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1 Title:   John T. Cobb Lampkin notebooks  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lampkin, John T. Cobb  
  Dates:   1872-1926  
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The collection consists of three volumes kept by John T. Cobb: an account book containing financial transactions and Latin lessons and exercises (1872-1880); A record of time, which is a notebook recording weather, social activities, church attendance, studies at the University of Georgia, and people staying at Lewis J. Lampkin's boarding house (1873-1875); and a notebook listing deaths and marriages, and describing weather conditions, social activities, and some medical remedies (1895-1926).
 
  Identifier:   ms1668  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Elijah A. Brown letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Elijah A. (Elijah Alexander), 1857-  
  Dates:   1875  
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The collection consists of three letters written by Elijah A. Brown to his parents in 1875. Correspondence discusses activities and teachers at the University of Georgia, and churches and ministers in Athens. A fourth letter, undated, addressed to Elizabeth Brown from Henry Holcombe Tucker discusses Tucker's election as chancellor of the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2112  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   E. L. Newton letter to Mrs. Cynthia Hall  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, E. L.  
  Dates:   1872, 1973  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Athens, July 8, 1872, to "Mrs. Cynthia Hall," regarding prospects of a visit, family, and church news. The collection also includes a photocopy of the John Newton family tree and an explanatory letter dated 1973.
 
  Identifier:   ms812  
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4 Title:   Bessie Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Bessie  
  Dates:   1904-1905  
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The collection consists of two items: scrapbook created by Bessie Smith, consisting of journal entries, newspaper articles, ticket stubs from University of Georgia events; photograph labeled "Athens, Georgia. State Normal School. Sophomore Class. 1904."
 
  Identifier:   ms1432  
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5 Title:   Mary Franklin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Franklin, Mary Jett, 1842-1928  
  Dates:   after 1900  
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The collection consists of five pictures (four reproductions, one original) by Mary Franklin, handwritten notes about Athens people, and eight typed pages regarding Tunis and Franklin.
 
  Identifier:   ms479  
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6 Title:   University of Georgia student's letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1863 May  
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The collection consists of two letters: dated Athens, May 3, 1863, "Dear Mother," signed "Willie"; dated Athens, May 9, 1863, "My Dear Mother," signed "Willie C.," (last name undecipherable). Letters regard why Willie hadn't written, parties, girls of Lucy Cobb Institute, church, and items he would like his mother to send.
 
  Identifier:   ms745  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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7 Title:   Francina Elizabeth Cox Greer King diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   King, Francina Elizabeth Cox Greer, 1810-1886  
  Dates:   1866-1868  
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The collection consists of a diary (and typescript copy) of Francina Elizabeth Cox Greer from July 24, 1866-October 24, 1868. She discusses living as a single woman, social life, and economic hardships.
 
  Identifier:   ms1167  
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8 Title:   Grace Lucas letter to Mary E. Johns  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lucas, Grace  
  Dates:   1843 July 22  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Athens, Georgia, July 22, 1843, to "My dear sister," signed "Grace Lucas," regarding illness, slaves, and other social happenings.
 
  Identifier:   ms1690  
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9 Title:   Mary Mitchell Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Mary Celestine Mitchell, 1866-1925  
  Dates:   1881-1892  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Mary Mitchell Brown to her mother from 1881-1892. Mary writes from Lake Erie Seminary, Painesville, Ohio, about classes, activities, teachers, and other students. After her marriage, she writes about family matters, friends, and social events. The collection also includes two undated newspaper clippings regarding E.T. Brown as a possible candidate for 8th District State Representative from Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3294  
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10 Title:   George Baber Atkinson family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Atkinson family  
  Dates:   1851-1914  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of the papers of George Baber Atkinson, his sister Fannie Atkinson, and the Atkinson family of Athens, Georgia from 1851-1914. It includes correspondence, deeds, articles, a bible, poems, essays, photographs, daguerreotypes, programs, scrapbooks, and indentures relating to ancestors of the Atkinsons. Articles and programs pertain to the Atlanta Medical College and the Winterville Academy (Winterville, Georgia). Most of the correspondence is to or from Fannie Atkinson. The collection provides a social history of Georgia for the time period.
 
  Identifier:   ms828  
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11 Title:   Minerva Winstead Sayre papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sayre, Minerva Winstead  
  Dates:   1838-1858  
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The collection consists of correspondence between Minerva in Athens (Ga.) and Milton Sayre of Mobile (Ala.), written before and after their marriage. The collection also includes the will of Milton Sayre, some deeds, a return for the estate of Alexander Winstead, and slave bills of sale.
 
  Identifier:   ms2849  
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12 Title:   Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Forbes, Walter Tillou, 1877-1944  
  Dates:   1900s  
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The collection consists of papers of Walter T. Forbes regarding Georgia YMCA camps at Camp Chattooga, Tallulah Falls, and Pine Tops Camp, Mitchell's Falls, from the 1900s. Included are letters regarding registration, payments, and camp activities; forms, brochures, and pamphlets regarding camps; photographs of camp activities; and newspaper clippings regarding Walter Forbes, his death, and Y camps.
 
