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1 Title:   James W. Porter collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Porter, James W. (James Watson), 1946-  
  Dates:   1540-2019  
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This collection contains scientific book sales catalogs, files regarding the appraisal of Dr. Porter's book collection, unbound volumes, ephemera, and a selection of prints, chiefly scientific illustrations featuring coral.
 
  Identifier:   ms4336  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   George Wymberley Jones De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Julianna  
  Dates:   1732-1939  
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The collection consists of papers of the George Wymberley Jones De Renne family of Savannah, Georgia from 1732-1939. The papers include account books, correspondence, deeds, genealogical materials, indentures, inventories, land grants, legal documents, newspaper clippings, printed material, and transcripts of historical documents pertaining to Georgia history. The materials document the activities of the De Renne family and contain information on land transactions in Georgia; estate or plantation management, particularly Wormsloe Plantation (Savannah, Ga.) and Popular Grove; the Buena Ventura Stock Company and Buena Ventura Ranch (1883-1884) in Tom Green County (Tex.); book and wine purchases for Wormsloe; and the De Rennes' involvement in the Georgia Historical Society and the Georgia Bicentennial (1933). The collection also contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to the George W. Smith family, the Campbell and Stewart families, and accounts and correspondence (1867-1880) with Thomas A. Biddle & Company (Philadelphia, Pa.). Other correspondents include Letitia De Renne, Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne, William Drayton, George Jones, Inigo Jones, Noble Wymberley Jones, Alva Konkle, Mary Wallace Savage Nuttall, and Julianna Smith.
 
  Identifier:   ms1064  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Felix Hargrett papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett, Felix  
  Dates:   1790-1982  
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The collection consists of correspondence and historical materials collected by Hargrett. The correspondence includes letters concerning Hargrett's gifts to the University of Georgia and other institutions, correspondence pertaining to Hargrett's establishment of an endowment fund at UGA, correspondence with book and manuscript dealers, personal letters between Hargrett family members, and correspondence regarding the Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2311  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   De Renne family  
  Dates:   1770-1986  
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The collection consists of papers of the De Renne family of Savannah, Georgia from 1770-1986. The papers include account books; correspondence, both business and personal; blueprints and maps of Wormsloe Plantation (Savannah, Ga.); a diary (1876) of Letitia De Renne documenting her daily activities; genealogical charts and materials relating to the Jones and allied families; scrapbooks; photographs; printed material; legal documents; receipts; collected historical documents and transcripts relating to Georgia history; wood blocks; and ephemera. The materials document the activities of the De Renne family and include information on the management and administration of Wormsloe Plantation; business ventures of the De Rennes; books and book collecting; and wine purchases including inventories. Correspondents include George Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne, Kentwyn De Renne, Augusta De Renne, Elfrida De Renne Barrow, and Charlton M. Theus.
 
  Identifier:   ms2819  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Felix Hargrett collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett, Felix  
  Dates:   1739-1964  
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The collection consists primarily of letters, but also includes reports, petitions, furloughs, receipts, depositions, indentures, court orders, soldier tickets, payrolls, invoices, notes, statements, land orders, and certificates. The collection documents the Colony of Georgia, slavery, the Confederacy, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. There is a large amount of material about the Nitre and Mining Bureau of the Confederacy, Georgia Home Insurance Company, and Nathaniel A. Pratt.
 
  Identifier:   ms302  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 4. Correspondence  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1880-1951  
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note Series 4. Correspondence consists of correspondence of Telamon Cuyler from 1880-1951. The correspondence includes incoming letters and typed carbons of Cuyler's outgoing correspondence as well as contracts, receipts, and telegrams. The materials document Cuyler's activities and contain information on his real estate ventures; the cotton and textile industry, trade, and mills; Cuyler's law practice in Atlanta (Ga.) and New York (N.Y.); sales of ordnance and commodities to Europe, particularly Paris (France) during World War I and II; the flax trade and industry; Cuyler's book and autograph collections; Cuyler's involvement with the University of Georgia's War Memorial Board (1935-1939); and some sporadic (1905, 1942-1948) correspondence and reminiscences pertaining to his involvement in the Russo-Japanese Peace Conference (1905). The series also contains correspondence with Marguerite Rathereedan regarding World War II which discusses life in Great Britain during the war, politics, and the Bundles for Britain program. Other correspondents include James W. Austin, Frank Butterworth, Herbert Choate, Barton Cuyler, Grace Barton Cuyler, Marmaduke Hamilton Floyd, John B. Gamble, Walter Hinton, Cuyler's father, Henry W. Smith, and William Warren.
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series4  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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