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Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers

Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers
Creator: Farrow, Henry P. (Henry Pattillo)
Inclusive Dates: 1855-1937
Bulk Dates: 1870-1899
Language: English
Extent: 9.2 Linear Feet (14 document boxes, 3 oversized boxes, 2 oversize folders A)
Collection Number: ms94
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Pattillo Farrow (1834-1907), lawyer, Georgia Attorney-General (1862-1872), U.S. District Attorney (1872-1880), collector of the Port of Brunswick (1882-1885), postmaster of Gainesville (1897-1904), active member of Georgia's Republican Party, and owner of the Porter Springs resort Queen of the Mountains near Dahlonega, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Henry Pattillo Farrow and Farrow family members from 1855-1937. The papers include correspondence, letter books, newspapers, clippings, printed material, bills, receipts, account books, and photographs. The bulk of the collection relates to Henry Pattillo Farrow and documents his involvement in Republican politics in Georgia during and after Reconstruction; his positions as Georgia Attorney-General, U.S. District Attorney, collector of customs for the Port of Brunswick (Ga.), and as postmaster of Gainesville (Ga.). Materials pertaining to Farrow's administration of the Porter Springs resort Queen of the Mountains include hotel ledgers (1877-1896), account books (1886-1892), registers (1893, 1899), a cash book (1886-1889), a memorandum book (1886-1904), and employees lists (1889-1891). From 1907-1937, the collection consists of business and family correspondence of John A. Whitner (Farrow's son-in-law) and Henry F. Whitner mainly pertaining to the administration of the Queen of the Mountains resort.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers, MS 94. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 April 4.

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

Account books.
Attorneys General -- Georgia.
Brunswick (Ga.)
Business records.
Court administration -- Georgia.
Customs administration -- Officials and employees -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Georgia. Attorney-General's Office
Lawyers -- Georgia.
Porter Springs (Ga.)
Postmasters -- Georgia.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.
Republican Party (Ga.)
Resorts -- Georgia.
United States. District Attorney (Georgia : Northern District)
United States. District Attorney (Georgia : Southern District)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Correspondence

boxfolder
111855-1869
121864
131865
141866
151867
161868
171869
181870 January-June
191870 July-September
1101870 October-December
1111871 January-June
1121871 July-September
1131871 October-December
1141872 January-June
1151872 July-December
1161873 January-June
1171873 July-December
1181874
boxfolder
211875 January-September
221875 October-December
231876 January-March
241876 April-September
251876 October-December
261877 January-March
271877 April-June
281877 July-September
291877 October-December
2101878 January-April
2111878 May-June
2121878 July-December
2131879 January-June
2141879 July-December
2151870's
2161880 January-April
boxfolder
311880 May-September
321880 October-December
331881 January-March
341881 April-June
351881 July-November
361881 December
371882 January-February
381882 March 1-24
391882 March 25-31
3101882 April 1-10
3111882 April 11-19
3121882 April 20-30
boxfolder
411882 May 1-10
421882 May 11-31
431882 June
441882 July
451882 August-October
461882 November-December
471883 January
481883 February
491883 March
4101883 April-May
4111883 June-July
4121883 August-October
4131883 November-December 19
4141883 December 20-31
4151884 January 1-15
4161884 January 16-22
boxfolder
511884 January 23-31
521884 February 1-15
531884 February 16-29
541884 March 1-15
551884 March 16-31
561884 April-June
571884 July-November
581884 December 1-19
591884 December 20-31
5101885 January-June 19
5111885 June 20-December
boxfolder
611880's
621886 January-June
631886 July-December
641887
651888
661889
671890-1893
681894-1897
boxfolder
711898
721899
731900 January-July 21
741900 July 23-December
751901
761902 January-June
771902 July-August 9
781902 August 11-December
791903 January-July
7101903 August-December
7111904 January-February
7121904 March-May
boxfolder
811904 June-August
821904 September-December
831905-1906
841907
851908-1910
861911-1919
871920-1925
881926-1927
891928
8101929
8111930
8121931
8131932
8141933
8151934
8161935
8171936-1937
boxfolder
91Undated
92Undated
93Undated
94Undated
951883
961883
971883
 

