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21 Title:   Edwin Parsons papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Parsons, Edwin  
  Dates:   1844-1877  
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The collection consists of receipts, bills, and correspondence; both incoming to Parsons and his brother George, as well as letter book copies of Edwin's outgoing correspondence. Letters pertain to Edwin's business interests in iron mining in Michigan, shipping, market prices, ship building, and cotton trade, as well as Parsons' involvement with the rebuilding of Atlanta, and funding from former Confederate General B. J. Hill.
 
  Identifier:   ms2676  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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22 Title:   Susanna Cummings (Ship) records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Susanna Cummings (Ship)  
  Dates:   1840-1846  
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The collection consists of papers relating to the ship Susanna Cummings (Portsmith, N.H.) including correspondence, bills, receipts, vouchers, freight lists, inventories, cargo manifests, custom house receipts, disbursements, and accounts. The materials document the ship's commercial voyages between the United States and England, and detail cotton and commodity prices, ship damage due to a storm off England and the settlement of claims.
 
  Identifier:   ms2809  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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23 Title:   Enoch Silsby shipping business papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Silsby, Enoch  
  Dates:   1810-1829  
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The collection consists of business correspondence regarding the buying, selling, and shipping of cotton and other commodities mainly from merchants in Savannah (Ga.), Mobile (Ala.), and New York (N.Y.) to Boston, Massachusetts.
 
  Identifier:   ms2932  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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24 Title:   Farris Cadle Savannah ephemera collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cadle, Farris W.  
  Dates:   2012-2015  
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Collection consists of approximately 150 color posters, flyers and brochures advertising performing arts events, such as plays, musicals, circuses and symphonies, as well as tourist attractions and restaurant menus local to Savannah, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3738  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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25 Title:   Savannah Tree Foundation records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Savannah Tree Foundation  
  Dates:   circa 1977-2014  
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This collection contains the records of the Savannah Tree Foundation including meeting minutes; grant applications; correspondence; presentations; newspaper clippings; reports; and proposals, plans, maps, and photographs relating to planting projects.
 
  Identifier:   ms4327  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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26 Title:   E.A. Cutts papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cutts, E. A.  
  Dates:   1886-1914  
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The collection consists of papers of E.A. Cutts pertaining to his cotton brokerage in Savannah, Georgia from 1886-1914. The collection includes account books, bills, cash books, records of cotton sales, cotton weights and prices, claims, receipts, and letter books. The letter books detail Cutts' business transactions as well as some personal correspondence and correspondence concerning the Knights Templar (a masonic order). Also contained in the collection are account books, bills, receipts, and letter books of Butler, Stevens & Company, a Savannah cotton factor. The materials document the firm's cotton business and the establishment of an Exporting Dept. in 1886 for naval stores and pine lumber. The company dealt with firms in the United States, South America, and Spain.
 
  Identifier:   ms1160  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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27 Title:   Southern ports import-export record book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1855-1878, 1886-1888  
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An import-export record book documenting trade of cotton, rice, and lumber from the ports of Charleston (S.C.), Mobile (Ala.), New Orleans (La.) and Savannah (Ga.) to Spain or the West Indies from 1855-1878, 1886-1888. Each entry gives the date of arrival, name and type of ship, name of the captain, port of origin, date of departure, and destination.
 
  Identifier:   ms731  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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28 Title:   George J. Kollock family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kollock, George J. (George Jones), 1810-1894  
  Dates:   1815-1889  
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The collection consists of the personal papers of George J. Kollock and the Kollock family from 1815-1889. Early letters are addressed to George while he attended Round Hill Academy in Northampton, Massachusetts. Later letters include those to and from his wife, Susan; their children; and other family members. Most letters relate to family matters, day-to-day circumstances and living conditions, and travel between their home in Clarksville and Savannah. Of particular interest are letters from son, J.F. Kollock while attending Franklin College (now the University of Georgia); correspondence from E.H. (or F.) Campbell of Augusta, Georgia describing the yellow fever epidemic of 1854; and letters from W.P. Johnson and wife M.E., describing trips to Paris, France and Washington, D.C. describing the construction of the Smithsonian Institute and the Washington Monument.
 
  Identifier:   ms8  
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29 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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30 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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31 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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32 Title:   De Renne collection of portraits and engravings  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   De Renne family  
  Dates:   1723-1909  
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This collection consists of forty engravings, lithographs, photographs and other prints of images depicting individuals and locations central to Georgia history.
 
  Identifier:   ms3704  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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33 Title:   Georgia State Federation of Colored Women Clubs leaflet  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia State Federation of Colored Women Clubs  
  Dates:   1922  
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Consists of one 1922 "New Year Greetings" leaflet from the Georgia State Federation of Colored Women Clubs located at 324 East Thirty-Second Street in Savannah, Georgia. The front of the leaflet features a black and white photograph of Mrs. George S. Williams, president. A printed address to the members details the Club's goals for the coming year, including registering both women and men to vote, payment of poll taxes, and concentration on developing health care and asylums for people of color.
 
