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Katherine Lanier Clarke papers

Katherine Lanier Clarke papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Katherine Lanier Clarke papers
Creator: Clarke, Katherine Lanier
Inclusive Dates: approximately 1890-1960
Language: English
Extent: 6.8 Linear Feet (8 document boxes, 3 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms1387
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection, primarily financial in nature, deals with Katherine Lanier Clarke's land holdings, and the estate of her mother who was daughter of one of the mayors of Savannah. A good portion of the colletcion contains correspondence regarding financial and family matters in the early 20th century. There is also some genealogy and a few pictures in the collection.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Katherine Lanier Clarke was for many years associated with the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Georgia. She was named State Specialist in Food Preservation. Mrs. Clarke left the bulk of her estate for the establishment of Lanier Gardens, a retirement community.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Katherine Lanier Clarke papers. MS 1387. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clarke, Katherine Lanier
Financial records.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Land tenure -- Georgia.
Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Fannie E. Lanier materials

boxfolder
11Correspondence, inventories, receipts, insurance policies, last will, etc., 1904-1937
12Correspodence, last will, etc., 1925-1927
13Correspondence, 1932
14Correspondence, 1933 January-March
15Correspondence, 1933 April-December
16Correspondence, 1934
17Correspondence, land recapitulation papers, 1935
18Correspondence, 1936
boxfolder
21Correspondence, 1937
22Correspondence, utility bills, tax collection, insurance policy, many receipts, 1938
23Correspondence, utility bills, tax collection, insurance policies, receipts, 1939
24Correspondence, furniture lists, 1940
25Correspondence, termite control papers, house repair schematic, 1941
26Correspondence, insurance policies, etc., 1942
27Correspondence, 1943
28Correspondence, insurance policies, checks, etc, 1945 - 1946
29Correspondence, lists, Undated
210Miscellaneous documents (bank statements, receipts, insurance policies, poem, etc)
 

Insurance documents

boxfolder
311932
321933 - 36
331937 - 1938
341939
351942
361944
371947
381960
 

Personal materials

boxfolder
41Genealogy and Biography
42Correspondence, Personal, 1916-1956
43Investments
44Miscellaneous
45Miscellaneous
46Passport
47Pictures
48Retirement
49Travels
410University of Georgia
 

Property records and land documents

boxfolder
51Property: Athens, Georgia - Lumpkin St.
52Property: Clarkesville, Ga.
53Property: Clayton, Ga.
54Property: Dillard, Ga.
55-7Property: Florida
boxfolder
61Property: Murray/Union Counties, Georgia
62Property: Rabun County, Georgia
63-5Property: Savannah, Georgia
boxfolder
71Skeffington Realty Co. (Savannah, Ga.), 1933 - 1946
boxfolder
81Skeffington Realty Co. (Savannah, Ga.), 1947 - 1952
oversized_box
1Land Tracts, etc.
oversized_box
2Land Tracts, etc.
oversized_box
3Land Tracts, etc.