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Finding aid for the Hodding Carter Periodicals



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Hodding Carter Periodicals
0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Language of Materials

Preferred Citation

Hodding Carter Periodicals Collection (MUM00066), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

William Hodding Carter, II (February 3, 1907 – April 4, 1972), was a Southern U.S. progressive journalist and author. Carter was born in Hammond, Louisiana, the largest community in Tangipahoa Parish, in southeastern Louisiana. His parents were William Hodding Carter I, and the former Irma Dutartre. Among other distinctions in his career, Carter was a Nieman Fellow. He died in Greenville, Mississippi, of a heart attack at the age of sixty-five. He is interred in the Greenville Cemetery.

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Scope and Content

Collection contains periodicals which contain articles written by or about Hodding Carter. These materials are dated 1948-1969.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Access Restrictions

The Hodding Carter Periodicals Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

American Magazine 

Betty W. Carter. "First Story" (August 1948): 130. 

The Atlantic

Hodding Carter. "Southern Towns and Northern Industry" (November 1949): 48+ 

Delta Review

Hodding Carter. "From 'The Ballad of Catfoot Grimes'" (Summer 1964): 32-33. 

Ford Times: 

Hodding Carter. "Biloxi, Mississippie" (November 1952): 2+. 

Hodding Carter. "Little Rivers of Mississippi" (November 1969): 38+. 


Hodding Carter. "The Mississippi" (March 1949): 34+. 

Ladies Home Journal 

Hodding Carter. "A Street in Our Town" (December 1949): 51+. 

The Lamp 

Hodding Carter. "The South Is on Its Way" (November 1951): 20+. 

Lifetime Living 

Hodding Carter. "Mississippi's Gulf Coast" (February 1954): 28+. 


Hodding Carter. "A Southerner Tells: What's Wrong with the South" (August 16, 1949): 21+. 

Hodding Carter. "How Dangerous is the Ku Klux Klan?" (December 6, 1949): 23+. 

Hodding Carter. "The Negro Problem Moves North" (April 8, 1952): 29+. 

Hodding Carter. "A Wave of Terror Threatens the South" (March 22, 1955): 32+ [2 copies]. 

Hodding Carter. "The South and I" (June 28, 1955): 74+ [2 copies]. 

Reader's Digest 

Hodding Carter. "A Chip on Our Shoulder Down South" (January 1947): 123+. 

Hodding Carter. "A Matter of Life or Death" (October 1950): 60+. 

The Rotarian 

Hodding Carter. "I Love My Town" (October 1966): 28+. 

Saturday Evening Post 

Hodding Carter. "He's Doing Something About the Race Problem" (February 23, 1946): 30+ [2 copies]. 

Hodding Carter. "Chip on Our Shoulder Down South" (November 2, 1946): 18+. 

Milton MacKaye. "The South's Fighting Editor" (June 14, 1947): 28+ 

Hodding Carter. "He is My Friend" (November 27, 1948): 28+ 

Hodding Carter. "The South's Forgotten Man" (August 20, 1949): 25+. 

Hodding Carter. "Racial Crisis in the Deep South" (December 17, 1955): 26+. 

Hodding Carter. "We Hunted Lions Without Guns" (January 9, 1960): 30+ 

Hodding Carter. "I'll Never Leave My Town" (June 4, 1960): 19+. 

Hodding Carter. "Let's Keep the Filibuster" (June 16, 1962): 10+ 

Hodding Carter. "Let's Keep the Filibuster" (June 16, 1962): 10+. 

Saturday Review of Literature 

Hodding Carter. "Cause Celebre and Cause CP" (June 10, 1950): 11+. 

Walter Wray. "A Lincolnian in the Delta" (May 23, 1953): 13+. 

Hodding Carter, Ralph McGill, Harry S. Ashmore, Omer Carmichael, and Edward D. Ball. "The Supreme Court Decision: Five Years Later" (May 23, 1959): 12+. 

This Week Magazine (Memphis, TN's Commercial Appeal) 

Hodding Carter. "The Awful Encounter" (May 17, 1953): 8+ [3 copies]. 

Hodding Carter. "A Glimpse of Peace" (October 18, 1953): 2 [2 copies]. 


"Delta Prizewinner" (May 20, 1946): 50. 

Virginia Quarterly Review 

Hodding Carter. "The Broadsword Virtues" (Autumn 1949): 489+. 

Hodding Carter. "Our Town is Conservative" (Spring 1965): 202+. 

What's New 

Hodding Carter. "A Bugle Call and Coffee and a Sapling Pine" (Christmas 1956): 28+.