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Sarah Cobb Baxter collection

Sarah Cobb Baxter collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sarah Cobb Baxter collection
Creator: Baxter, Sarah Spalding Cobb, 1882-1973
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1967
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms1248
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sarah Cobb Baxter was the daughter of Judge Howell Cobb and Mary McKinley Cobb of Athens, Georgia, and granddaughter of General Howell Cobb. She was married to Richard Bolling Baxter of Sparta, but spent most of her life in Athens.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, writings by Mrs. Baxter, and ephemeral material relating chiefly to the various members of the Cobb family. In addition, there are some letters of Howell N. Cobb, Judge Howell Cobb, and Mr. and Mrs. William McKinley Cobb as well as a large number of photographs. The collection also includes a facsimile of the masonic documents showing the initiation, passing, and raising of George Washington.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sarah Cobb Baxter collection, ms 1248, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Cobb family
Cobb, Howell N.
Cobb, Howell, 1842-1909
Cobb, William McKinley, 1866-1941
Facsimiles (reproductions)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11General correspondence, 1927-1957
12Correspondence, General, 1958-1967, undated
13Correspondence, Howell N. Cobb, 1944-1957
14Correspondence, Mr. & Mrs. William McKinley Cobb, 1940-1942, undated
15Correspondence, Judge Howell Cobb, 1900-1941, undated
16Correspondence, Greeting Cards, 1922-1943, undated
17Writings, Sara Cobb Baxter, 1932, undated
18Correspondence & Brief, Zach Lamar Cobb, 1902, 1945-1948
19Copies of poems, undated
110Clippings, 1931-1957, undated
111Ephemera, Southern Travels, 1946, undated
112-14Photographs, 1909-1931, undated
12 matted photographs & Facsimile of the Masonic records of Frederickburg Lodge, undated