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1 Title:   Georgia memorabilia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett Library  
  Dates:   1800s-1900s  
The collection consists of miscellaneous memorabilia and relics related to the State of Georgia and Georgia relics. Included are a tattered Confederate flag given to University President Harmon Caldwell in 1947 (allegedly of 1863 Georgia origin, but found not to be authentic); wire-rim glasses from Ballard's opticians of Atlanta; silver plate butter knife made by Geo. Sharp, Jr. of Atlanta; Dahlonega (Georgia) mementos including two commemorative tokens and a miniature pan with a small piece of gold ore; a curl; a lock of hair supposed to be Button Gwinnett's; a watch fob stamped 1G3; a medical instrument; a box of miniature Georgia state flags; pine needles formed into a bow from the Barrow collection; a brick from Old Wesleyan; Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial granite; a 1925 Stone Mountain memorial coin; and a Fulton County Centennial medal 1854-1864.
  Identifier:   ms1116  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Jordan-Burnett papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Burnett, Eugene Paul  
  Dates:   1860-1950  
The collection consists of letters, cartes-de-visite (most unidentified), biographical information on Rachel Gunby Jordan and Eugene P. Burnett, printed material, Confederate money, clippings, and locks of hair. The main portion of the collection consists of letters written to Delia D. Jordan in Sparta, Georgia, from her fiance Eugene Paul Burnett during the Civil War. His letters describe daily camp life, his duties as Inspector General, and details of battles as he moved through South Carolina, Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina. There are also letters from Delia's brothers, William Franklin Jordan, Robert Pierpont Jordan, and George Gunby Jordan. Also in the collection is a photograph of General Robert E. Lee and an Augusta newspaper, Daily Constitutionalist, from July 3, 1862. The newspaper contains descriptions of the current battles and lists of wounded men, including W.F. Jordan.
  Identifier:   ms2937  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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