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U. Harrold Davenport papers

U. Harrold Davenport papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: U. Harrold Davenport papers
Creator: Davenport, Uriah Harrold, 1878-1963
Inclusive Dates: 1860s-1960s
Language(s): English
Extent: 10 Linear Feet (12 document boxes, 1 half box, 4 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms1375
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Uriah Harrold Davenport was a native of Americus and a member of the faculty of the University of Georgia for more than fifty years. He taught in the departments of Physics, Electrical Engineering and Agricultural Engineering.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the financial records of Uriah Harrold Davenport, his wife Sallie Fleming and his sister, Mary C. Davenport. A large portion of the collection deals with the estate of his wife, who had considerable land holdings in Athens, particularly in African American neighborhoods.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

U. Harrold Davenport papers, ms1375. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Portion of this collection is available through the Digital Library of Georgia:

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Brightwell, Guy R. -- Correspondence
Building plans.
Business records.
Davenport family
Davenport, Mary C.
Davenport, Sallie Fleming -- Estate
Ledgers (account books)
Marshall, George O. -- Correspondence
Personal papers.
Plats (maps)
Real property -- Florida.
Real property -- Georgia.
Receipts (financial records)
Slappey, L. D. -- Correspondence
University of Georgia -- Faculty

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Genealogical and general information

11Genealogy/biographical information
12Personal papers/business papers Access Online
Includes a certificate for Euriah Davenport as a Phi Delta Theta, anniversary of the class of '98 at UGA, and insurance papers.
13Estate of Sallie Fleming Davenport, 1952 Access Online
Includes property inventory in Athens
14Will of Sallie Fleming Davenport, 1942-1954 Access Online
15Estate of Mary A. Harrold, 1909 Access Online
16Printed material

2. Correspondence

21Correspondence, A-W
22Correspondence, Blue Springs Farms (Hamilton, Ga.)
23Correspondence, Brightwell, Guy R.
24Correspondence, Calvary Episcopal Church (Americus, Ga.)
25Correspondence, College Avenue property (Athens, Ga.), Palace Theater
26Correspondence, College Avenue property (Athens, Ga.), Smith Building.
27Correspondence, Fleming Island (Florida)
28Correspondence, Hancock Street property (Americus, Ga.)
29Correspondence, Marshall, George O.
210Correspondence, Normal School Dairy Farm property (Athens, Ga.).
211Correspondence, Ogeechee Road property (Chatham County, Ga.)
212Correspondence, Praither, Howell
213Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1945-1950
214Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1951
215Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1952
216Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1953
217Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1954-1957
218Correspondence, Trust Company of Georgia/State Mutual Life Assurance Company
219Correspondence, United States Department of Agriculture

3. Ledgers

3Ledger, Mary C. Davenport, 1918-1919
3Ledger, Mary C. Davenport, 1944-1946
4Ledgers (2), Sallie Fleming Davenport, 1932-1952
4Ledgers (2), Estate of Sallie Fleming Davenport, 1952-1958
5Ledgers (6), Uriah Harrold Davenport, 1901-1920
6Ledgers (2), Uriah Harrold Davenport, 1921-1931
7Ledger, Uriah Harrold Davenport, 1931-1945
81Ledgers: U.H. Davenport, 1931 - 1952
91Ledgers: U.H., Davenport, 1921 - 1931
101Ledgers: U.H. Davenport, 1920 - 1921

4. Property Records

111Rental agreement with Dr. Robert Bird Moore, Clarke County (Ga.), 1949-1950 Access Online
Contract for the lease of the room on the second floor of 285 College Avenue for a dental office.
121Deeds Chatam County (Ga.)
122Deeds/leases Clarke Coungy (Ga.), 1895 - 1919
123Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1920's
124Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1930's
125Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1940's
126Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1950's
127Deeds Clarke County (Ga.), Undated
131Deeds Madison County (Ga.)
132Deeds Oconee County (Ga.)
133Deeds Schley/Sumter Counties (Ga.), 1889 - 1907
134Deeds/contracts Sumter County (Ga.), 1919 - 1957
135Deeds/Notes, etc. Sumter County (Ga.) E.L. Beckwith Willie Millener
136Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) H.T. Davenport estate
137Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) Louisa E.Davenport estate
138Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) Mary C. Davenport estate
139Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) William Harrold estate
1310Papers re: land: Sumter County (Ga.)
1311Plats Sumter County (Ga.)
1312Rent accounts
141Estate of Hurbert Fleming
142Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Estate of William Fleming
143Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Barrow County (Ga.)
144Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.) , 1867-1897 Access Online
Land records for lots and houses in the City of Athens.
145Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.), 1901 - 1913
146Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.), 1914 - 1919
147Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.), 1921 - 1923
148Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.)
149Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Jackson County (Ga.)
1410Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Florida
151Rent receipts , 1951
152Rent receipts , 1952
153Rent receipts , 1953
154Rent receipts , 1954
155Rent receipts , 1956 - 1957
156Rent receipts , 1958
157Rent receipts , 1959
158Rent receipts , 1960
159Rent receipts , 1941 - 1944
161Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1940 - 1950
162Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1952 - 1953
163Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1953
164Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division , 1954
165Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1954
166Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division , 1955
167Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1955
168Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division , 1956
169Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1956
1610Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division , 1957
1611Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1957 - 1960
1612Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division , 1958 - 1960

5. Business Papers

171Business papers - receipts, 1888
172Business papers - receipts, 1940 - 1943
173Business papers - receipts, 1944
174Business papers - receipts, 1950
175Business papers - receipts, 1952
176Business papers - receipts, 1955
177Business papers - receipts, 1956
178Business papers - receipts, 1957
179Business papers - receipts, 1958
1710Business papers - stocks, 1935
1711Business papers - stocks, 1936
1712Business papers - stocks, 1937 - 1938, 1957 - 1958
1713Business papers - stocks, 1888 - 1956