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1 Title:   N. N. Curtis letters to Lewis M. Mills  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Curtis, N. N.  
  Dates:   1856  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of four letters: dated Columbus, Georgia, March 13, 1856, "Friend Lewis," signed "N. N. Curtis," regarding the death of E. C. Davis; dated Columbus, Georgia, April 7, 1856, "Friend Lewis," signed "N. N. Curtis," regarding Brother Ben and a debt that Lewis owes; dated Columbus, Georgia, April 8, 1856, "Friend Lewis," signed "N. N. Curtis," regarding Lewis's order; dated Columbus, Georgia, April 10, 1856, "Friend Lewis," signed "N. N. Curtis," regarding a financial statement.
 
  Identifier:   ms1721  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Columbus Baptist Church (Columbus, Ga.) account book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Columbus Baptist Church (Columbus, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1851-1859  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of a book giving detailed handwritten accounts related to churches in south Georgia, principally the Columbus Baptist Church, with other references to Siloam and Hopewell churches.
 
  Identifier:   ms3799  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Suzanne Spence scrapbook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Spence, Suzanne  
  Dates:   1950s  
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This scrapbook contains photographs, letters, and ephemera collected by Suzanne Spence of Columbus, Georgia during her childhood in the 1950s.
 
  Identifier:   ms4282  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Aaron Cohn Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cohn, Aaron  
  Dates:   1931-2012  
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Aaron Cohn (1916-2012) served as a juvenile court judge in Columbus, Georgia (1965-2011). His papers include correspondence, clippings, reports, programs, awards, scrapbooks and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/321/AC  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Trade cards and advertisement scrapbooks  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1890-1915  
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This collection consists of scrapbooks, trade cards, and advertisements. Scrapbooks include one that belonged to Margaret Adams of Augusta, Georgia. Another scrapbook contains three issues of a magazine called Sunshine for Little Children. Another is a repurposed ledger from the Agency Union Bank checkbook, from Columbus, GA.
 
  Identifier:   ms1394  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Howard Manufacturing Company records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Howard Manufacturing Company (Columbus, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1848-1861  
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The collection consists of receipts and business correspondence addressed to John Banks or James B. Parr from customers and potential customers of Howard Manufacturing Company (Columbus, Georgia). Several letters are orders for goods manufactured by the company or requests for information about prices. Correspondences are from individuals and businesses (including Troup Factory, W. M. Whittemore, J. H. Stockton & Co.) in Georgia, Alabama, Missouri, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and New York.
 
  Identifier:   ms2534  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Margaret Bass letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bass, Margaret, 1827-1890  
  Dates:   1863 October 3  
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Consists of one letter written by Mrs. Margaret Bass, a hotel keeper at Perry House in Columbus, Georgia, to a Mrs. Semmes. The letter was written during the Chattanooga Campaign in the Civil War, which was a series of battles that took place from September through November 1863. Mrs. Bass writes that wounded were brought to town from Tennessee and that horses were taken from the local citizens for General Bragg's soldiers.
 
  Identifier:   ms4177  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   M. L. Lichtenstadt letter to D. N. B. Cash  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lichtenstadt, M. L.  
  Dates:   1867  
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The collection consists of a letter dated December 29, 1867, from M. L. Lichtenstadt, a patent medicine dealer in Atlanta, to D. N. B. Cash of Athens, Georgia. He discusses the success of his panaceas, specifically referring to the "miraculous" work of his "Byometer." Trips to promote his patent medicine ventures in Columbus, Georgia, and as far west as Louisiana and Texas are mentioned.
 
  Identifier:   ms1013  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Georgia Weather Bureau climatological records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Weather Bureau. Georgia  
  Dates:   1870-1995  
  Contents:  
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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10 Title:   Columbus, Ga. scrapbook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1868-1871  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of one volume of pasted items, which include labels, advertisements, tickets, business cards, and invitations glued over the pages of an account book of the Columbus Daily Sun.
 
