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Johnston family papers

Johnston family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Johnston family papers
Creator: Johnston family
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1960
Language: English
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet 6 boxes
Collection Number: ms3234
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Johnston family lived in the Nacoochee Valley area of Georgia in the 1800s-1900s.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, including correspondence between George Walton Williams in account with J. Lamb Johnston, Carolina Savings Bank, Williams family materials, account books, materials on the Nacoochee Valley Women's Club, Nacoochee Institute, news items, tax bills, Johnston family photographs with most people identified, photographs of gold mines in the area which include mining equipment, stages of mining and hydraulic mining, photographs of Nacoochee Valley and Holly Island. Also included in the collection is a box of oversized items which includes Margaret J. Paris' dependency application, small scrapbook with watercolors by M. Johnston, ice bag from Gainesville Ice and Fuel, issues of the Presbyterian College newspaper, and other assorted items.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Johnston family papers, ms3234. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 May 7.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Gold mines and mining -- Georgia.
Hydraulic mining -- Georgia -- Photographs.
Nacoochee Institute (Nacoochee Valley, Ga.) -- History
Nacoochee Institute (Nacoochee Valley, Ga.) -- Records and correspondence
Nacoochee Valley (Ga.) -- History.
Nacoochee Valley (Ga.) -- Photographs.
Nacoochee Valley Women's Club -- History
Nacoochee Valley Women's Club -- Records and correspondence
Newspapers.
Photographs.
Presbyterian College
Scrapbooks
Student newspapers and publications -- South Carolina -- Clinton.
Tax bills.
Tax collection -- Georgia.
White County (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Correspondence, 1860-1960

boxfolder
111860-1879
includes George Walton Williams in account with J. Lamb Johnston, Carolina Savings Bank 1875-6
121880-1889
131890-1897
141898-1899
151900
161901-1905
171906-1910
181911-1912
boxfolder
211913
221914-1915
231916-1917
241918
boxfolder
311919
321920-1924
331925
341926
351927
361928-1929
371930-1935
381936
391937
3101938-1939
3111940-1942
3121943-1944
3131946-1947
3141950-1959
3151960-1969
316Undated correspondence
317Undated correspondence
 

2. Financial, Professional and Personal Material

boxfolder
318Miscellaneous
319Robert Gordon business ledger, 1888-1893
320Hallie Johnston grade book from Nacoochee Institute, 1920
321Williams family
boxfolder
41Account books
42Local materials
43Miscellaneous
44Poetry from scrapbook
45Personal items
46News items
47Tax bills
48Dr. John Knox Coit
 

3. Photographs

boxfolder
51Johnston family-most identified
52Reunion, 1972
53Gold mines in area
54Helen's Things - classmates, friends
55Local scenes
56Groups
57Individuals
58Newspaper clippings - Uncle Tom Lumsden, Sautee Woodcarver, Ed Dorsey, Frank Stanton, mountain man with oxen and wagon
 

4. Oversize

oversized_box
1Margaret J. Paris' dependency application
1Small scrapbook with watercolors by M Johnston
1Ice bag from Gainesville Ice and Fuel
1Couple issues of Presbyterian College newspaper
1Elementary Spelling Book by Webster
1Scrapbook-To Nancy from Ann, 1941 February 15
lots of local clippings
1Photograph of man in clerical collar