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21 Title:   Merle C. Prunty, Jr. papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Prunty, Merle C.  
  Dates:   1937-1982  
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This collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, writings, papers concerning Prunty's education as a student and teacher, University of Georgia faculty activities, professional activities, research, bibliographies, photographs, negatives, slides, and maps.
 
  Identifier:   ms2031  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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22 Title:   Marel Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Brown, Alex Booth  
  Dates:   1968-1983  
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This collection contains many of Marel Brown's manuscripts for poetry, fiction and magazine articles. Along with these published works is a considerable amount of correspondence to publishers. The collection also contains correspondence that Brown received in connection with the National League of American Pen Women (NLAPW), a group with which she was extremely involved, as well as personal correspondnce with family and friends.
 
  Identifier:   ms2346  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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23 Title:   Stone family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stone family  
  Dates:   1847-1912  
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The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, writings, and other papers of Robert G. Stone, who was a Confederate soldier with Company K, 15th Georgia Infantry; together with land plats and indentures to property in Hancock and Washington Counties, Ga.; and other ephemera such as Stone's C. S. A. cuff link and medals. Stone's few letters and diary entries follow his service from 1860 through 1865, when he surrendered at Appomattox Court House shortly before General Lee's surrender. Stone left Sparta, Georgia in 1860 and served in battles at Chattanooga, Richmond, Antietam, 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg, Appomattox Courthouse, etc. His activities were recorded on a bible cover which is part of this collection.
 
  Identifier:   ms2815  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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24 Title:   George Horace Lorimer family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lorimer, George Horace, 1869-1937  
  Dates:   1858-1952  
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The collection consists of biographical and genealogical material, family correspondence of the Lorimer and Ennis families, business correspondence, business and estate papers, writings, printed material, scrapbooks, blueprints, and photographs. In 2010 a small addendum of 2 boxes was added to the collection consisting of mainly George Burford Lorimer correspondence and subject files.
 
  Identifier:   ms2944  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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25 Title:   Hansell Baugh family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1860-1977  
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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, financial papers, printed material, and photographs. Family correspondence covers Hansell Baugh corresponding with various writers while he was collecting the letters of Frances Newman for his book. These writers and friends include Joseph Blumenthal, owner of Spiral Press; Elva de Pue Matthews; Henry A. Newman; Margaret Newman Patterson; and Walton Brooks McDaniel II.
 
  Identifier:   ms3007  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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26 Title:   McWhorter family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1859-1998  
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The collection consists of letters, photographs, biographical information, writings, friendship album (Mary McWhorter), account book (James Hamilton McWhorter, Jr.), and information on family reunions and the family cemetery in Oglethorpe County. Most of the letters were written by the McWhorter brothers to their parents and sisters during the Civil War. Their company moved through many Virginia locations, such as Chancellorsville, Orange Court House, Spotsylvania Court House, Madison Run Station, and Petersburg, where Robert McWhorter was killed in battle on June 20, 1864. There are also several pre-war letters from James McWhorter while he was a student at the University of Georgia. A set of typescripts is included for many of the letters dated 1859-1865. The later correspondence deals mainly with genealogy research done by McWhorter Milner, son of Mary McWhorter Milner. In addition to photographs of the family and the family cemetery, there are three of Grady Memorial Hospital staff in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. W. Hal Moncrief, a friend of McWhorter Milner, was a doctor at the hospital and is in one of the photographs.
 
  Identifier:   ms3012  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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27 Title:   LeConte Furman Carter family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1795-1999  
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The collection consists of genealogy, correspondence, writings, photographs, daguerreotypes, and printed material. The early correspondence concerns the LeConte, Furman and Carter families. More recent correspondence is of Carolyn Shaw McMillan, a great granddaughter of Emma Florence LeConte Furman. Much of this correspondence deals with efforts to preserve LeConte-Woodmanston and to reconstruct the botanical garden. In 1973 the site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, and of the original 3,354 acres, 63.8 acres were deeded to the Garden Club of Georgia in 1977. Most of the writings are by Emma Florence LeConte Furman, who kept diaries for many years, and also wrote of her travels and her family.
 
  Identifier:   ms3027  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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28 Title:   Gus York papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1906-1953  
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The collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, school papers and writings, financial items, printed material, diplomas and photographs. The correspondence includes letters from York's siblings and friends. Much of the correspondence is written on humorous postcards of that time period. A 1913 letter from W. A. Cunningham (head coach at the University of Georgia) contains diagrams of football plays. The school papers include a University of Georgia football banquet program (1910) with signatures by coaches and players, and two compositions describing York's trip from Fort McPherson (Ga.) to Cuba in 1906. There are photographs of houses where Gus York lived, a wagon train in Cuba, county extension work, and a panorama view of the University of Georgia class of 1912-1913.
 
