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21 Title:   S. Eugene Younts papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Younts, S. Eugene  
  Dates:   1950s-2012  
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S. Eugene Younts papers consists of administrative files that date from 1967 to 2011. These files are directly related to Younts daily work activities. Series two focuses on the new faculty tours that Younts created and led from 1977 to 1999. There are numerous photographs and slide included in this series. Series three, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation files, dates from 1977 to 1992. This part of the collection highlights the University of Georgia projects that the Foundation helped fund during those years. The fourth series, subject files, holds mainly Younts' speech, research and book materials from the 1950s through 2012. The fifth series consists of appointment calendars with Younts' daily activities noted. These calendars date from 1970 to 1999.
 
  Identifier:   UA02-036  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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22 Title:   James Eppinger family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Eppinger, Edward, 1835-  
  Dates:   1807-1899  
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The collection consists of papers of James Eppinger and the Eppinger family and includes letterbooks, a journal, and a property book containing entries listing property bought and sold in Georgia; birth, death and sales of slaves; cash accounts for sales and purchases. The materials document Eppinger's business activities, cotton trade, Georgia land sales, plantation management and farming, his service in the Georgia House of Representatives, his law practice, Georgia politics, and Reconstruction. The papers also include a form book, a cash book, a legal ledger, and two books containing recipes for ink, soap, as well as remedies for various illnesses.
 
  Identifier:   ms2713  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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23 Title:   David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1817-1915  
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The collection consists of papers of the David Crenshaw Barrow Sr. family of Lexington, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1817-1915. The papers include mainly correspondence, financial records, and diaries. The earliest records consist mostly of receipts and accounts of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. and Middleton Pope. The bulk of the correspondence (1850-1883) is between Barrow and his children David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr.; Ella Patience Barrow (Spalding); James Barrow; Lucy M. Barrow (Cobb); Middleton Pope Barrow; and Thomas A. Barrow. Some of James Barrow's correspondence was written while a cadet at West Point and then later during the Civil War serving first in Cobb's Legion in Virginia and later in the 64th Georgia Infantry Regiment in Florida. There is also an interesting set of correspondence (ca. 1850-1868) to Barrow from overseers at his plantations in Oglethorpe and Decatur Counties, Georgia; letters relating to his investment in a Florida salt works during the Civil War; and letters from John H. Lumpkin and William McKinley regarding the secession of Georgia. The collection also includes diaries (1851-1852, 1856-1858, 1876, 1879) of David Crenshaw Barrow, Sr. mostly detailing farm and family life and diaries (1868, 1875) of Clara E. Barrow discussing school and social activities.
 
  Identifier:   ms69  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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24 Title:   Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm (Jefferson, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1774-1969  
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This collection contains land grants, legal papers, farm records, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts documenting the history of the farm on which the Shields and Ethridge families ran from Colonial settlement through the 20th Century. Included are plats of the farm as it grew, photographs of daily operations, business receipts reflecting the changing times, and a variety of manuals and catalogs of farm implements as the farm became more mechanized. There are many identified photographs, mainly from the 1920s, recording family trips, farm operations, and portraits.
 
  Identifier:   ms4274  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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25 Title:   David Crenshaw Barrow Jr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1822-1932  
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The papers consist of diaries, business ledgers, photographs, schoolwork, personal and business correspondence, deeds, receipts, speeches, University of Georgia related information, maps, biographical information, obituary, and some family history.
 
  Identifier:   ms2764  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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26 Title:   Banks family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks family  
  Dates:   1818-1923  
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The collection consists of papers of the Banks family of Elbert and Muscogee Counties, Georgia from 1818-1923. The collection minutely includes indentures and legal documents, but it consists mainly of correspondence between family members. Early letters are addressed to John Banks and concern business activities. Most of the Civil War correspondence is addressed to either Sarah Lucy or John Banks and primarily includes letters from Willis Dunston and Daniel Watkins with a few from George Young and Richard Eugene; all part of the 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment. The letters describe battles and fighting at Falls Church, Virginia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Lookout Mountain, Tybee Island, and the retreat from Atlanta, Georgia. Other topics discussed include troop movements, marches, causalities, problems with deserters, and the lack of supplies. Some letters also discuss farm management during the war, financial problems, and cotton sales. After the death of Willis Dunston, Daniel Watkins, and Richard Eugene in 1864 the correspondence (1864-1865) consists of letters of condolence to John Banks. Later correspondence (1870-1923 with gaps) contains letters to E.A. (Elbert Augustine) Banks in New York City, mainly from G.J. (Gideon James) Peacock concerning family news, cotton sales, farm management, and land sales in Georgia. Other correspondents include Edward Sims Banks and Susan Martha Banks.
 
