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Sarah Cobb Baxter collection

Sarah Cobb Baxter collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sarah Cobb Baxter collection
Creator: Baxter, Sarah Spalding Cobb
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1967
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms1248
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sarah Cobb Baxter was the daughter of Judge Howell Cobb and Mary McKinley Cobb of Athens, Georgia, and granddaughter of General Howell Cobb. She was married to Richard Bolling Baxter of Sparta, but spent most of her life in Athens.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, writings by Mrs. Baxter, and ephemeral material relating chiefly to the various members of the Cobb family. In addition, there are some letters of Howell N. Cobb, Judge Howell Cobb, and Mr. and Mrs. William McKinley Cobb as well as a large number of photographs. The collection also includes a facsimile of the masonic documents showing the initiation, passing, and raising of George Washington.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sarah Cobb Baxter collection, ms 1248, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Cobb family
Cobb, Howell
Cobb, Howell N.
Cobb, William McKinley
Correspondence.
Ephemera.
Facsimiles (reproductions)
Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11General correspondence, 1927-1957
 
12Correspondence, General, 1958-1967, undated
 
13Correspondence, Howell N. Cobb, 1944-1957
 
14Correspondence, Mr. & Mrs. William McKinley Cobb, 1940-1942, undated
 
15Correspondence, Judge Howell Cobb, 1900-1941, undated
 
16Correspondence, Greeting Cards, 1922-1943, undated
 
17Writings, Sara Cobb Baxter, 1932, undated
 
18Correspondence & Brief, Zach Lamar Cobb, 1902, 1945-1948
 
19Copies of poems, undated
 
110Clippings, 1931-1957, undated
 
111Ephemera, Southern Travels, 1946, undated
 
112-14Photographs, 1909-1931, undated
 
oversized_folder
12 matted photographs & Facsimile of the Masonic records of Frederickburg Lodge, undated