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1 Title:   John B. Lamar plantation book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lamar, J. B. (John Basil), 1812-1862  
  Dates:   1847-1880  
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The collection consists of a plantation book of John B. Lamar, for his plantation in Sumter County, Georgia, from 1847-1880. The book includes lists containing names of enslaved people; a diagram of crop rotation for cotton, corn, oats, and rye; a map of the plantation; an inventory of plantation items; tax accounts; and food supplies. During the Civil War, entries become less comprehensive. From 1867-1872, entries list the date, employee's name, and item charged to the account, primarily food.
 
  Identifier:   ms131  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Samuel B. Clark papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clark, Samuel B., 1812-1865  
  Dates:   1787-1869  
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The collection consists of papers of Samuel B. Clark, from 1787-1869. Included are indentures, a land survey, legal documents, and a plantation journal (1841-1869) containing business records pertaining to the Richmond County homestead, the Burke County (Georgia) farm, and land in Dooly County (Georgia). Entries include information on slave values, outlays for crops and household supplies, tax returns for Richmond and Burke counties, financial reports on building the McBean canal, and cotton sales.
 
  Identifier:   ms1497  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   George W. Howard diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Howard, George W.  
  Dates:   1885  
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The collection consists of a diary of George W. Howard of Barnett, Warren County, Georgia for 1885. The diary contains short entries discussing business matters, farm management, trips and visits, and events that took place in Barnett, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms1816  
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4 Title:   Madame Rosalie de Trobriand Gouvain diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gouvain, Rosalie de Trobriand, 1777-  
  Dates:   1835-1841  
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The collection consists of a dis-bound diary kept by Madame Rosalie de Trobriand Gouvain from 1835-1841. Gouvain writes about social life in and around Clarke County, Georgia, the management of her plantation, and her continued financial problems. The collection also includes photocopies of photographs of family members (Regis De Trobriand and Fanny Santiago), correspondence, indentures, and newspaper clippings.
 
  Identifier:   ms2918  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   DuPree family farm ledgers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dupree family  
  Dates:   1827-1928  
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The collection consists of four ledgers the Dupree family kept of sharecroppers who worked their farmland in Griffin, Georgia, from 1827-1928. Records list names, time worked, lost time, money owed, and items sold. Ledgers also document McIntosh Education Union (also referred to as McIntosh Union no. 279, and McIntosh Farmers Education Union of America, no. 279) history. Information recorded includes elected officers, membership lists, dues collected, and expenses sent to treasurer.
 
  Identifier:   ms3240  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Dock Thomas Hardigree papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1907-1960  
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The collection consists of farm ledgers, financial papers, printed material, and an Antoich Christian Church ledger of accounts and minutes.
 
  Identifier:   ms3663  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   George W. Howard diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Howard, George W.  
  Dates:   1876  
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This collection consists of George W. Howard's 1876 diary and includes short entries describing his daily life, business, trips, and weather in Barnett, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4359  
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8 Title:   Edward P. Bishop daybook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bishop, Edward P., -1881  
  Dates:   1852-1895  
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One daybook of Edward P. Bishop from 1852, 1858-1865, containing accounts, recipes, and memoranda; telling of work done, when crops and/or gardens were planted and harvested, when and where hens were set, and when hogs were killed. Several pages in center of book were used as scratch paper for arithmetic and algebra problems. The volume also contains a few diary entries of his daughter, Mary Carleton Bishop Talmadge (1895).
 
  Identifier:   ms113  
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9 Title:   Hugh Lawson family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown family  
  Dates:   1801-1974  
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The collection consists of papers of Hugh Lawson and Lawson family descendants from 1801-1974. The papers include correspondence, indentures, and genealogical materials. Materials relating to Hugh Lawson include indentures (1801-1837, with gaps) and correspondence (1837-1895). The correspondence includes letters (1837-1857) from Lawson to his daughters Sarah Penelope and Martha J. while at school in Jeffersonville, Twiggs County, Georgia and later (1847-1857) to Sarah Penelope Oliver after her marriage. The letters discuss family activities, the girls schooling, and some farm news. Correspondence (1868-1871) relates to the Brown family and contains information on slave activities, schools, and family news. The bulk of the collection consists of genealogical materials of Mary C.R. Davis relating to the Lawson family.
 
  Identifier:   ms1213  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Zachariah Lamar papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lamar, Zachariah, 1767-1834  
  Dates:   1814-1858  
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The collection consists of papers of Zachariah Lamar, 1814-1858. Mainly pertaining to his business interests and plantation in Baldwin County, Georgia, the collection includes correspondence, plantation records, cotton records and sales, receipts, land bonds, and tuition records for Scottsboro Academy (Baldwin County, Georgia) and C. P. Beman's school at Mt. Zion (Hancock County, Georgia).
 