  Identifier:   ms1571  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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27 Title:   Edgeworth Bird family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Victor Edgeworth  
  Dates:   1806-1949, bulk 1861-1902  
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The collection consists of papers of Edgeworth Bird and the Bird family from 1806, 1835-1949. The papers include correspondence, clippings, photographs (ca. 1848-1900) of the Bird family, a commonplace book (1843-1848) of Sallie C. Baxter containing extracts from her readings, an autograph book, an 1806 diary (author unknown) describing activities in Hancock and surrounding counties in Georgia, and genealogies of the Baxter, Bird, and allied families. Early correspondence (1839-1851) is between members of the Baxter family including letters between Thomas W. and Mary Baxter discussing his health, taxes, and land values; and letters from Leroy M. Wiley to Thomas detailing Wiley's trip to England in 1839. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Bird and Smith family members including Edgeworth Bird, Sallie Bird, Saida Bird (Smith), Wilson Edgeworth Bird, and Victor Edgeworth Smith. Of particular interest are letters (1856) from Edgeworth to Sallie describing his visit to New York City, Fire Island (N.Y.), and U.S. politics and letters written between family members during the Civil War. The Civil War letters from Edgeworth discuss the battles of Gettysburg (Pa.), Richmond (Va.), 2nd Bull Run (Va.), Chickamauga, the Atlanta Campaign, and Sherman's March through Georgia. The letters also detail the management of Granite Farm (Hancock County, Ga.), slavery, and Saida's studies.
 
  Identifier:   ms1987  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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28 Title:   Banks family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Banks family  
  Dates:   1818-1923  
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The collection consists of family correspondence, indentures and legal documents. Some of the Civil War letters describe battles and fighting at Falls Church, Virginia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Lookout Mountain, Tybee Island, and the retreat from Atlanta, Georgia. Later correspondence contains letters concerning family news, cotton sales, farm management, and land sales in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2343  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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29 Title:   Howell Cobb family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cobb family  
  Dates:   1793-1932  
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The collection consists of papers of Howell Cobb and the Cobb family from 1793 to 1932. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, mostly addressed to Howell Cobb, dating from 1839 to 1868. There is a large amount of correspondence between Howell Cobb, his wife Mary Ann Lamar, and her brother John B. Lamar. The letters discuss politics in both Georgia and the United States, the Confederate States of America including its formation and administration, and information on Cobb's business interests, especially his plantations. After Cobb's death in 1868, the remainder of the correspondence is between other family members including John A. Cobb, Howell Cobb, Jr., Alexander Erwin, and Mary Erwin discussing family and social news, business interests, and legal cases. While the correspondence primarily documents the Cobb, Lamar, Erwin, and Barrow faimilies, there is also a large amount of correspondence from the Jackson, Hull, Rootes, Lumpkin, King, Pope, Rutherford, Prince, and Nisbet families. The earliest material includes indentures and land grants (1793-1829) relating to Zachariah Lamar's business interests. The clippings do not focus on Howell Cobb, with the very rare exception. These seem to have been donated by family but are very general in nature. The journals and diaries are from family members and friends.
 
  Identifier:   ms1376  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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30 Title:   Mills B. Lane, Jr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lane family  
  Dates:   1916-1989  
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The collection consists of papers of Mills B. Lane, Jr. Mills B. Lane, Sr. and the Mills family from 1916-1989. Materials (1916-1943) relating to Mills B. Lane, Sr. include incoming correspondence and carbon copies of Mills' outgoing letters, clippings, photographs, and legal documents. The materials document Mills' banking activities including his presidency of the Citizens and Southern National Bank (Savannah, Ga.) and tenure as chairman of the Board, as well as Mills' involvement with Georgia real estate sales, fertilizer and chemical companies, and his assistance to Georgia farmers through bank loans. Correspondents include Lane's brother Edward W. Lane and A.P. Brantley. The bulk of the collection (1931-1979) contains the correspondence of Mills Bee Lane, Jr. Includes letters (1931-1934) between Lane, Jr. and his parents, Lane, Sr. and Mary Comer Lane, while a student at Yale University; letters (1935-1945) between Lane, Jr. and Lane, Sr. discussing banking activities, finance, and farming; correspondence (1950-1974) between Lane, Jr. and his brother Edward C. Lane concerning finances and the management of Edward's farm in Valdosta (Ga.); and letters (1958-1973) between Lane, Jr. and Mills Lane concerning Mills' schooling at Middlesex School (Concord, Mass.) and Harvard University, Mills' activities with Beehive Press (Savannah, Ga.), and Mills' finances. The collection also contains correspondence pertaining to the resignation of Richard Kattel, the financial crisis of Citizens and Southern Bank (1978), and the establishment of the Mills Bee Lane Memorial Foundation (Savannah, Ga.).
 
  Identifier:   ms2737  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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31 Title:   Alexander H. Stephens family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883  
  Dates:   1818-1944  
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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, financial papers, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is divided into family and business with family letters mainly among Alexander H. Stephens, John A. Stephens and Linton Stephens. They discuss family matters, politics and legal cases. Included is a letter from Alexander H. Stephens describing his trip to Athens to take his entrance examination, in which he describes the university and town as well as the countryside between Athens and Washington, Georgia. Business correspondence includes letters from Herschel Johnson, Howell Cobb, Joseph E. Brown, and Joseph H. Lumpkin. There are also items relating to John Stephens' imprisonment at Johnson Island (OH) during the Civil War. Letters during wartime included lists the members of the Stephens Rifles, flag design proposals, petitions for military positions, and discussions on the release of a Union officer from Andersonville. There is a folder of 1851 correspondence concerning a possible duel between Thomas W. Thomas and James M. Smythe, and materials regarding the surveying of Michigan and Texas Territories. Printed material includes several speeches of Alexander H. Stephens. The scrapbooks contain newspapers clippings about Alexander H. Stephens. Included is a plantation account book of the Simpson plantation, in which are lists of enslaved people, a journal of daily farm work, printed rules for managing farms and slaves, and signed contracts with freedmen.
 
  Identifier:   ms3823  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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