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1 Title:   Avonia B. Conway diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Conway, Avonia B.  
  Dates:   1885  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of a diary kept by Avonia B. Conway while attending Wesleyan Female College (Macon, Georgia) in 1885. Entries regard classes at school, family and friends, attending church, weather, and clothes.
 
  Identifier:   ms2294  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Andrew A. Lipscomb composition books  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lipscomb, Andrew A. (Andrew Adgate), 1816-1890  
  Dates:   1861-1888  
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The collection consists of composition books of Andrew A. Lipscomb from 1861-1888. The books contain handwritten sermons, speeches, and lecture notes. Lipscomb often includes information on where, when, and for what event the material is written, as well as the corresponding bible verse.
 
  Identifier:   ms1216  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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3 Title:   E. Paul Torrance papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Torrance, E. Paul (Ellis Paul), 1915-  
  Dates:   1929-1993  
  Contents:  
This collection contains a significant portion of E. Paul Torrance's publications through his career, as well as related and similiar published research from other education scholars. The additional portion contains audiovisual material and physical objects, many of a more personal nature, about E. Paul Torrance's career and life.
 
  Identifier:   ms2344  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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4 Title:   George A. Cunningham family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cunningham family  
  Dates:   1849-1874  
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The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between George A. Cunningham and his wife Mary (Mollie), documenting Cunningham's service with Company K of the 3rd Regiment Georgia State Reserves in South Carolina and Georgia including information on the battles at Broxton's Bridge and River's Bridge (S.C.), casualties, troop movements, and the evacuation of Savannah (Ga.). They also discuss his participation in the fighting in Macon, Camp Lawton, Milledgeville and Augusta and in South Carolina from Coosahatchee, Broxton's Bridge, all in the period of 1862 to 1865. There is discussion of health problems, money, the fighting, the supplies he sends to his family and what crops she should plant. Mollie's letters discuss activities of the Confederate Government, Union attacks on civilians, and Sherman's march through Georgia. The collection also contains a few letters from Mollie's brother J.M. Bullard discussing farming, family news, and disease. Eleven letters from 1874 are to George Ernest Cunningham while he was a student at the University of Georgia. Other items in the collection are photographs of Mary A. E. Johnson Cunningham and George Cunningham, reproduced from the included tin-type; a state of Georgia 25 cent note; a 33-page soft-bound book Address Delivered at the Unveiling of Confederate Monument, Thomaston, GA, May 1909 with Upson County rosters of soldiers. One item, a CSA circular was removed and catalogued as Confederate Imprint CR 1225.
 
  Identifier:   ms2679  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Patrick Hues Mell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mell, P. H. (Patrick Hues), 1814-1888  
  Dates:   1829-1888  
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The collection consists of the papers of Patrick Hues Mell from 1829-1888. The papers include correspondence; compositions, including sermons; newspaper clippings; and bound volumes. The correspondence includes letters documenting his involvement in the Georgia Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention, the Baptist Church in general, and the University of Georgia. The collection also includes an 1885 roll of delegates and committees of the Southern Baptist Convention and a letterbook (Dec. 1884 - Dec. 1887) as Chancellor of the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms60  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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6 Title:   Bower family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bower family  
  Dates:   1872-1906, bulk 1893-1894  
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The collection consists of the 377 items of personal and business correspondence of the Bower family of Bainbridge, Georgia from 1872-1906. The bulk of the correspondence relates to Byron Beaufort Bower, Jr.'s student years at the University of Georgia in Athens (1893-1894) and detail his activities, expenses, and membership in Kappa Alpha fraternity. Contains newspaper accounts and correspondence between Byron's father Judge Bower and Chancellor Boggs regarding Byron's two week suspension for violating the rules of the Lucy Cobb Institute. Also includes correspondence from Byron's sister Evergiline while a student at the Lucy Cobb Institute and from his brothers Gordon (1897) and Lucien (1901) while at the University of Georgia. Other correspondents include Judge Bower's brother, E.E. Bower; sister, Ceneilla Alexander; and business associate J.L. Hand.
 
  Identifier:   ms14  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   James William Lassiter papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lassiter, James William, 1920-  
  Dates:   1938-1945  
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The collection consists of correspondence written by Lassiter while serving as a supply officer with the 25th Air Depot Group from his assignments in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Guam. Written to his parents, Elwood G. and Georgia Salter Lassiter of Covington. The collection also contains correspondence to Lassiter from his parents and brother Luke, both during the war and while Lassiter was a student at the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2703  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Hillyer family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hillyer family  
  Dates:   1805-1990  
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The collection consists of the papers of the Hillyer family from 1805-1990 with the bulk between 1805-1874. Materials from the early years (1805-1819) pertain to Shaler Hillyer and consist of a letter and account book describing Petersburg, Elbert County, Georgia. The collection contains a memoir written by Junius Hillyer describing life on his family's plantation, slavery, the family's move to Athens, Georgia (1821), Junius' attendance at grammar school, descriptions of and activities at Franklin College (University of Georgia). Also includes photocopies of letters from William Dickerson and Peter Wellborn Martin, friends of the Hillyers; materials pertaining to the publication of THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE JUNIUS HILLYER; and dedication of a marker at the Freeman Hillyer homeplace in Popular Grove, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms76  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   James Pleasants Waddel diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Waddell, James Pleasants, 1801-1867  
  Dates:   1845-1847  
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The diary of James Pleasants Waddell with entries from September 1845-October 1847. Entries include temperature readings for morning, noon, and evening along with weather conditions and details of daily life in Athens, Georgia. Waddel discussed family, friends, University of Georgia personnel and students, what he was reading, and plantings in his garden or greenhouse.
 
