Thomas H. Crim, Jr. papers

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Thomas H. Crim, Jr.:

A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

August 2012



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-24T17:26-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: Crim, Thomas H., 1918-2000
Title: Thomas H. Crim, Jr. papers
Dates: 1984-1993
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet
Abstract: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.
Identification: W105
Language: English

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.


Index Terms

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.

AIDS (Disease)
Gay activists--Georgia
Letters to the editor
Augusta (Ga.)--Newspapers
clippings (information artifacts)
The Augusta chronicle

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

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To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[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.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mari Banks, June 16, 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Courtney Nix, August 2012.


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