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1 Title:   Erskine Caldwell motion picture contracts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  
  Dates:   1933-1934  
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The collection consists of eight motion picture contracts from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, signed by Erskine Caldwell, 1833-1834. Contracts are signed for the follownig films: Express Train Robbery, Lady Comes to Town, Lost Laughter, Louisiana Lou, Stranger's Return, Timber, Wheat, and Wicked Woman.
 
  Identifier:   ms1653  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Robert Smalbroke indenture  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smalbroke, Robert  
  Dates:   1664 June 1  
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Consists of one indenture between Robert Smalbroke, Richard Smalbroke, and Ambrose Stovall, made during the reign of Charles II. Pertains to the delivery of pepper plants in exchange for 5 shillings. Agreement was signed in the office of Thomas Smalbroke, John Jefson, and Edward "hoawood" although script is unclear.
 
  Identifier:   ms4193  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   South Georgia and Florida Railroad contracts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   South Georgia and Florida Railroad  
  Dates:   1868-1869  
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The collection consists of contracts pertaining to the building of the South Georgia and Florida from 1868-1869. The contracts involve cleaning, grading, grubbing, furnishing lumber, cross ties, building bridges, trestles, way stations, and depots. Included are contracts between the railroad and Papot and Co., H. O. Beall, H. A. Scott, Isaiah Dekle, Johnson and Hurst, Walker and Bryan, McKinnon and Chisholm, and D. G. McGuire.
 
  Identifier:   ms622  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   J. N. Arnott contract (copy)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Arnott, J. N.  
  Dates:   1884  
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The collection consists of one contract (copy) between the Board of School Trustees of Boiling Spring, Allegheny [sic] County, West Virginia and J. N. Arnott to teach school for five months at a salary of $30.00 per month. Terms, length of school day and record keeping are spelled out. Fines are to be levied if reports are not in on time. Mr. Arnott was also responsible for making the fires and sweeping the floors of the school house, or causing these chores to be done.
 
  Identifier:   ms869  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Charles Coburn signed documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coburn, Charles  
  Dates:   1940-1941  
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The collection consists of two items signed by Charles Coburn: agreement executed May 12, 1941, between RKC Radio Pictures, Inc. and Charles Coburn to perform in the motion picture "Unexpected Uncle"; questionnaire to be answered by all employees regarding citizenship and residency in other countries.
 
  Identifier:   ms2124  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Shackelford & Shackelford records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shackelford & Shackelford (Athens, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1897-1946  
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The collection consists of records of Shackelford & Shackelford from ca. 1897-1946. Materials relate to the law firm's business transactions with various individuals and organizations and include correspondence, contracts, court documents, indentures, wills, and probate records.
 
  Identifier:   ms1365  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   George Wagner family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wagner, George, 1841-1906  
  Dates:   1847-1899  
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The collection consists of United States currency, Confederate currency, the Appointment of George Wagner as Captain of Company I, 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, and an indenture of apprenticeship for George Wagner to learn the art of gold beating. The collection also includes an old stove catalog used as a scrapbook, created by Susan Kinner Courtright, and five photographs. Three photographs depict warships of the Spanish-American War period; one photograph portrays five engines wrecked in Sussex County, N.Y. during the Blizzard of 1888; and a final photograph is a group shot of H.A.A. Football players in 1895.
 
  Identifier:   ms1796  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Jefferson County school records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jefferson County (Ga.). Board of Education  
  Dates:   1870-1881  
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The collection consists of three boxes of Jefferson County school records including, annual reports, teacher's reports, correspondence, teachers' contracts, school roll registers, vouchers, and teachers' licenses.
 
  Identifier:   ms219  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Harry Crews papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Crews, Harry, 1935-2012  
  Dates:   1953-2006  
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The collection consists of the literary papers of American writer Harry Crews. These papers document his writing career up through the publication of his twentieth book, An American Family: The Child With the Curious Marking (2006). Typed and holograph manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, conference material, awards, literary and film contracts, financial statements, and photographs make up the bulk of materials, which generally date from the mid-1960s onward. Correspondence includes Crews' mentor Andrew Lytle (who first published Crews in The Sewanee Review), letters from college friends/apprentice writers, and rejection slips and correspondences from prospective literary agents and publishers. Letters from the period when Crews published his first two novels -- The Gospel Singer, Naked in Garden Hills - include correspondence with his first literary agent, Bert Cochran, of American Authors, Inc., with John Hawkins of Paul Reynolds, Inc., who succeeded Cochran, and with Crews' editor at William Morrow, Jim Landis. Correspondence appears from other American writers - John Ciardi, Seymour Epstein, Maxine Kumin, William Meredith, Henry Van Dyke and others -- with whom Crews became acquainted through the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and the University of Florida Writers Conference, the latter which he co-directed between 1970-1974 with fellow UF writer and professor Smith Kirkpatrick. Other writers represented include Malcolm Braly, Robert Olen Butler, Erskine Caldwell, Daniel Mark Epstein, Barry Hannah, Jim Harrison, Joseph Heller, James Leo Herlihy, William Hjortsberg, Maxine Kumin, Norman Mailer, Tom McGuane, Tim McLaurin, Donn Pearce, James Tiptree, Dan Wakefield, Charles Willeford and Miller Williams. In the 1970s there is also correspondence between Crews and his friend and fellow Florida writer/screenwriter Donn Pearce describing the screenwriting business, and an increasing flow of letters from anxious would-be producers seeking options on his novels. This period also is marked by the appearance of correspondence with editors at Playboy and Esquire, with whom Crews contracted to write magazine articles and (at Esquire) a monthly column, and with subsequent publishers and editors at Atheneum, Harper & Row, and Alfred A. Knopf in the United States and at Martin Secker & Warburg in England. In the 1990s correspondence files begin to include writers like Jay Atkinson, former student of Crews', and Mississippi novelist Larry Brown, who first approached Crews as a fan in 1990 and with whom he would remain friends until Brown's death in 2004.
 
