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Sam P. Jones papers

Sam P. Jones papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sam P. Jones papers
Creator: Jones, Sam P. (Sam Porter), 1847-1906
Inclusive Dates: 1863-1950
Language: English
Extent: 13.25 Linear Feet 24 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Biographical note

Reverend Samuel Porter Jones (1847-1906), Methodist preacher, author, philanthropist, prohibitionist, evangelist, resided in Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Sam Jones (1847-1906)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The papers of Sam P. Jones includes correspondence mostly from 1863 to 1907; writings, sermons, lectures; and diaries, journals, and notebooks. The correspondence contains mainly letters requesting Reverend Jones to speak and remarks of individuals who had attended a sermon or lecture. The writings, sermons and lectures relate to his work in promoting prohibition. The diaries and journals (1892-1923) were kept mainly by his wife, Laura McElwain Jones, and document her social and daily activities in Cartersville, Georgia.

Organization and Arrangement

Organized into 8 series: biographical/genealogical information; correspondence; advertisements; financial records; clippings; printed material; writings, sermons, lectures; and diaries, journals, scrapbooks.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sam P. Jones papers. MS 2. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 March 18.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bartow County (Ga.)
Cartersville (Ga.)
Clergy -- Georgia.
Diaries.
Evangelists -- Georgia.
Jones, Laura McElwain
Lectures.
Methodist Episcopal Church
Prohibition.
Prohibitionists -- Georgia.
Sermons.
Women -- Georgia -- Diaries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Biographical/Genealogical Information

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11Biography and Genealogy
 

2. Correspondence, 1863-1959

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12Correspondence, 1863
13Correspondence, 1870s
14Correspondence, 1880s
15Correspondence, 1880
16Correspondence, 1881
17Correspondence, 1882 January-December
18Correspondence, 1883 January-May
19Correspondence, 1883 June-December
110Correspondence, 1884 January
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21Correspondence, 1884 February
22Correspondence, 1884 March
23Correspondence, 1884 April
24Correspondence, 1884 May
25Correspondence, 1884 June
26Correspondence, 1884 July
27Correspondence, 1884 August
28Correspondence, 1884 September 1-12
29Correspondence, 1884 September 13-30
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31Correspondence, 1884 October 1-20
32Correspondence, 1884 October 21-31
33Correspondence, November 1884
34Correspondence, December 1884
35Correspondence, January 1885
36Correspondence, February 2-16 1885
37Correspondence, February 17-28 1885
38Correspondence, March 1-6 1885
39Correspondence, No Date
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41Correspondence, March 17-31 1885
42Correspondence, April 1885
43Correspondence, May 1885
44Correspondence, June 1885
45Correspondence, July 1885
46Correspondence, August 1885
47Correspondence, September 1885
48Correspondence, October 1885
49Correspondence, November 1885
410Correspondence, December 1885
411Correspondence, 1886
412Correspondence, January 1886
413Correspondence, February 1-14 1886
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51Correspondence, February 15-24 1886
52Correspondence, March 1-16 1886
53Correspondence, March 17-31 1836
54Correspondence, April 1886
55Correspondence, May 1-20 1886
56Correspondence, May 21-31 1886
57Correspondence, June - August 1886
58Correspondence, September 1886
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61Correspondence, October 1886
62Correspondence, November 1886
63Correspondence, December 1-14 1886
64Correspondence, December 15-31 1886
65Correspondence, January 1887
66Correspondence, February 1887
67Correspondence, March 1887
68Correspondence, April 1887
69Correspondence, May 1887
610Correspondence, June 1887
611Correspondence, July 1887
612Correspondence, August 1887
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71Correspondence, September 1887
72Correspondence, October 1887
73Correspondence, November 1887
74Correspondence, December 1887
75Correspondence, January 1888
76Correspondence, February 1-10 1888
77Correspondence, February 11-30 1888
78Correspondence, March 1888
79Correspondence, April 1888
710Correspondence, May 1888
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81Correspondence, June 1888
82Correspondence, July 1888
83Correspondence, August - September 1888
84Correspondence, October - December 1888
85Correspondence, 1888 ?
86Correspondence, January - April 1889
87Correspondence, May - September 1889
88Correspondence, October - November 1889
89Correspondence, December 1889
810Correspondence, January 1890
811Correspondence, February 1890
812Correspondence, March 1-25 1890
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91Correspondence, March 26-31 1890
92Correspondence, April 1890
93Correspondence, May 1890
94Correspondence, June-August 1890
95Correspondence, September - December 1890
96Correspondence, 1891
97Correspondence, January 1892
98Correspondence, February - April 1892
99Correspondence, May - July 1892
910Correspondence, August - October 1892
911Correspondence, November 1892
912Correspondence, December 1892
913Correspondence, January 1893
914Correspondence, February 1893
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101Correspondence, March 1893
102Correspondence, April 1893
103Correspondence, May 1893
104Correspondence, June 1-10 1893
105Correspondence, June 11-19 1893
106Correspondence, June 20-30 1893
107Correspondence, July 1893
108Correspondence, August - November 1893
109Correspondence, 1894
1010Correspondence, January 1895
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111Correspondence, February 1895
112Correspondence, March 1-18 1895
113Correspondence, March 19-31 1895
114Correspondence, April 1895
115Correspondence, May 1895
116Correspondence, June - July 1895
117Correspondence, August 1895
118Correspondence, September 1895
119Correspondence, October 1895
1110Correspondence, November - December 1895
1111Correspondence, January - August 1896
1112Correspondence, September 1896
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121Correspondence, October - November 1896
122Correspondence, 1896
123Correspondence, January 1897
124Correspondence, February - July 1897
125Correspondence, August - September 1897
126Correspondence, October 1897
127Correspondence, November - December 1897
128Correspondence, January 1898
129Correspondence, February 1898
1210Correspondence, March 1-15 1898
1211Correspondence, March 15-23 1898
1212Correspondence, April - May 1898
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131Correspondence, June 1898
132Correspondence, July 1898
133Correspondence, August 1-20 1898
134Correspondence, August 22-31 1898
135Correspondence, September 1898
136Correspondence, October - December 1898
137Correspondence, January 1899
138Correspondence, February 1899
139Correspondence, March 1899
1310Correspondence, April 1-19 1899
1311Correspondence, April 20-28 1899
1312Correspondence, May - July 1899
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141Correspondence, August - December 1899
142Correspondence, 1890s
143Correspondence, January - February 1900
144Correspondence, March - October 1900
145Correspondence, January - October 1900
146Correspondence, October 4 - November 1 1901
147Correspondence, 1902 1903 1904
148Correspondence, 1905
149Correspondence, January - October 15 1906
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151Correspondence, October 16 1906
152Correspondence, October 17-19 1906
153Correspondence, October 20-24 1906
154Correspondence, October 25 - December 12 1906
155Correspondence, January - April 12 1907
156Correspondence, April 13 - October 20 1907
157Correspondence, 1909
158Correspondence, 1911-1917
159Correspondence, 1919
1510Correspondence, 1920s
1511Correspondence, 1950s
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161Correspondence, undated
162Correspondence, undated
163Correspondence, undated
164Correspondence, undated
166Correspondence, undated
167Correspondence, undated
168Correspondence, undated
169Correspondence, undated
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171Correspondence, undated
172Misc., undated
173Misc.
 

