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1 Title:   Edgar G. Dawson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dawson, Edgar Gilmer, 1830-1883  
  Dates:   1869-1883  
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The collection consists of a statement for accounts of Edgar G. Dawson, and letters from Atlanta and Augusta relating to Dawson's extensive business and plantation affairs in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms1547  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   George Horkan family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Horkan family  
  Dates:   1893-1908  
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The collection consists of correspondence written to George A. Horkan from family members in Georgia, Texas, California, the Yukon, and Ireland, from 1893-1908. Correspondence from J.F. Horkan mainly describe Horkan's business dealings. Correspondence from William Horkan describe his business attempts and wanderings. Correspondence from P.D. Horkan, on P.D. Horkan and Co. Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods, Augusta, Georgia letterhead, contain news of family and business matters. Correspondence from Horkan's mother, sister, and niece relay family news. The letter dated Swinford, December 30, 1896, "My dear son, George," signed "From your fond and dying mother, Margreat Horkan," was written from Margreat's deathbed, and includes a note from Horkan's sister, Mary.
 
  Identifier:   ms3190  
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3 Title:   Chester Green papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Green, Chester R., 1915-2017  
  Dates:   1920-1990  
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Consists mainly of materials covering Green's time as an executive with Kraft Foods, Inc. Bulk of the materials span from 1950-1975 while the political materials cover the late 1980s-1994. Notable items include programs from when Green participated in Harvard University's graduate school advanced management program, extensive materials showing his strong ties to the Republican party, many programs and advertisements documenting Kraft Foods during his tenure as an executive, and several photographs and scrapbooks featuring Green with notable celebrities.
 
  Identifier:   ms4105  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Winship Nunnally letter to Mrs. Slaton  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Nunnally, Winship  
  Dates:   early 20th century  
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The collection consists of one letter: undated, "My dear Mrs. Slaton," regarding an invitation to a buffet supper and Miss McCandless.
 
  Identifier:   ms1123  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   George Arthur Booth papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Booth, George Arthur  
  Dates:   1898-1976  
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The collection consists of correspondence, receipts, newspaper articles and photographs associated with George Arthur Booth from 1898-1976. Papers regard Athens Industrial Development Corp., Athens Model Sign Ordinance, Retail Merchants' Protective Association, Athens Zoning Ordinances, Retail Merchants Cotton Association, cotton, and University of Georgia, Research Park. Receipts are from businesses in Athens, Georgia. Photographs depict prominent homes in Athens, Georgia, and scenes from the Athens Carnival held in 1900.
 
  Identifier:   ms1553  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   John E. Donalson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Donalson, John E., 1846-1920  
  Dates:   1843-1943  
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This collection consists of business correspondence, legal cases, personal papers and correspondence, bills and receipts, land grants, indentures, bonds, deeds, and family photographs. Documents in the collection span from 1843 to 1943.
 
  Identifier:   ms3936  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   E. Raymond Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Emmett Raymond, 1922-2013  
  Dates:   1950-1970  
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Consists of materials mostly from the 1950s-1970s pertaining to the life of E. Raymond Smith, businessman from Macon, Georgia. The "E. Raymond Smith scrapbook" includes photographs, newspapers clippings, and other documents chronicling his business career. This scrapbook also notably includes a letter from Mrs. Clifford H. Hicks, critcizing Smith's dealership employees for continuing to "use the old style policy" of referring to black customers by "given name." The "James Brown scrapbook" chronicles his friendship and business partnership with musician, James Brown, including letters, checks, and signed photographs of the two men together.
 
  Identifier:   ms4126  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Letter to Judge James Emory Speer  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kriegshaber, Victor H., 1859-1934  
  Dates:   1890  
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This collection consists of a letter from Victor Kriegshaber of Germany to Judge J. Emory Speer discussing the role that German military conscription plays in their economic difficulties and how war between Germany and France will certainly come again.
 
  Identifier:   ms4212  
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9 Title:   Walter McElreath manuscript for "Me and My Folks" (photocopy)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McElreath, Walter, 1867-1951  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1951  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of two volumes. Volume one of the set is a biographical sketch of Mr. McElreath and volume two deals with the McElreath, McClung and McEachern families.
 
