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Hughes Spalding family papers

Hughes Spalding family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hughes Spalding family papers
Creator: Spalding family
Creator: Spalding, Hughes, 1886-1969
Creator: Spalding, Jack Johnson, 1856-1938
Creator: Spalding, Jack Johnson, -1958
Inclusive Dates: 1870-1969
Language: English
Extent: 47.6 Linear Feet (92 doc boxes, 5 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms1413
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Hughes Spalding was born in 1886 and died in 1969. He was a renown lawyer of Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Jack Johnson Spalding, born in 1856 and died in 1938, who was the founder of Atlanta law firm King & Spalding.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Hughes Spalding and the Spalding family of Atlanta, Georgia from 1870-1969.

The personal series contains materials relating to Hughes Spalding and the Spalding family; while the business series contains information on the legal practices of the Spalding family and other business interests.

The Catholic Church series contains materials detailing Spalding's activities with the church and allied organizations.

The Financial Records series simply contain cancelled checks from 1928 to 1938.

The Jack J. Spalding (Spalding's father) series includes correspondence (1933-1938), canceled checks, legal documents, and business papers (1870-1938) pertaining to Jack J. Spalding's legal career and the law firm of King and Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Jack J. Spalding, Jr. (Spalding's brother) series includes correspondence (1943-1951) from Jack Jr. to Hughes Spalding, first from New York City, then Greenville, South Carolina, and typed carbon copies of Hughes' response. The letters primarily discuss family matters and personal interests. The series also contains financial materials and legal documents pertaining to the estate of Jack Jr.

Organization and Arrangement

Organized into six series: (1) Personal, (2) Business, (3) Catholic Church Files, (4) Financial Records (4), (5) Jack J. Spalding, and (6) Jack J. Spalding, Jr.


Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Researchers must obtain permission from the law firm of King and Spalding, 191 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

Preferred Citation

Hughes Spalding family papers. MS 1413. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 December 30.

General Notes

Some of the series within this collection are described separately under the same main entry heading: Personal, Business, and Catholic.

Boxes 7 and 8 have been withdrawn and can no longer be accessed.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)
Greenville (S.C.)
King & Spalding
Law firms -- Georgia.
Lawyers -- Georgia.
New York (N.Y.)

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Hughes Spalding papers, MS 1665; Phinizy Spalding papers, MS 1783, 2907 and MS 783; and Jack J. Spalding letters to Judson Hand, MS 693.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Personal Files

