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1 Title:   Correspondence between the Stephens brothers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens family  
  Dates:   1830-1843  
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The collection consists of seven letters between Alexander H. Stephens, Aaron G. Stephens, and John Lindsay Stephens dated 1830-1843. Letters discuss religion, education, business, family matters, and the early career of Alexander H. Stephens.
 
  Identifier:   ms2038  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Florida Stewart letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stewart, Florida  
  Dates:   1863-1864  
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The collection consists of correspondence and envelopes addressed to Florida Stewart (Mrs. Walter Stewart) of Columbus, Georgia, from 1863-1864. Correspondence regards social activities and news of friends or relatives. A letter dated Alpine, August 2, 1863, from "Nannie," briefly discusses elections of the Confederate government, news of friends or family in the army, and the fall of Vicksburg.
 
  Identifier:   ms2084  
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3 Title:   W.P.A. Writer's Project photographs of Georgia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Works Progress Administration  
  Dates:   1935-1940  
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The collection consists of photographs of houses, recreation, and sports activities throughout the state of Georgia. Images of the Slave Quarters at the Hopeton Plantation, the Cowles-Walker House, the Wetter House, the Ficklen Home, and activities including bowling, checkers, dancing, and football are included.
 
  Identifier:   ms2861  
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4 Title:   Walter McWilliams diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McWilliams, Henry Walter, 1857-1936  
  Dates:   1878  
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This diary lists the daily life of Walter McWilliams. It covers his daily routine in detail, such as getting up, eating breakfast, feeding his canary Sweety, cutting woods, playing the organ and guitar, going to the plantation, planting fruit trees, visiting friends, buying newspapers, going to church. He often mentions his mother's drinking problem and is also greatly preoccupied with his love for his girlfriend, later his wife, Lula (Luella).
 
  Identifier:   ms3699  
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5 Title:   Robert E. and Annie J. Bruce letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bruce, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1850-1872  
  Dates:   1869-1872  
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The collection consists of correspondence between Robert E. Bruce and his sister Annie J. Bruce while Robert was a student at University High School and the University of Georgia, and Annie was in South Carolina. Correspondence tells of studies and activities at school. The collection also includes correspondence from Robert to his cousin (June 5, 1870), and a certificate from University of Georgia, Athens, August 2, 1871, certifying that R. E. Bruce completed studies of the Junior Class, School of Chemistry.
 
  Identifier:   ms428  
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6 Title:   James Rembert Smith letters to George Gilman Smith  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, James Rembert  
  Dates:   1853-1888  
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The collection consists of correspondences from James Rembert Smith to his nephew, George Gilman Smith, from 1853-1888. Correspondences regard family, weather, people in Sandersville, sickness, and religious life. Also included are letters from Anna Maria Smith, regarding family matters and health.
 
  Identifier:   ms558  
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7 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  
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8 Title:   John McIntosh Kell letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900  
  Dates:   1861 March  
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The collection consists of two letters: dated Georgia Naval Steamer Savannah, Savannah, March 22, 1861, to "My dear Sir," signed "John McIntosh Kell," regarding the actions of Commodore Josiah Tattnall and the removal of guns from Fort Clinch, Florida to Fort Pulaski, Georgia; dated Georgia Naval Steamer Savannah, Savannah, March 25, 1861, to "My beloved wife," signed "John McIntosh Kell," regarding Georgia social news.
 
  Identifier:   ms1381  
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9 Title:   William Cooper diary and ledger  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cooper, William  
  Dates:   1852-1867  
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The collection consists of a diary and ledger of William Cooper from 1857-1860, regarding court sessions, daily expenses and purchases, Cooper's plantation, and a trip to Texas. The ledger lists legal cases of Cooper & Norton for the years 1852-1867.
 
  Identifier:   ms3644  
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10 Title:   Nathan Atkinson Brown family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown family  
  Dates:   1859-1936  
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The collection consists of correspondence between Nathan Atkinson Brown and his family, 1859-1913. The letters were written while Brown served with the 26th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Company B at Saint Simons and Cumberland Islands, and regard stress the war was placing on planters in southeast Georgia, slavery, and race relations. Also included is a church program and two newspaper clippings regarding the death of Louisa Nicholes Brown, 1929.
 
  Identifier:   ms808  
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11 Title:   Macon, Georgia photograph album  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1900s  
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The collection consists of a dis-bound photograph album containing photographs depicting scenic views, family outings and other antics in and around Macon, Georgia in the early 1900s. Photographs, many of which are annotated, included: Lake Crumps Park, Macon; Rose Hill, Macon; Walnut Creek, Macon; Fletcher's Mill, Macon; Veteran's Camp, Macon; Fountain Camp Ground, Warren County; Kendrick's Summer Parlor; A Plant With Strange Blooms; and Camp Sparks.
 
