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Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers

Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers
Creator: Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall
Creator: Sibley family
Inclusive Dates: 1862-1968
Language: English
Extent: 2.8 Linear Feet (7 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms1892
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lucy Nicholson was a prominent citizen of Athens, Georgia. She was involved in civic and social activities. An avid gardener, she served as President of the Ladies' Garden Club of Athens, American's first Garden Club founded in 1891. She was married to Madison G. Nicholson.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, ledgers, photographs, recipes, legal documents, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, etc, related to Lucy Nicholson. Part of the correspondence is from the Sibley family. Other documents relate to the Sibley family, Madison G. Nicholson, and the Ladies Garden Club of Athens. An unidentified account of the Civil War is also included.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers, MS 1892. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens Ladies' Garden Club (Athens, Ga.) -- History--19th century--Sources
Athens Ladies' Garden Club (Athens, Ga.) -- History--20th century--Sources
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cookery -- Georgia -- Athens -- History.
Correspondence.
Families.
Garden clubs.
Gardeners -- Georgia -- Athens -- Correspondence.
Gardeners -- Georgia -- Athens -- Photographs.
Gardening -- Georgia.
Gardening -- Societies, etc.
Ledgers (account books)
Legal documents.
Narratives (document genre)
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall -- Correspondence
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall -- Finance, Personal
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall -- Photographs
Nicholson, Madison G.
Recipes.
Scrapbooks
Sibley family -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Civil War Comments
 
12Clippings-Miscellaneous
 
13Clippings-Marriage and Deaths
 
14Clippings-Garden Club
 
15Correspondence, 1910-1931
 
16Correspondence, 1932-1934
 
17Correspondence, 1935-1937
 
18Correspondence, 1938-1944
 
19History
 
110Clippings-Nicholson Home
 
111Correspondence, 1945-1949
 
112Correspondence, 1950-1968, undated
 
113Garden Encyclopedia
 
boxfolder
21Ledger
 
22Ledger
 
23Legers-personal
 
24Legal documents
 
25Legal documents-estate papers
 
26Nicholson, Madison
 
27Photographs
 
boxfolder
31Recipes
 
32Recipes
 
boxfolder
41Scrapbook
 
42Sibley-Correspondence, 1862-1882
 
43Sibley-Correspondence, 1884-1889
 
44Sibley-Correspondence, 1890-1898
 
45Sibley-Correspondence, 1899-1903
 
46Sibley-Correspondence, 1904
 
47Sibley-Correspondence, 1905 & undated letters
 
48Sibley-miscellaneous documents
 
49"Swallow Flights"
 
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51Writings-Correspondence, 1 August 1932-15 May 1939
 
52Writings-Correspondence, 1 May 1939-31 May 1939
 
53Writings-Correspondence, June 1939-August 1939
 
54Writings-Correspondence, September 1939-February 1940
 
55Writings-Correspondence, March 1940-February 1942
 
56Writings-Correspondence, March 1942-December 1943
 
57Writings-Correspondence, 1949
 
58Writings-gardens
 
59Writings-"They Came to Georgia" book # 1
 
510Writings-" They Came to Georgia" book # 2
 
boxfolder
61Writings-"They Came To Georgia "-book 3
 
62Writings-"They Came To Georgia "-book 4
 
63Writings-"They Came To Georgia "-book 5
 
boxfolder
71-9Writings-"They Came to Georgia" Miscellaneous-9 folders