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Crim, Thomas H., 1918-2000
Thomas H. Crim, Jr. papers
0.4 Linear feet
Thomas H. Crim, Jr. (1918-2000) lived in Evans, Georgia, from around 1935. The bulk of his papers consists of editorials, articles, and letters to the editor from the Augusta Chronicle, and documents Crim's opposition to the Chronicle's stance on gay rights, and, to a lesser extent, smokers' rights.
Scope and Contents of the Papers
The Thomas H. Crim, Jr. papers consist of news clippings, correspondence, and photographs, 1984-1993. The majority of the collection consists of editorials, articles, and letters to the editor from the Augusta Chronicle, and documents Crim's opposition to the Chronicle's stance on gay rights, and, to a lesser extent, smokers' rights. The photographs depict an Augusta Pride Parade. The contents of the collection had been assembled as a scrapbook by Crim.
Biographical Note about Thomas H. Crim, Jr.
Thomas H. Crim, Jr. was born in Kentucky on June 7, 1918 and graduated from Louisville Male High School in 1935. He then moved to Evans, Georgia, a suburb of Augusta. From 1984-1993, he wrote to the Augusta Chronicle to defend both gay rights and smokers' rights to columnists, most notably Dartmouth College professor Jeffrey Hart. Crim died in Evans, Georgia on April 4, 2000 at the age of 81.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Letters to the editor
clippings (information artifacts)
The Augusta chronicle
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[item], [folder title], Thomas H. Crim, Jr. Papers, W105, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.