Paul Steven Hudson Collection
1989-2000 [bulk 1991-1995]
Creator: Hudson, Paul Steven
Title: Paul Steven Hudson Collection
Dates: 1989-2000 [bulk 1991-1995]
Abstract: Paul Steven Hudson, a graduate of Oglethorpe University, worked as the Registrar for the campus. He wrote his dissertation, for his degree from Georgia State University, on the life of Thornwell Jacobs. Hudson is Department Chair in Business and Social Sciences at Georgia Perimeter College.
Quantity: 1 linear foot
As a student at Oglethorpe University, Paul Steven Hudson became interested in the life and times of Thornwell Jacobs, President of the University from 1915 to 1943. Hudson, who served as registrar of the university, wrote his dissertation on Jacobs for his doctoral degree from Georgia State University. He is presently employed as a professor of history at Georgia Perimeter College. Hudson has written numerous articles on Jacobs and the history of Oglethorpe University. He also helped revive interest in the Crypt of Civilization.
The collection contains works written by Paul Hudson. These include three typed manuscripts, off-prints of articles, and copies of articles. The first manuscript is a typed, 420-page copy of his dissertation, From Old South to New South: The Public Career of Thornwell Jacobs, His Life and Times (2000). The second manuscript is a typed copy of The Oglethorpe Crypt of Civilization Time Capsule (May 24, 1990). The third manuscript is Died at Gettysburg — The Unique Life and Demise of Old Oglethorpe University (1993). The collection also contains miscellaneous articles by Hudson published in a variety of publications.
Jacobs, Thornwell, 1877-1956
From Old South to New South: The Public Career of Thornwell Jacobs, His Life and Times
The Oglethorpe Crypt of Civilization Time Capsule
Died at Gettysburg — The Unique Life and Demise of Old Oglethorpe University
Folder 1. Dissertation on Thornwell Jacobs
Folder 2. Dissertation on Thornwell Jacobs
Folder 3. Dissertation on Thornwell Jacobs
Folder 4. The Crypt of Civilization Time Capsule, 1990
Folder 5. Died at Gettysburg — The Unique Life and Demise of Old Oglethorpe University (1993)
Folder 6. Miscellaneous publications, 1986, 1989, 1993, 1995, 2000
Folder 7. Off-prints of articles, 1991-1998
Folder 8. Copies of articles from the Atlanta History: A Journal of Georgia and the South. 1995, 2000
Copyright held by Paul S. Hudson. Permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder. Permission to publish from this collection must be approved in writing by the Director of the Library, Oglethorpe University.