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1 Title:   Albert Danner Thomson Jr. and Ruby Kate Ingram papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1943-2010  
The collection focuses primarily on World War II, although some materials are from the late 20th century. The World War II materials include war diaries from both Albert Danner Thomson, Jr. and Ruby Kate Ingram. Other items include Ingram's uniform, other written records of her service, and newspapers collected into a large scrapbook from 1945. The late 20th century materials focus on Jimmy Carter's election and inauguration and the 1969 Moon Landing.
  Identifier:   ms3751  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Baber-Blackshear family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Baber-Blackshear family  
  Dates:   1796-1939  
The collection consists of the papers of the Baber, Blackshear, and Baber-Blackshear families from 1796-1939 and includes correspondence, journals, ledgers, news clippings, invitations, programs, speeches, and newspapers. The early part of the collection relates to Dr. Ambrose Baber and contains information on the 1802 William Hunter-David Mitchell duel (Savannah, Ga.); Baber's term as Charge'd Affaires to Sardinia, including correspondence from John MacPherson Berrien (1842-1844); and the establishment of the Montpelier Institute in Monroe County, Georgia. The bulk of the collection falls after 1846. It contains correspondence and journals of George Francis Burleigh Baber during his naval service on the John Adams, Germantown, Dale, and Porpoise. Also included is Civil War correspondence consisting of letters from Joseph William Blackshear of Jackson's Artillery from Camp Brown, St. Simons Island, Georgia, as well as George Dunbar Sweet Smith, who served in South Carolina and Virginia. The remainder of the collection consists of personal correspondence between Marion and William Blackshear; their children Ella, Paul, Birdie, and Minnie Baber-Blackshear; relatives; and friends.
  Identifier:   ms11  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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