  Identifier:   ms1341  
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11 Title:   William Cooke plantation book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cooke, William  
  Dates:   1861-1868  
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The collection consists of "Mr. William Cooke's plantation book, Creighton Island," containing handwritten entries dating 1861-1868. Entries include allowance lists for hands on Creighton Island, and information regarding the number of hands assigned to a job. The volume also includes description of the weather, local news and events, and entries and accounts concerning Charles Harris Spalding's probate of his father Thomas Spalding's estate.
 
  Identifier:   ms1570  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   William J. Dickey diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dickey, William J.  
  Dates:   1858-1859, 1879-1889  
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The collection consists of seven diaries kept by William J. Dickey, from 1858-1859, and 1879-1889. Entries discuss agricultural matters (planting and harvesting of cotton and corn); killing hogs; weather conditions; and family matters. The collection also includes a plat of Dickey Plantation (later known as Birdsong Plantation), located in the Rare Books vault, hmap1871j3.
 
  Identifier:   ms47  
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13 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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14 Title:   John Hamlin Newton account book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, John Hamlin, 1800-1889  
  Dates:   1855-1868  
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The collection consists of an account book of John Hamlin Newton from 1855-1858 and 1867-1868. Entries from 1855-1858 pertain to the Hart County Gold Mining Company and include amounts paid to workers; expense accounts for workers containing their names, items purchased, and prices; and charges for company supplies. Also includes a running tally of the company's total expenses for 1855-1856. Entries for Newton's plantation, Latimer Place, from 1867-1868, primarily consist of laborers' accounts containing the date, their name, items purchased, and price. Additional entries pertain to "plantation expenses chargeable to the hands" and lists of work to be done on the plantation.
 
  Identifier:   ms228  
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15 Title:   Wright family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Richardson, Gilbert M.  
  Dates:   1861-1865  
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The collection consists of a diary and correspondence of the Wright family of Georgia for 1861 and 1865. Included is a diary of Gilbert M. Richardson, a farmer near Lumpkin, Stewart County, Georgia from March to the following February. The entries discuss work on the farm - planting, plowing and picking cotton, wheat, corn, and vegetables; hauling and splitting logs; and building outbuildings. Also mentions visits to friends and relatives, trips to town to buy supplies (lists what was purchased and price), and attending church meetings. The correspondence consists of a letter from George W. Wright dated Manassas Junction, August 18, 1861 to his brother William D. Wright. The letter discusses camp life, weather, health, rumors of battles and peace, hopes for a furlough, complaints of the post office, and lists clothes he needs. The second letter is from James W. Wright, dated near Augusta, Georgia, March 11, 1865, to his brother William W. Wright and mentions troop movements and rumors of a battle victory.
 
  Identifier:   ms592  
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16 Title:   Bass / Linton / Lipscomb / Wyche family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bass family  
  Dates:   1820-1939  
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The collection consists of papers of the Bass, Linton, Lipscomb, and Wyche families. The papers include correspondence, photographs, autograph books, lecture notes, remedy book, sermons, plantation account books, a scrapbook, and a diary. Also included are lecture notes, sermons, and a scrapbook of Rev. Andrew A. Lipscomb of Athens, Georgia; a diary of Frank A. Lipscomb from his European trip; plantation account books of Moses Wadell Linton for Lintondale Plantation in Thomas County, Georgia; correspondence from Rev. Charles L. Bass to his mother while he served in London, England and Paris, France during World War I; and a remedy book of Thomas C. Wyche containing recipes for inks, soap, dyes, tonics, and food.
 
  Identifier:   ms2225  
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17 Title:   Thomas family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thomas family  
  Dates:   1849-1942  
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The collection consists of correspondence, receipts, photographs, printed material, and legal documents. Most of the letters discuss social events and news of family or friends but a few mention U.S. politics, particularly the 1876 Presidential election; George Dudley Thomas' law practice; plantation management; and the cotton market.
 
  Identifier:   ms2388  
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18 Title:   Curtis business records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Curtis, Jack  
  Dates:   1968-2014  
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This collection contains farm and sand mining operation records of L.C. Curtis and Sons, Inc.. It includes family history, plats and equipment design drawings, correspondence, log books ragarding sand and cattle operations, aerial photographs, and articles about the Iron Horse sculpture that was removed from the University of Georgia campus in 1954, then in 1957 to the Curtis property.
 
  Identifier:   ms4298  
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19 Title:   John B. Bell family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bell family  
  Dates:   1864-1963  
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The collection consists of papers of John B. Bell and the Bell and Bolling families of Stephens, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1864-1963. The papers include correspondence, bills, receipts, legal papers, bank statements and checks, printed material, and letters of dismission from various Baptist churches in Georgia. The correspondence is mainly personal between family members and friends but also includes letters pertaining to John B. Bell's law practice and business interests (1891-1920), the Georgia Baptist Convention, farming and the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (1926-1945), and letters between Florence B. Hawkins and her son Walter H. Bolling during his army service in England during World War II. Correspondents include Nolda Bell, Edward H. Bell, Elizabeth C. Bell, Mollie S. Bell, and Joseph S. Bolling.
 
  Identifier:   ms740  
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20 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  
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