  Identifier:   ms102  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Richard B. Russell, Sr. Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1861-1938.  
  Dates:   1872-1938  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of the diary and personal and political papers of Richard B. Russell, Sr. from 1872 to 1938. The personal papers include correspondence relating to Russell"s involvement on the Board of Trustees at the University of Georgia and as a member of the first Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, family related correspondence, and a few speeches made by Russell. The political series (1888-1938) contains mostly correspondence pertaining to various campaigns for public and judicial offices, including his 1911 gubernatorial bid. The business/finance records include bank statements, bills and receipts, and miscellaneous items. The legal/judicial series contains material relating to Russell"s law practice in Winder, Georgia and his many years as a noted jurist.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/002/RBRSR  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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11 Title:   Thomas Reade Rootes (T.R.R.) Cobb family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Zamphtoff, Archibald  
  Dates:   1872-1961  
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The collection consists of papers of Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb and the Cobb family from 1872-1961. Includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, printed material, legal materials relating to Cobb's law practice, financial records, and manuscript poems written by Cobb under the pseudonym of Archibald Zamphtoff. It is important to note that this collection is not that of the original T.R.R. Cobb (1823-1862) Civil War hero, but rather of a later descendent and namesake. In some places, this collection refers to T.R.R. Cobb III, but that was also the name of Howell Cobb's son who died in infancy, so he is more commonly referred to as T.R.R. Cobb or Cobb in the collection. He is not to be confused with his namesake, his great grand uncle, the Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb who died in the Civil War. The correspondence contains letters from Maud Barker (Cobb) to her parents Charlotte C. and C.P.N. Barker written while a student at the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.) and letters between Cobb and Maud including correspondence during Cobb's World War I service as a clerk with the American Legation in Stockholm, Sweden (1918) and Winchester, England (1919). Other correspondence, including originals to Cobb as well as typed carbons of his replies, relates to Cobb's law practice and pertains to legal cases, politics, and the Democratic party. Additional correspondents include Howell N. Cobb, Clark Howell, and C.P.N. Barker. The collection also includes several volumes of class notes taken by Howell N. Cobb while at Emory University (Atlanta, Ga.) and Harvard (Cambridge, Mass.) and scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs of Carolyn Cobb.
 
  Identifier:   ms1370  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Dictionary of Georgia Biography collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coleman, Kenneth  
  Dates:   1980-1983  
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This collection includes papers relating to the planning, editing, publication, etc. of the Dictionary of Georgia Biography, published as a celebration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the state of Georgia. It includes Dr. Coleman's papers, correspondence and a manuscript of the dictionary.
 
  Identifier:   ms2307  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Felix Hargrett papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett, Felix  
  Dates:   1790-1982  
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The collection consists of correspondence and historical materials collected by Hargrett. The correspondence includes letters concerning Hargrett's gifts to the University of Georgia and other institutions, correspondence pertaining to Hargrett's establishment of an endowment fund at UGA, correspondence with book and manuscript dealers, personal letters between Hargrett family members, and correspondence regarding the Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms2311  
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14 Title:   Alma Walker papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Walker, Alma Toevs, 1911-1989  
  Dates:   1970-1989  
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This collection contains notebooks reflecting Walker's participation in Georgia organizations, especially Georgia Conservancy and Northeast Georgia Area Planning and Development Commission, and her more general interests including Athens, Ga., University of Georgia, and women's issues; together with brochures, books, and other loose material.
 
  Identifier:   ms2696  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   Felix Hargrett collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hargrett, Felix  
  Dates:   1739-1964  
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The collection consists primarily of letters, but also includes reports, petitions, furloughs, receipts, depositions, indentures, court orders, soldier tickets, payrolls, invoices, notes, statements, land orders, and certificates. The collection documents the Colony of Georgia, slavery, the Confederacy, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. There is a large amount of material about the Nitre and Mining Bureau of the Confederacy, Georgia Home Insurance Company, and Nathaniel A. Pratt.
 
  Identifier:   ms302  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 Title:   Clarence L. Jordan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Clarence  
  Dates:   1920-1984  
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Correspondence, audiotapes and transcripts, and other papers, relating to Clarence Jordan, Koinonia Farm, a religious and interracial community near Americus, Ga., which he founded in 1942, and his Cotton Patch Gospels; together with correspondence to his wife, Florence (Kroeger) Jordan, concerning his death and legal matters. Includes correspondence to his mother while a student at University of Georgia and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, original Koinonia commitment, and coroner's report on Jordan's death. Topics include an alleged insurance claim scandal and racial violence.
 
  Identifier:   ms2340  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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17 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  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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18 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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