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Hugh Lawson family papers

Hugh Lawson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hugh Lawson family papers
Creator: Brown family
Creator: Davis, Mary C. R.
Creator: Lawson, Hugh
Inclusive Dates: 1801-1974
Bulk Dates: 1966-1974
Language: English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (5 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms1213
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: 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.

Collection Description

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hugh Lawson family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Farm management -- Georgia.
Genealogy.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Lawson family
Lawson, Martha J.
Oliver, Sarah P. Lawson
Schools -- Georgia.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Correspondence

boxfolder
111801
121806
131812
141822
151825
161837
171838
181842
191843
1101844
1111846
1121847
1131848
1141851
1151853
1161855
1231895
1171856
1181868
1191869
1201870
1211871
1221889
124Undated
 

Genealogical files

boxfolder
21Lawson, Edwards
22-3Lawson, Hugh
24Lawson, Hugh of North Carolina
25Lawson, Hugh of Pine Retreat
26Lawson, Hugh Jr.
27Lawson, John (son of Roger II)
28Lawson, Joseph W.
29Lawson, Mary Copy of Will
210Lawson, Roger
211Lawson, Roger of Maryland
212Lawson, Roger Hugh
213Lawson, Thomas
boxfolder
31-2Lawson - Charts
33Lawson Data
34-6Lawson Family
37Lawson Family - Legal Material
38Lawson Family - Irish Records
39Lawson - Maryland Hall of Records
310Lawson - Memoranda and Photographs
311-12Lawson - Miscellaneous
313Lawson - Salt Lake City Records
314Lawson - Scotland & Ireland
boxfolder
41Barry Family
42Benson - Lawson
43Bible Records
44Bunn - Brown - Lawson
45Carter - Lawson
46Cecil County, MD
47Clarke - Lawson
48Cochran - Lawson
49-10Davis - Lawson
411Dreher - Lawson
412Elliott - Lawson
413Ewing - Lawson
414Green - Lawson
415Hamlin - Lawson
416Henderson - Lawson
417Henley - Price - Lawson
418Houston County, Georgia
419Irwin - Thomson - Lawson
420Jordan - Lawson
boxfolder
51Lester - Lawson
52McClung - Lawson
53McCurley - Lawson
54McGhee - Lawson
55MacIntyre - Lawson
56McKnight - Lawson
57Maddux - Lawson
58Massee - Lawson
59Paslay - Lawson
510Peeples - Lawson
511Pendleton - Lawson
512Price - Lawson
513Privett - Lawson
514Sullivan - Lawson
515Thomson Family
516Tinney - Lawson
517Whitaker Family
518Williams - Lawson