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1 Title:   Joseph Henry Lumpkin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1856-1916  
  Dates:   1893-1917  
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The collection consists of papers of Joseph Henry Lumpkin from 1893-1917. Includes primarily correspondence and receipts. The correspondence is mostly personal in nature and contains letters to and from friends and colleagues, his brother Edwin K. Lumpkin discussing family matters, and various charitable organizations in Atlanta that he supported. The collection contains a scattering of material relating to his professional life as a lawyer and judge. Of particular interest are letters regarding his 1906 campaign for the Georgia Supreme Court.
 
  Identifier:   ms1776  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 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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3 Title:   Edwin King Lumpkin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dudley, J. T.  
  Dates:   1881-1921  
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The collection consists of papers of Edwin King Lumpkin from 1881-1921. The majority of the collection pertains to Lumpkin's Athens (Ga.) law firm, Lumpkin & Burnett and includes mainly correspondence relating to law cases of Lumpkin and his partner Wiley B. Burnett. The collection contains personal correspondence to family and friends, including his brother Joseph H. Lumpkin, and his wife and children. The personal correspondence pertains to his law practice, social life in Athens (Ga.), Lumpkin's interest in national and state politics, and in particular the campaigns of kinsman Hoke Smith. The J.T. Dudley papers (1906-1912) contain correspondence dealing with buying and selling land throughout the South. The papers of Edwin K. Lumpkin, Jr. (1910-1915) consist mainly of correspondence relating to his legal practice. The papers of Lumpkin's law partner, Wiley B. Burnett contain mainly bills and receipts, with a few letters relating to the law firm.
 
  Identifier:   ms1748  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 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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5 Title:   Thomas family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thomas family  
  Dates:   1849-1942  
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The collection consists of correspondence, receipts, photographs, printed material, and legal documents. Most of the letters discuss social events and news of family or friends but a few mention U.S. politics, particularly the 1876 Presidential election; George Dudley Thomas' law practice; plantation management; and the cotton market.
 
  Identifier:   ms2388  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   John B. Bell family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bell family  
  Dates:   1864-1963  
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The collection consists of papers of John B. Bell and the Bell and Bolling families of Stephens, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1864-1963. The papers include correspondence, bills, receipts, legal papers, bank statements and checks, printed material, and letters of dismission from various Baptist churches in Georgia. The correspondence is mainly personal between family members and friends but also includes letters pertaining to John B. Bell's law practice and business interests (1891-1920), the Georgia Baptist Convention, farming and the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (1926-1945), and letters between Florence B. Hawkins and her son Walter H. Bolling during his army service in England during World War II. Correspondents include Nolda Bell, Edward H. Bell, Elizabeth C. Bell, Mollie S. Bell, and Joseph S. Bolling.
 
  Identifier:   ms740  
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7 Title:   Edwin King Lumpkin papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lumpkin & Burnett (Athens, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1881-1921  
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The collection consists of papers of Edwin King Lumpkin from 1881-1921. The majority of the collection pertains to Lumpkin's Athens (Ga.) law firm, Lumpkin & Burnett and includes mainly correspondence relating to law cases of Lumpkin and his partner Wiley B. Burnett. The collection contains personal correspondence to family and friends, including his brother Joseph H. Lumpkin, and his wife and children. The personal correspondence pertains to his law practice, social life in Athens (Ga.), Lumpkin's interest in national and state politics, and in particular the campaigns of kinsman Hoke Smith. The J.T. Dudley papers (1906-1912) contain correspondence dealing with buying and selling land throughout the South. The papers of Edwin K. Lumpkin, Jr. (1910-1915) consist mainly of correspondence relating to his legal practice. The papers of Lumpkin's law partner, Wiley B. Burnett contain mainly bills and receipts, with a few letters relating to the law firm.
 
  Identifier:   ms80  
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8 Title:   Brooks-Estes-Taylor papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brooks family  
  Dates:   1827-1954  
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Brooks-Estes papers center around Walker Brooks, of Penfield, Ga., and his wife, Harriet (Estes) Brooks, including personal correspondence from family and friends, and business correspondence regarding Brooks's plantation in Barnwell County, South Carolina. Papers of John Taylor chiefly relate to his law practice in Summerville, Georgia, and includes Chattooga County, Ga., court documents and records, and printed material, chiefly relating to education and law.
 
  Identifier:   ms2533  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   James Eppinger family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Eppinger, Edward, 1835-  
  Dates:   1807-1899  
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The collection consists of papers of James Eppinger and the Eppinger family and includes letterbooks, a journal, and a property book containing entries listing property bought and sold in Georgia; birth, death and sales of slaves; cash accounts for sales and purchases. The materials document Eppinger's business activities, cotton trade, Georgia land sales, plantation management and farming, his service in the Georgia House of Representatives, his law practice, Georgia politics, and Reconstruction. The papers also include a form book, a cash book, a legal ledger, and two books containing recipes for ink, soap, as well as remedies for various illnesses.
 
  Identifier:   ms2713  
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10 Title:   Samuel Pinckney Thurmond papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Thurmond, Samuel Pinckney, 1820-1887  
  Dates:   1817-1913, bulk 1845-1861  
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The collection consists of papers of Samuel Pinckney Thurmond from ca. 1817-1913. The bulk of the collection (1845-1861) is comprised of correspondence pertaining to Thurmond's private law practice and court administration as Solicitor General. Personal correspondents include M.M. Sheats of Watkinsville (Ga.) and his brother John D. Thurmond of Coweta County (Ga.), both which discuss family news. Of particular interest are letters from his ward, John R. North, who served in the 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment in Virginia, which discuss the battles of Fair Oaks and Malvern Hill. The collection also includes genealogical material on the Long and Ware families, newspaper clippings and programs relating to the career of Crawford Williamson Long, and photographs of the Thurmond and Long families.
 