  Identifier:   ms1586  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Howard Holladay slide collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Holladay, Howard  
  Dates:   1958-1967  
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The collection consists of slides including people and places in the Southeast, California, and unidentified locations. Included are slides of a golf parade in Augusta, Georgia in 1959 where the golfer Arnold Palmer can be seen on a float in a few of the images. There are also slides of a University of Georgia home football game, college fraternity life, and slides taken on several trips to places in Europe and Asia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3269  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   John Thomas Mercer family research files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sherman, David  
  Dates:   1820s-2000s  
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This collection contains correspondence, land records, wills, photographs, military orders, and research notes about the Mercer, Tift, Wooten, and Sherman families. Included are a series of photographs from the Tift Farm in Albany, Georgia, stock certificates from railroad and banking companies, miltary orders from the Confederate States, and correspondence from the late 1850s American West, and throughout the South during the Civil War. The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.
 
  Identifier:   ms4059  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Curtis business records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Curtis, Jack  
  Dates:   1968-2014  
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This collection contains farm and sand mining operation records of L.C. Curtis and Sons, Inc.. It includes family history, plats and equipment design drawings, correspondence, log books ragarding sand and cattle operations, aerial photographs, and articles about the Iron Horse sculpture that was removed from the University of Georgia campus in 1954, then in 1957 to the Curtis property.
 
  Identifier:   ms4298  
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13 Title:   Howard Edsel (Ed) Benson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Benson, Howard Edsel (Ed)  
  Dates:   1930-2011  
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The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, and printed materials related to Benson's Bakery (Athens, Ga.) and William Howard Benson's political interests, and Ed Benson's civic activities. The personal and civic files document Ed Benson's involvement with the 48th Fighter Squadron (1943-1945) and his local civic engagements, especially highlighting the Athens Rotary Club and Mentor Program. The W. H. Benson papers primarily consist of his letters and telegrams sent to politicians at the state and national level regarding legislation and political agendas. The Benson's Bakery series document the evolution of the bakery from its opening in 1918 through the 1980s. Included are company newsletters, photographs, brochures, and ephemera.
 
  Identifier:   ms3867  
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14 Title:   John Parnell Bondurant papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bondurant, John P. (John Parnell), 1907-  
  Dates:   1882-2002  
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The collection consists of personal papers including materials from World War II used in his book, History of the 54th Air Service Group and the BIVA. Another book, History of the First Methodist Church, Athens, includes extensive biographical information of trustees and members of the church and there is some information about long time friends, UGA Dean William Tate and writer Wylly Folk St. John. Other materials include cash books and records from the R. L. Moss estate and minutes and cash book for Georgia Flow and Foundry Co., Inc., 1910-1931, which E. J. and John Boundurant were part of during this period.
 
  Identifier:   ms3192  
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15 Title:   John Paul Cooper family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cooper, John Paul, 1858-1927  
  Dates:   1780-1970  
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Collection consists of correspondence, documents, and writings all pertaining to life, career, and family of John Paul Cooper. Materials mainly range from late nineteenth century to early twentieth century. Notable items include the poetry of John P. Cooper, family photographs, and eleven oversized copy books containing John P. Cooper's business correspondence from 1890-1912. In addition to extensive family correspondence, Cooper also corresponded regularly with other businessman, such as Benjamin D. Riegel, who owned the Trion Company in Trion, Georgia
 
  Identifier:   ms4083  
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16 Title:   Heery-Moss family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Franklin, Mary Jett, 1842-1928  
  Dates:   1850-2016  
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This collection contains correspondence from several family members concerning personal matters, medical research, and business in the Athens area. It features a rich collection of photographs, journals, and scrapbooks, as well as numerous property, estate, business, and legal documents from the Moss family and the R.L. Moss Manufacturing Company. Some highlights include photographs from early Tallulah Falls, extensive University of Georgia class of 1897 materials, a small selection of Civil War letters, prohibition literature, Athens Womans Club records having to do with Tallulah Falls Industrial School, 1918 influenza posters, and a rich assortment of blueprints, photographs, and brochures that illustrate various aspects of life in the early 20th Century.
 
  Identifier:   ms4077  
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17 Title:   Camp and Keeler families papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Keeler family  
  Dates:   1817-1967  
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The collection consists of correspondence (from George H. Keeler, Milton and Louise Keeler, et al), diaries, documents, ledgers, journals, scrapbooks, sheet music, broadsides, newspapers, musical manuscripts, postage stamps, postcards, books on local history, photographs and other related printed ephemera spanning dates from 1817 to the 1960s. The documents mostly relate to the families of George King Camp and George H. Keeler; included are an appointment as Postmaster of Marietta (signed by William Howard Taft, 1910), Cobb County land deeds, Confederate bonds, and receipts. Photographs include a record of Sarah Atwood Camp's travels via steamship; an album of albumen photographs of Florida, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Martinique, Antiqua, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, and Cuba; and daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, cartes-de-visite, and tintypes of family members.
 
  Identifier:   ms3374  
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