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1 Title:   Miscellaneous lapel buttons, pins and badges  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett Library  
  Dates:   1800-1999  
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The collection consists of various lapel buttons, pins and badges from the 19th and 20th centuries, most are related to major American political issues, with some pop culture items as well. Included are items related to the Confederacy, John F. Kennedy, and Abraham Lincoln, among others.
 
  Identifier:   ms2818  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Camden Evans letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Evans, Camden, 1838?-1864  
  Dates:   1862-1864  
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The collection consists of letters Camden Evans wrote to his wife and her father in Columbus (Ga.) from 1862-1864. He wrote from numerous camps in towns including Tupelo (Miss.), Murfreesboro (Tenn.), and Ringgold and Dalton (Ga.). In his letters he complained about how badly privates were treated and the lack of food and clothing. He asked Mr. Laney to bring him a boy to wash his clothes and forage for food, and he constantly tried to arrange for a furlough or a substitute. He gave his opinions of Generals Grant, Johnson, Bragg and Hardee. By May 22, 1864 he was near Atlanta and described having no clean clothes for three weeks, and being on picket duty for 24 hours without relief. By July 12, 1864 he had learned of his son Bobbie's death. His last letter is dated July 17, 1864. There is one letter from Emma to her husband and several letters from her after the war to her mother. In these she mentioned her second husband Steve Smith, her daughter Daisy, and a move to Birmingham (Ala.)
 
  Identifier:   ms3756  
  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:   Edwards family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Edwards family  
  Dates:   1851-1888  
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The collection consists of correspondence, programs and other printed material, receipts, newspaper clippings, and broadsides. The correspondence is mainly business letters to Leroy Summerfield Edwards about his work. Much of the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia correspondence concerns the 1878 yellow fever epidemic in New Orleans and the request for aid by the Regiment of the Orlean Artillery. There are several family letters, some written to Edwards from his parents while he served in the Civil War (12th Virginia Infantry, Co. E), and one written by Edwards while he was a prisoner at Elmira (NY) Prison Camp. The other material in the collection relates to the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, YMCA, Civil War, Randolph-Macon College, Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, Piedmont and Arlington Life Insurance Company, and politics.
 
  Identifier:   ms2938  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. literary and historical manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893  
  Dates:   1867-1889  
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The collection consists of the bound manuscript volumes written by Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., noted Georgia historian and literary figure. Several of the volumes are extra illustrated by Jones. These writings form much of the corpus of Jones' published works and are, for the most part, the author's own final manuscript copies, although there are some corrections and annotations.
 
  Identifier:   ms1066  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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