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1 Title:   Ellis Merton Coulter Georgia Waters manuscript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton), 1890-1981  
  Dates:   circa 1965  
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The collection consists of galley proofs of Georgia Waters: Tallulah Falls, Madison Springs, Scull Shoals and the Okefenokee Swamp, by E. Merton Coulter. Georgia Waters was published in 1965 by the Athens Historical Quarterly.
 
  Identifier:   ms998  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   A.T. Havens journal  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Havens, A. T.  
  Dates:   1842-1843  
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The collection consists of a journal kept by A. T. Havens, 1842-1843. Entries describe scenery along the St. John's River and Jacksonville, Florida; and Savannah, Macon, and Albany, Georgia. Havens writes about Picolata military post, plantations, his religious views, slaves, and railroads. Also mentioned are encounters with General Charles Floyd, Walter T. Colquitt, Bishop Stephen Elliott, and E. A. Nesbit.
 
  Identifier:   ms1337  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Letter describing the Antebellum South  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   circa 1850s  
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The collection consists of one handwritten letter: dated Montgomery, Alabama, December 7, "Dear Father," signed "Lucretia," regarding Lucretia's impressions of the cities and plantations of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms1206  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   T. Harley letter to P. H. Mell  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harley, Timothy  
  Dates:   1887 April 27  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated London, April 27, 1887, "My dear Dr. Mell," signed "T. Harley," regarding the twenty-five copies of Southward ho! notes of a tour to and through the state of Georgia in the winter of 1885-1886 Harley is sending to Mell for distribution to Mell's students.
 
  Identifier:   ms1517  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   James B. Luffman letters to Mary A. Luffman  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Luffman, James B.  
  Dates:   1840-1847  
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The collection mainly consists of correspondence from James B. Luffman to Mary Ann Mather, 1840-1847. Luffman wrote from points along the gulf and eastern seaboards of the United States including St. Mary's and Savannah, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; and other southern ports. Correspondences discuss Luffman's voyages, travel, coastal events, shipping practices, and the areas he visits. The collection also contains a letters from Luffman to others concerning finances and ship business.
 
  Identifier:   ms1252  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Lucian A. Whipple letter to William Thomas Martin  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Whipple, Lucian A. (Lucian Adolphus), 1878-  
  Dates:   1898  
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The collection consists of one letter regarding a trip from Athens, Georgia through Richmond, Virginia and then on to Washington, D.C., New York City and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The collection also includes photocopies of biographical information regarding Wipple and William Thomas Martin.
 
  Identifier:   ms2498  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Ebenezer Newton diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, Ebenezer, 1790-1859  
  Dates:   1818, 1966, 1969  
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The collection consists of the diary of Ebenezer Newton, from October-November 1818. Newton gives an account of a trip made from Athens, Georgia to Shelbyville, Tennessee. Diary entries describe the countryside, various accommodations along the way, religious observations, and people Newton met or visited with. The collection also includes Ebenezer Newton's 1818 diary, an article from Georgia Historical Quarterly.
 
  Identifier:   ms515  
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8 Title:   Joseph Wheaton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wheaton, Joseph, 1755-1828  
  Dates:   1805-1808  
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The collection consists of papers of Joseph Wheaton pertaining to the development of the U.S. postal route from Washington D.C. to New Orleans, Louisiana from 1805-1808. Correspondence and legal dispositions regard misuse of federal funds against Wheaton and the U.S. Post Office under Postmaster Gideon Granger. Materials also document the development of the road, the frontier postal system, problems with mail delivery, and descriptions of the territory from "Coweta Town to the Tombigby" river, the "high Shoals of Appalachy River on the frontier of Georgia" to Fort Stoddert and the Athens, Georgia vicinity.
 
  Identifier:   ms1124  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   William Gibbs McAdoo letter  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1820-1894  
  Dates:   1866 April 23  
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A love letter, faintly veiled, to an unmarried young woman, written at the time McAdoo was married to the daughter of General John Floyd, a prominent Tennessee Indian fighter. His wife was a published author, and he and she apparently enjoyed together cultural pursuits (see biography at Georgia Historical Society), pursuits which his letter indicates would have found acceptance with Miss Prudden. The Prudden liason never broke the marriage, as he spent the remainder of his life with his then wife. Written from the coast of Georgia, the letter is framed against a background of local history and scenery, but it is constructed in a literary fashion. McAdoo reveals himself to be eloquent of word, not unphilosophical, and well read. On page 2, there appears an original poem by McAdoo, a point of significance. The National Union Catalog shows all McAdoo's published writings to have been non-literary. The manuscript sections of the American Book Prices Current for the period 1945-1977 show no appearance of McAdoo manuscript material. The tone of the letter and his comprehension of poetry (e.g. quote from Campbell on page 1 of the typescript) create the impression that McAdoo was inclined to verbal eloquence and resorted to paper for its recording. His literary output, however, has not come to light. This may be the sole surviving example of his poetry. Most of the local historical and natural scenery comment reveals what is already known, some of it, however, nicely presented within the literary framework already noted, is of interest from that perspectives and hence transcends being purely a rehash of already available local historical information. There are several descriptions of War damage which may not be available elsewhere (e.g., comment of Dungeness on page 3 of the typescript). On one occasion, the letter displays a boyish humor. Noting the passivity of basking alligators to the approach of his steamer, he finds them "as languid and motionless as if they were, also, under the protection of the Freedman's Bureau." On another occasion, it is clear that his sentiment for the Confederacy had not died in April of 1865; passing Fort Jackson, he notes: "As we came down the Savannah River, we passed the dismantled old Fort Jackson. A piece of artillery lying here and there tumbled out of its embrasure, covered with rust, and the general neglect and decay, seemed sadly typical of the fortunes of that power which had it manned and bristling with guns when I last visited the spot two and a half years ago." Should there ever be a full fledged biographical treatment of McAdoo, this letter presents some evidence of the romantic side of the man's make-up together with a lead for the biographer to develop. There is no question that McAdoo hoped to build upon whatever the extent of his relationship with Miss Prudden had been. Additionally and specifically, this letter gives his thought on war. Additionally and generally, the letter displays evidence of a man quite at home in worlds less structured than that of the jurist. The typescript of the original accompanies it.
 
  Identifier:   ms1400  
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10 Title:   Daniel Butterfield Pease family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Pease, Daniel Butterfield  
  Dates:   1864-1866  
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The collection consists of correspondence, mainly from Daniel Butterfield Pease, to members of his family in Maine while serving with Company G of the 12th Maine Infantry Regiment from 1864-1866. Pease's letters were written from Camp Coburn, Maine; Galloups Island, Massachusetts; and Augusta, Savannah, and Thomasville, Georgia and contain descriptions of the different areas, his duties, the Civil War, and peace-keeping activities during Reconstruction. The collection also contains a few letters from Pease's brothers, Dixon and Plummer.
 
  Identifier:   ms2906  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Georgia railways: timetables and miscellany  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1896-1937  
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The collection consists of timetables and brochures that reflect the development of the railroad centered in or servicing Georgia. Many of the brochures are undated but appear to be from the early 1920s.
 
  Identifier:   ms2518  
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12 Title:   E. Merton Coulter pamphlet collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton), 1890-1981  
  Dates:   1830-1989  
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The collection contains pamphlets arranged alphabetically by subject heading. The collection primarily deals with topics pertaining to Georgia and the south. The subject headings incliude WWI, American history, railroads, and biography and historiography sections.
 
  Identifier:   ms2334  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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