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1 Title:   Lovick Pierce letters to Ann Pierce Howard  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pierce, Lovick, 1785-1879  
  Dates:   1875-1879  
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The collection consists of three letters from Lovick Pierce to his granddaughter Mrs. Ann Pierce Howard of Hamilton, Harris County, Georgia. Dated April 7, 1875, October 22, 1877, and November 4, 1879, the first letter is datelined "Sunshine", the Pierce homeplace, while the other two are headed Sparta. Poignant and filled with grandfatherly advice, the letter of 4 November 1879 is noted as "the last before his death."Also included is a copy of the petition of Robert D. Walker.
 
  Identifier:   ms1443  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Reverend Samuel Frink sermons  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Frink, Samuel, 1735-1771  
  Dates:   1767-1771  
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The collection consists of a manuscript volume containing seven sermons, probably in the hand of Reverend Samuel Frink, while rector of Christ Church, Savannah, Georgia from 1767-1771.
 
  Identifier:   ms1040  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Andrew A. Lipscomb composition books  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lipscomb, Andrew A. (Andrew Adgate), 1816-1890  
  Dates:   1861-1888  
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The collection consists of composition books of Andrew A. Lipscomb from 1861-1888. The books contain handwritten sermons, speeches, and lecture notes. Lipscomb often includes information on where, when, and for what event the material is written, as well as the corresponding bible verse.
 
  Identifier:   ms1216  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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4 Title:   Eugene Lott Hill papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hill, Eugene Lott  
  Dates:   1907-1972  
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The collection consists of addresses, speeches, notebooks and sermons of Eugene Lott Hill from 1907-1972. The bulk of the materials (1907-1949) relate to Hill's ministry at the First Presbyterian Church (Athens, Ga.). Also included in the collection is a list of deaths which occurred during Hill's ministry.
 
  Identifier:   ms1483  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Ira S. and Caroline Bell Caldwell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Caldwell family  
  Dates:   1917-1949  
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The collection consists of correspondence to Ira S. and Caroline Bell Caldwell from 1917-1949. Mainly contains correspondence from their son, Erskine Caldwell; with some from his wives, Helen Lannigan Caldwell, Margaret Bourke-White, and June Johnson Caldwell; and his children Janet, Pixy, and Dabney Caldwell. Erskine's letters chronicle his personal life and professional career: beginning as a college student; then while living in Mt. Vernon, Maine; traveling in Europe; living in Darien, Connecticut; working in Russia; and working in Hollywood, California. The collection also contains some correspondence relating to Ira S. Caldwell's work with the Associated Reformed Presbyterian Church, a typewritten manuscript by I.S. Caldwell, clippings, and a few photographs.
 
  Identifier:   ms1557  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   David Gardiner Phillips family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Phillips, David Gardiner, 1817-1899  
  Dates:   1849-1883  
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The collection consists of correspondence and photographs. Correspondence mostly concerns family matters, such as the birth and death of Mary Phillips' twins, and the Phillips' move into a new home. The speech in the collection concerns the topic of secession. Reverend Phillips' ledger consists of accounts of expenditures, stipends received from the congregation, tax returns, and accounts and contracts for farm workers.
 
  Identifier:   ms3753  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Patrick Hues Mell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mell, P. H. (Patrick Hues), 1814-1888  
  Dates:   1829-1888  
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The collection consists of the papers of Patrick Hues Mell from 1829-1888. The papers include correspondence; compositions, including sermons; newspaper clippings; and bound volumes. The correspondence includes letters documenting his involvement in the Georgia Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention, the Baptist Church in general, and the University of Georgia. The collection also includes an 1885 roll of delegates and committees of the Southern Baptist Convention and a letterbook (Dec. 1884 - Dec. 1887) as Chancellor of the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms60  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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8 Title:   Butler family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1820-1950  
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The collection consists of papers of the Butler family of Madison, Morgan County, Georgia from ca. 1820-1950. Contains correspondence to various members of the Butler family including Col. D.E. Butler, Peter Walton Butler, and Bessie Butler. Correspondents of Bessie Butler include Benjamin W. Hunt of Eatonton, Joseph Jacobs of Atlanta, and J. Quinn West of Thomaston, Georgia, all which discuss family matters and Georgia politics. The collection also contains medical notes from college (1820s); an autograph album of Ginnie T. Walton (1849-1850); glass plate negatives of Thurlston, the Butler home in Madison (1880s); and a diary of Baptist minister Jesse Mercer describing a journey (March-June 1820) to Philadelphia to attend a Baptist convention.
 