  Identifier:   ms3034  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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29 Title:   Mitchell-Marsh family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Marsh, John R. (John Robert), 1895-1952  
  Dates:   1918-1995  
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The collection consists of the papers of Margaret Mitchell, John Marsh and the Marsh family including correspondence, writings, printed material and photographs. Most of the correspondence is from John Marsh and Margaret Mitchell to John's mother and sister, Frances regarding health problems, family news, Gone With the Wind (book and movie), and the complications sudden fame brought to their lives. There are also several letters from John Marsh to his family concerning his wife's death.
 
  Identifier:   ms3060  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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30 Title:   John Early and Esther Bowers Verner papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Verner, John Early  
  Dates:   1920-1970  
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The collection consists of letters, newspaper articles, photographs and examples of the poetry relating to the career of Judge Verner. Also included are research materials and writings from Esther and John, plus photographs, newspaper clippings, county records and related materials, about the families of Verner, Arrendall, Bond, and Bowers. Large black-and-white photographs of John Harris Bowers (1836-1909) and wife Elizabeth Rice Bowers (1840-1881), parents of Aaron Newton Bowers and grandparents of Esther Bowers Verner. Certificate of Esther Virginia Bowers graduation from Atlanta Conservatory of Music, 1919. Decatur Bar Association photographs, 1961-1962.
 
  Identifier:   ms3180  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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31 Title:   William A. Foster, Jr., papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Foster, William A., 1904-1990  
  Dates:   1898-1988  
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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, financial papers and printed material. The correspondence of 1938-1939 deals with waterworks improvement and street paving projects when Foster was mayor of Dallas, Georgia. From 1984-1988 there are handwritten and typed copies of a column, "Here comes the Judge," which Foster wrote for the Dallas New Era. In the columns, Foster described his friends, family, and Paulding County history. There are typed copies of several chapters of his book "Paulding County: Its People and Places." There is both correspondence and printed material for the Georgia Sesquicentenary Commission, 1981-1984; the Paulding Paul Revere Bicentennial Committee, 1975-1976; and several items concerning financial and voter information of Dallas and Paulding County, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3262  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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32 Title:   Walter Barnard Hill collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1862-1933  
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The collection consists of a diary, letters, photographs, receipts, writings, scrapbooks, legal documents and other material. The letters (1871-1905) refer to both family and business matters. The diary (1879-1883) was kept by Hill and his wife Sallie. One of the scrapbooks concerns prohibition and the other includes material about George R. Barker. The collection also includes a will of Catlett Campbell and other legal documents regarding him.
 
  Identifier:   ms3274  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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33 Title:   Betty Sargent papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sargent, Betty Lee, 1912-2009  
  Dates:   1868-2009  
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This collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, photographs, printed material, research files, and writings. The correspondence is primarily between Betty Sargent and her family and friends from the 1930s until the early 2000s. There is also material related to the First American-Japanese Student Conference, World War II, and Betty's career with the Georgia Review. The careers and activities of Robert Dell, William Shirer, and Stefan Lux are documented in the correspondence, research files, and writings. A portion of the collection documents the Sargent family troubles involving James Sargent's health.
 
  Identifier:   ms3866  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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34 Title:   Lillian Eugenia Smith papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966  
  Dates:   circa 1910-2001  
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The collection consists of papers of Lillian Smith from circa 1920-1980. The papers contain personal correspondence, manuscripts of her works, writings by and about her, files on various organizations she was interested in or involved with (many dealing with human rights), audiotapes containing interviews with and readings by Smith, speeches, financial records, photographs, and printed material. Part of the collection contains records relating to her involvement with the Laurel Falls Camp for Girls including correspondence, applications for admission, printed material, and scrapbooks. The collection also has correspondence, photographs, and papers of her partner, Paula Snelling; her sister, Esther Smith; and the Barnett family. The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.
 
  Identifier:   ms1283a  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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35 Title:   John Donald Wade papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wade, John Donald, 1892-1963  
  Dates:   1946-1950  
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The collection consists of the papers of John Donald Wade during the years 1946-1950. The major part of the collection is correspondence - letters from Wade soliciting manuscripts for the Georgia review, response letters from authors (including Flannery O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, Sinclair Lewis, and others), letters relating to Wade's horticultural interests, and some personal letters. Also included are clippings, printed material, writings by Wade, and thesis research by Anne Wade Rittenberry.
 
