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1 Title:   Map showing a portion of the river front on Deptford Plantation  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Winn, W. J.  
  Dates:   1883  
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note Publication: Savannah, Ga. : Winn, W. J.; soundings from U. S. Coast Survey at mean low water; includes Fort Jackson, Deptford, rice fields, Col. Screven land.
 
  Identifier:   hmap1883w5  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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2 Title:   Map of Dickey plantation  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jackson, William L. (Surveyor)  
  Dates:   1871  
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Manuscript map of Dickey plantation accompanied by a 1959 copy. Includes lots, houses, Meridan Road, road to Bethpage Church, Road to Thomasville.
 
  Identifier:   hmap1871j3  
  Repository:   Hargrett Map Collection  
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3 Title:   Walter McWilliams diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McWilliams, Henry Walter, 1857-1936  
  Dates:   1878  
  Contents:  
This diary lists the daily life of Walter McWilliams. It covers his daily routine in detail, such as getting up, eating breakfast, feeding his canary Sweety, cutting woods, playing the organ and guitar, going to the plantation, planting fruit trees, visiting friends, buying newspapers, going to church. He often mentions his mother's drinking problem and is also greatly preoccupied with his love for his girlfriend, later his wife, Lula (Luella).
 
  Identifier:   ms3699  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Samuel B. Clark papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Clark, Samuel B., 1812-1865  
  Dates:   1787-1869  
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The collection consists of papers of Samuel B. Clark, from 1787-1869. Included are indentures, a land survey, legal documents, and a plantation journal (1841-1869) containing business records pertaining to the Richmond County homestead, the Burke County (Georgia) farm, and land in Dooly County (Georgia). Entries include information on slave values, outlays for crops and household supplies, tax returns for Richmond and Burke counties, financial reports on building the McBean canal, and cotton sales.
 
  Identifier:   ms1497  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Madame Rosalie de Trobriand Gouvain diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gouvain, Rosalie de Trobriand, 1777-  
  Dates:   1835-1841  
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The collection consists of a dis-bound diary kept by Madame Rosalie de Trobriand Gouvain from 1835-1841. Gouvain writes about social life in and around Clarke County, Georgia, the management of her plantation, and her continued financial problems. The collection also includes photocopies of photographs of family members (Regis De Trobriand and Fanny Santiago), correspondence, indentures, and newspaper clippings.
 
  Identifier:   ms2918  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   William Cooper diary and ledger  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cooper, William  
  Dates:   1852-1867  
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The collection consists of a diary and ledger of William Cooper from 1857-1860, regarding court sessions, daily expenses and purchases, Cooper's plantation, and a trip to Texas. The ledger lists legal cases of Cooper & Norton for the years 1852-1867.
 
  Identifier:   ms3644  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   James Glenn Faulk family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Faulk family  
  Dates:   1808-2016  
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The Glenn Faulk family papers collection consists of legal documents, photographs, and genealogical history of the Faulk family of Twiggs County, Georgia. Included are land grants, deeds, farm ledgers, family history correspondence, Sunnyside Plantation history, and applications to the Daughters of the American Revolution and Huguenot Society.
 
  Identifier:   ms4027  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Junius Hillyer memoir  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillyer, Junius, 1807-1886  
  Dates:   1874-1990  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of the original memoir of Junius Hillyer, dated February 25, 1894. The memoir describes life on the family plantation, slavery, thefamily's move to Athens, Georgia in 1821, Junius' attendance at grammar school, and activities at Franklin College. The collection also includes photocopies of papers concerning a memorial dedication at the site of the Freeman-Hillyer home place in Wilkes County, Georgia; photocopies of family history; and photocopies of letters from William Dickerson Martin and Peter Wellborn Martin.
 
  Identifier:   ms76a  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   William Cooke plantation book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cooke, William  
  Dates:   1861-1868  
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The collection consists of "Mr. William Cooke's plantation book, Creighton Island," containing handwritten entries dating 1861-1868. Entries include allowance lists for hands on Creighton Island, and information regarding the number of hands assigned to a job. The volume also includes description of the weather, local news and events, and entries and accounts concerning Charles Harris Spalding's probate of his father Thomas Spalding's estate.
 
  Identifier:   ms1570  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Rose Hill Plantation collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   circa 1950s  
  Contents:  
This collection contains photographs, clippings, historic writing, and detailed auction material regarding this property. Also included are writings and photographs of the Seaboard Air Line Free Traveling Library System that began at Rose Hill Plantation, as well as other papers kept by one of its librarians Elizabelle Langston Swift.
 
  Identifier:   ms4058  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   John Ray papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ray, John, -1868  
  Dates:   1829-1868  
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The collection consists of John Ray's day book, docket book, and plantation book. The day book records debts collected from 1831-1844, and contains some notes concerning land; and the docket book contains notes of proceedings and filings in court cases in Coweta County, Georgia Superior Court from 1843-1865. The plantation book records names of people who were enslaved, and account of their clothes, rations, and blankets; notes on legal decisions; and recipes for various illnesses, including heart disease, measles, rheumatism, pneumonia, scarlet fever, and asthma. The collection also includes handwritten papers on heart disease; promissory notes, deeds and indentures for land in Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia, a bill of sales for two "Negroes" (named "Roland, 2 years old, and Randal, about 7 years old"); tax records; and records of White Oak Plantation (Coweta County, Ga.) and an unidentified plantation. The plantation records record how much cotton was sold (cotton made at White Oak Plantation).
 