  Identifier:   ms101  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Brumby and Hart family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brumby Zenere, Mira (Candle)  
  Dates:   1779-2011  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of biographical information, genealogy, correspondence, writings, artwork, scrapbooks, financial papers, printed material and photographs. Much of the correspondence is between Sewell and Mary Brumby and from their friends, especially their friends in Japan. The Hart family correspondence revolves around Mary Elmira Bullard Hart, with letters from her husband William Thomas Hart, and their children Louise Hart Hunt (1911-1987), Mary Hart, and William Bullard Hart (1918-1985). There is also correspondence of Marianne Brumby, Mira Lee "Candle" Brumby, Sewell Robeson Brumby, the Bullard family, the Blackmar family and the Pittman family. John Ray (1792-1868) was a lawyer and teacher in Newnan, Georgia. The connection between the Ray/ Barker families and the Brumby/Hart families is unclear. Genealogy research done by Sewell Brumby concerns the Brumby, Hart, Sewell and Pittman extended families and includes research correspondence with family members. Writings are by various family members, especially the poetry of Louise Hart Hunt and family cookbooks and recipes used for Mary Brumby's publication. Several Blackmar family scrapbooks are included. Financial papers include estate papers of Mary Blackmar Bullard and Mary Elmira Hart with personal property inventories. There is also a household inventory of Sewell Brumby's house for insurance purposes, and information on loans and donations of Japanese items to museums. There are numerous photographs of family, houses and other subjects.
 
  Identifier:   ms3752  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Trinity Episcopal Church (Columbus, Ga.) records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Trinity Episcopal Church (Columbus, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1834-1974  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of minutes, church registers containing communicants, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials, and lists of families, vestry minutes, registers of church services, attendance and pledge records, financial records, choir notes, and materials relating to the church's history. The collection also contains the record book of St. Mary's Episcopal Church (Columbus, Ga.) and printed material including the proceedings of the Protestant Episcopal Church Diocese of Georgia (1846-1878, with gaps) and the Diocese of Atlanta (1907-1921, with gaps)
 
  Identifier:   ms2543  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Chandler family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chandler, Sidney Grisby, 1900-1964  
  Dates:   1820-1930  
  Contents:  
Collection includes papers and other materials pertaining to the Chandler family, originally from Columbus, Georgia, dating mostly from the 1830s-1920s. Notable materials include extensive correspondence for both Reverend George T. Chandler and his son, Sidney G. Chandler, legal documents, and the scrapbook album belonging to Mrs. Mary A. Thomas.
 
  Identifier:   ms4233  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Louise Wellmaker O'Neal Brinson collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, David Yoakley  
  Dates:   1928-1956, undated  
  Contents:  
This collection contains items related to African American businesses, churches, schools, and leaders in the Middle Georgia area. The bulk of the collection is comprised of photographs and includes several of the funeral of Dr. Thomas H. Brewer, a civil rights activist murdered in Columbus, Georgia in 1956.
 
  Identifier:   ms4374  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   John Banks collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks, John, 1797-1870  
  Dates:   1830-1865  
  Contents:  
The collection consists mainly of an autobiography of John Banks written sporadically from 1830-1865. His autobiography outlines his boyhood and family background; service in the Seminole Indian Wars in 1818 in Florida; his involvement in various mercantile businesses in Elbert and Henry counties; his presidency in the Planters & Mechanics' Bank in Columbus; ownership in the Howard Manufacturing Company (textile) in Columbus; the Civil War and his sons', Daniel Watkins, Richard Eugene, and Willis Dunston service in the Confederate Army; and Sherman's march through Georgia. The collection also includes the Banks family bible containing births, deaths, and marriages, and two published works on the Banks and Winstanley families' genealogy.
 
  Identifier:   ms2540  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 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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17 Title:   Herman E. Talmadge Collection: Collection Summary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002  
  Dates:   1940-1987  
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Herman E. Talmadge was Governor of Georgia from 1948 to 1955 and a U.S. Senator from 1957 to 1980. His papers primarily document his service in the U.S. Senate and include constituent correspondence, press files, legislative files, campaign files, and files related to Watergate. Also included are files related to his father's newspaper, The Statesman, and to his service as governor.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/102/HET  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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