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1 Title:   Dever-Blance-Hutchings family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1832-1971  
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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and financial papers. The correspondence regards the Dever and Blance families, most are business related involving the Post Office, Internal Revenue Office, land transfers, the slate quarry and politics. Financial papers make up the major part of the collection, with deeds to land in Cherokee County (Ga.), which was later divided into Paulding and Polk counties. Several ledgers contain accounts for stores in Rockmart, Van Wert and Blanceville, and two Forrest Hutchings' farm ledgers list accounts for tenants.
 
  Identifier:   ms3761  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Benjamin Conley papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Conley, Benjamin, 1815-1886  
  Dates:   1842-1884  
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The collection consists of papers of Benjamin Conley from 1842-1884. The collection consists mainly of correspondence to Conley relating to his business practice, his presidency of the Macon and Augusta Railroad, his participation in the 1867 Constitutional Convention, as Georgia Governor, and as Postmaster of Atlanta. Many letters deal with Georgia reconstruction and politics, Conley's involvement in the Republican Party, and political matters relating to Augusta (Ga.). Correspondents include Foster Blodgett, John S. Bigby, Thomas J. Spear, and business partner B.W. Force.
 
  Identifier:   ms1544  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Farrow, Henry P. (Henry Pattillo), 1834-1907  
  Dates:   1855-1937  
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The collection consists of papers of Henry Pattillo Farrow and Farrow family members from 1855-1937. The papers include correspondence, letter books, newspapers, clippings, printed material, bills, receipts, account books, and photographs. The bulk of the collection relates to Henry Pattillo Farrow and documents his involvement in Republican politics in Georgia during and after Reconstruction; his positions as Georgia Attorney-General, U.S. District Attorney, collector of customs for the Port of Brunswick (Ga.), and as postmaster of Gainesville (Ga.). Materials pertaining to Farrow's administration of the Porter Springs resort Queen of the Mountains include hotel ledgers (1877-1896), account books (1886-1892), registers (1893, 1899), a cash book (1886-1889), a memorandum book (1886-1904), and employees lists (1889-1891). From 1907-1937, the collection consists of business and family correspondence of John A. Whitner (Farrow's son-in-law) and Henry F. Whitner mainly pertaining to the administration of the Queen of the Mountains resort.
 
  Identifier:   ms94  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Camp and Keeler families papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Keeler family  
  Dates:   1817-1967  
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The collection consists of correspondence (from George H. Keeler, Milton and Louise Keeler, et al), diaries, documents, ledgers, journals, scrapbooks, sheet music, broadsides, newspapers, musical manuscripts, postage stamps, postcards, books on local history, photographs and other related printed ephemera spanning dates from 1817 to the 1960s. The documents mostly relate to the families of George King Camp and George H. Keeler; included are an appointment as Postmaster of Marietta (signed by William Howard Taft, 1910), Cobb County land deeds, Confederate bonds, and receipts. Photographs include a record of Sarah Atwood Camp's travels via steamship; an album of albumen photographs of Florida, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Martinique, Antiqua, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, and Cuba; and daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, cartes-de-visite, and tintypes of family members.
 
  Identifier:   ms3374  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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