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1 Title:   Carlton Hillyer diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillyer, Carlton  
  Dates:   1859-1895  
The collection consists of diaries of Carlton Hillyer for 1859, 1861-1865, 1892-1895. The 1859 diary was kept by Hillyer while a student at the Union Academy (Washington, D.C.) and while the entries mainly document Hillyer's activities and lessons at school, he also discusses current events including the war in Europe, tensions in Mexico, local news of politics and court trials, and agriculture. The 1861-1865 diary contains writings of Hillyer including essays, poems, and translations of other's works. The 1892-1895 journal contains notes, probably used for newspapers columns, and clippings from the Augusta Chronicle of columns written by Issacher Marx.
  Identifier:   ms266  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Eugene Muse Mitchell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, Eugene Muse  
  Dates:   1881-1887  
The collection consists of miscellaneous papers of Eugene Muse Mitchell, including a letter (1887), receipt for his first office rent, promissory note (1881), autograph album, report cards from Means High School (1881-1882), reports from the University of Georgia (1882-1885), clippings related to the Mitchell family, two pages of a debate "Whether the Crusades were Beneficial to Europe," (this was the topic debated on May 27, 1881, by the Phi Kappa Society at the University of Georgia). There is a Phi Beta Kappa Society, Alpha Chapter of Georgia certificate dated 1914.There are also three samples of cotton from the Atlanta Cotton Exposition of 1881 labeled as to origin and each is wrapped in a broadside listing the candidates for Alderman and councilmen in the five wards (of Atlanta?). Thirteen photographs including a group photo of UGA law school class of 1885.
  Identifier:   ms511  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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