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Cheney family papers

Cheney family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cheney family papers
Creator: Cheney family
Inclusive Dates: 1887-1956
Language: English
Extent: 1.7 Linear Feet (4 document boxes; 1 oversize folder A)
Collection Number: ms5
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection concerns the family of Maude and Frances Cheney, and contains letters dating from 1887 to 1956; postcards; newspaper clippings; handwritten copies of many Clarke County deeds; Christmas cards; envelopes; receipts; a complaint of police brutality; schoolwork; and autograph book; pictures; a scrapbook; and several miscellaneous items. Much of the material in this collection is primarily concerned with two civil Superior Court cases in which the Cheney sisters were involved.

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection concerns the family of Maude and Frances Cheney, and contains letters dating from 1887 to 1956; postcards; newspaper clippings; handwritten copies of many Clarke County deeds; Christmas cards; envelopes; receipts; a complaint of police brutality; schoolwork; and autograph book; pictures; a scrapbook; and several miscellaneous items. Much of the material in this collection is primarily concerned with two civil Superior Court cases in which the Cheney sisters were involved.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cheney family papers, 1887-1956, ms5, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cheney family
Cheney, Frances
Cheney, Maude
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Courts -- Georgia.
Deeds -- Georgia.
Deeds.
Police brutality -- Georgia.
Receipts (financial records)
Scrapbooks

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Correspondence

boxfolder
11Letters, 1887 July 13-1909 June 9
12Letters, 1910 August 3-1921 June 13
13Letters, July 1922, 1928 February 28
14Letters, 1930 January 12-1931 December 1
14aLetters, 1934 November 2-1939 August 3
15Letters, 1940 October 9-1941 September 20
16Letters, 1941 November 12-1945 December 18
17Letters, 1946 January 8-1947 January 14
18Letters, 1947 January 17-1948 July 16
19Letters, 1948 July 21-1949 October 5
110Letters, 1941 October 9-1950 April 1
111Letters, 1950 April 1-1950 September 21
112Letters, 1950 September 22-1952 January 28
113Letters, 1952 January 30-1956 April 5
boxfolder
21Letters, undated
22Letters, undated
23Letters--miscellaneous pieces
24Postcards
25Letters--miscellaneous pieces
boxfolder
31Christmas cards
32Envelopes
 

2. Clippings, Scrapbook, and Deeds

boxfolder
26Newspaper clippings
27Miscellaneous newspaper clippings
28Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
29Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
210Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
211Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
212Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
213Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
214Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
215Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
boxfolder
33Miscellaneous receipts
34Refrigerator repair bills
boxfolder
41Miscellaneous
boxfolder
37School work of Robert and Francis Cheney and others
boxfolder
42Autograph book, circa 1880s
44Scrapbook
43Miscellaneous pictures
oversized_folder
1ASketches by F. W. Cheney, 1910-1911
 

3. Superior Court cases

boxfolder
35Robert Cheney's complaint of police brutality
36Miscellaneous material concerning roofing job in connection with Superior Court case regarding same