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1 Title:   Henry Newton Some reminiscences of early life and times  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, Henry, 1823-1913  
  Dates:   after 1842, 1979  
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The collection consists of two items: original manuscript Some reminiscences of early life and times, by Reverend Henry Netwon, regarding recollections of his childhood from 1830-1842 in Athens, Georgia; Papers of the Athens Historical Society, volume two, published in 1979, which includes Some reminiscences of early life and times.
 
  Identifier:   ms1581  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Athens Choral Society collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens Choral Society  
  Dates:   1971-2014  
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Contains items pertaining to the history of the Athens Choral Society from 1971-2014. Includes artwork, biographical sketches, concert programs, newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, and promotional materials within seventeen scrapbooks.
 
  Identifier:   ms4121  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Charles Jones Jenkins letters to Charles Colcock Jones, Jr.  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jenkins, Charles Jones, 1805-1883  
  Dates:   1874 July 10, 1880 November 3  
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The collection consists of two letters: dated Augusta, July 10, 1874, "Col. C. C. Jones," signed "C. J. Jenkins," regarding Thomas Norwood'ss speech, Dr. Lipscomb, and other business matters; dated Summerville (or, Summersville), November 3, 1880, "My dear Col.," signed "C. J. Jenkins," regarding legislative matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1467  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   James Reap collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Reap, James K.  
  Dates:   1900-1985  
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The collection consists of photographs, research notes, printed material, copies of articles, and other miscellany that James Reap used for his book, Athens: a Pictorial History.
 
  Identifier:   ms2756  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Athens (Ga.) register of marriages and headrights  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1803-1833  
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This collection contains a ledger with a handwritten copy of 19th Century court records for Athens, Georgia. The records were copied by Melba Bedgood in 1959. The first section is labeled Book A: Marriage Records for 1805-1814. The second section contains Land Court records for headrights 1803-1833. An index of names is included in the front of the ledger. Loose papers laid in the front of the ledger include typed information regarding a Baptist church in Athens; Clarke County Will Book C for 1842-1859; General Wiliam M. Browne; and a genealogy of the Williams and O'Kelley families.
 
  Identifier:   ms3702  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Athens, Georgia social and cultural events collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1870-1923  
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The collection consists of announcements, invitations, and programs from social events in Athens, Georgia, including events at the University of Georgia, from 1870-1923. Included are weddings invitations of prominent Athenians; programs from events held at Steney-Stovall Memorial Theatre, and Colonial Theatre; and two certificates from Athens City School and University High School.
 
  Identifier:   ms404  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Athens water works legal documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clarke County (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1891-1894  
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The collection consists of legal document from Clarke County, Georgia from 1891 and 1894. The contract is between the Athens City Water Works Company and the Mayor and Council of the City of Athens.The petition for injunction is made between New York Water Supply Company, Limited and the Mayor and Council of the City of Athens.
 
  Identifier:   ms4117  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Stanley family letters (photocopies)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stanley family  
  Dates:   1861-1866, 1875  
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The collection consists of correspondence (photocopies) between Marcellus Stanley and his wife, Julia A. T. (Pope) Stanley, from 1861-1864. The collection also consists of a genealogical chart of the Hills of Wilkes County, and photocopies of obituaries (undated) for Major Marcellus Stanley.
 
  Identifier:   ms575  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Athens : American guide series typescript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Writers' Project  
  Dates:   1938  
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A typescript of Athens: American Guide Series, compiled by the Athens and Augusta units of the Federal Writers' Project (WPA) and incorporates much of the research preformed by the WPA writers in county archives and personal interviews. The typescript has numerous manuscript notations and attempts an historical, social, and economic overview of the Athens community from its beginnings until the date of the research (1935-1938).
 
  Identifier:   ms1106  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Athens Chapter, images of Athens homes  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Athens Chapter  
  Dates:   circa 1942  
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The collection consists of pictures of older homes in Athens, Ga. Some of the buildings noted are the Joseph Henry Lumpkin house, Howell Cobb house, and the Lucy Cobb Institute.
 
  Identifier:   ms1482  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Athens-Clarke County Bicentennial Commission papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens-Clarke County Bicentennial Commission  
  Dates:   1976-1979  
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The collection consists of correspondence, committee reports, printed material and clippings related to the Athens-Clarke County Bicentennial Committee and particularly a project called "Faith in the Future," where donations went into a trust to be used for the Tricentennial Celebration.
 
