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Harwell, Richard Barksdale, 1915-1988



  • Existence: 1915 - 1988

Richard Barksdale Harwell was born on June 6, 1915 in Washington, DC. He held degrees from Emory University (1937 and 1938), New England College (1966) and Wofford College (1987). A librarian, bibliographer, and historian, Harwell authored and edited numerous books relating to the Civil War and especially to the Confederacy including "The Mint Julep" and "The Civil War Reader: Union Reader and Confederate Reader." Harwell died in 1988.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Erskine Caldwell: A Bibliography," typescript

Identifier: MS-677
Overview "Erskine Caldwell, A Bibliography" (1980). The collection contains the corrected typescript by Richard Barksdale Harwell et al. Another copy of this bibliography, without corrections and introduction may be found in Caldwell/Z/8140.56/.H37