  Identifier:   ms4180  
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34 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  
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35 Title:   Branch family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Branch family  
  Dates:   1830-1961  
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The collection consists of the papers of the Branch family of Savannah, Georgia from 1830-1961. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Charlotte Sawyer Branch and her sons John L., Sanford W., and Hamilton McDevil Branch, who served mainly in the 8th Georgia Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The letters describe the 1st Battle of Bull Run, the death of John, the subsequent capture of Sanford (who had stayed with his dying brother), the Seven Days Battle, the 2nd Battle of Bull Run, and the Battle of Gettysburg, where Sanford was wounded and captured again. Hamilton transferred to the 54th Georgia Infantry Regiment and writes about the regiment's involvement in the Atlanta Campaign, particularly the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. He also writes from Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee while serving with Nathan Bedford Forrest.
 
  Identifier:   ms25  
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36 Title:   Mills B. Lane, Jr. family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lane family  
  Dates:   1916-1989  
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The collection consists of papers of Mills B. Lane, Jr. Mills B. Lane, Sr. and the Mills family from 1916-1989. Materials (1916-1943) relating to Mills B. Lane, Sr. include incoming correspondence and carbon copies of Mills' outgoing letters, clippings, photographs, and legal documents. The materials document Mills' banking activities including his presidency of the Citizens and Southern National Bank (Savannah, Ga.) and tenure as chairman of the Board, as well as Mills' involvement with Georgia real estate sales, fertilizer and chemical companies, and his assistance to Georgia farmers through bank loans. Correspondents include Lane's brother Edward W. Lane and A.P. Brantley. The bulk of the collection (1931-1979) contains the correspondence of Mills Bee Lane, Jr. Includes letters (1931-1934) between Lane, Jr. and his parents, Lane, Sr. and Mary Comer Lane, while a student at Yale University; letters (1935-1945) between Lane, Jr. and Lane, Sr. discussing banking activities, finance, and farming; correspondence (1950-1974) between Lane, Jr. and his brother Edward C. Lane concerning finances and the management of Edward's farm in Valdosta (Ga.); and letters (1958-1973) between Lane, Jr. and Mills Lane concerning Mills' schooling at Middlesex School (Concord, Mass.) and Harvard University, Mills' activities with Beehive Press (Savannah, Ga.), and Mills' finances. The collection also contains correspondence pertaining to the resignation of Richard Kattel, the financial crisis of Citizens and Southern Bank (1978), and the establishment of the Mills Bee Lane Memorial Foundation (Savannah, Ga.).
 
  Identifier:   ms2737  
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37 Title:   Michael Ehrmann Georgia postcard collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ehrmann, Michael  
  Dates:   circa 1995-2010  
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This collection contains postcards from cities, counties, islands, and other landmarks in Georgia. Most of the collection features views of Atlanta and Savannah, but it also contains postcards from 65 Georgia counties.
 
  Identifier:   ms4328  
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38 Title:   Earl of Egmont papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Perceval, John, Earl, 1683-1748  
  Dates:   1732-1745  
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The collection consists of contemporary hand-written copies of letters and documents from 1732-1745 relating to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America. The correspondence includes letters between officials and settlers in the Colony and the Trustees. Major correspondees include James Oglethorpe, Thomas Causton, Samuel Eveleigh, Thomas Christie, Elisha Dobree, John Wesley and Trustees Benjamin Martryn and Harman Verelst. The letters provide comprehensive information regarding the settlement of Georgia, especially in Savannah and Frederica; Indian trading and relations; activities of the French and Spanish; the question of slavery; Salzburger and Moravian settlers; and religious matters. The collection also includes the journals and letters from 1736-1745 of William Stephens, secretary and later president of the Colony.
 
  Identifier:   ms746  
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39 Title:   Transcripts of the Earl of Egmont papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America  
  Dates:   1732-1743  
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Note The collection consists of transcripts created by E. Merton Coulter from contemporary, hand-written copies of letters and documents from 1732-1745 relating to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America. The correspondence includes letters between officials and settlers in the Colony and the Trustees. Major correspondees include James Oglethorpe, Thomas Causton, Samuel Eveleigh, Thomas Christie, Elisha Dobree, John Wesley and Trustees Benjamin Martryn and Harman Verelst. The letters provide comprehensive information regarding the settlement of Georgia, especially in Savannah and Frederica; Indian trading and relations; activities of the French and Spanish; the question of slavery; Salzburger and Moravian settlers; and religious matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1786  
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