  Identifier:   ms2223  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Gerdine-Lamkin family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett Library  
  Dates:   1890-1985  
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The collection consists of photographs and postcards of Sarah Gerdine Lamkin of Athens, Georgia and her family. Much of the materials relate to Athens and Gerdine family matters, and several papers highlight Elizabeth Lamkin. Some correspondence and other assorted materials are also included.
 
  Identifier:   ms2439  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Phinizy Spalding papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1910-1994, bulk 1931-1982  
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This collection consists of the papers of Dr. Phinizy Spalding, a longtime history professor at the University of Georgia. Types of materials in the collection include family materials; correspondence and subject files; scholarly activity and association files; many manuscripts of his writngs as well as research and teaching materials; several hundred documents regarding historic preservation and architecture in Athens and Georgia; materials regarding the management of the Lucy Cobb Institute; and printed material and maps.
 
  Identifier:   ms2907  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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14 Title:   Beth Mobley Abney papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Abney, Annie Beth Mobley  
  Dates:   1950-2000  
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The collection consists of columns, clippings, photos, recipes, scrapbooks, postcards, artifacts, and writings by Annie Beth Mobley Abney. Audio recording housed in the Media Archive: http://purl.libs.uga.edu/brown/har-ms3276/bmac-coll
 
  Identifier:   ms3276  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   Marcellus Stanley family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stanley, Marcellus, 1823-1890  
  Dates:   1861-1864  
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This collection consists of correspondence, photograph cards, a journal, and a muster roll of Captain Stanley's Troup Artillery for November and December 1861. The correspondence is mainly between Stanley and his wife Julia. He writes from Camp Lawton (Savannah) in 1861 and then from Tallahassee and Quincy, Florida. The journal includes entries from Benjamin Henry Pope in 1862 as he serves in Company K, 9th Mississippi Infantry, and provides details of battles in the Glasgow/Cave City/Munfordville, Kentucky area. The photographs are of Marcellus Stanley, Alexander Franklin Pope, and G. T. Beauregard.
 
  Identifier:   ms3697  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 Title:   Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation (Historic Athens) records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation  
  Dates:   1904-2014  
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Collection consists of records of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, renamed Historic Athens, a non-profit preservation and advocacy organization for historic buildings in Athens, Georgia. This collection includes organization files; boards minutes; and files on special topics, projects, and events.
 
  Identifier:   ms3739  
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17 Title:   National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Athens Chapter Town Committee records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Athens Chapter  
  Dates:   1904-2011  
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This collection contains lineage papers and membership applications for deceased members of the Athens Chapter of the Colonial Dames. Also, there is a scrapbook containing the pictorial history of Athens from 1800 to 1942.
 
  Identifier:   ms3838  
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18 Title:   Segrest-Phinizy family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Phinizy, Ferdinand, 1819-1889  
  Dates:   1850-1970  
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Contains items and documents pertaining to the prominent Phinizy family of Athens, Georgia, namely Barrett and Ferdinand Phinizy. Includes a scrapbook containing telegrams, letters, and correspondence received by the family in regards to the death of Ferdinand Phinizy in 1889. Includes photographs of the Phinizy family as well as newspaper clippings describing various events in their lives. Also includes a war ration book belonging to both Phinizy and Segrest family members from World War II.
 
  Identifier:   ms4122  
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19 Title:   Beech Haven blueprints  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Rowland, Charles Alden, 1870-1964  
  Dates:   1910-1912  
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Collection consists of five blueprints, two showing property belonging to C.A. Rowland and three showing the property of T.J. Epps, all in the Beech Haven area of Athens, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4206  
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20 Title:   Athens Historical Society papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Athens Historical Society  
  Dates:   1960-2019  
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The collection consists of letters, speeches, newspaper articles, maps, photos, and indenture, and a cemetery survey that chronicle Athens history. University history is recorded in newspaper articles and some letters and Georgia history in speeches, newspaper articles, and brochures. Athens Historical Society (AHS) history is recorded in minutes, newsletters, correspondence, and speeches. AHS internal papers include directories, membership rolls, Constitution and by-laws, rosters, news releases, and a paper entitled The First Twenty Years: A Brief History of the Athens Historical Society. The collection also has the papers, scripts, and newspaper clippings concerning the AHS produced video The Presence of the Past: Historic Houses of Athens, Georgia. See also the typescripts of the full soundtrack of the video Reminiscences of Old Athens. Later additions to the collection include financial papers, Athens Historical Society Papers Volume II, and material regarding the "Vanishing Athens" project, Crampton's Gap project, Clarke County Cemeteries project, and Ellis Merton Coulter birthday commemoration.
 
  Identifier:   ms2306  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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