3. Advertisements

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174Advertisements
175Advertisements
 

4. Financial Records

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176Cancelled Checks, 1885
177Cancelled Checks, 1895
178Cancelled Checks, 1896
179Cancelled Checks, 1887
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181Cancelled Checks, 1898
182Cancelled Checks, 1913
183Cancelled Checks, 1915
184Cancelled Checks, 1916
185Cancelled Checks, 1917
186Cancelled Checks, 1918
187Cancelled Checks, 1919
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191Checkbooks, used
 

5. Clippings

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192Clippings & Newspapers
193Clippings & Newspapers
194Clippings & Newspapers
195Clippings & Newspapers
196Clippings & Newspapers
197Clippings & Newspapers
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201Clippings & Newspapers, 1906
202Clippings & Newspapers, 1906
203Clippings & Newspapers, 1906
204Clippings & Newspapers
205Empty Envelopes
206Empty Envelopes
207Empty Envelopes
208Empty Envelopes
 

6. Printed Materials

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211Illustrations
212Broadsides
213Printed Material
214Printed Material
215Printed Material
216Printed Material
217Printed Material
218Printed Material
 

7. Writings, Sermons, Lectures

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221Writings, Sermons & Lectures: Programs
222Writings, Sermons & Lectures: Programs
223Writings, Sermons & Lectures: Programs
224Writings, Sermons & Lectures: Programs
225Writings, Sermons & Lectures: Programs
226Programs
 

8. Diaries, Journals, Scrapbooks

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231Diary, 1892
232Diary, 1893
233Diary, 1894-1897
234Diary, 1905
235Diary, 1914
236Diary, 1918
237Diary, 1923
238Scrapbook
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241Journal, 1895
242Journal, 1897
243Journal, 1904
244Journal, 1906
245Journal, 1908
246Journal, 1909
247Journal, 1910
248Journal, 1918
249Journal, 1919
2410Journal, 1921
2411Journal, 1922
2412Letters
2413Misc. Books
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25Scrapbooks, 1890-1899