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Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 2. Family Papers

Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 2. Family Papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 2. Family Papers
Creator: Cuyler family
Creator: Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951
Inclusive Dates: 1800-1967
Language: English
Extent: 4.6 Linear Feet (10 document boxes, 3 half boxes)
Extent: Series 2 consists of boxes 84-96 of the Telemon Cuyler collection.
Collection Number: ms1170.series2
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Telamon Cruger Smith Cuyler (1873-1951) was born in Rome (Ga.) to Captain Henry Hunter Smith and Estelle Cuyler Smith. He legally changed his surname from Smith to Cuyler in 1905. In 1893, he received a Bachelor of Law degree from the Univeristy of Georgia. In 1900, he married Grace Barton and they had two children. Between 1895 and 1905, he served as special counsel for the governements of Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, and Chile. Cuyler authored sixty privately printed works on Southern, Confederate, and Georgia history. Upon his death in 1951, his large collection of historical documents and photographs were willed to the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Scope and Content

Series 2. Family Papers contains materials documenting the family members and lineage of Telamon Cuyler, including family bible and bible records, correspondence between family members especially regarding a divorce, marriage records and genealogy materials, and farm account books.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Telamon Cuyler collection, MS 1170: Series 2. Family Papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 May 24.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- Genealogy.

Related Collections in this Repository

For the rest of the Telamon Cuyler Collection MS 1170 at the Hargrett Library, see also:

Series 1. Historical Manuscripts Series 2. Family Papers (this guide covers series 2) Series 3 Personal Materials Series 4. Correspondence Series 5. Writings, Notes, and Photographs

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Bibles and Bible records

84Family Bible of Col. Telamon Cuyler and his wife Ann Francis Hamilton Cuyler, undated
Bible was in the flood of 1886 in Rome, Georgia and is in poor condition. It contains no family records section.
85Bible of the Clower Family
85Folder of pencil writings by Caroline Appleton
Written when the spirit of a soldier spoke to her.
85Folder of genealogy and a photograph of Telamon Cuyler


861Cuyler family-Divorce, 1900
862Cuyler family-Divorce, 1901
863Cuyler family-Divorce, 1908
864Cuyler family-Divorce, 1908
865Cuyler family-Divorce, 1911
866Cuyler family-Divorce, 1912
867Cuyler family-Divorce, 1913
868Cuyler family-Divorce, 1914
869Cuyler family-Divorce, 1915
8610Cuyler family-Divorce, 1918
8611Cuyler family-Divorce, 1920
8612Cuyler family-Divorce, 1921
8613Cuyler family-Divorce, 1923
8614Cuyler family-Divorce, 1927
8615Cuyler family-Divorce, undated
871Cuyler family-also receipts, accounts, legal documents, 1828-1877
872Cuyler family, 1859-1874
also accounts of John Barton, wedding of Jennie Smith, Druggist license of Dr. Thomas H. Cuyler
872ACuyler family, 1886-1900
also information and photograph of Passie May Ottley
873Cuyler family-also Cuyler genealogy chart, 1900-1903
874Cuyler family, 1908-1920
875Cuyler family-also Anglo-Latino-Slav League material, 1921-1923
876Cuyler family, 1928-1939
877Cuyler family, 1940-1945
878Cuyler family, 1946-1949
879Cuyler family, 1951
8710Cuyler family-letter to University of Georgia Library, 1967
8711Cuyler family-also handwritten will of Telamon Cuyler, undated

Cuyler/Barton marriage

881Correspondence, November 1900
includes printed wedding announcement
882Correspondence, December 1900
884Scrapbook pages of letters
re: wedding
885Scrapbook pages of letters
re: wedding
886Guest lists
887Miscellaneous wedding material
888Telegrams, 1900
889Wedding announcements, news releases


891Cuyler family
892Coat of Arms
893Count Philippe de Mun
894Barton Cuyler
895Estelle Cuyler
896Grace Barton Cuyler
897Jeremiah La Touche Cuyler
898Clower family
899Capt. Thomas Cooper
8910Photographs and sketches
8911Telamon Cuyler, 1818-1853
8912Telamon Cuyler, 1873-1951
8913Printed material-"The family of Cuyler in the state of Georgia", 1768-1905
8914Printed material
901Genealogy charts-Anthony/Clark/Cooper families
902Genealogy charts-Clower family
903Genealogy charts-Cuyler family
904Genealogy charts-Hamilton family
905Genealogy charts-Smith family
906Genealogy-Branham family
907Genealogy-Clower family
908Genealogy-Cuyler family
909Genealogy-Cuyler family
9010Genealogy-Hamilton family
9011Genealogy-Smith family
9012Genealogy-Stewart family
9013Genealogy notes
9014Genealogy notes
9015Beverwyck household inventory, 1921
9016Katherine Dillon letters, 1896-1898
911Cuyler family
912Cuyler family
913Cuyler family
914Cuyler family
915Cuyler family
921"Telamon Cuyler-sportsman, historian and man of letters"
922"The family of Cuyler in the state of Georgia"
923"The manuscript family history of the southern branch of the Cuyler family" by Richard Randolph Cuyler
925Seal of Hendrick Cuyler
926"Thomas Hamilton Cuyler"
928Genealogy charts
929Printed material
931Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1923-1939
932Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1941
933Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1942
934Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1943
935Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1944
936Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1945
937Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1946
938Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1947
939Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1948
9310Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1949
9311Roosevelt family-correspondence-undated
9312Roosevelt family-newspaper clippings
9313Roosevelt family-reprints and articles
9314Roosevelt family-genealogy
9315Roosevelt family-Photostat of sketch of Theodore and Mrs. Roosevelt
9316Roosevelt family-miscellaneous items
941Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1699-1779
942Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1782-1788
943Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1800-1810
944Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1841-1842
945Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1843
946Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1847
947Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1849
948Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1853
949Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1854-1855
9410Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1860-1861
9411Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1862
9412Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1863-1864
9413Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1865
9414Cuyler family-typescripts of genealogical correspondence, 1904-1909
9415Cuyler family-miscellaneous papers
9416Cuyler family-clippings
9417Cuyler family-printed material
951Genealogy notebook

Account and Card Books

952Beverwyck Farms-account book, 1917
953Notes and receipts from account book
96"Card Book", 1880-1886
made by Estelle Cuyler Smith-contains business advertisement cards