the meetings of the Athens Historical Society and other articles of historic interest. Volumes 1-4 were edited by Marie Hodgson Koenig; volumes 5-9 by Henry Ramsey, volumes 10-12 by Jenny W. Best. No Historian has been issued since Volume 12 (2007).

Volume 1 - 1996      $5.00
The Legacy of Memorial Park, by Marie Hodgson Koenig
Gold Star Honor Roll
Winston Hodgson Remembered, by Dan Magill
Miss Rosa and the Chocolate Creams, by Susan Frances Barrow Tate
Mrs. Howell Cobb’s Letters to her son Lamar Cobb
Life at the Lyndon House, by Chick Hodgson
Creation of Clarke County, by Richard N. Fickett III
1803 Deed Creating Watkinsville

Volume 2 - 1997         $5.00
Samuel Boykin’s Reminiscences of the Original Botanical Garden of the
     University of Georgia
, with amplification by W. Porter Kellam
Lacy Fleming Mangleburg Remembered, by Dan Magill
To L.F.M., poem to Lacy Fleming Mangleburg by Raymond Staples
Oconee Hill Cemetery, by Charlotte Thomas Marshall

Volume 3 - 1998         $5.00
E. Merton Coulter’s 100th Anniversary, by Horace Montgomery
Dominie House, by Hubert H. McAlexander
Jubilee!, by Michael L. Thurmond
A.B. Cree Letters
Lamar Cobb’s “Iron Clad” Oath
Weather Watchers for Athens, by Gayther Plummer

Volume 4 - 1999         $5.00
Bartram’s Buffalo Lick, by Louis DeVorsey
Black Educators & Their Schools: Quenching the Thirst for Knowledge, by
     Michael L. Thurmond
Historic Chestnut Grove School, by Marie Hodgson Koenig
Musical Theatre in Athens, Georgia: 1865 - 1888, by Ethel Tison Chaffin
Society of Yore, by Lamar Rutherford Lipscomb
Weather Watchers for Athens: Part II: 1890 to 1996, by Gayther Plummer

Volume 5 - 2000 with five year index         $5.00
The Troup Artillery’s “Sallie Craig,” by William S. Smedlund
Industry and Discord in Confederate Athens, by Michael Gagnon
Student Life at the University of Georgia in the 1840s, by Lester Hargrett
The Black Church: Not by Faith Alone, by Michael L. Thurmond
Historic Gardens of Athens, by John C. Waters

Volume 6 - 2001 with index         $5.00
How Athens Came to Be, by Mary Bondurant Warren
The Oconee River in Finnegans Wake, by Hugh Kenner
A Garden Journal from 1839, by Mary E.G. Harden
Malthus Augustus Ward (1794-1863), by Margaret B. Moore
Augustin Smith Clayton (1783 - 1839), by Frances Clayton Bryan Brewer
The Charles Dougherty Family: Marriage and Death in 1853 Athens, by
      Charlotte Thomas Marshall
The Judge Hamilton McWhorter House, from A Postcard History
      of Athens, Georgia, by Gary L. Doster
The Heritage Room of the Athens-Clarke County Library, by Laura Carter
The Story of the Walnut Tree, by John P. Bondurant II

Volume 7 - 2002 with index         $5.00
The Jewish Community in Athens, Georgia: The First Hundred Years, by
        Steven S. Bush
The Sams Family of Athens, by Mike Cheatham
A Passion for Science: Joseph LeConte of Georgia, by Lester D. Stephens
The Atlanta Life Insurance Company, by Mrs. Grace McCune (WPA interview)
The Ridge Runner: A History of the North-East Georgia Railroad, by
        George M. Kozelnicky

Volume 8 - 2003 with index         $5.00
Paul Hamilton Hayne and Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Brothers of the Guild,
       by Rayburn S. Moore
Athletics in Athens, by Dan Magill
Robert Lee Bloomfield of Athens 1827-1916, by Olivia B. Carlisle
The Black Journalists, from The Story Untold by Michael Thurmond
The Power to Destroy: Taxation as a Cause of the Civil War, by Carl Vipperman
Mame, from memoir of Mary Stark Bowers

Volume 9 - 2004 with index         $5.00
The Fire Companies of Athens
Athens’ First Brilliant Eccentric Professor, by William Porter Kellam &
           Gayther Plummer
James Longstreet, by Goodloe Y. Erwin
Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery: A Rich Resource in African-American History, by
           Al Hester
T.R.R. Cobb, Educator and Evangelist, by Henry Ramsey

Volume 10 - 2005 with index      $5.00

A Tribute to Goodloe Y. Erwin, by Betty Alice Fowler
Stoneman's Raid and the Battle of Barber's Creek, by Goodloe Y. Erwin
Coach Herman J. Stegeman and his Family, by Dan Magill
First Baptist Continues 175 Years of Service, by Ernest C. Hynds
The First United Methodist Church of Athens, Georgia, by Mary Claire
          Bondurant Warren

Volume 11 - 2006 with index      $5.00
Revolutionary War Patriot Graves in Clarke and Oconee Counties,
           by Dana Anderson
The History of Newspapers in Athens, by Don Nelson
The Dedication of the Abraham Baldwin Monument at his Connecticut Birth
           Site, by Milton Leathers
Remembering the Southern Mutual Building, by Upshaw C. Bentley, Jr.

Volume 12 - 2007 with index      $5.00
T.R.R. Cobb and His Wandering House, by Sam Thomas
Athens in 1860, by Marion J. Rice
The Saga of Chalky Level, by Eve B. Mayes
A Chalky Level Photogravure (contributed by Norma Greer Ogden and other
           Greer descendants)
A Family Memoir, by Jim White (contributed by Gilbert Milner)
John White’s Rules of Life


Athens Historian - set of all twelve issues            $50.00

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