  Identifier:   ms1639  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   John L. Tison papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Tison, John L. (John Laurence), 1876-  
  Dates:   1891-1934  
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The collection consists of papers of John L. Tison of Cedar Grove, Georgia from 1891-1934. Includes correspondence, deeds, indentures, notebooks, sermons, and speeches. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence (1900-1910) to John L. Tison from his mother, Arabella, and brother Sidney which discusses family matters, religion, and social events.
 
  Identifier:   ms1685  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Charlotte Newton collection of Reverend Groves H. Cartledge historical sketches  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, Virginia  
  Dates:   1939-1967  
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The collection consists of typescripts, manuscript notes, proof sheets, and correspondence concerning "Sketches of the early history of Madison County" and "Autobiography of Rev. Groves H. Cartledge." Reverend Groves Harrison Cartledge made great efforts towards cataloging the history of Madison County, Ga., and the struggles of the pioneer 18th century minister Reverend John Newton of Hopewell Presbytery. Historical sketches mention many early Georgia families, Presbyterian churches in Northeastern Georgia, and include comments on such varied subjects as depredations by th Indians, soil conservation, difficulties of pioneer life, etc. Jessie Mize, Virginia and Charlotte Newton, and the Rev. Samuel Cartledge compiled this collection. The correspondence sheds further light on the publishing history and the background research performed by this dedicated group. Also included is a sizable amount of genealogical material on the Cartledge family and allied families of the Madison County area.
 
  Identifier:   ms1137  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Sam P. Jones papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Sam P. (Sam Porter), 1847-1906  
  Dates:   1863-1950  
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Note The papers of Sam P. Jones includes correspondence mostly from 1863 to 1907; writings, sermons, lectures; and diaries, journals, and notebooks. The correspondence contains mainly letters requesting Reverend Jones to speak and remarks of individuals who had attended a sermon or lecture. The writings, sermons and lectures relate to his work in promoting prohibition. The diaries and journals (1892-1923) were kept mainly by his wife, Laura McElwain Jones, and document her social and daily activities in Cartersville, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2  
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12 Title:   Bass / Linton / Lipscomb / Wyche family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bass family  
  Dates:   1820-1939  
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The collection consists of papers of the Bass, Linton, Lipscomb, and Wyche families. The papers include correspondence, photographs, autograph books, lecture notes, remedy book, sermons, plantation account books, a scrapbook, and a diary. Also included are lecture notes, sermons, and a scrapbook of Rev. Andrew A. Lipscomb of Athens, Georgia; a diary of Frank A. Lipscomb from his European trip; plantation account books of Moses Wadell Linton for Lintondale Plantation in Thomas County, Georgia; correspondence from Rev. Charles L. Bass to his mother while he served in London, England and Paris, France during World War I; and a remedy book of Thomas C. Wyche containing recipes for inks, soap, dyes, tonics, and food.
 
  Identifier:   ms2225  
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13 Title:   Henry Lee Jewett Williams papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Williams, Henry Lee Jewett, 1887-1918  
  Dates:   1907-1921  
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The collection consists of writings, sermons, sermon notes, family photographs, photographic negatives and glass lantern slides of Europe and the Holy Lands, a scrapbook of clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining to Williams, a book of accounts Williams kept while a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and correspondence. The correspondence pertains to Williams' activities while at Oxford, his rectorship at St. Stephens Church (Milledgeville, Ga.), and his teaching career at the University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.). Correspondents include University of Georgia Chancellor D.C. Barrow, the Bishop of Atlanta Cleland Kinloch Nelson, and Williams' father, Howard J. Williams. The collection also contains correspondence to Eleanor (Nellie) Barrow Williams from friends and family, letters of condolence upon her father's death, and memorials to Henry Lee Jewett Williams.
 
  Identifier:   ms2628  
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14 Title:   Francis R. Goulding papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Goulding, F. R. (Francis Robert), 1810-1881  
  Dates:   1850-1986  
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The collection consists of correspondence, patent petitions, manuscripts of writings, notes, and other papers of Goulding; family correspondence; correspondence with the Georgia State Library, where Goulding's papers were previously housed, and others concerning the collection; and manuscript by Ben Ali (Bilali), an enslaved Arabic man from Sapelo Island, Ga., and correspondence, articles, and other papers relating to the manuscript.
 
