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1 Title:   Leonidas Watkins Walton letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Walton, Leonidas Watkins, 1853-1894  
  Dates:   1844 September 16  
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The collection consists of one letter sent by Leonidas Watkins Walton (1853-1894) to his mother, Evelina S. Walton, on September 16, 1844. Leonidas writes of his travels through Georgia having just returned to Canton after travelling to Clarkesville, Ellijay, and Tallulah Falls. The letter is addressed to Evelina in Augusta, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3966  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Hargrove family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrove family  
  Dates:   1866-1868, 1908  
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The collection consists of correspondence from C. G. Hargrove, and C. S. Hargrove & Co., Sparta, Georgia, concerning family matters and some financial transactions. The collection also includes an oath of allegiance to the United States after the Civil War, a receipt from the United States Internal Revenue Service, poem regarding the death of an infant along with a note signed "Eliza," and a counter check.
 
  Identifier:   ms3502  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Hansell Baugh family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Baugh family  
  Dates:   1925-1967  
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This collection consists of family and general correspondence, writings, materials from the Institute of General Semantics, financial papers, printed materials, and photographs from Hansell Baugh's professional and domestic life.
 
  Identifier:   ms3575  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Joseph Lewis Collier family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1930-2010  
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The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, printed material, photographs and an artifact. Most of the correspondence is from "Joe" to his mother "Rena," beginning in 1942 when he was a student at the University of Georgia. Later letters give details of family life. The printed material includes numerous Athens Historical Society items. Of special interest is Joseph Collier's University of Georgia X Club jacket.
 
  Identifier:   ms3662  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Will Hill Newton II family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton family  
  Dates:   1880-1980  
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Collection consists of the family papers of Will Hill Newton II and include genealogy, correspondence, photographs, certificates, and artifacts. The high school and World War II era military service of Will Hill Newton II is highlighted, as is some genealogical material illustrating family connections.
 
  Identifier:   ms3673  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Cobb-Newton-Jordan family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan family  
  Dates:   1727-1904  
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The collection consists of papers regarding various related familes of Georgia from the nineteenth century, including the Cobbs, the Jordans, and the Newtons. It is primarily made up of correspondence that deals with family matters. Financial papers are also included, such as estate papers, slave bills of sale, and a land grant.
 
  Identifier:   ms3829  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   McGuire's Store ledger and Nixon family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Nixon, William C.  
  Dates:   1854-1904  
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This collection contains an account ledger from from McGuire's Store, Georgia from 1854. It also contains an 1880 ledger from Dr. William C. Nixon, a small assortment of family correspondence including several from his son Fariss P. Nixon, and photographs of the Nixon family.
 
  Identifier:   ms4144  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   George Walton letter to his son  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804  
  Dates:   1801 July 31  
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This collection contains a letter written by George Walton to his son George Walton, Jr. on July 31, 1801 from his home at Meadow-Garden in Augusta, Georgia. It contains a reference to his role as part of a committee in the selection of land and in contracting builders for the future University of Georgia to be located in Jackson County.
 
  Identifier:   ms4239  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Ira S. and Caroline Bell Caldwell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Caldwell family  
  Dates:   1917-1949  
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The collection consists of correspondence to Ira S. and Caroline Bell Caldwell from 1917-1949. Mainly contains correspondence from their son, Erskine Caldwell; with some from his wives, Helen Lannigan Caldwell, Margaret Bourke-White, and June Johnson Caldwell; and his children Janet, Pixy, and Dabney Caldwell. Erskine's letters chronicle his personal life and professional career: beginning as a college student; then while living in Mt. Vernon, Maine; traveling in Europe; living in Darien, Connecticut; working in Russia; and working in Hollywood, California. The collection also contains some correspondence relating to Ira S. Caldwell's work with the Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church, a typewritten manuscript by I.S. Caldwell, clippings, and a few photographs.
 
  Identifier:   ms1557  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Rhind Stokes family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1813-1949  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of family correspondence, letter books from, business papers, including indentures, receipts and equitable securities. Also included are ledger books, family photos, a diary by Sarah Stokes, and two scrapbooks.
 