  Identifier:   ms273  
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11 Title:   Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lamar family  
  Dates:   1796-1929  
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The collection consists of personal and business papers of the Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families from 1796-1929. Early records deal mainly with the Zachariah Lamar family and include deeds, bonds, land grants, receipts, slave bills of sale, and correspondence. The period 1811-1928 covers the Lamar, Cobb, and Erwin families and contains correspondence, both business and personal; bills; receipts; invitations; legal papers; telegrams; tax notices; postcards; case books; letterbooks; scrapbooks; account books; photographs; and genealogical and biographical information pertaining to the Cobb, Erwin, and Lamar families. Also includes information on the law practice and legal firms of the Cobb and Erwin families. Of particular interest are Howell Cobb's order books for the 16th Georgia Infantry Regiment (Cobb's Brigade). The collection includes correspondence and material relating to the following family members: Zachariah Lamar, Howell Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, John Addison Cobb, Sarah Robinson Rootes Cobb, Mary Ann Lamar Cobb Erwin, and Alexander S. Erwin.
 
  Identifier:   ms86  
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12 Title:   Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 4. Correspondence  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951  
  Dates:   1880-1951  
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note Series 4. Correspondence consists of correspondence of Telamon Cuyler from 1880-1951. The correspondence includes incoming letters and typed carbons of Cuyler's outgoing correspondence as well as contracts, receipts, and telegrams. The materials document Cuyler's activities and contain information on his real estate ventures; the cotton and textile industry, trade, and mills; Cuyler's law practice in Atlanta (Ga.) and New York (N.Y.); sales of ordnance and commodities to Europe, particularly Paris (France) during World War I and II; the flax trade and industry; Cuyler's book and autograph collections; Cuyler's involvement with the University of Georgia's War Memorial Board (1935-1939); and some sporadic (1905, 1942-1948) correspondence and reminiscences pertaining to his involvement in the Russo-Japanese Peace Conference (1905). The series also contains correspondence with Marguerite Rathereedan regarding World War II which discusses life in Great Britain during the war, politics, and the Bundles for Britain program. Other correspondents include James W. Austin, Frank Butterworth, Herbert Choate, Barton Cuyler, Grace Barton Cuyler, Marmaduke Hamilton Floyd, John B. Gamble, Walter Hinton, Cuyler's father, Henry W. Smith, and William Warren.
 
  Identifier:   ms1170.series4  
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13 Title:   Walter B. Hill family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hill family  
  Dates:   1818-1941  
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The collection consists of the papers of Walter B. Hill and the Hill family from 1818-1941. The papers include correspondence, legal documents from Hill's law practice, notebooks containing Hill's law lectures or class notes, an 1878 diary of Hill's daily activities, photographs, scrapbooks of clippings documenting Hill's career, speeches, and writings of Hill, letterbooks, and printed material pertaining to temperance activities in Georgia and the United States. The correspondence is mostly between family members discussing personal business but a few pertain to Hill's professional career and discuss education in Georgia, politics, or articles written by Hill. Correspondents include Hill's parents Mary Clay Birch Hill and Barnard Hill, his brother Herbert C. Hill, his wife Sallie Parna Barker (Hill), and children Parna B. Hill, Mary Minot (Brown), and Roger M. Hill. The letterbooks (1888-1893 and 1898-1899) mainly pertain to Hill's law practice with the firms of Hill & Harris (Macon, Ga.) or Hill, Harris and Birch (Macon, Ga.), but also include information on Hill's activities with the Georgia Bar Association and temperance societies. After Hill's death in 1905, the correspondence is between Sallie B. Hill, Parna B. Hill, Mary M. Brown, and Walter B. Hill. Much of the materials pertain to Sallie's work with farmer's wives as part of the University of Georgia's extension service, Parna's activities with canning and poultry clubs through the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and both women's service with the League of Women Voters of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms834  
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14 Title:   Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones family  
  Dates:   circa 1749-1930  
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The collection consists of papers of the Rev. Charles Colcock Jones family of Liberty County, Georgia from ca. 1749-1909. The early letters (1850-1861) are between Charles Colcock Jones and Mary Jones in Liberty County, Georgia and their son, Charles Jr., while at school in Princeton and Harvard and later in Savannah (Ga.) where he set up his law practice. The letters discuss social and family life, plantation life, politics and government, religious philosophies, and events leading up to the Civil War. From 1861-1865, Charles Jr.'s letters chronicle his involvement as an officer in the Chatham Artillery stationed along the Georgia coast near Savannah, then Charleston and James Island (S.C.), and Jacksonville (Fla.). After the war, the personal correspondence is mainly between Charles Jr., his mother Mary Jones, his wife Eva Eve Jones, and his brother Joseph Jones. There is also a smattering of correspondence regarding his law practice. The collection also contains two volumes of letters Eva Eve Jones wrote to family describing her travels through Europe in 1879, manuscripts of Charles Jr.'s writings on Georgia history, Charles Jr.'s speeches including an 1861 speech to the Chatham Artillery, and addresses (1886-1892) he gave before the Confederate Survivors Association. Also included is a copy of the original manuscript for William Bartram's book Observations on the Creek and Cherokee Indians attributed to Ephraim G. Sqier (1821-1888). The manuscript contains tracings of Bartram's drawing of prehistoric mounds, Creek towns, and Cherokee and Creek structures not found in the published work.
 
  Identifier:   ms215  
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