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1 Title:   George A. Cunningham family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cunningham family  
  Dates:   1849-1874  
  Contents:  
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between George A. Cunningham and his wife Mary (Mollie), documenting Cunningham's service with Company K of the 3rd Regiment Georgia State Reserves in South Carolina and Georgia including information on the battles at Broxton's Bridge and River's Bridge (S.C.), casualties, troop movements, and the evacuation of Savannah (Ga.). They also discuss his participation in the fighting in Macon, Camp Lawton, Milledgeville and Augusta and in South Carolina from Coosahatchee, Broxton's Bridge, all in the period of 1862 to 1865. There is discussion of health problems, money, the fighting, the supplies he sends to his family and what crops she should plant. Mollie's letters discuss activities of the Confederate Government, Union attacks on civilians, and Sherman's march through Georgia. The collection also contains a few letters from Mollie's brother J.M. Bullard discussing farming, family news, and disease. Eleven letters from 1874 are to George Ernest Cunningham while he was a student at the University of Georgia. Other items in the collection are photographs of Mary A. E. Johnson Cunningham and George Cunningham, reproduced from the included tin-type; a state of Georgia 25 cent note; a 33-page soft-bound book Address Delivered at the Unveiling of Confederate Monument, Thomaston, GA, May 1909 with Upson County rosters of soldiers. One item, a CSA circular was removed and catalogued as Confederate Imprint CR 1225.
 
  Identifier:   ms2679  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Alford family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Alford, Alice Gertrude  
  Dates:   1911-1922  
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note The Alford family papers document both Celia Kelly Alford and Alice Gertrude. Celia Kelly Alford's papers date from the early 1920s and mostly include State Normal School photographs, memory books, and textbooks. The photographs were removed from the photo albums and placed into archival quality sleeves but the memory books were left intact in order to preserve their intrinsic value. Alice Gertrude's material includes a class photograph and an invitation to the 1911 State Normal School commencement ceremony.
 
  Identifier:   UA0015  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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3 Title:   James Pleasants Waddel diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Waddell, James Pleasants, 1801-1867  
  Dates:   1845-1847  
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The diary of James Pleasants Waddell with entries from September 1845-October 1847. Entries include temperature readings for morning, noon, and evening along with weather conditions and details of daily life in Athens, Georgia. Waddel discussed family, friends, University of Georgia personnel and students, what he was reading, and plantings in his garden or greenhouse.
 
  Identifier:   ms102  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 3. Personal Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1893-1946  
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Series 3. Personal Materials consists of diaries of Telamon Cuyler from 1893-1946, with gaps. The entries discuss Cuyler's college life at the University of Georgia (Athens); his work and social life in Atlanta (Ga.) where he began his law practice; later he discusses the management and life on his farm, Beverwyck, in Jones County (Ga.); and the home front during World War II. Also included in the collection are various pieces of memorabilia and scrapbooks.
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series3  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Bower family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bower family  
  Dates:   1872-1906, bulk 1893-1894  
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The collection consists of the 377 items of personal and business correspondence of the Bower family of Bainbridge, Georgia from 1872-1906. The bulk of the correspondence relates to Byron Beaufort Bower, Jr.'s student years at the University of Georgia in Athens (1893-1894) and detail his activities, expenses, and membership in Kappa Alpha fraternity. Contains newspaper accounts and correspondence between Byron's father Judge Bower and Chancellor Boggs regarding Byron's two week suspension for violating the rules of the Lucy Cobb Institute. Also includes correspondence from Byron's sister Evergiline while a student at the Lucy Cobb Institute and from his brothers Gordon (1897) and Lucien (1901) while at the University of Georgia. Other correspondents include Judge Bower's brother, E.E. Bower; sister, Ceneilla Alexander; and business associate J.L. Hand.
 
