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21 Title:   Habitat for Humanity International Records, Series 1.3: Papers - Administrative  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Habitat for Humanity International, Inc  
  Dates:   1977-2005  
  Contents:  
The administrative files consist of the papers of Habitat for Humanity's International Board of Directors (IBOD), project manuals and guides, land and legal files, and watchdog reports and surveys. The IBOD files mostly contain meeting minutes and annual reports created by top-level administration. The project manuals and guides are bound volumes focusing both on specific projects and broader planning initiatives for the organization. The land and legal papers primarily concern properties in and around Americus, GA, home of the Habitat for Humanity headquarters. The watchdog files are made up of surveys and reports regarding consumer protection.
 
  Identifier:   ms3786_1.3  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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22 Title:   Jessie Anderson Branyon collection of the Long and Swain families papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1808-1934  
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Collection includes twenty letters from the Long and Swain families discussing family affairs and everyday life. Also included are documents tracking the genealogical history of these familes, as well as a newspaper clipping, photograph, bank certificate, proof of burial plot purchase, radio scripts, loose envelopes and Winterville, Georgia hand signs.
 
  Identifier:   ms4364  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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23 Title:   Cheney family papers, addendum  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1900-1961  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of letters, legal papers, clippings, and a large amount of miscellaneous material. Much of the material supports the stories that have grown up around the Cheney sisters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1663  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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24 Title:   Freeman collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1802-1920  
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The collection documents the business transactions of the Union City Realty & Trust Co., and Consolidated Trust Co., its owners and major investors: John A. Phillips, J. H. Harris, Ida Harris, Mrs. M. E. Phillips; their creditors, partners, and many legal transactions. It proves an interesting perspective on the founding of Union City by land speculators complete with ad campaign promotions and possibly exploitations. The collection is comprised of correspondence, affidavits, depositions, land grant copies, land surveys, bonds, deeds, abstracts of titles, mortgages, court summons, petitions, settlements, judgements, FiFa's, promissory notes, accounts, receipts, stock certificates, news clippings, business cards, a will and a broadside. The greatest concentration of material is within the 1870-1911 period.
 
  Identifier:   ms954  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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25 Title:   William B. Hartsfield collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hartsfield, William Berry  
  Dates:   1893-1981  
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The collection consists of photographic material, books and magazines, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, literary productions, legal documents, and awards related to and authored by William B. Hartsfield. Some of the items included are a series of Airport papers, Hartsfield genealogy, Gone With the Wind movie premiere videotape and film, campaign stickers, birth records, campaign posters, and a collection of William B. Hartsfield's annual messages.
 
  Identifier:   ms2303  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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26 Title:   Chapman family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Chapman family  
  Dates:   1818-1926  
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The collection consists of miscellaneous family materials including correspondence, legal records, financial records, indentures and plats of the Chapman family of Ludowici, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2397  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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27 Title:   Byron Ashley Parker papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sellers, Bettie M.  
  Dates:   1986-2001  
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The collection consists of correspondence between Byron Ashley Parker and Bettie M. Sellers from 1986-2001. Further correspondents include Byron's parents and Karen Hall. The collection also includes poems written by Byron Parker, photographs of Parker with family and friends, newspaper clipping about executions in Georgia and Parker's execution, and miscellaneous documents from Parker's legal appeal (some photocopies of original records) and memorial services.
 
  Identifier:   ms3189  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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28 Title:   John Thomas Mercer family research files  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sherman, David  
  Dates:   1820s-2000s  
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This collection contains correspondence, land records, wills, photographs, military orders, and research notes about the Mercer, Tift, Wooten, and Sherman families. Included are a series of photographs from the Tift Farm in Albany, Georgia, stock certificates from railroad and banking companies, miltary orders from the Confederate States, and correspondence from the late 1850s American West, and throughout the South during the Civil War. The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.
 
  Identifier:   ms4059  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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29 Title:   Documents related to slavery in Georgia and Virginia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1831-1863  
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This collection contains legal documents related to slavery including estate appraisals and inventories, legal orders, and judgements from Georgia. It also includes a tax statement from Virginia.
 
  Identifier:   ms4259  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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30 Title:   William Lamar Cawthon, Jr. Estate county documents  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, David Yoakley  
  Dates:   1790-1910  
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This collection contains legal and land records, estate administration records, business records, and correspondence arranged chronologically by county and state. It also includes records of criminal cases, slavery trade, land grants, plats, wills, and divorce.
 
  Identifier:   ms4401  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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31 Title:   George E. Stone family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stone family  
  Dates:   1929-1962  
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This collection contains personal, estate, and business correspondence as well as legal documents and land records from Marianna and Blountstown, Florida and the surrounding counties primarily from the 1930s and 1940s. Of interest is correspondence regarding the preparations for building two Civilian Conservation Corps camps in the area in 1935.
 