  Identifier:   ms2352  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Joseph Emerson Brown Family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown family  
  Dates:   1829-1980  
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This collection consists of materials documenting the family relations of noted Civil War Georgia Governor Joseph Emerson Brown. It includes genealogy materials that cover the 18th and 19th centuries, correspondence between family members of different generations, which discuss typical family business for the time, including typed transcripts of Joseph E. Brown's 1865 letter to Andrew Johnson requesting release from prison, as well as his sworn agreement not to bear arms against the United States government. also included are women's diaries, the bulk being the European travel journals of Sally Eugenia Brown, as well as family financial material such as account books and land documents, as well as stock certificates for a company named posthumously for Joseph E. Brown. The collectioin also contains printed matter, including clippings and a speech to the Georgia Assembly that son Joseph M. Brown gave as governor in 1912, and photographs of a few later relatives of the family.
 
  Identifier:   ms3630  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Weems family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Weems family  
  Dates:   1918-1992  
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The collection documents the history of the Weems family of Georgia and related families, such as the Parks and the Holleymans. The families are documented by correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, genealogy research (including charts, worksheets, and birth, marriage, and death records), professional work, and clippings. Much of the collection focuses on Sarah Parks Branch Weems and her closest relatives.
 
  Identifier:   ms3882  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Kramer family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kramer, Lorr Lawrence Washington  
  Dates:   1919-2005  
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Consists of materials mostly from the 1960s through the 1990s pertaining to the Kramer family from Atlanta, Georgia. Contains documents, correspondence, and photographs related to the history of the Atlanta Zen Center. Includes correspondence from Lorr Kramer's travels around the world in the 1970s. Also includes some of the writings of the Kramer family, as well as genealogy research.
 
  Identifier:   ms4053  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   W.E. Funderburk papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Funderburk, W. E., active 1873  
  Dates:   1912-1949  
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Papers pertaining to W.E. Funderburk, a rural mail carrier from Gladesville, Jasper County, Georgia. Includes documents showing purchase of a parcel post buggy from Lewis & Neville Manufacturing Company in Goshen, Indiana, the purchase and payment for an oil pump from The American Oil Pump and Tank Company, as well as invoices from the Ford Motor Company in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes receipts for dues paid to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Warren Lodge No. 20 in Griffin, Georgia and a copy of the Freemason's Pocket Compendium. Includes a 1913 copy of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Georgia Rural Letter Carriers Association. Includes a letter to W.E. Funderburk's wife, Mary Lillian Funderburk, from their daughter Lily Mae Funderburk, and a death card announcement for Mittie M. Funderburk in 1924.
 
  Identifier:   ms4089  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   Cobb's Legion collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America. Army. Cobb's Legion  
  Dates:   1861  
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Contains small leather bound journal belonging to Captain Thomas Camak of Company D, Cobb's Legion. Journal details information and notes regarding soldiers in Company D, including a list of what was issued to each solider and small certificates from a confederate bond. Collection also contains letter and two postcards with tax information sent to Dr. James Camak and Mary W. Camak, Captain Camak's brother and sister-in-law. Also contains correspondence between Frank T. Graham, his wife, Estelle, and his mother, Mary Kane.
 
  Identifier:   ms4102  
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16 Title:   Dunlap-Burge papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Burge, John L.  
  Dates:   1939-1968  
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This collection contains Burge family correspondence, a scrapbook, deposition transcripts from the 1945 dispute over Clara Dunlap Badgley's will, including the photographs of signatures that were analyzed. Also included is an engraved portrait of Samuel S. Dunlap.
 
