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Carlisle Cobb family papers

Carlisle Cobb family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carlisle Cobb family papers
Creator: Cobb family
Inclusive Dates: 1815-1971
Bulk Dates: 1922-1947
Language: English
Extent: 24.1 Linear Feet (57 document boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversized folder B)
Collection Number: ms2007
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Carlisle Cobb (1886-1970) was a lawyer and judge, the son of Howell Cobb (1842-1909) and Mary McKinley Cobb (1844-1927), he married Kate McKinley Treanor in 1913. their children include Carlisle Cobb, Jr. (1916) married Juliette Dale, Howell Edward (1918), and Mary McKinley (1923) married Lee Trimble. Other family members include Carlisle's brothers Zachariah Lamar Cobb (b. 1880) and Thomas Reade Roots (1868-1898) who married Maud Barker (d. 1891), sisters Sara Spalding (b. 1882) who married Richard Baxter (d. 1906) and Caroline Elizabeth (b. 1884), and his nephew Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb (b. 1896).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, receipts, family legal papers, radio scripts of Carlisle Cobb, and manuscripts of Carlisle Cobb and Mary McKinley Cobb. The correspondence contains letters between Howell Cobb, Mary McKinley Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, and members of the McKinley family. The bulk of the correspondence contains letters from Carlisle Cobb to his wife Kate Cobb; from Carlisle, Jr. to his wife Juliette Cobb from England, France, and Ireland while serving with the 6th and 28th Cavalry during World War II; and from Mary McKinley Cobb, while a student at Kansas State University, to Lee Trimble. Other correspondents include Sara Cobb Baxter, Howell E. Cobb, Zachariah Lamar Cobb, and Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carlisle Cobb family papers, ms2007, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 June 29.

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

American literature.
Authors, American -- Georgia.
Baxter, Sarah Cobb
Cobb, Carlisle
Cobb, Carlisle
Cobb, Howell
Cobb, Howell Edward
Cobb, Mary McKinley
Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes
Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes
Cobb, Zachariah Lamar
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Kansas State University
Manuscripts (documents)
McKinley family
Radio scripts.
Trimble, Mary McKinley Cobb
United States. Army. Cavalry, 28th
United States. Army. Cavalry, 6th
Universities and colleges -- Kansas.
Women authors, American -- Georgia.
World War, 1939-1945.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Other Cobb family papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Biography/Genealogy
 
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2Biography/Genealogy
 
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3Correspondence, 1815-1889
 
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4Correspondence, 1890-1895
 
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5Correspondence, 1896-1898
 
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6Correspondence, 1899-1903
 
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7Correspondence, 1904
 
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8Correspondence, 1905-1921
 
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9Correspondence, 1922-1924
 
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10Correspondence, 1925-1933
 
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11Correspondence, 1934-1936
 
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12Correspondence, 1937-1941
 
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13Correspondence, 1942-1943
 
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14Correspondence, 1944
 
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15Correspondence, 1945
 
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16Correspondence, 1946-1947
 
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17Correspondence, 1948-1968
 
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18Correspondence, 1969-1971
 
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19Correspondence, undated
 
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20Address books, Addresses, Agricultural Extension material, Ante-bellum homes of Athens, Army
 
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21Army, Art, Awards
 
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22Bank vault records, Richard Boling Baxter, Jr. estate, Birth certificates, Calling cards, Cards, Clippings
 
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23Clippings, Howell Cobb estate
 
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24Howell Cobb estate, Contract papers, Curiosa, DAR, Diary 1956, Empty envelopes
 
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25Frost Construction Company, Grade book, House repair receipts, Invitations, Journals
 
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26Legal papers, William McKinley, Medical, Miscellaneous
 
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27Notebooks
 
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28Notebooks, Pensions, Pictures
 
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29Pictures
 
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30Pictures, Prayer book
 
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31Receipts, 1829-1936
 
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32Receipts, 1937-1944
 
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33Receipts, 1945-1947
 
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34Receipts, 1948-1957
 
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35Receipts, 1958-1961
 
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36Receipts, 1962-1963
 
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37Receipts, 1964
 
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38Receipts, 1964-1965
 
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39Receipts, 1966-1968
 
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40Receipts, 1969
 
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41Receipts, Recipes, 1970-1971
 
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42School, Scrapbooks
 
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43Carlo Sforza, Social Security, Tenant papers, Ticket stubs, War ration book, Wills
 
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44Woodblocks
 
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45Woodblocks
 
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46Woodblocks
 
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47Woodblocks
 
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48Woodblocks
 
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49Woodblocks
 
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50Woodblocks
 
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51Woodblocks
 
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52Woodblocks
 
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53Woodblocks
 
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54Writing - Sara Cobb Baxter, Carlisle Cobb, Carolyn Cobb
 
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55Writing - Howell Cobb, Katherine McKinley Cobb, Mary McKinley Cobb
 
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56Writing - Thomas R. R. Cobb, Zach Lamar Cobb, Maud Cobb Lester, Archibald McKinley, and other authors
 

Printed material

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57Printed material
 

Pictures

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58Pictures
 
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1BPhotograph of Brig. Gen. Howell Cobb
 
1BArchitectural drawing (2) (2)