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William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers

William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers
Creator: Coleman, William Lewis
Inclusive Dates: 1878-1911
Language: English
Extent: 3.2 Linear Feet (7 document boxes, 2 half boxes)
Collection Number: ms137
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Lewis Coleman (1853-1940), farmer and general store operator, resided in Devereux, Hancock County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of William Lewis Coleman, Jr. and the Coleman family of Devereux, Hancock County, Georgia from 1878-1911 and includes correspondence between various family members including William Lewis Coleman, his wife Katie Amoss Coleman, and their children Henry A. Coleman, Eliza T. Coleman, and Alma Coleman (while living in Atlanta, Ga.) mainly discussing family and business matters. The collection contains information regarding William Lewis Coleman's general merchandise business including bills, receipts, and some correspondence. The collection also contains school work, advertising brochures of merchandise goods, and leaflets.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Lewis Coleman, Jr. 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

Business records.
Coleman, Alma
Coleman, Eliza T.
Coleman, Henry A.
Coleman, Katie Amoss
Devereux (Ga.) -- Social life and customs.
General stores -- Georgia.
Hancock County (Ga.)
Merchants -- Georgia.
Stores, Retail -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters, 1878-1893
 
12Letters, 1894-1895
 
13Letters, 1896 December 31, 1897
 
14Letters, 1896 January-April 27
 
15Letters, 1898 May 1-December 28
 
16Letters, 1899 January-June 16
 
17Letters, 1899 July-October
 
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21Letters, 1899 November-December
 
22Letters, 1900 January-February
 
23Letters, 1900 February 19-March 30
 
24Letters, 1900 April 5-30
 
25Letters, 1900 May-June
 
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31Letters, 1900 July-September
 
32Letters, 1900 October-December
 
33Letters, 1901 January-April
 
34Letters, 1901 May-August
 
35Letters, 1901 September-December
 
36Letters, 1902 January-July
 
37Letters, 1902 August-December
 
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41Letters, 1903 January-April
 
42Letters, 1903 May-September
 
43Letters, 1903 October-December
 
44Letters, 1904 January-October
 
45Letters, 1905 May-December
 
46Letters, 1906 January-October
 
47Letters, 1906 November-December
 
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51Letters, 1907 January-February
 
52Letters, March 1907
 
53Letters, 1907 April-October
 
54Letters, 1908
 
Letters, 1909
 
Letters, 1910
 
Letters, 1911
 
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58Letters, 1911
 
59Letters, 1913-1915
 
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61Letters, 1916-1919
 
62Letters, 1920-1939
 
63Letters, Undated
 
64Letters, Undated
 
65Miscellaneous, Undated
 
66Pictures, Photos, Undated
 
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71Printed Material
 
72Printed Material
 
73Book
 
74Notebooks
 
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81School works
 
82School works
 
83Account Books
 
84Notebooks
 
85Bulletin
 
86School works
 
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91School works
 
92School works
 
93Bills & Receipts
 
94Bills & Receipts
 
95Bills & Receipts
 
96Bills & Receipts