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1 Title:   William Calvin Jeffress papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jeffress, William Calvin, 1823-1895  
  Dates:   1864-1865, 1916  
The collection consists of correspondence from William Calvin Jeffress to his father, Edward T. Jeffress, dating February 27-June 13, 1864. The letters describe Jeffress' unit's participation in the action at Dalton and Rocky Face Ridge in Georgia, descriptions of camp life and conditions. In addition, Jeffress forwards advice and instructions concerning crops and finances. Letters dating June 2 and June 13, 1864 are written from the field, near Marietta, Georgia. Other items included in the collection are two twenty dollar bills of Confederate money, a typed biography of Jeffress (by his son in 1916), and Jeffress's oath of loyalty to the United States.
  Identifier:   ms3457  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Ku Klux Klan ephemera collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ku Klux Klan (1915- )  
  Dates:   1920-1948  
The collection consists a Klode Kard (songs), petition for citizenship in the Invisible Empire, oath of allegiance, by-laws form for local chapters, and The Klansman (August 1, 1948). Pamplets include "American's take Heed!" (1920), "The Ku Klux Ball : a satire on the younger set," "KKKK : why, what, how, who, and you" and a picture postcard with an illustration of banner used by the Ku Klux Klan. A program for "Polly with a Past : a comedy in three acts" (1923) by the Marionettes of Georgia Tech includes an advertisement for the Ku Klux Klan.
  Identifier:   ms2955  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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