Request Material





Jewel family collection

Jewel family collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jewel family collection
Creator: Jewell family
Inclusive Dates: 1804-1901
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms1438
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Jewel family were farmers in Oglethorpe County, Georgia in the mid-1800s.

Thomas Sansom lived in Athens, Georgia in the 19th century.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of various newspaper clippings, embroidery patterns, woven coverlet patterns, recipes, The Jewell Register (a book tracing Jewell lineage to 1522), two photographs, and two account books, from 1804-1901.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jewel family collection, ms 1438, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Embroidery (visual works)
Genealogy.
Oglethorpe County (Ga.) -- History.
Patterns (guides)
Recipes.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Bobbin, undated
 
12Clippings, undated, 1875-1890
 
13Correspondence, 1882 September
Dated Union Point, September 1882, to Mrs. Emma Edwards, signed "Your cousin, Annie," regarding Emma's condition and family.
 
14 The Jewell Register , 1859
 
15James Jewel ledger, 1804-1812
 
16Miscellaneous, undated
 
17Needlework patterns, undated
 
18Photographs, undated
Undated, students posing in front of a schoolhouse, "Herman School" penciled on back of photograph.Undated, children and adults in dress wear, posing in front of trees.
 
19Recipes, undated
Handwritten recipes for Texas Cake, Quaking Pudding, Molasses Custard, and Poor Moms Pudding.
 
110Song lyrics, undated
 
111Thomas Sansom ledger, 1830-1850, 1901
 
112William Jewel, undated
 
113Woven coverlet patterns, named, undated, 1847
 
114Woven coverlet patterns, unnamed, undated