Signed by author with inscription. Smudge on front wrapper, ink name on front wrapper. 1967 Soft Cover. 85 pp. A pamphlet published by his family in memory of the Edgefield Native who spent his teaching career at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia. Francis Butler Simkins (December 14, 1897 – February 8, 1966) was a historian and president of the Southern Historical Association. He is best known for his highly praised history of the Reconstruction Era in South Carolina, that gave fair coverage to all sides, and for his widely used textbook The South, Old and New (1947) and his monographs... View More...
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