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1 Title:   John B. Lamar plantation book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lamar, J. B. (John Basil), 1812-1862  
  Dates:   1847-1880  
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The collection consists of a plantation book of John B. Lamar, for his plantation in Sumter County, Georgia, from 1847-1880. The book includes lists containing names of enslaved people; a diagram of crop rotation for cotton, corn, oats, and rye; a map of the plantation; an inventory of plantation items; tax accounts; and food supplies. During the Civil War, entries become less comprehensive. From 1867-1872, entries list the date, employee's name, and item charged to the account, primarily food.
 
  Identifier:   ms131  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Thomas Faulkner account book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Faulkner, Thomas, 1830-1908  
  Dates:   1854-1875  
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The collection consists of and account book including accounts for workers on Faulkner's plantation, documenting the date, person's name, number of days worked, purchases, and prices. The book also contains entries for the Hall County Court, documenting date, name of plaintiff and defendant, and resolution of case.
 
  Identifier:   ms2052  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Benjamin Perley Poore letter to Gorham Parsons  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887  
  Dates:   1840 February 18  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Coosawattee, Murray County, Georgia, February 18, 1840, to Gorham Parsons, Fatherland Farm, near Newburyport, Massachusetts, regarding plantation activities, agriculture, slavery, and the status of the Cherokee Indians.
 
  Identifier:   ms1222  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Andrew Maybank Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Andrew Maybank  
  Dates:   1803-1874, 1939  
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The collection consists of papers of Andrew Maybank Jones and Jones family members from 1803-1874. Materials relating to Andrew Maybank Jones include correspondence, reports of the University of Georgia, bills of sale, promissory notes, a prayer book, and an account book of Jones' plantations. Further correspondence are between Charles West and Joseph Jones, Joseph Jones and Charlton Hines, W. Fleming and Captain Joseph Jones, and Mrs. Electra Dodge and Mary Ann Dodge. The collection also includes records of cotton sales for Joseph Jones, Confederate States of America money, and newspaper clippings concerning the Confederacy.
 
  Identifier:   ms1289  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Zachariah Lamar papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lamar, Zachariah, 1767-1834  
  Dates:   1814-1858  
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The collection consists of papers of Zachariah Lamar, 1814-1858. Mainly pertaining to his business interests and plantation in Baldwin County, Georgia, the collection includes correspondence, plantation records, cotton records and sales, receipts, land bonds, and tuition records for Scottsboro Academy (Baldwin County, Georgia) and C. P. Beman's school at Mt. Zion (Hancock County, Georgia).
 
  Identifier:   ms1341  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 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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9 Title:   William J. Dickey diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dickey, William J.  
  Dates:   1858-1859, 1879-1889  
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The collection consists of seven diaries kept by William J. Dickey, from 1858-1859, and 1879-1889. Entries discuss agricultural matters (planting and harvesting of cotton and corn); killing hogs; weather conditions; and family matters. The collection also includes a plat of Dickey Plantation (later known as Birdsong Plantation), located in the Rare Books vault, hmap1871j3.
 
  Identifier:   ms47  
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10 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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11 Title:   Robert Preston Brooks papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881-1961  
  Dates:   circa 1900-1960  
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The collection consists of papers of Robert Preston Brooks including correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings, research, printed material, and scrapbooks. While the materials document Brooks' duties and activities with the University of Georgia, a large part of the collection deals with his research and writings on economics, Georgia history, agriculture, and the plantation system.
 
  Identifier:   ms1300  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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12 Title:   James Hamilton papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hamilton, James, 1763-1829  
  Dates:   1785-1868  
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The collection consists of papers of James Hamilton from 1785-1868. Papers concern mostly business matters relating to the Hamilton's merchant/factory businesses of McCredie & Hamilton and Hamilton & Couper of Charleston, South Carolina. Records include receipts, shipping records, accounts for sales, and invoices. The collection also includes correspondence from Paris, Liverpool, Rotterdam, Stockholm, Savannah, Baltimore, Embden, St. Simons, Tybee, Palmetto Grove, Wilmington, N.C., Georgetown, and various inlets. Several letters report on conditions of Hamilton's plantation, including crops and people who are enslaved.
 
  Identifier:   ms1611  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   John Hamlin Newton account book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, John Hamlin, 1800-1889  
  Dates:   1855-1868  
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The collection consists of an account book of John Hamlin Newton from 1855-1858 and 1867-1868. Entries from 1855-1858 pertain to the Hart County Gold Mining Company and include amounts paid to workers; expense accounts for workers containing their names, items purchased, and prices; and charges for company supplies. Also includes a running tally of the company's total expenses for 1855-1856. Entries for Newton's plantation, Latimer Place, from 1867-1868, primarily consist of laborers' accounts containing the date, their name, items purchased, and price. Additional entries pertain to "plantation expenses chargeable to the hands" and lists of work to be done on the plantation.
 
  Identifier:   ms228  
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14 Title:   Malcolm Bell's Major Butler's Legacy papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bell, Malcolm, 1913-2001  
  Dates:   1974-1997  
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This collection contains research notes, drafts, illustrations, and correspondence regarding Malcom Bell's publication of his book Major Butler's Legacy.
 
  Identifier:   ms4170  
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15 Title:   Edward Harden family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harden, Edward, 1784-1849  
  Dates:   1779-1928  
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Note The collection consists of the papers of Edward Harden and other Harden and Jackson family members of Savannah and Athens, Georgia from 1779-1928, including letters, receipts, autographs, commissions, deeds, diaries, scrapbooks. Materials relating to Edward Harden, a planter and politician from Savannah and Athens, include indentures, receipts, account books (1836-1842) for his law practice, and common place books (1805, 1830-1837) containing accounts for his plantations, legal notes, and journal entries. Also included are the diaries of Mary Ann Elizabeth Randolph, Mary Elizabeth Greenhill Harden, and Edward Harden Jr.'s children. The diaries (1864-1928) of Harden's great-niece, Eveline Harden Jackson, describe her school days, social activities, the Civil War, and news of family and friends.
 