  Identifier:   ms4203  
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17 Title:   Margaret Elizabeth LaBoon family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   LaBoon, Margaret Elizabeth, 1897-1976  
  Dates:   1822-1990  
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This collection consists of genealogical records and research, scrapbooks, diaries, personal writings, published materials, financial papers, maps, and photographs. Margaret Elizabeth LaBoon made scrapbooks out of correspondence she received from family and friends, as well as newspaper clippings about Athens and Monroe, Georgia and the people she knew from these areas. The correspondence hails from Margaret Elizabeth LaBoon's vast collection and focuses on what her family sent her. The scrapbooks contain either cards (for weddings, wellness, or gratitude) or newsclippings regarding individuals in Georgia that LaBoon recognized, particularly in the "People I Know" section of the collection. Diaries in the collection are written by several men in the LaBoon family. The two diaries of James Franklin LaBoon cover his service in France during World War I. The two ledgers of William Lafayette LaBoon are part diary and part memoir, as he related his past and present experiences. The 1899-1933 ledger includes genealogy, estate records for Peter LaBoon and Joseph Allen LaBoon, and handwritten copies of the family's legal documents and letters. The 1934-1937 ledger is mainly a diary, with some pages devoted to Byrum family genealogy and personal opinions on politics and government. In 1941, George Mason LaBoon copied portions of this ledger into a more legible form within the same book. The numerous diaries of George Mason LaBoon, from 1910-1929, detail his work on the family farm, including tasks like plowing, planting, hog killing, cutting timber, hunting, and feeding livestock. He notes the routines in his daily life, such as his reading and meals, as well as social events and church activities. Financial papers include ledgers (1836-1907) from the blacksmith shop of Mason C. LaBoon and later Joseph T. LaBoon in Walton County (Ga.). Families represented in this collection include the Laboon, Foster, Fielding, Byrum, and Bradbury families.
 
  Identifier:   ms3712  
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18 Title:   Connally family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Connally family  
  Dates:   1857-1975  
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Folder one contains correspondence from several different members of the Connally family, including Tom Connally, Delia Connally, and L. Allen Connally. Folder two contains correspondence from, to, or regarding Charles P. Connally. Folder three contains legal documents originating in Walker County, Georgia, such as a mortgage, warranty title deed, receipts of payment, a document showing the approval of a substitute to serve in the Confederate army for W.L. Connally in 1862, and a document showing the agreement of three men to pay W.L Connally $10,000 in 1866, although no reason is given. Folder four contains legal documents originating in Fulton County, such as a property title for Mrs. Mattie O. Davis, letters testamentary for Mrs. Mary Connally, last will and testament of W.L Connally, and quit-claim deed between Pauline Propst and Mrs. Tott S. Connally, and two documents pertaining to the last will and testament of Mrs. W.L Connally. Folder five contains newspapers clippings, most of which concern Charles P. Connally's promotion to police chief. Folder six contains photographs of multiple family members, most of which have been identified. Folders seven and eight contain photographs of women and men, most unidentified. Folder nine contains genealogical records and research done by members of the Connally family, such as marriage records, a brief biography of Elijah Lewis Connally, family histories, and poems and stories by T.S. Connally.
 
  Identifier:   ms4070  
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19 Title:   Janie Warren Hollingsworth Lane papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lane, Janie Warren Hollingsworth, 1883-1965  
  Dates:   1927-1968  
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Collection includes the correspondence and papers of Janie Warren Hollingsworth (Mrs. Julian C.) Lane, former president of the Georgia Women's Democratic Club. Two folders contain correspondence with family including her two sons, Tilden Burdette Lane and Dr. Julian Curtis Lane, as well as with her siblings Bertha Hollingsworth Brannen, Thomas Ashton Hollingsworth, Isabel Hollingsworth Cross, Clyde Dixon Hollingsworth and her brother Clayton H. Hollingsworth, former superintendent of Georgia School for the Deaf in Cave Spring, Georgia. Folder three contains correspondence regarding Lane's genealogical research. Final folder contains political correspondence and papers, including a letter from Richard B. Russell, a speech Lane delivered during Franklin D. Roosevelt's visit to Georgia, and a letter concerning Lane's candidacy for State Senate.
 
  Identifier:   ms4088  
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20 Title:   Cobb-Dorsey-Weltner family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett Library  
  Dates:   1870-1980  
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This collections consists of papers, photographs, and genealogical records pertaining to the Cobb, Dorsey, and Weltner families. Many of the materials focus on Jasper Newton Dorsey, his wife Callender Weltner Dorsey, and their children, John Tucker Dorsey II and Sally Hull Dorsey, although many other prominent members of all three families are represented in the collection.
 
  Identifier:   ms4155  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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