  Identifier:   ms14  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   James William Lassiter papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lassiter, James William, 1920-  
  Dates:   1938-1945  
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The collection consists of correspondence written by Lassiter while serving as a supply officer with the 25th Air Depot Group from his assignments in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Guam. Written to his parents, Elwood G. and Georgia Salter Lassiter of Covington. The collection also contains correspondence to Lassiter from his parents and brother Luke, both during the war and while Lassiter was a student at the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2703  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Hillyer family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillyer family  
  Dates:   1805-1990  
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The collection consists of the papers of the Hillyer family from 1805-1990 with the bulk between 1805-1874. Materials from the early years (1805-1819) pertain to Shaler Hillyer and consist of a letter and account book describing Petersburg, Elbert County, Georgia. The collection contains a memoir written by Junius Hillyer describing life on his family's plantation, slavery, the family's move to Athens, Georgia (1821), Junius' attendance at grammar school, descriptions of and activities at Franklin College (University of Georgia). Also includes photocopies of letters from William Dickerson and Peter Wellborn Martin, friends of the Hillyers; materials pertaining to the publication of THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE JUNIUS HILLYER; and dedication of a marker at the Freeman Hillyer homeplace in Popular Grove, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms76  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Thomas Reade Rootes (T.R.R.) Cobb family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Zamphtoff, Archibald  
  Dates:   1872-1961  
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The collection consists of papers of Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb and the Cobb family from 1872-1961. Includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, printed material, legal materials relating to Cobb's law practice, financial records, and manuscript poems written by Cobb under the pseudonym of Archibald Zamphtoff. It is important to note that this collection is not that of the original T.R.R. Cobb (1823-1862) Civil War hero, but rather of a later descendent and namesake. In some places, this collection refers to T.R.R. Cobb III, but that was also the name of Howell Cobb's son who died in infancy, so he is more commonly referred to as T.R.R. Cobb or Cobb in the collection. He is not to be confused with his namesake, his great grand uncle, the Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb who died in the Civil War. The correspondence contains letters from Maud Barker (Cobb) to her parents Charlotte C. and C.P.N. Barker written while a student at the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.) and letters between Cobb and Maud including correspondence during Cobb's World War I service as a clerk with the American Legation in Stockholm, Sweden (1918) and Winchester, England (1919). Other correspondence, including originals to Cobb as well as typed carbons of his replies, relates to Cobb's law practice and pertains to legal cases, politics, and the Democratic party. Additional correspondents include Howell N. Cobb, Clark Howell, and C.P.N. Barker. The collection also includes several volumes of class notes taken by Howell N. Cobb while at Emory University (Atlanta, Ga.) and Harvard (Cambridge, Mass.) and scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs of Carolyn Cobb.
 
  Identifier:   ms1370  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   George J. Kollock family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kollock, George J. (George Jones), 1810-1894  
  Dates:   1815-1889  
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The collection consists of the personal papers of George J. Kollock and the Kollock family from 1815-1889. Early letters are addressed to George while he attended Round Hill Academy in Northampton, Massachusetts. Later letters include those to and from his wife, Susan; their children; and other family members. Most letters relate to family matters, day-to-day circumstances and living conditions, and travel between their home in Clarksville and Savannah. Of particular interest are letters from son, J.F. Kollock while attending Franklin College (now the University of Georgia); correspondence from E.H. (or F.) Campbell of Augusta, Georgia describing the yellow fever epidemic of 1854; and letters from W.P. Johnson and wife M.E., describing trips to Paris, France and Washington, D.C. describing the construction of the Smithsonian Institute and the Washington Monument.
 
  Identifier:   ms8  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   James D. Frederick family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Frederick family  
  Dates:   1844-1899, 1942  
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The collection consists of papers of James Daniel Frederick and the Frederick family from 1844-1899, 1942. The bulk of the collection consists of diaries and account books of James D. Frederick. The diaries (1844-1856 and 1873-1899) contain entries describing Frederick's student life at the University of Georgia, a few minutes and the constitution of the Washingtonian Temperance Society of Franklin College, and entries pertaining to crop conditions, weather, and farming practices for Frederick's farm in Marshallville, Macon County, Georgia. Entries for the period 1873-1889 are sparse and usually are recorded once a year. The account books (1873, 1875-1878, 1880-1882, and 1888-1892) include occasional notes but mainly record items purchased for operating the farm. The collection also contains a diary (January - April 1882) of Eugene Frederick pertaining to the operation of his farm; a typescript of THE KEENE FAMILY containing photographs, genealogical charts, and clippings; and the original mockup for THE RUMPH-FREDERICK FAMILIES including correspondence, photographs, clippings, and genealogical charts. The genealogical material was collected by Louise Frederick Hays.
 
