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1 Title:   Cobb County, Georgia letter to Brother Kennedy  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1853 April 19  
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The collection consists of one partial letter: dated Cobb County, Georgia, April 19, 1853, "Dear Brother Kennedy," regarding the author's life in Cobb County after leaving South Carolina. The author mentions Brother Hinton, Esquire Darby's plantation, planting cotton, a visit back to South Carolina, and several preachers, churches, and schools in the area.
 
  Identifier:   ms3480  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   U.S. Extension Service annual report, Cobb County  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Extension Service  
  Dates:   1934-1935  
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The collection consists of one completed record book "for use by county extension agents in making a combined statistical report on all extension work done in the county during the year." The record book reports agriculture and home economics data for Cobb County, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2693  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Douglas R. Davis collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, Douglas R., 1944-2011  
  Dates:   1815-2007  
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The collection consists of genealogy, correspondence, financial ledgers and papers, photographs, and printed material. Most of the material involves Cobb County, Georgia and the families who lived there. Roy Davis, father of Douglas, owned the Roy Davis Funeral Home in Austell and records of the business are included. The Glore family of Mableton, who developed a subdivision in Mableton called Whispering Pines, is featured in the collection. Homer Alonzo Glore (1874-1944) was a doctor, and his son Louis Harold Glore (1909-1991) worked at Pullman Company 1926-1946 and then had a law practice with his brother Homer A. Glore (1901-1976). The correspondence and genealogy research of Grover Eugene Barber is included. There is information about the history of the Cobb County Post Office, the Cobb County Justice of the Peace office, legal cases of the Glore & Glore law firm, Austell School Board records, and much information about the Pullman Company. Some items collected or purchased by Davis are unrelated to the families or to Georgia, such as the Charles Gordon estate ledger (1875-1884) from Edinburgh, Scotland and an 1882 diary of George S. Paine of Lexington, Massachusetts.
 
  Identifier:   ms3629  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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