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United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter 88 (Athens, Ga.) records

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter 88 (Athens, Ga.) records

Descriptive Summary

Title: United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter 88 (Athens, Ga.) records
Creator: United Daughters of the Confederacy. Laura Rutherford Chapter No. 88 (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1895-2001
Language: English
Extent: 35.6 Linear Feet (7 document boxes, 3 cartons, 6 oversized vol, 19 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms1561
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of records of the Laura Rutherford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) of the United Daughters of the Confederacy from 1895-1948. Includes scrapbooks (1928-1958, with gaps), writings and speeches of Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Cross of Honor applications and recipients, a dues ledger (1921-1926), and a few minutes (1913-1929, 1934-1936). The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and memorabilia relating to the activities of the organization and the Civil War.

Collection Description

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged roughly by record type and chronologically.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) records, MS 1561. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 June 16.

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

Athens (Ga.)
Confederate States of America -- History.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Minutes (administrative records)
Patriotic societies -- Georgia.
Rutherford, Mildred Lewis
Scrapbooks
Soldiers -- Georgia.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Women -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Scrapbooks

box
1Minutes/Scrapbook, 1913-1929
1Ledger, 1921-1926
Accounts
11928-1931
with index, includes pictures of Confederate Generals
box
21937
with index
21937-1938
box
31939
31940
31940
"Confederate History," contains typescripts of diaries, Bible records, poems
box
41940
with index
41941-1942
UDC programs
box
51941
51942
"Confederate Poetry," with index of first lines, typed
box
61942
"Poems and Songs 1861-1865"
61942
61943
box
71944
71945
Book I
box
81945
Book II-with index, includes World War II and Franklin Delano Roosevelt clippings
81945-1946
with index, includes pictures of Confederate Generals
81946-1947
box
91947
91947
box
101947-1948
101947-1948
with index
box
111953-1954
with index
111956-1957
with index
box
121957-1958
with index
12Undated
with index, includes pictures of Confederate Generals
boxfolder
141"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1923
142"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1924
143"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1925
144"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1926
145"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1927
box
191933-1935
191948-1949
with index
191949-1950
with index, includes Margaret Mitchell clippings
box
201949-1950
with index
201950-1951
with index
201950-1951
with index
box
211951-1952
with index
211952-1953
with index
211955-1956
box
221958-1959
with index
221959-1960
with index
221960-1961
with index
box
231962-1963
231964
231964-1965
with index
box
241965-1966
with index
241967-1968
box
251982-1983
251983-1984
251984-1985
includes T.R.R. Cobb house clippings
box
261985-1986
with index
261986-1987
with index
261987-1988
with index
oversized_box
1Clippings scrapbook, 1987-1988
Includes poem composed by Laura Rutherford Chapter 88 dedicated to Tommie LaCavera, President, UDC Georgia Division from 1987-1998. The clippings pertain to various UDC chapters across Georgia.
box
261988-1989
with index
261989-1990
with index
volume
21990-1991
volume
31991-1992
volume
41992-1993
volume
51994-1995
box
281995-1999 (3)
box
291999-2000
volume
62000-2001
volume
1Oversized scrapbook (UDC GA division)
 

2. Yearbooks

boxfolder
1842. Yearbooks
1937
1938
1939
1941
1942
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1955
1956
1957
1958
1969-1970
1979-1980
1981-1982
1985-1986
1986-1987
1987-1988
1988-1990
(UDC members serving in the Armed Forces)
1990-1991
1991-1992
 

3. Manuscripts of Mildred Rutherford

boxfolder
1313. Manuscripts of Mildred Rutherford
"The South of Yesterday"
"What Would Our Grandmothers Have Done if Confronted With Present Day Problems?"
"Why Text Books Are Not Just to the South"
"Was Negro Slavery Consistent With the Law of Nature"
 

4. Cookbook, marking Chapter's Centennial

boxfolder
301Miscellaneous documents
302Organizational documentation
303Recipes from the 1860s
304Recipe originals from charter members
305Relationship of Non-members contributing recipes
306Beth's recipes
307Beverages and appetizers
308Soup
309Illustrations
3010Emma Sansom chapter
3011Agnes Lee Chapter- Decatur
3013Mary Brantley Chapter- Dawson
3014Capt. James Monroe Briggs Chapter- Valdosta
3015Quitman, Georgia
3016James M. Gresham
3017Mixed assortment
3018Miscellaneous papers, including recipes and notes
3019Blank recipe forms
3020Vegetables
3021Salads
3022Main Dishes
3023Desserts
3024Breads
3025Miscellaneous item recipes
3026Contract for Cookbook
3027Letter to Public Seeking Recipes / Letter to Editor of Athens Banner Herald
 

5. Other

boxfolder
132Newspaper clippings-Mildred Rutherford, 1923-1928
133"100 Questions About the Confederacy"-Booklet by Mildred Rutherford for a Children of the Confederacy contest
134Photograph of General Marcus Wright
135"Confederate Lines"-Newsletter, November 1986-September 1988
136Convention programs, 1988 1991
137Program-Dedication of the historical marker of Alexander H. Stephens, 1991
boxfolder
146Printed material-Stone Mountain Memorial
147Addresses by Mildred Rutherford
box
15Cross of Honor recipients
15Cross of Honor recipients, 1900-1912
15Cross of Service applications and material
box
16Memoirs of Georgia Vol. I, 1895
box
17Memoirs of Georgia Vol. II, 1895
17Alexander H. Stephens by Lucian Lamar Knight, 1930
boxfolder
181Ledger-Accounts, 1925-1929
182Minutes, 1929-1934
183Minutes, 1934-1936
185Centennial program, 1996
186Envelopes which contained UDC collection material
 

6. Individual members-original membership application

box
276. Individual members-original membership application
Aiken, Gladys Dillard
Branyon, Jesse Anderson
Bridges, Lucile Mars
Browder, Agnes Marshall Barnes
Brunskill, Miriam Allsopp
Bryant, Norma F. Hosey
Butler, Ruby Lee Jones
Campbell, Mary Billingslea Brown
Clark, Lucy Emma
Clark, Martha Elizabeth Doster
Clendening, Emilie Maupin
Crawford, Bess Scales
Dorough, Lillie Westmoreland
Estes, Paula Edria
Fernandez, Teresa McNair
Furman, Dolores Delle Anderson
Garrett, Mildred Virginia Booth
Gilfillan, Cynthia Phillips
Gordon, Nannette Hodgson
Green, Margaret Bickerstaff
Griffeth, Louise Daniell
Hagan, Janice Gale Kitchens
LaCavera, Tracy M
Luttrell, Margaret Muse
Maddox, Elizabeth Louise Young
McDavid, Gloria Camille Eppes
McElhannon, Daisy G Howell
Outlaw, Mary Elizabeth
Phillips, Evelyn Teareatha
Porter, Mary Sloan
Price, Mary Ferguson
Reagan, Connie Phillips
Shattuck, Violet Louise McNair
Silvey, Martha Jeanette Vandergriff
Slaughter, Manie Julia
Stevenson, Alice Isabel Clary
Tolnas, Sarah Gladys Lowther
Watson, Freddie Massey Haggard
Wilson, Pamela Jean Brown
Woods, Mary Etta