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1 Title:   Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia newspaper articles (photocopies)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   after 1900  
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The collection consists of photocopies of newspaper articles concerning the history and people of Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms711  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Washington, Georgia photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   after 1890  
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The collection consists of sixteen photographs of people and places in the Wilkes County, Georgia area. Also included are views of tornado damage in Lincolnton, 1942.
 
  Identifier:   ms1593  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Eliza Jane Arnett diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Arnett, Eliza Jane, 1843-1915  
  Dates:   1864  
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The collection consists of a diary of Eliza Jane Arnett from January 12 - June 30, 1864. Diary entries discuss family and home life, visits and visitors, and social life in and around Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia. The collection also contains a transcript of the diary and some genealogical notes.
 
  Identifier:   ms2831  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Robert Toombs letters to Julia Ann DuBois Toombs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1850-1867  
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The collection consists of correspondence from Robert Toombs to his wife, Julia Ann DuBois Toombs in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia from 1850-1867. During 1850-1859 his letters come from Washington, D.C. while he served in the U.S. Senate. During the Civil War, he wrote from Virginia (1862) and Atlanta, Georgia (1864). Following the war, letters are written from Paris (1866-67) while he was in exile. The correspondence generally discusses current events; his land holdings in South Georgia, Alabama, and Texas; people; other soldiers; and his wish to be with his wife and family.
 
  Identifier:   ms1785  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Robert Toombs papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885  
  Dates:   1850-1883, 1939  
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The collection consists of correspondence of Robert Toombs from 1850-1883. Toombs writes to Julia Ann Toombs while serving in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C., and while serving in the Civil War. Correspondence concerns family matters with some political matters mentioned. Of particular interest are several letters from Alexander Stephens to Mrs. Toombs discussing political and family matters. The collection also includes letters to George Walker Crawford, and his son-in-law, Samuel W. Mays, regarding lands owned by Toombs in Tarrant County, Texas.
 
  Identifier:   ms618  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Boyd family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mattox, Mary E. Turner, 1828-1903  
  Dates:   1810-1986  
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This collection contains Anne Boyd's genealogical notes on the Boyd family as well as letters, postcards, deeds, receipts, and photographs of related families in Georgia during the 19th and 20th centuries. The bulk of this collection contains the papers of Minnie Branham Stonestreet, a writer for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers' Project during the Great Depression. It includes her notes and drafts for a guidebook of Washington, Georgia; oral histories; and some notes on her work as a genealogist. Also of note are the papers of Luke and Eliza Turner, parents of Mary Mattox. Luke Turner served as a state representative of Wilkes County from 1838-1839.
 
  Identifier:   ms4296  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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