  Identifier:   ms2945  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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36 Title:   Lollie Belle Wylie family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wylie, Lollie Belle  
  Dates:   1723-1986  
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The collection consists of genealogy, correspondence, writings, financial papers, printed material, photographs, scrapbooks and sheet music. Most of the correspondence is to Lollie Belle Wylie from other writers, including some famous authors such as Samuel L. Clemens, Richard Harding Davis, Harry Stillwell Edwards, Joel Chandler Harris, Joaquin Miller, and Jack London. There are numerous letters from Orth H. Stein and Henry Wellington Wack. Also included are many letters from Lollie Belle to her daughter Hart. There are several letters of Howell Cobb and T.R.R. Cobb to or about Samuel P. Thurmond. The writings are mainly by Lollie Belle Wylie and include a detailed memoir of her life in the city of Atlanta. The financial papers are primarily promissory notes and receipts of the Ellis family. Some of the sheet music in the collection was composed by Lollie Belle Wylie.
 
  Identifier:   ms3408  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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37 Title:   Fountain family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fountain family  
  Dates:   1820-1955  
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This collection contains the papers of the Fountain and McCants families of Georgia. A large portion of the collection is comprised of the correspondence and financial records of Jonathan Jackson "Jack" McCants, Sr. (1845-1920) of Butler, Georgia. Also included are land deeds, titles, surveys, recipts, insurance policies, tax information, and printed material from the Fountain and McCants families, as well as a few letters from the McCrary family.
 
  Identifier:   ms4315  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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38 Title:   Joseph Mackey Brown papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922  
  Dates:   1843-1926  
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The collection consists of personal and business correspondence, legal papers, writings, letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items. The bulk of this material deals with family lawsuits concerning the estates of Joseph E. Brown (father of Joseph M.) and Julius L. Brown (brother of Joseph M.). Box 1 includes letters written by Joseph M. Brown (1909-1926, mainly drafts and typescripts) Theodore Roosevelt, Hoke Smith,S. V. Sanfor, and Thomas Watson. Also in this box are a few of Brown's writings on military history of the Civil War, as well as his views on labor unions. Box 2 consists of legal documents and correspondence to and from other people, including other Brown family members. Boxes 3 and 4 contain letterbooks of Julius L. Brown and cover the periods 1894-1895 and 1908-1910.
 
  Identifier:   ms27a  
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39 Title:   Harmon Caldwell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Caldwell, Harmon White  
  Dates:   1916-1991  
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The collection consists of correspondence, financial papers, photographs, speeches and writings, and printed material arranged in alphabetical order by name or subject. Although the bulk of the material concerns Caldwell's career, some are paersonal and family papers and consist of correspondence with his parents, his brother Alvin, and various aunts, uncles and cousins, including Hattie Dunlop who apparently suffered from paranoia. The farm papers deal with a house and land in Meriwether County that had been in the Caldwell family for many years. Caldwell took it over in 1940, made many improvements, and considered it his legal residence. Boxes 48-50 contain Caldwell's personal financial papers. Of special interest are the Board of Regents papers; Walter Cocking controversy, Ty Cobb and the Cobb Educational Foundation; Berry College papers; the Wallace Butts football scandal; and the papers of the colleges and universities in the University System of Georgia with their various achievements or problems. Correspondents include Omer Clyde Aderhold, Walter Blackstock, Callaway family (Pine Mountain, Ga.), Lamar Dodd, Stewart Gelders, Hodgson family (Athens, Ga.), Joseph Winthrop Holley, John Alton Hosch, Lucy Stanley MacArthur, Moina Michael, Jonathan Clark Rogers, Steadman Vincent Sanford, Hughes Spalding, and Herman Talmadge.
 
  Identifier:   ms2909  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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40 Title:   Alexander H. Stephens family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883  
  Dates:   1818-1944  
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The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, financial papers, and scrapbooks. The correspondence is divided into family and business with family letters mainly among Alexander H. Stephens, John A. Stephens and Linton Stephens. They discuss family matters, politics and legal cases. Included is a letter from Alexander H. Stephens describing his trip to Athens to take his entrance examination, in which he describes the university and town as well as the countryside between Athens and Washington, Georgia. Business correspondence includes letters from Herschel Johnson, Howell Cobb, Joseph E. Brown, and Joseph H. Lumpkin. There are also items relating to John Stephens' imprisonment at Johnson Island (OH) during the Civil War. Letters during wartime included lists the members of the Stephens Rifles, flag design proposals, petitions for military positions, and discussions on the release of a Union officer from Andersonville. There is a folder of 1851 correspondence concerning a possible duel between Thomas W. Thomas and James M. Smythe, and materials regarding the surveying of Michigan and Texas Territories. Printed material includes several speeches of Alexander H. Stephens. The scrapbooks contain newspapers clippings about Alexander H. Stephens. Included is a plantation account book of the Simpson plantation, in which are lists of enslaved people, a journal of daily farm work, printed rules for managing farms and slaves, and signed contracts with freedmen.
 
  Identifier:   ms3823  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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