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1 Title:   Permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Confederate States of America. Constitutional Convention (1861)  
  Dates:   1861, 1883-1951  
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The collection consists of the original signed manuscript of the permanent constitution of the Confederate States of America, adopted on March 11, 1861. The document consists of five vellum sheets pasted together and rolled, signed by Howell Cobb, President of the Congress and delegates from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas. The collections also includes correspondence related to the ownership of the constitution and three photographs.
 
  Identifier:   ms1512  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   De Renne Confederate States of America collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910  
  Dates:   1844-1915  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of miscellaneous correspondences and photographs collected by the De Renne family that pertain to a variety of individuals who were active participants in the cause of the Confederacy. The collection includes some correspondence written during the civil war, but the majority is letters of reminiscence and anecdotes from the post-war period. Correspondences are from: Edward Porter Alexander, William J. Hardee, Benjamin Harvey Hill, James Longstreet, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, and Robert Toombs.
 
  Identifier:   ms1135  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Maury family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maury family  
  Dates:   1863-1872  
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The collection consists of correspondence of the Maury family of Virginia from 1863-1872. Correspondence pertains to the Maury family's support of the Confederate cause during the Civil War and their subsequent voluntary exile to Mexico. The bulk of the letters detail the Maury's life in exile; the people, landscape, and culture of Mexico; and the court of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico.
 
  Identifier:   ms1168  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Champion family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1816-1869  
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The collection consists of correspondence of the Champion family from 1816-1869. The bulk of the collection contains letters written by Aaron Champion of Savannah (Georgia) or Moses Champion of Monticello (Georgia) to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. of West Springfield (Massachusetts). The Champions comment on the social, political, and economic situations occurring in Georgia during. The collection also contains an 1816 letter from H. Stebbins of Savannah to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. pertaining to Savannah, the people, commerce, and slavery; three letters from Henry Champion of Montgomery (Alabama) to Dr. Champion discussing the proposed statehood of what was then the western territory; and a series of letters written from Savannah during the Civil War discussing the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, and its effect upon the civilian population.
 
  Identifier:   ms1301  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Cyrena Bailey Stone diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stone, Cyrena Bailey, 1830-1868  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of a diary belonging to Cyrena Bailey Stone, written from January-July 1864, includes descriptive accounts of life in the South during the Civil War, slaves reaction to the Emancipation Proclamation and the probable fall of the Confederacy, prices for food and clothing, visits to prisons and hospitals, preparations of fortifications, shellings and cannonadings, falsified reports in Southern newspapers, diatribes towards leaders of the Confederacy especially Howell Cobb and Jefferson Davis, the fall of towns such as Tunnel Hill, Dalton, and Resaca (Ga.), and the evacuation of Atlanta.
 
  Identifier:   ms1000  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Joseph E. Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894  
  Dates:   1823-1895  
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The collection consists of papers of Joseph E. Brown from 1823-1895 and includes correspondence, letter books, tax returns, speeches, and diaries. It contains official correspondence and letterbooks (1858-1863) as Governor of Georgia which are particularly strong in information regarding Georgia's secession and involvement in the Civil War and includes such correspondents as Howell Cobb, Alexander H. Stephens, and other Confederate government officials. Also included are an 1864 speech of Howell Cobb, a speech (1868) made by Brown regarding Reconstruction politics, and a manuscript copy (1864) of Brown's pamphlet concerning Benjamin H. Hill's notes on Reconstruction. The collection also contains diaries of Franklin P. Brown (1868), Joseph Mackey Brown (1867, 1874, 1876), and Elijah A. Brown (1882, Jan. only).
 
  Identifier:   ms95  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton), 1890-1981  
  Dates:   1745-1942  
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The collection consists of original source material including biographies of prominent Georgians, correspondence of individuals and families, court records from the Superior Court of Jackson County (Ga.), records relating to the Confederate States of America and the Civil War in Georgia, reports and lists of children attending impoverished schools in Clarke County (Ga.), and records relating to slavery in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2018  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 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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9 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 1. Historical Manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1609-1942  
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Series 1. Historical Manuscripts consists of manuscripts relating to Georgia history collected by Telamon Cuyler covering the period 1754-1905. The series includes correspondence; bonds; county records, particularly for Jones County (Ga.); court records; indentures; inventories; land grants; newspaper clippings; and official Georgia government records for the office of the Adjutant General, Comptroller General, Governor, and Treasurer from 1754-1905 (with gaps). Topics documented within the collection include the Georgia militia; the Revolutionary War; Indian affairs in Georgia during the 1830s (particularly treaties); shipping (1770s-1780s); and boundary disputes between Georgia and Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The series also contains administrative records and correspondence pertaining to the activities of the Confederate government and the Georgia military troops during the Civil War. These records include materials of Ira R. Foster (Georgia Quartermaster General), H. H. Waters (Executive Secretary, Dept. of Georgia), Henry C. Wayne (Georgia Adjutant General), and Jared I. Whitaker (Georgia Commissary General).
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series1  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 1. Historical Manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1609-1942  
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Series 1. Historical Manuscripts consists of manuscripts relating to Georgia history collected by Telamon Cuyler covering the period 1754-1905. The series includes correspondence; bonds; county records, particularly for Jones County (Ga.); court records; indentures; inventories; land grants; newspaper clippings; and official Georgia government records for the office of the Adjutant General, Comptroller General, Governor, and Treasurer from 1754-1905 (with gaps). Topics documented within the collection include the Georgia militia; the Revolutionary War; Indian affairs in Georgia during the 1830s (particularly treaties); shipping (1770s-1780s); and boundary disputes between Georgia and Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The series also contains administrative records and correspondence pertaining to the activities of the Confederate government and the Georgia military troops during the Civil War. These records include materials of Ira R. Foster (Georgia Quartermaster General), H. H. Waters (Executive Secretary, Dept. of Georgia), Henry C. Wayne (Georgia Adjutant General), and Jared I. Whitaker (Georgia Commissary General).
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series1  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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