  Identifier:   ms39  
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13 Title:   Nell Upshaw Gannon diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gannon, Nell Upshaw  
  Dates:   1933-1973  
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The collection consists of diaries of Nell Upshaw Gannon from 1933-1973. The entries mainly discuss Gannon's daily activities with much emphasis on social events in Athens (Ga.) including visits and visitors and her involvement in various women's clubs. Also includes descriptions of vacations and trips, particularly the World's Fair in Chicago and a trip to Cuba.
 
  Identifier:   ms883  
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14 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 3. Personal Materials  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1893-1946  
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Series 3. Personal Materials consists of diaries of Telamon Cuyler from 1893-1946, with gaps. The entries discuss Cuyler's college life at the University of Georgia (Athens); his work and social life in Atlanta (Ga.) where he began his law practice; later he discusses the management and life on his farm, Beverwyck, in Jones County (Ga.); and the home front during World War II. Also included in the collection are various pieces of memorabilia and scrapbooks.
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series3  
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15 Title:   Edwin King Lumpkin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dudley, J. T.  
  Dates:   1881-1921  
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The collection consists of papers of Edwin King Lumpkin from 1881-1921. The majority of the collection pertains to Lumpkin's Athens (Ga.) law firm, Lumpkin & Burnett and includes mainly correspondence relating to law cases of Lumpkin and his partner Wiley B. Burnett. The collection contains personal correspondence to family and friends, including his brother Joseph H. Lumpkin, and his wife and children. The personal correspondence pertains to his law practice, social life in Athens (Ga.), Lumpkin's interest in national and state politics, and in particular the campaigns of kinsman Hoke Smith. The J.T. Dudley papers (1906-1912) contain correspondence dealing with buying and selling land throughout the South. The papers of Edwin K. Lumpkin, Jr. (1910-1915) consist mainly of correspondence relating to his legal practice. The papers of Lumpkin's law partner, Wiley B. Burnett contain mainly bills and receipts, with a few letters relating to the law firm.
 
  Identifier:   ms1748  
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16 Title:   Edward Harden family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harden, Edward, 1784-1849  
  Dates:   1779-1928  
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Note The collection consists of the papers of Edward Harden and other Harden and Jackson family members of Savannah and Athens, Georgia from 1779-1928, including letters, receipts, autographs, commissions, deeds, diaries, scrapbooks. Materials relating to Edward Harden, a planter and politician from Savannah and Athens, include indentures, receipts, account books (1836-1842) for his law practice, and common place books (1805, 1830-1837) containing accounts for his plantations, legal notes, and journal entries. Also included are the diaries of Mary Ann Elizabeth Randolph, Mary Elizabeth Greenhill Harden, and Edward Harden Jr.'s children. The diaries (1864-1928) of Harden's great-niece, Eveline Harden Jackson, describe her school days, social activities, the Civil War, and news of family and friends.
 
  Identifier:   ms45  
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17 Title:   James Pleasants Waddel diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Waddell, James Pleasants, 1801-1867  
  Dates:   1845-1847  
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The diary of James Pleasants Waddell with entries from September 1845-October 1847. Entries include temperature readings for morning, noon, and evening along with weather conditions and details of daily life in Athens, Georgia. Waddel discussed family, friends, University of Georgia personnel and students, what he was reading, and plantings in his garden or greenhouse.
 
  Identifier:   ms102  
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18 Title:   Robert S. Gilliam family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Durham, Lucy  
  Dates:   1870-1935, bulk 1881-1909  
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The collection consists of papers of Robert S. Gilliam and the Gilliam family of Maxeys, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1870-1935. The bulk of the collection (1881-1909) consists of correspondence, financial statements, receipts, and legal documents pertaining to Gilliam's mercantile business. Family correspondence (1882-1898) consists of letters to and from Gilliam's daughter, Sallie Myrt while living in Maxeys or while she was attending LaGrange Female College. Other correspondents include Lucy Durham writing from Agnes Scott College (Decatur, Ga.) or Athens (Ga.) and Maude Williams. The collection also contains photographs, programs, and invitations relating to the LaGrange Female College.
 
  Identifier:   ms1372  
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19 Title:   Robert Goodwin Mitchell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, Robert Goodwin, 1843-1926  
  Dates:   1833-1885  
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The collection consists of correspondence between Mitchell and Nettie Fondren during his service with the 29th Georgia Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Mitchell served mainly in Georgia and along the coast. His letters describe the evacuation of Savannah (Ga.), the battle of Chickamauga (Ga.), the siege of Chattanooga (Tenn.), and the Atlanta Campaign. Nettie's letters, many written from the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.), describe life during the Civil War and news of family and friends. The collection also contains correspondence from other family members or friends, photographs, and a scrapbook containing clippings pertaining to the lives of Robert and Nettie after the war.
 
  Identifier:   ms2212  
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20 Title:   Thomas family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thomas family  
  Dates:   1849-1942  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of correspondence, receipts, photographs, printed material, and legal documents. Most of the letters discuss social events and news of family or friends but a few mention U.S. politics, particularly the 1876 Presidential election; George Dudley Thomas' law practice; plantation management; and the cotton market.
 
  Identifier:   ms2388  
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