Brief, 1883

boxfolder
98Brief, 1883
 

Pictures - Miscellaneous

boxfolder
99Pictures - Miscellaneous
 

Political Appointments

boxfolder
910Political Appointments
 

Picture Negatives

boxfolder
911Picture Negatives
 

Miscellaneous

boxfolder
912Miscellaneous
 

Clippings

box
10Clippings
 

Ledgers

box
10Grand Jury Cases, U. S. District Court
10Witnesses in Cases - U. S. District Court
 

Printed Material and Financial Records

box
10Buffalo Lithia Waters (Virginia)
10Galbraith Springs (Tennessee)
10Somerville Resort (Michigan)
10Lookout Inn (Tennessee)
10Brighton Beach Hotel (New York)
10Warm Sulphur Springs (Virginia)
10Yellow Sulphur Springs (Virginia)
10Hot Springs (North Carolina)
10"Report on Mineral Springs of Georgia", 1913
10"Guide to Summer Resorts of the South"
10Great Hospital Fair - Atlanta, 1881
10Georgia School of Technology Alumni Banquet, 1903
10Georgia School of Technology - Commencement Program, 1904
10First Federal Savings and Loan Association Booklet - Atlanta, 1937
10"Peter Pan" Program - Agnes Scott College, 1935
10Central Presbyterian Church - Atlanta
10"Republican Campaign Textbook", 1904
10"Democratic State Convention" - S.C., 1856
10"Business Men's Meeting" New York, 1884
10"Masonic Address", 1857
10"Testimonials to Judge John Erskine"
10"Miss Rutherford's Scrapbook", 1923
10"Madison Bell"
10"A Lecture on the Theory of Evolution", 1879
box
11Newspaper Clippings Book, 1856-1867
11Newspaper Clippings Book, 1867-1868
11Newspaper Clippings Book, 1867-1868
box
12Letter Book, 1874-1877
12Letter Book, 1877-1882
12Letter Book, 1882-1883
box
13Miscellaneous Printed Material
Includes: Ledger - Circuit Court 1877. The News and Courier - Charleston, South Carolina Centennial Edition, 1903. Pamphlets, Broadsides, Booklets
box
14Hotel Ledger, 1877-1880
14Hotel Ledger, 1886
14Hotel Ledger, 1887-1896
14Store Ledger, 1886
14Store Ledger, 1887
14Store Ledger, 1886-1891
14Memorandum Book, 1886-1904
14Hotel Account Book, 1892
14Unused Membership Shares of Cedar Mountain Land Company
box
15Bills, (Porter Springs), 1876-1883
15Hotel Register, 1893
15Hotel Register, 1899
15Cash Book, 1886-1889
15Employees of the Hotel, 1889-1891
15Record of Registered Letters
15Unused Membership Shares of Chestatee Club
boxfolder
161Newspaper Clippings
162Pictures/Cards - Porter Springs
163Broadsides - Porter Springs
164Newspaper Clippings
165Stationery, Etc. - Porter Springs
166Newspaper Clippings
167Newspaper Clippings
168Printed Material - Porter Springs, Piedmont Hotel, Chestatee Club
168Account Book, 1874-1879
boxfolder
171Printed Material - Letters Endorsing Farrow for Auditor of the Treasury of the Navy Department, 1897
172Printed Material - Farrow's Speech to General Assembly of Georgia, 1870
173Printed Material - Letter and Affidavit, 1881
174Brief - Re: Appointment of Farrow for District Judge, 1883
175Printed Material - Miscellaneous
oversized_folderoversized_folder
2A1ADuplicate Broadsides (encapsulated)