The series consists of personal files of Hughes Spalding and the Spalding family of Atlanta, Georgia from 1927-1964. Includes clippings, correspondence, genealogical material, financial documents, photographs, speeches, scrapbooks (1960-1964), and tax records pertaining to Hughes Spalding, his wife Bolling Phinizy Spalding, and the Spalding family. The materials contain information on Hughes Spalding's directorship of the Coca-Cola Company, Herman Talmadge, correspondence with Robert W. Woodruff, and correspondence from Hughes to his children.
Subject terms:
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11Autograph Books
12Mementos
boxfolder
21Addresses
22Automobiles
23Biographical File
24Birthday Party-75th, August 10, 1961
25Britannica
26Brooks Brothers
27Capital City Club-Life Membership Paid Bills, Miscellaneous, Begins 1-1-52
28Roy Carlton vs. Hughes Spalding, November 12, 1963
(Auto Accident)
29Chapel of All Faiths Milledgeville State Hospital
210Children, Grand-Children, In-Laws General Matters, Begins 3-30-48
211Christ the King Church Cathedral
212The Commerce Club-Atlanta, Georgia Resigned, 2-15-61
213Courts and Company Mrs. Suzanne Schroder, 1928-1934
214Courts and Company Hughes Spalding, 1927-1929
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31Courts and Company Hughes Spalding, 1928-1930
32Courts and Company Hughes Spalding Investments Securities Corporation, 1931-1939
33Education of Grandchildren
34Easter-A Time For Rededication Article written for Constitution, 1953
35Elks-Atlanta Lodge No. 78 Paid Bills, Miscellaneous, Begins 1-1-52
36Fulton County and Atlanta Ad Valorem Taxes, Begins 1954
37-8Genealogy (Folders 1 and 2)
39Georgia's Sportsmen Federation
310Governor's Mansion-Milledgeville, Ga.
311Income Tax Papers, 1933
312Insurance-Personal Property Floater
313Insurance-Residence, Fire Begins, 1951
314Investments, Begins 1934
315Investments-Glover Machine Works
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41Loan Citizens and Southern National Bank, Begins 1-1-52 to 1-1-58
42Loan Citizens and Southern National Bank, Begins 1-1-58
43Miscellaneous
44Correspondence, 1953-1966
45Correspondence, 1967-1969
46Spalding, Mr. and Mrs. Hughes, Jr., 1952-1968
47Speeches
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51-2Vacation Trips, 1949-1962
53-4Clippings
55Clippings Re: Death of Mrs. Jack J. Spalding/estate of Jack Spalding papers, 1928
56Printed Material
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61Letters to Children
European Trip for Girls, 1935
62Letters to Children Joint Letters, 1934-1939
63Letters to Children Joint Letters, 1940-1943
64Letters to Children Joint Letters, 1944
65Letters to Children Joint Letters, 1945-1948
66Letters to son
Phinizy-Re: Brumby House, 1967
67Letters to Children, 1967
re: Phinizy's trip to London
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91Paid Bills "A", 1955-1962
92Paid Bills "B", 1955-1962
93Paid Bills "C", 1955-1962
94Paid Bills "D", 1955-1962
95Paid Bills "E", 1955-1962
96Paid Bills "F", 1955-1962
97Paid Bills "G", 1955-1962
98Paid Bills "H", 1955-1962
99Paid Bills "I", 1955-1962
910Paid Bills "J", 1955-1962
911Paid Bills "K", 1955-1962
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101Paid Bills "L", 1955-1962
102Paid Bills "M", 1955-1962
103Paid Bills "N", 1955-1962
104Paid Bills "O", 1955-1962
105Paid Bills "P", 1955-1962
106Paid Bills "Q", 1955-1962
107Paid Bills "R", 1955-1962
108Rich's Paid Bills and correspondence re: purchases, 1-1-50 to 1958
109Paid Bills "S", 1955-1962
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111Paid Bills "T", 1951-1955
112Paid Bills "T", 1956-1962
113Paid Bills "U", 1955-1962
114Paid Bills "V", 1955-1962
115Paid Bills "W", 1955-1962
116Paid Bills "XYZ", 1955-1962
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121Sacred Heart Church Altar Boys, 1898
122Boldrick, Samuel J.
123Branch, James A.
124Clements, Watt
125David, John B.M.
126Documents
127Farley, Jim
128Hughes, John Reed
129Izard, John, Jr.
1210Johnson, Joseph E.
1211Mulkey, Antha
1212Sibley, John A.
1213Spalding, Benedict, Jr.
1214Spalding, Benedict, III
1215Spalding, Mrs. Boling Phinizy
1216Spalding, Catherine
1217Spalding, Dennis (?)
1218Spalding, Dick
1219Spalding, Elizabeth Hughes
1220Spalding, Hughes
1221Spalding, Hughes, III
1222Spalding, Ignatius A.
1223Spalding, Ignatius A., Jr.
1224Spalding, J.H.A.(?)
1225Spalding, J.L.
1226Spalding, Jack J.
1227Spalding, Jack J., III
1228Spalding, John
1229Spalding, John Martin
1230Spalding, Mrs. Richard
1231Spalding, Richard M.
1232Spalding, Robert A.
1233Spalding, Robert D.
1234Spalding, Sam A.
1235Spalding, Sam P.
1236Spalding, William
1237Spalding, William F.
1238Troutman, Robert B.
1239Woodruff, Robert W.
1240Miscellaneous
1241Unidentified
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131Pictures
boxfolder
141Scrapbook, 1960-1964
 