  Identifier:   ms4120  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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32 Title:   De Renne Historic Georgia Manuscripts collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   De Renne, Wymberley Jones, 1853-1916  
  Dates:   1746-1918  
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The collection consists of miscellaneous correspondences, notes, and documents collected by the De Renne family pertaining almost wholly to historical figures important in the development of Georgia as a colony and state.
 
  Identifier:   ms1136  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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33 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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34 Title:   Walter Barnard Hill collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1862-1933  
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The collection consists of a diary, letters, photographs, receipts, writings, scrapbooks, legal documents and other material. The letters (1871-1905) refer to both family and business matters. The diary (1879-1883) was kept by Hill and his wife Sallie. One of the scrapbooks concerns prohibition and the other includes material about George R. Barker. The collection also includes a will of Catlett Campbell and other legal documents regarding him.
 
  Identifier:   ms3274  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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35 Title:   Southern Center for Human Rights collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Southern Center for Human Rights  
  Dates:   1973-2001  
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The collection consists of transcripts of case proceedings, court documents, evidentiary documents, memoranda, correspondence, affidavits, legal notes, copies of legislation, newsletters, and newspaper articles. The collection consists primarily of files concerning the defense of Georgia death row inmates which reflect the legal efforts of the Southern Center for Human Rights. Also included are documents relating to the Center's efforts to advocate the reform of Habeas Corpus legislation, subject files consisting of newspaper articles on the death penalty and criminal justice, and research files concerning racial discrimination in jury selection.
 
  Identifier:   ms3277  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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36 Title:   George Wymberley Jones De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   University of Pennsylvania  
  Dates:   1735-1916  
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The collection consists of miscellaneous documents, receipts, accounts, legal papers, and other materials related to the De Renne family, especially Noble Jones and George Wymberley Jones. Selections from this collection include: Land grant to Noble Jones, 9 December 1756, issued by Governor John Reynolds; Inventory and appraisal of property of Noble W. Jones, Jefferson County, 1819; Indenture, Noble W. Jones - George [Wymberley] Jones, 20 July 1796; and, Diploma, Doctorem in Arte Medica, University of Pennsylvania to G. Wymberley Jones, 8 April 1848.
 
  Identifier:   ms1064a  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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37 Title:   Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall  
  Dates:   1862-1968  
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The collection consists of correspondence, ledgers, photographs, recipes, legal documents, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, etc, related to Lucy Nicholson. Part of the correspondence is from the Sibley family. Other documents relate to the Sibley family, Madison G. Nicholson, and the Ladies Garden Club of Athens. An unidentified account of the Civil War is also included.
 
  Identifier:   ms1892  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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38 Title:   Gone with the Wind literary estate papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett Library  
  Dates:   1910-1988  
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The collection consists of the literary estate papers from two filing cabinets of the offices of the Gone with the Wind Literary Rights, arranged and labeled as they were. One cabinet contained papers dealing with the foreign translations of the book, a Japanese musical production of Gone with the wind, plagiarism accusations from Susan Lawrence Davis, David Selznick musical rights, local museums and Margaret Mitchell namesakes, and fan mail. The 2nd cabinet dealt mainly with a Stephens Mitchell lawsuit against Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer over sequel rights and includes court documents and correspondence. There are also papers relating to his lawsuit against Showcase Atlanta for a stage production titled "Scarlett Fever." Also included are printed material, phonograph records, videotapes, and cassette tapes. Of special interest are letters from Gone With the Wind movie actors, post-World War II letters from translators of Gone With the Wind in France and Czechoslovakia, a journal of Wilbur Kurtz written while he was advisor for the filming of the movie, and gossipy letters to Margaret Mitchell from his wife Annie Laurie Kurtz as she watched the filming.
 
  Identifier:   ms3366  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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39 Title:   Fountain family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fountain family  
  Dates:   1820-1955  
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This collection contains the papers of the Fountain and McCants families of Georgia. A large portion of the collection is comprised of the correspondence and financial records of Jonathan Jackson "Jack" McCants, Sr. (1845-1920) of Butler, Georgia. Also included are land deeds, titles, surveys, recipts, insurance policies, tax information, and printed material from the Fountain and McCants families, as well as a few letters from the McCrary family.
 
  Identifier:   ms4315  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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40 Title:   Joseph Mackey Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922  
  Dates:   1843-1926  
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The collection consists of personal and business correspondence, legal papers, writings, letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items. The bulk of this material deals with family lawsuits concerning the estates of Joseph E. Brown (father of Joseph M.) and Julius L. Brown (brother of Joseph M.). Box 1 includes letters written by Joseph M. Brown (1909-1926, mainly drafts and typescripts) Theodore Roosevelt, Hoke Smith,S. V. Sanfor, and Thomas Watson. Also in this box are a few of Brown's writings on military history of the Civil War, as well as his views on labor unions. Box 2 consists of legal documents and correspondence to and from other people, including other Brown family members. Boxes 3 and 4 contain letterbooks of Julius L. Brown and cover the periods 1894-1895 and 1908-1910.
 
  Identifier:   ms27a  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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