  Identifier:   ms3340  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   W.F. Taylor and Southern Film contract  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Southern Film (Firm)  
  Dates:   1908 November 4  
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The collection consists of one contract between W.F. Taylor and Southern Film for the exhibition of films at the Crystal Theater in Athens, Georgia, and the Fairyland Theater in Georgia. Signed November 4, 1908, contract terms are for 12 reels per week at the cost of $70 per week.
 
  Identifier:   ms3463  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Georgia Music Hall of Fame Collection, Series 4: Artists' Business Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Music Hall of Fame  
  Dates:   1930s-2000s  
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The Artists' Business Records series of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Collection encompasses the correspondence, contracts, office files, and related papers associated with music industry figures in Georgia. A significant portion of the collection pertains the work of Jarvis Felton, producer for Elvis Presley from 1966-1977. Most of Felton's records document recording sessions and tours throughout the 1970s. Another large portion of the collection relates to comedian and singer Elsie Griner, Jr. of Nashville, Georgia, better known as "Miss Peaches."
 
  Identifier:   ms3837_4  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Freedmen labor contracts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands  
  Dates:   1868  
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Collection includes two Freedmen's Bureau labor contracts. First contract shows hire of freedmen John Papur and James ward at $75/month and freedwoman Martha Andams at $40/month by Julius M. Binel. Second contract is a sharecropper agreement between Donald Graham and freedmen Thomas Parks, Silas Armstrong, Emma Armstrong Soloman King, Geoge Washington, and Jack Fletcher.
 
  Identifier:   ms4086  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Adele Theatre papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Adele Theatre (Eatonton, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1918-1922  
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The collection consists of correspondence, exhibition notices, receipts, invoices, and contracts regarding movies the Adele is showing or about to show.
 
  Identifier:   ms2963  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Pope Freeman collection of Charles Coburn research material  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Freeman, Pope  
  Dates:   1900-1960  
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The collection consists of research materials about Charles Coburn gathered by Pope Freeman. Included are interviews, contracts, and programs as well as a variety of other miscellanea.
 
  Identifier:   ms3211  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   D.M. Roberts collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Roberts, D. M.  
  Dates:   1877-1914  
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The collection consists of papers relating to Early County, Ga. The documents, largely generated by D.M. Roberts span the time period 1877-1916 and include account books, a certificate, business letters, personal letters, envelopes and blank forms, indentures, printed items, receipts, tax statements, a contract, legal abstracts, a tax collector commission, a tax return, and miscellany.
 
  Identifier:   ms2588  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 Title:   Wesley Thomas Hargrett collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett, Wesley Thomas, 1861-1945  
  Dates:   1880-1919  
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The collection consists of the papers of Wesley Thomas Hargrett from 1889-1919. The materials pertain to business operations of various Georgia railway companies and includes contracts, correspondence, sketches, and printed materials. Topics covered include proposals to extend and connect the Gulf Line Railway Company (Ga.) and the Hawkinsville and Western Railway Company (Ga.) lines; agreements for right of ways between Tifton, Georgia and the Georgia Southern and Florida Railroad Company; and business activities of the Brunswick and Western Railroad Company (Ga.); Central of Georgia Railway; Savannah, Florida, and Western Railway; and the Tifton & North Western Railroad Company. Additional materials include articles of incorporation, financial accounts, and a list of stockholders for the Tifton (Ga.) Educational Fund; photographs of Tifton, Georgia; railway passes issued to Wesley T. Hargrett (1909-1918); and railroad pamphlets.
 
  Identifier:   ms29  
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17 Title:   U. Harrold Davenport papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davenport, Uriah Harrold, 1878-1963  
  Dates:   1860s-1960s  
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The collection consists of the financial records of Uriah Harrold Davenport, his wife Sallie Fleming and his sister, Mary C. Davenport. A large portion of the collection deals with the estate of his wife, who had considerable land holdings in Athens, particularly in African American neighborhoods.
 
  Identifier:   ms1375  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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18 Title:   Athens Town and Gown Players records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Town and Gown Players (Athens, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1953-2018  
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The collection consists of documents related to the Town and Gown Players of Athens, Georgia. There are production documents, including scripts, programs, tickets, pictures and design documents; publicity documents, including season lists and season press releases, season press clippings, promotions, brochures and flyers; financial documents, including expense/income reports, treasurer's reports, show income breakdown statements, receipts, tax documents and ledgers; facility documents, including leases, insurance policies, rental agreements, renovation documents, contracts with technicians and facilities specs for designers; and membership documents including member lists, newsletters, thank you letters and general member communications.
 
  Identifier:   ms3256  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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