  Identifier:   ms119  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Thomas Jones family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Thomas, active 1852-1858  
  Dates:   1819-1889  
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The collection consists of papers of the Thomas Jones family of Thomas County, Georgia from 1819-1889. Thomas Jones' papers include lists of taxable property (slaves, land, livestock, and equipment); indentures; and receipts for the purchase of slaves (names of enslaved people include Adam, a carpenter, Charles, Randal, John, Betsy, Nancy, Abram, Ann, Eliza, Sam, Ned, Bob, Lucy, Cherry, Nelson, Charlott, Robert, Lindy, and Mary). Letters are from Henry Francis Jones to his sister, and between Edwin T. Davis and Mattie Davis; and regard battles, military strategy, and military life. Papers of E.T. Davis concern Davis's military services, and include diary entries with regard to his service with the Dixie Boys of Company A, 57th Georgia Infantry Regiment. The collection also includes plats, indentures, and writs regarding land in Georgia, mainly Irwin and Thomas counties, and a portrait of Thomas Jones.
 
  Identifier:   ms817  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   George Wymberley Jones De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Julianna  
  Dates:   1732-1939  
  Contents:  
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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Arabella Clark Cleveland collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dent family  
  Dates:   1912-1973  
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The collection consists of letters to Arabella Cleveland from the Dent family and a few other friends, although the majority of the letters are from Ophelia. After their father's death, Miriam and Ophelia operated a dairy on the plantation, and the letters describe daily life on the plantation including weather, the Hofwyl dairy, food, flowers, servants, family dogs and poignant letters about their deaths, social events, travel, antiques, sewing and clothes. Ophelia often visited the Belins at their home Evermay (Washington, DC) and the DuPonts at their estate Longwood (Kennett Square, PA). The Dents were friends with the Haynes family at Ashantilly, the Huston family at Butler Plantation and the Phillips family in Savannah.
 
  Identifier:   ms3407  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   De Renne family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   De Renne family  
  Dates:   1770-1986  
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The collection consists of papers of the De Renne family of Savannah, Georgia from 1770-1986. The papers include account books; correspondence, both business and personal; blueprints and maps of Wormsloe Plantation (Savannah, Ga.); a diary (1876) of Letitia De Renne documenting her daily activities; genealogical charts and materials relating to the Jones and allied families; scrapbooks; photographs; printed material; legal documents; receipts; collected historical documents and transcripts relating to Georgia history; wood blocks; and ephemera. The materials document the activities of the De Renne family and include information on the management and administration of Wormsloe Plantation; business ventures of the De Rennes; books and book collecting; and wine purchases including inventories. Correspondents include George Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Jones De Renne, Wymberley Wormsloe De Renne, Kentwyn De Renne, Augusta De Renne, Elfrida De Renne Barrow, and Charlton M. Theus.
 
  Identifier:   ms2819  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 Title:   Dudley Mays Hughes Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hughes, Dudley Mays, 1848-1927.  
  Dates:   1847-1976  
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The collection consists of personal, political, and business papers of the Hughes family from 1806 to 1971. The collection provides insight into agricultural practices, Georgia society and politics, national politics, white and black relations in the South, women in the South, and economic and educational concerns of Americans during that time. The collection also includes farm journals (circa 1840s-1900s), printed materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and a book of freedman's accounts.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/060/DMH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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17 Title:   Alexander H. Stephens family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883  
  Dates:   1818-1944  
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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, financial papers, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is divided into family and business with family letters mainly among Alexander H. Stephens, John A. Stephens and Linton Stephens. They discuss family matters, politics and legal cases. Included is a letter from Alexander H. Stephens describing his trip to Athens to take his entrance examination, in which he describes the university and town as well as the countryside between Athens and Washington, Georgia. Business correspondence includes letters from Herschel Johnson, Howell Cobb, Joseph E. Brown, and Joseph H. Lumpkin. There are also items relating to John Stephens' imprisonment at Johnson Island (OH) during the Civil War. Letters during wartime included lists the members of the Stephens Rifles, flag design proposals, petitions for military positions, and discussions on the release of a Union officer from Andersonville. There is a folder of 1851 correspondence concerning a possible duel between Thomas W. Thomas and James M. Smythe, and materials regarding the surveying of Michigan and Texas Territories. Printed material includes several speeches of Alexander H. Stephens. The scrapbooks contain newspapers clippings about Alexander H. Stephens. Included is a plantation account book of the Simpson plantation, in which are lists of enslaved people, a journal of daily farm work, printed rules for managing farms and slaves, and signed contracts with freedmen.
 
  Identifier:   ms3823  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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