  Identifier:   ms2807  
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15 Title:   James M. Chiles family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chiles, James M., 1809-1863  
  Dates:   1782-1919  
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The collection consists of correspondence, mostly to Chiles relating to his involvement in the Baptist Church in Abbeville and Edgefield Districts (S.C.) and in Gum Pond, Mitchell County (Ga.); printed material relating to the Edgefield Baptist Association; minutes (July 17, 1867) of the Abbeville and Edgefield Union Bible Society; Chiles' commonplace book with sermon notations; list of various women missionaries; and a speech made by Emma L. Amos before the Women's Baptist Missionary Society in Athens, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2915  
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16 Title:   Reverend John Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, John C., active 1830-1860  
  Dates:   1775-1928  
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The collection consists of papers of Reverend John Jones and the Jones family from 1775-1928. Contains extensive family correspondence (1805-1942) including letters of John Jones; his wife Jane A. Jones; his children John Dunwoody Jones, Mary Cornelia Jones, Joseph H. Jones, and John C. Jones; his brothers and sisters Reverend Charles C. Jones, Mary Jones, J.N. Jones, and Sallie A. Dunwoody and her husband William J. Dunwoody. Records relating directly to John Jones include sermons (1830-1883), various diaries and financial ledgers, legal documents, and materials relating to the Presbyterian Church. The collection contains some material relating to various Jones family plantations in Georgia including Hopestill and Bonaventure. The papers also include scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, slave records, court records, and legal documents.
 
  Identifier:   ms1065  
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17 Title:   Peninah W. Thomas family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clinch, Batavia Thomas  
  Dates:   1821-1959  
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The collection consists of papers of Peninah W. Thomas and the Thomas family of Athens (Ga.) from 1821-1959. The papers include correspondence, bills and receipts, account books, legal documents, and sermons (1890s) written by Robert Toombs DuBose. The bills and receipts (1821-1910) contain several receipts for wages paid by Peninah W. Thomas to freedmen. The account books (1834-1845) contain bank accounts of Stevens Thomas and lists of accounts and purchases. The correspondence includes letters (1838-1870) between Peninah W. Thomas and her daughters Ella (Hull), Batavia (Clinch), and Mary (Saffold). The letters mainly contain news of family or friends and social events, but of particular interest are letters from Batavia living in Connecticut during the Civil War. The letters discuss the fall of Ft. Sumter and northerners' inability to understand southern attitudes. Also included are letters from Thomas Reynolds and John Shannon discussing plantation management, the cotton market, and other details of Thomas' business interests. From 1870-1941 letters are between Jennie Stovall (DuBose) and Robert Toombs DuBose, mostly personal but also containing some information on Georgia land sales, his ministry, and service in the Georgia House of Representatives.
 
  Identifier:   ms1738  
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18 Title:   Rev. James Shannon family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shannon family  
  Dates:   1823-1864  
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The collection consists of correspondence, sermons, a diary of sermons preached, essays and writings, and addresses and speeches. The collection also includes reminiscences of Rev. James Shannon written by his daughter, Cornelia Shannon White; photographs, newspaper clippings, and genealogical materials on the Shannon family.
 
  Identifier:   ms2472  
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19 Title:   Clarence L. Jordan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Clarence  
  Dates:   1920-1984  
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Correspondence, audiotapes and transcripts, and other papers, relating to Clarence Jordan, Koinonia Farm, a religious and interracial community near Americus, Ga., which he founded in 1942, and his Cotton Patch Gospels; together with correspondence to his wife, Florence (Kroeger) Jordan, concerning his death and legal matters. Includes correspondence to his mother while a student at University of Georgia and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, original Koinonia commitment, and coroner's report on Jordan's death. Topics include an alleged insurance claim scandal and racial violence.
 
  Identifier:   ms2340  
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20 Title:   Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones family  
  Dates:   circa 1749-1930  
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The collection consists of papers of the Rev. Charles Colcock Jones family of Liberty County, Georgia from ca. 1749-1909. The early letters (1850-1861) are between Charles Colcock Jones and Mary Jones in Liberty County, Georgia and their son, Charles Jr., while at school in Princeton and Harvard and later in Savannah (Ga.) where he set up his law practice. The letters discuss social and family life, plantation life, politics and government, religious philosophies, and events leading up to the Civil War. From 1861-1865, Charles Jr.'s letters chronicle his involvement as an officer in the Chatham Artillery stationed along the Georgia coast near Savannah, then Charleston and James Island (S.C.), and Jacksonville (Fla.). After the war, the personal correspondence is mainly between Charles Jr., his mother Mary Jones, his wife Eva Eve Jones, and his brother Joseph Jones. There is also a smattering of correspondence regarding his law practice. The collection also contains two volumes of letters Eva Eve Jones wrote to family describing her travels through Europe in 1879, manuscripts of Charles Jr.'s writings on Georgia history, Charles Jr.'s speeches including an 1861 speech to the Chatham Artillery, and addresses (1886-1892) he gave before the Confederate Survivors Association. Also included is a copy of the original manuscript for William Bartram's book Observations on the Creek and Cherokee Indians attributed to Ephraim G. Sqier (1821-1888). The manuscript contains tracings of Bartram's drawing of prehistoric mounds, Creek towns, and Cherokee and Creek structures not found in the published work.
 
  Identifier:   ms215  
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