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1 Title:   Charles G. Dow letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dow, Charles G.  
  Dates:   1837 March 19  
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The Charles G. Dow letter collection consists of a letter from Charles to his father Dr. Jabez Dow, of Dover, New Hampshire, regarding his recent arrival to Augusta, Georgia in 1837.
 
  Identifier:   ms4022  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Robert E. Williams photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Williams, Robert E., -1937  
  Dates:   1872-1898  
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The collection consists of 81 prints of African Americans in the Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia area. The photographs depict dwellings and domestic chores, rituals of baptism, harvesting and transporting cotton, vehicles and transportation, and children and family life. This collection has been digitized and is available through the Digital Library of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms1284  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Berry Fleming papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fleming, Berry, 1899-1989  
  Dates:   1929-1977  
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The collection consists of papers of Berry Fleming of Augusta, Georgia from 1929-1977. Includes correspondence, clippings, notebooks, and manuscripts relating to Fleming's works, particularly Colonel Effingham's Raid. The collection also contains information pertaining to the magazine publication and the motion picture production of Colonel Effingham's Raid.
 
  Identifier:   ms1484  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Dozier Land Company records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   National Land Company (Augusta, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1905-1920  
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The collection consists of records of the Dozier Land Company (Athens, Ga.) and its predecessors, the American Land Company (Athens, Ga.) and the National Land Company (Augusta, Ga.), from 1905-1920 and contains mostly correspondence relating to residential real estate development in Augusta and Athens, Georgia. Correspondents include Thomas H. Dozier, James Howard Dozier, W.B. Dozier, and Olin A. Dozier. Of particular interest is correspondence relating to the hiring of balloon ascensionists as a publicity gimmick.
 
  Identifier:   ms26  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Georgia Weather Bureau climatological records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Weather Bureau. Georgia  
  Dates:   1870-1995  
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This collection includes original data accumulated by weather bureau offices in both Atlanta's city (1878-1954) and airport (1931-1970) offices, Augusta (1870-1936), and Columbus (1946-1995). Included are handwritten hourly, daily, and monthly meteorological and climatological data sheets, reports, and observations. The Columbus records also include station log books (1942-1995) regarding equipment and expenses and several photographs of the office (1946, 1948). The general series has two volumes that relate to weather across the state, "Damaging weather in Georgia" and "Temperature average data sheets."
 
  Identifier:   ms3804  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Augusta Arsenal records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Augusta Arsenal (Augusta, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1841-1844, 1861  
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The collection consists of records of the Augusta Arsenal (Ga.) from 1841-1844. Primarily from the United States Army Ordnance Dept. to Lt. Col. George H. Talcott, the collection includes correspondence, inventories, invoices, and receipts pertaining to the daily business and operations of the arsenal.
 
  Identifier:   ms715  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   J. B. Fuqua Public Service Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fuqua, John Brooks (J.B.), 1918-2006  
  Dates:   1948-1999  
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The J.B. Fuqua Public Service Papers detail the political career of self-made businessman and philanthropist, J.B. Fuqua. Fuqua was born and raised in Prince Edward County, Virginia before settling in Augusta, Georgia with his family. His primary business was ownership of WJBF television and radio stations. Fuqua became involved with politics in 1957 when he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives for Richmond County where he served four terms. During his tenure as a politician, Fuqua was responsible for helping Carl Sanders become elected as governor in 1962 and also served as a member of the Democratic National Convention Committee in 1964. The collection includes papers detailing Fuqua's involvement with the Georgia Democratic Party, photographs, campaign memorabilia, and audiovisual materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/249/JBF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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8 Title:   William Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, William, active 1833-1857  
  Dates:   1813-1910  
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The collection consists of papers of the William Jones family of Augusta, Georgia from 1813-1910. Includes correspondence; account books, financial records, and receipts relating to Jones' cotton gin business (1833-1857); freedmen contracts; and legal papers relating to Jones' duties as executor of Marshall Keith's estate and guardian of the Keith children. The correspondence, mainly to William Jones, pertains to business matters, his guardianship of the Keith children, and family matters. Correspondents include Sarah Jane Jones Griffin, Arthur W. Jones, William H. Jones, and Sophie Jones. The early materials (1813-1863) pertain to the Isham Keith family and contain correspondence between Isham, Marshall, and Peter Keith.
 
  Identifier:   ms1749  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Paine family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Paine family  
  Dates:   1848-1952  
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The collection consists of papers of the Paine family of Clarke County (Ga.) and Ansley family of Augusta (Ga.) from 1848-1952. Includes correspondence; genealogical information on the Burge, Graves, Paine, and Ansley families; photographs, and a scrapbook. Correspondents include Sarah Ann Neal Burge, David Henry Ansley, Sarah Graves Ansley, James Gardner Paine, Sr., F.A. Rutherford, and James Gardner Paine, Jr.. Included are correspondence from F.A. Rutherford of the 23rd Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Atlanta Campaign, from James G. Paine, Jr. while serving in World War II and relating to his interest in breeding hounds for hunting, from Anne Platt Reeves Paine to her mother-in-law while living in the Philippines, and a typescript of the history of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church (Newton County, Ga.).
 
  Identifier:   ms2261  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Lewis Wickes Hine photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940  
  Dates:   1909-1913  
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The collection consists of photographs by Lewis W. Hine from 1909-1913 depicting child laborers in Georgia. The photographs show mill children at their work or grouped before the mills. A few of the photographs show the shanty towns surrounding the mills where the children lived with their families. The collection includes photographs from the following Georgia mill sites: Augusta, Columbus, LaFayette, Lindale, Macon, Rome, Rossville, Tifton, and Valdosta.
 
  Identifier:   ms989  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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