  Identifier:   ms929  
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12 Title:   George Baber Atkinson family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Atkinson family  
  Dates:   1851-1914  
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The collection consists of the papers of George Baber Atkinson, his sister Fannie Atkinson, and the Atkinson family of Athens, Georgia from 1851-1914. It includes correspondence, deeds, articles, a bible, poems, essays, photographs, daguerreotypes, programs, scrapbooks, and indentures relating to ancestors of the Atkinsons. Articles and programs pertain to the Atlanta Medical College and the Winterville Academy (Winterville, Georgia). Most of the correspondence is to or from Fannie Atkinson. The collection provides a social history of Georgia for the time period.
 
  Identifier:   ms828  
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13 Title:   Champion family letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1816-1869  
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The collection consists of correspondence of the Champion family from 1816-1869. The bulk of the collection contains letters written by Aaron Champion of Savannah (Georgia) or Moses Champion of Monticello (Georgia) to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. of West Springfield (Massachusetts). The Champions comment on the social, political, and economic situations occurring in Georgia during. The collection also contains an 1816 letter from H. Stebbins of Savannah to Dr. Reuben Champion, Jr. pertaining to Savannah, the people, commerce, and slavery; three letters from Henry Champion of Montgomery (Alabama) to Dr. Champion discussing the proposed statehood of what was then the western territory; and a series of letters written from Savannah during the Civil War discussing the formation of the Confederacy, the progress of the war, and its effect upon the civilian population.
 
  Identifier:   ms1301  
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14 Title:   Lula Mae Hamilton Harding papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harding, Lula Mae Hamilton  
  Dates:   1919  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Lula Mae Hamilton Harding to her parents from March - May 1919. The letters were written while she was serving as a teacher and companion of the children of the Wade family of Mill Pond Plantation (Thomasville, Ga.). She describes her responsibilities as a teacher, plantation life, food, and flora of the area.
 
  Identifier:   ms1689  
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15 Title:   "Some Observations of Plantation Life in Coastal Georgia Before and After the Civil War" by Olin Talley McIntosh  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McIntosh, Olin Talley, 1881-1996  
  Dates:   1963-1965  
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The collection consists of the transcript of an oral expository by Olin Talley McIntosh. The narrative discusses the history and fortunes of the McIntosh family in McIntosh County, Georgia during the Colonial, Civil War, and post-Civil War periods. Topics include the influx of corrupt Carpetbaggers, apologist accounts of slavery and the advent of the Klu Klux Klan (sic), and the harsh conditions of poverty and rampant joblessness in the South directly following the Civil War.
 
  Identifier:   ms3652  
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16 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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17 Title:   Ebenezer Kellogg diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kellogg, Ebenezer, 1789-1846  
  Dates:   1817-1818  
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The collection consists of the diary of Ebenezer Kellogg from 1817-1818 written to Chester Dewey, Professor of Mathmatics. Kellogg describes his journey from Williamstown, Massachusetts to Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia, and towns along the Georgia coast. Most of the entries pertain to Georgia and discuss the people and towns Kellogg visited. Kellogg writes about plantations and farming practices, particularly cotton and rice; and slavery, including how enslaved populations lived, their treatment, and religious instruction.
 
  Identifier:   ms516  
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18 Title:   Anna Maria Green Cook family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cook, Anna Maria Green, 1844-1936  
  Dates:   1845-1934  
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The collection consists of the papers of Anna Maria Green Cook and the Green and Cook families from 1845-1934. The papers include bills and receipts of Samuel Austin Cook, a diary of Anna Maria, but mostly correspondence. The diary (1861-1867) entries discuss social life in Georgia during and after the Civil War, politics, the progress of the war, and Union troops in and around Milledgeville (Ga.). The correspondence consists of letters between Anna Maria and Samuel Austin Cook both before and after their marriage; letters to Anna Maria from her father Thomas F. Green, her children Callie Cook and Ansel Cook, and from her nephew Gerald Cook. The correspondence discusses news of family or friends and social activities.
 
  Identifier:   ms57  
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19 Title:   Kell family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kell, Carolyn  
  Dates:   1857-1945  
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The collection consists of papers of the Kell family from 1857-1914, 1945. The papers contain the manuscript of John McIntosh Kell's book RECOLLECTIONS OF A NAVAL LIFE; an untitled manuscript by Kell's daughter Evelyn Kell d'Antignac regarding the friendship of slaves for their masters; correspondence from Kell and his wife, Blanche to their daughter Carolyn Kell at Fauquier Institute in Virginia and between other family members and friends; a diary (1907-1908) of Blanche Kell; photographs of family and shipmates of Kell; and a biographical sketch of Kell.
 
  Identifier:   ms2917  
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20 Title:   Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harman, Hattie L.  
  Dates:   1855-1857  
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Letters from Hattie L. Harman, to her cousin Annie Carleton, on a plantation near Jeffersonville, Georgia, from 1855-1857. Harman's letters are written first from Forsyth, Georgia and then mainly from Notasulga, Alabama, where her family moved in 1855. Scattered letters are from Macon on her visits back to Georgia. The letters discuss family matters, the reaction of a young woman on the westward migration, and educational matters including Harmon's efforts to enter the teaching profession.
 
  Identifier:   ms1031  
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