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21 Title:   Walter McElreath papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McElreath, Walter, 1867-1951  
  Dates:   1910-1949  
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The collection consists of papers of Walter McElreath from 1910-1949. The papers contain writings and speeches of McElreath. The majority of the writings deal with the Georgia Constitution and Georgia history. The speeches, given before bar associations, historical groups, and while he was in the legislature, deal with Georgia government and politics, law, the Georgia constitution, and Georgia history.
 
  Identifier:   ms43  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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22 Title:   Robert Preston Brooks papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881-1961  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1960  
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The collection consists of papers of Robert Preston Brooks including correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings, research, printed material, and scrapbooks. While the materials document Brooks' duties and activities with the University of Georgia, a large part of the collection deals with his research and writings on economics, Georgia history, agriculture, and the plantation system.
 
  Identifier:   ms1300  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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23 Title:   Albert B. Saye correspondence  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Saye, Albert Berry  
  Dates:   1941-1983  
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The collection consists of correspondence to and from Dr. Albert B. Saye.
 
  Identifier:   ms2351  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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24 Title:   Marion R. Hemperley papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hemperley, Marion R.  
  Dates:   1744-1993  
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The collection consists of writings, printed material, maps, clippings, photographs and artifacts. This collection also includes material from Dr. Goff's research including preliminary notes for articles, working copies of Georgia county maps, and the incomplete manuscript for "Off to Alabama." Dr. Goff asked Hemperley to complete some of his writings and this collection contains research and notes pertaining to this project. Aslo included are stone fragments, pottery fragments, 18th century nails, Civil War bullets, and a 19th century brass spike. Georgia maps stamped "Dr. John H. Goff Collection" were removed from this collection and added to the county map folders in the Hargrett Library Map Collection.
 
  Identifier:   ms3070  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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25 Title:   Fleming scrapbook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1890  
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A volume of pasted clippings on Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, and national history. It includes some of the sketches of Athens, 1865-1875, which were printed in the local paper by A. L. Hill, who later published them as Annals of Athens. There are other articles, some by George G. Smith on early Georgia history, much about the Revolution and national history, includes a list of prisoners kept in Fort at St. Augustine by British in 1780, rolls of soldiers, 1775, from South Carolina, and some articles concerning early Baptists.
 
  Identifier:   ms109  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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26 Title:   Works Progress Administration, Georgia records survey  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Historical Records Survey  
  Dates:   1935-1940  
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The collection consists of typescripts and notes made by researchers for the Works Progress Administration recording various Georgia historical data. Included are the following types of material: 1) transcripts of WPA survey of Federal Archives in Georgia, including Federal District Courts at Savannah and Augusta, various post offices, Custom's House, government warehouses, etc. ; 2) workers education reports, instructional guides, survey handbooks, clippings, and correspondence relating to the WPA activities in Georgia ; 3) life histories and reminiscences of World War I era and the Depression ; 4) Georgia educational institutions-- records and data sheets ; 5) Georgia bibliography survey. The Federal Archives transcripts include shipping records, patents, postal data, and detail repositories with condition and dispensation of material. Administrative papers and guidelines of WPA give background on the Georgia survey and show format and style of the study. Data sheets, historical background notes, and lists of alumni cover numerous Georgia educational institutions, many no longer extant. The Georgia bibliography survey contains hundreds of index cards with information about works on Georgia history and literature.
 
  Identifier:   ms1063  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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27 Title:   Margaret Davis Cate papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cate, Margaret Davis, 1888-1961  
  Dates:   1890-1964  
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The collection consists of papers of Margaret Davis Cate from 1890-1964. The papers include correspondence; printed material; research notes pertaining to the history of Sea Island, St. Simons Island, and Ft. Frederica, Georgia; photographs; and ledgers (1926-1935) containing information about her poultry business. Of particular interest is correspondence between Cate and fellow historians including E.M. Coulter and Kenneth Colemen; correspondence with archaeologist Charles Fairbanks relating to the preservation of Ft. Frederica; and letters between Cate, John Marsh, and Margaret Mitchell Marsh. The collection also contains records relating to Cate's personal genealogical research.
 
