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1 Title:   George Walton letter to his son  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804  
  Dates:   1801 July 31  
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This collection contains a letter written by George Walton to his son George Walton, Jr. on July 31, 1801 from his home at Meadow-Garden in Augusta, Georgia. It contains a reference to his role as part of a committee in the selection of land and in contracting builders for the future University of Georgia to be located in Jackson County.
 
  Identifier:   ms4239  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   George D. Bennett Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bennett, George D.  
  Dates:   1896-1923  
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The collection is comprised of papers related to George D. Bennett, farmer and politician from Jackson County, Georgia. Bennett was an active particiant in local politics and he held several positions in Clarke County, Jackson County, and Oglethorpe County. The papers in this collection document his role as a local politician and farmer. Papers include correspondence from various citizens encouraging Bennett to run for State Legislature, letters from members of the Love Lodge Masons, and printed material including a speech made by Hoke Smith in 1906 and the Child Labor Bill.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/076/GDB  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Bailey-Grantland family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Grantland, Seaton, 1782-1864  
  Dates:   1818-1966  
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Collection consists of papers pertaining to the Grantland and Bailey families, ranging from around 1818-1966. Notable items include extensive genealogy research and biographical information, Georgia land grants, and political correspondence including, Joseph E. Brown, Howell Cobb, Herchel V. Johnson, Alexander H. Stephens, and P.M. Compton. Other letters relate to the Second Seminole War and early settlers in Florida, letters from Dr. James S. Gilliam, surgeon, U.S. Navy, aboard the U.S.S. Macedonian on one of the Commodore Perry's trips to Japan and the U.S.S. Levant exploring the South Pacific and South America, 1849-1850.
 
  Identifier:   ms4186  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 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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5 Title:   E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton), 1890-1981  
  Dates:   1745-1942  
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The collection consists of original source material including biographies of prominent Georgians, correspondence of individuals and families, court records from the Superior Court of Jackson County (Ga.), records relating to the Confederate States of America and the Civil War in Georgia, reports and lists of children attending impoverished schools in Clarke County (Ga.), and records relating to slavery in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2018  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection II  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton), 1890-1981  
  Dates:   1754-1920  
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The collection consists of original source material including correspondence of individuals and families, Coulter's transcriptions of articles and soldier's letters published in Southern newspapers during the Civil War, court records from Jackson County (Ga.), and extensive correspondence of Edwin King Lumpkin, Joseph Henry Lumpkin, William L. Mitchell, and Howell Cobb.
 
  Identifier:   ms2345  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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