  Identifier:   ms79  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Tate family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Tate family  
  Dates:   1849-1975  
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The collection consists of papers of the Tate family of Gordon and Pickens counties, Georgia from ca. 1849-1975. The papers consist primarily of correspondence, both business and personal. The business correspondence relates to the Tates' involvement in the Georgia Marble Company (Tate, Georgia) and the Kennesaw Marble Company (Marietta, Ga.). The personal correspondence is mainly between Edna Ferguson Tate and her children Sarah and William Tate. Sarah's letters are from Agnes Scott College (Decatur, Ga.) where she was a student and from Orlando (Fla.) where she took a teaching job. William's letters are first as a student and later as an instructor and Dean of Men at the University of Georgia and contain a substantial amount of material relating to activities at the University and events in Athens, Georgia. Other correspondents include Philip May Tate, Stephen C. Tate, Florence M. Tate, and Samuel Tate. The collection also contains photographs of the Tate family and the Georgia Marble Company; account books ca. 1882-1904 pertaining to Sam'l & S.L. Tate & Co. (a general store) and the Georgia Marble Company; and materials relating to the history of Pickens County (Ga.).
 
  Identifier:   ms2016  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   John McIntosh Kell family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kell family  
  Dates:   1784-1927  
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The collection consists of papers of the John McIntosh Kell family and the DeVotie and d'Antignac family. Included is correspondence, post cards, diaries, farm account books, and photographs. Items of interest include a 1784 will of John Kell of Liberty County; a Franklin County jury list of 1836, and Confederate roll of Company K, 10th Georgia Regiment, Kershaw's Division.
 
  Identifier:   ms2323  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1822-1932  
  Contents:  
The papers consist of diaries, business ledgers, photographs, schoolwork, personal and business correspondence, deeds, receipts, speeches, University of Georgia related information, maps, biographical information, obituary, and some family history.
 
  Identifier:   ms2764  
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14 Title:   Lindsey Durham family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Durham family  
  Dates:   1796-1919  
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The collection consists of papers of the Lindsey Durham family from 1800-1919. The papers contain mainly correspondence of the Durham and Richardson families of Clarke County, Georgia. Records relating to the Durham family include correspondence to Dr. Lindsey Durham from several of his sons, including William Walker Durham, Henry Clay Durham, and Lindsey Durham, Jr. while attending medical school in Philadelphia; accounts of Dr. Samuel D. Durham (1859-1867); and medical school notes, lecture tickets, and some medical remedies and recipes. Materials relating to the Richardson family of Watkinsville, Georgia include letters from Edgar Richardson in Troup Artillery from Virginia and D.R. Richardson (unit unknown) from Virginia and North Carolina during the Civil War; letters (1847-1882) from James J. Richardson, to his mother, Letitia J. Richardson from Mexico and Texas; and letters from Edgar Richardson in Texas after the Civil War.
 
  Identifier:   ms757  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   Clarence L. Jordan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Clarence  
  Dates:   1920-1984  
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Correspondence, audiotapes and transcripts, and other papers, relating to Clarence Jordan, Koinonia Farm, a religious and interracial community near Americus, Ga., which he founded in 1942, and his Cotton Patch Gospels; together with correspondence to his wife, Florence (Kroeger) Jordan, concerning his death and legal matters. Includes correspondence to his mother while a student at University of Georgia and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, original Koinonia commitment, and coroner's report on Jordan's death. Topics include an alleged insurance claim scandal and racial violence.
 
  Identifier:   ms2340  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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