  Identifier:   ms1217  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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28 Title:   Mike Cheatham papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cheatham, Walter Malcolm (Mike), 1932-2013  
  Dates:   1900-2011  
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The collection consists of Cheatham's research and writing on topics such as the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, the life of former Martin Marietta (now Lockheed Martin) CEO Thomas G. Pownall, and athletics. The collection also features his research on other topics, often related to southern history, as well as his newspaper sportswriting and transcripts of radio commentary. Research-related materials include his notes, correspondence, and photocopies of sources. A small portion of the collection contains personal writing and correspondence.
 
  Identifier:   ms3735  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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29 Title:   W.P.A. Georgia Writers Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Writers' Project  
  Dates:   1930s-1940s  
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The collection consists of a portion of the material given to the University of Georgia by the Georgia branch of the W.P.A. upon its termination in 1941. Most of the material in the collection was gathered from areas within the University of Georgia Libraries Special Collections Department, such as the Georgia Room vertical file and the Manuscripts Department. As one of the main purposes of the project was to preserve historical data relating to Georgia, the papers consist of transcribed legal documents, summaries of newspaper stories, personal interviews, and accounts of social and cultural events. The topics are extremely diverse, and represent only a sampling of the subjects covered by the project. The two main sections of the collection are the city and county files. Prominent in this area are several subheadings devoted to cultural concerns. These include sections covering Atlanta theater, arts, and a well documented section covering opera performances presented in Atlanta from 1866 through 1940. The county files document the establishment of each county in Georgia and include historic events and/or points of interest. Also included are a group of interviews with ex-slaves from around the state and two folders of general folklore relating to slavery. Another section of note includes colonial legal records (wills, deeds, receipts, etc.), but the records do extend into the mid 1800s. These records include transcriptions of Georgia House Journals, Executive Council Minutes, Governor's correspondence, Military affairs, Indian treaties, Indian depredation records, etc.
 
  Identifier:   ms1500  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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30 Title:   Annie Laura Eve Blackshear collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Blackshear, Annie Laura Eve, 1875-1967  
  Dates:   1922-1967  
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The collection consists of Miss Blackshear's writings and the writings of others collected during her career with the College of Agriculture. Many pageants, plays, and skits by Miss Blackshear are present, along with numerous reports and the typescripts of some radio broadcasts made by Miss Blackshear. Topics include art, history, flower arrangement and holiday festivities. A few articles of correspondence, newspaper clippings, pictures, programs and printed material, mostly related to her work, are included in the collection. Some paintings are present including a self-portrait of the artist.
 
  Identifier:   ms1389  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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31 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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32 Title:   Robert Scott Davis collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Davis, Robert Scott, 1954-  
  Dates:   1844-2009  
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The collection consists of mostly photocopied articles from various historical agencies, some original correspondence, maps, photographs, and newspaper articles relating to subjects Mr. Davis has written about. Included are materials about Georgia's participation in the Texas Revolution; Charles Cole Hind and Aetna Insurance; and miscellaneous Georgia material (especially historic Georgia houses). The first deposit relates to Georgia's participation in the Texas Revolution. There is general soldier information, rosters, maps, flags, and photographs, plus specific information on James W. Fannin and William A. Ward. The Charles Cole Hind and Aetna Insurance material concerns Georgia and Alabama. Mrs. Hind, as the insurance representative, made pre-Civil War building insurance surveys in the two states; xeroxes of the surveys are in this collection. There is also a copy of the book of instruction for agents & a bound copy of The 100 Years of Fire Insurance..., the history of Aetna from 1819-1919. Finally, selections from the miscellaneous Georgia material include: information about the Harris-Pearson-Walker House in Augusta, Carter's Quarters (National Register house) in Murray County, gold mining in Georgia, and materials gathered on the history of Clinton and other places in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2549  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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