James G. Hollandsworth Civil War Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of material related to or about the writings and publications of Dr. James G. Hollandsworth. The collections starts out with various material associated with his writings. Then shifts to four years of correspondence. Followed by three typed manuscripts.
- Creation: 1994–1997; 1999; 2001
Conditions Governing Access
Noncirculating; available for research.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).
Biographical / Historical
On January 7, 1944, James G. Hollandsworth, Jr. was born in Asheville, North Carolina to James G. and Willie Lee Hearn Hollandsworth. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in history from Asheville School, Davidson College in 1966. He then went on to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and obtained a master’s degree in guidance and counseling in 1972 and a doctoral degree in counseling psychology in 1975. In 1988, he went to Madeline College, Oxford University in England to do some postgraduate work.
According to www.encyclopedia.com, his career consisted of “Duke University Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Asheville, NC, psychiatric social worker, 1972-73; Community Mental Health Center of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL, clinical and community psychology intern, 1975-76; University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, assistant professor, 1976, associate professor, 1979, professor of psychology, 1984—, director of training, 1987-89, assistant vice-president for academic affairs, 1989-94, assistant commissioner for academic affairs, 1994-96, associate vice-president for academic affairs, 1997—, associate provost, 1998—. American Cancer Society, Mississippi Division, professional education committee, psychology subcommittee chair, 1984-87; American Board of Professional Psychology, diplomat. Member of Mississippi State Board of Psychological Examiners, 1986-89.” He also served in the U.S. Army from 1967 – 1968.
Hollandsworth wrote many books and publications on Civil War History and psychology. His major works consists of Portrait of a Scientific Racist: Alfred Holt Stone of Mississippi; The Louisiana Native Guards: The Black Military Experience During the Civil War; Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks; An Absolute Massacre: The New Orleans Race Riot of July 30, 1866; and Coming of Age in the Crescent City.
Dr. James G. Hollandsworth, Jr passed away in his home on September 21, 2010.
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Language of Materials
The collection contains material pertaining to the writings and publications of Dr. James G. Hollandsworth, correspondence, and manuscripts.
The collection is arranged by groups. Each group is then arranged chronologically. The groups consists of material related to or about the writings and publications of Dr. James G. Hollandsworth, correspondence, and manuscripts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
James G. Hollandsworth
Copies of books by James G. Hollandsworth are available in the Cook, McCain, and Gulf Park Libraries:
Physiology and Behavior Therapy: Conceptual Guidelines for the Clinician (New York: Plenum Press, 1986), call number RC489.B4 H6 1986 (Cook, Gulf Park).
The Physiology of Psychological Disorders: Schizophrenia, Depression, Anxiety, and Substance Abuse (New York: Plenum Press, 1990), call number RC514 .H59 1990 (Cook, Gulf Park).
The Louisiana Native Guards: The Black Military Experience during the Civil War (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1995), call number E540.N3 H65 1995 (Cook, McCain).
Pretense of Glory: The Life of General Nathaniel P. Banks (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998), call number E467.1.B23 H65 1998 (Cook, Gulf Park).
- James G. Hollandsworth Civil War Collection
- Collection processed and finding aid written by Shawna Guidry
- November 13, 2018
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