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Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton

Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton
Creator: Harman, Hattie L.
Inclusive Dates: 1855-1857
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 22 letters
Collection Number: ms1031
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Letters from Hattie L. Harman, to her cousin Annie Carleton, on a plantation near Jeffersonville, Georgia, from 1855-1857. Harman's letters are written first from Forsyth, Georgia and then mainly from Notasulga, Alabama, where her family moved in 1855. Scattered letters are from Macon on her visits back to Georgia. The letters discuss family matters, the reaction of a young woman on the westward migration, and educational matters including Harmon's efforts to enter the teaching profession.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton, ms1031, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Alabama -- History.
Carleton, Annie
Forsyth (Ga.)
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Macon (Ga.)
Migration, Internal.
Notasulga (Ala.)
Women teachers -- Alabama.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters, 1855-1857