  Identifier:   ms45  
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16 Title:   Hillyer family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillyer family  
  Dates:   1805-1990  
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The collection consists of the papers of the Hillyer family from 1805-1990 with the bulk between 1805-1874. Materials from the early years (1805-1819) pertain to Shaler Hillyer and consist of a letter and account book describing Petersburg, Elbert County, Georgia. The collection contains a memoir written by Junius Hillyer describing life on his family's plantation, slavery, the family's move to Athens, Georgia (1821), Junius' attendance at grammar school, descriptions of and activities at Franklin College (University of Georgia). Also includes photocopies of letters from William Dickerson and Peter Wellborn Martin, friends of the Hillyers; materials pertaining to the publication of THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE JUNIUS HILLYER; and dedication of a marker at the Freeman Hillyer homeplace in Popular Grove, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms76  
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17 Title:   George Wymberley Jones De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Julianna  
  Dates:   1732-1939  
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The collection consists of papers of the George Wymberley Jones De Renne family of Savannah, Georgia from 1732-1939. The papers include account books, correspondence, deeds, genealogical materials, indentures, inventories, land grants, legal documents, newspaper clippings, printed material, and transcripts of historical documents pertaining to Georgia history. The materials document the activities of the De Renne family and contain information on land transactions in Georgia; estate or plantation management, particularly Wormsloe Plantation (Savannah, Ga.) and Popular Grove; the Buena Ventura Stock Company and Buena Ventura Ranch (1883-1884) in Tom Green County (Tex.); book and wine purchases for Wormsloe; and the De Rennes' involvement in the Georgia Historical Society and the Georgia Bicentennial (1933). The collection also contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to the George W. Smith family, the Campbell and Stewart families, and accounts and correspondence (1867-1880) with Thomas A. Biddle & Company (Philadelphia, Pa.). Other correspondents include Letitia De Renne, Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne, William Drayton, George Jones, Inigo Jones, Noble Wymberley Jones, Alva Konkle, Mary Wallace Savage Nuttall, and Julianna Smith.
 
  Identifier:   ms1064  
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18 Title:   Reverend John Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, John C., active 1830-1860  
  Dates:   1775-1928  
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The collection consists of papers of Reverend John Jones and the Jones family from 1775-1928. Contains extensive family correspondence (1805-1942) including letters of John Jones; his wife Jane A. Jones; his children John Dunwoody Jones, Mary Cornelia Jones, Joseph H. Jones, and John C. Jones; his brothers and sisters Reverend Charles C. Jones, Mary Jones, J.N. Jones, and Sallie A. Dunwoody and her husband William J. Dunwoody. Records relating directly to John Jones include sermons (1830-1883), various diaries and financial ledgers, legal documents, and materials relating to the Presbyterian Church. The collection contains some material relating to various Jones family plantations in Georgia including Hopestill and Bonaventure. The papers also include scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, slave records, court records, and legal documents.
 
  Identifier:   ms1065  
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19 Title:   John Brown Gordon family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Haralson, Hugh Anderson, 1805-1854  
  Dates:   circa 1841-1979  
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The collection consists of papers of John Brown Gordon and the Gordon family from ca. 1841-1979. Papers relating to John Brown Gordon include correspondence, writings, photographs, and scrapbooks. The correspondence (1861-1930) consists of letters written to his wife, Fanny Haralson Gordon, mainly while Gordon was serving in the Confederate Army in the states of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland; letters (1864-1870) from Robert E. Lee; and correspondence to and from his family while he was serving as a United States Senator in Washington. Other Gordon family members represented in the papers include Hugh Haralson Gordon, Caroline Lewis Gordon, and Lewis Gordon. The collection contains an interesting set of letters (1941-1948) to and from Rev. John Dawson Gordon, whose parents were enslaved by, and later, servants of the Gordon family from 1854 until they moved to California in the 1890s. The collection also contains papers relating to the Haralson family, consisting mainly of correspondence (1841-1851) between Hugh A. Haralson, while serving in the U.S. Congress, and his wife, Caroline Lewis Haralson, and their daughters Elizabeth, Fanny, and Caroline. Mrs. Haralson's letters to her husband provide an indepth look at her management of their plantation in LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia, while her husband was away from home. The collection also contains genealogical materials relating to the Gordon, Haralson, Hodgson, Howard, and Lewis families.
 
  Identifier:   ms1637  
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20 Title:   Godfrey Barnsley family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barnsley, Godfrey, 1805-1873  
  Dates:   1806-1903  
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The collection consists of papers of Godfrey Barnsley and the Barnsley family from 1806-1903. The papers consist mainly of correspondence, letter books, and financial records. The correspondence (bulk 1828-1873) and letter books (1837-1873, with gaps) pertain to personal and business matters relating to Barnsley's occupation as a cotton factor and merchant. Correspondents include Barnsley's business partners John Day, William D. Duncan, John R. Gardner, Edmund M. Sager, and James Sager and family members including his wife Julia Scarborough Barnsley, his uncle George Barnsley of Liverpool, and his children. Many of the family letters were written from Woodlands Plantation in Bartow County, Georgia to Barnsley while he attended to business in Savannah (Ga.), Mobile (Ala.), and New Orleans (La.) and discuss family and plantation matters. Some of the correspondence relates to his position with the Port of Savannah as vice consul and interim of the Netherlands and vice consul for the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. The collection also contains transcripts of much of the correspondence.
 
  Identifier:   ms1737  
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