Catholic Church Files

The collection consists of files relating to Hughes Spalding's involvement with the Catholic Church from 1920-1968. Includes correspondence, photographs, and printed material relating to Spalding's activities with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, particularly the Georgia Division; the Catholic Laymen's Association; and the Church of Christ the King.
Subject terms:
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691Atlanta Diocese Bishop Francis E. Hyland, 11-8-56 to 10-11-61
692Bishop's Diocesan Development Plan
(Also Memo re: 1956 Drive)
693Bishop's Fund-Local High School, etc., 1956
694-5Catholic Colored Clinic Angier, William B. vs. Gerald P. O'Hara Superior Court of Fulton County
696Catholic Colored Clinic Corporate Matters
697Catholic Colored Clinic Miscellaneous, Begins 1-1-52
698Catholic Colored Clinic Station Wagon Accident
Suits against Gerald P. O'Hara
699Contributions, 1967-1968
6910Catholic Center and Clinic
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701Church of Christ the King Bishop's Building Fund
702Church of Christ the King Building Fund-Report of Examination, 12-31-37
703Church of Christ the King Census of Parish
704Church of Christ the King Convent and School Addition Debt Committee
705Church of Christ the King Convent and School Addition $500,000 Loan-Connecticut Mutual
706Church of Christ the King Correspondence
708Church of Christ the King Church Debt Reports-Financial Statements-Correspondence, 1942-1959
709Church of Christ the King Dedication, 1-18-39
7010Church of Christ the King Haverty, J.J.-Donation of
7011Church of Christ the King Lynch, Mrs. Havannah M.-Bequest
7012Church of Christ the King Neuhoff, Lorenz-Donation Deed of Gift-Haynes and Manor
7013Church of Christ the King Real Estate-Purchase of Dobbins and Lovette Property
7014Church of Christ the King
Paving Sidewalk in front of Church
7015Church of Christ the King Real Estate-2699 Peachtree Road
Purchase of Property for New Parish
7016Church of Christ the King Ryan, Ida Alice Estate of
7017Church of Christ the King Christ the King School
7018Church of Christ the King Spalding, Jack J. Donation of $50,000
7019Church of Christ the King Tax
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711Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Bequests
712Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Conventions and Meetings
713Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Corporation Matters
714Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Correspondence, 1920-1930
715Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Correspondence, 1930-1934
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721Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Endowment Fund General
722Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Endowment Fund Hill, Harvey, 3-2-54
723Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Financial Statements
724Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia General, 1939-1950
725Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Laetare Medal Winner
726Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Loan
727Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Publicity
728Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia Retreats
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731Archbishop Hallinan Reception for, December 22, 1963
732Honey, W.E. Sale of Roswell Property to Bishop Hyland
733Hospital, Catholic Columbus, Georgia
734Hyland, Bishop Francis H. Permit for Construction of Church Corner of Glenridge and Spalding Drives
735Hyland, Bishop Francis H. Letters from Francia T. Lee
736Hyland, Bishop Francis H. Reception
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741Immaculate Conception Church Miscellaneous Begins, 9-25-53
742Knights of Columbus Bogus Oath General
743Knights of Columbus Bogus Oath General
744Knights of Columbus Bogus Oath Dr. Roy O. McClain
745Knights of Columbus Bogus Oath Dr. Roy O. McClain
746Knights of Columbus Miscellaneous
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751Manresa of Atlanta Inc. Ignatius House
752Marist Society of Georgia Begins, 1-1-56
753Miscellaneous, 1-1-52 to 1-1-59
754Miscellaneous Classified
755Miscellaneous Powell, Elizabeth Kathleen Kelly Estate Bequest to four Atlanta Churches
756Missions of Georgia-Photographs (See list for individual Missions
Fort Darien
Ruins of old fort on St. Simon's IslandSt. MarysSan Jose de ZapalaSanta MariaSanto DomingoTolomato Mission
boxfolder
761Nativity of Our Lady-Darien, Georgia General Matters
762Archbishop O'Hara, Gerald P. Dinner Party, November 30, 1954
763Archbishop O'Hara, Gerald P. Integration Problems in the South
764Archbishop O'Hara, Gerald P. Miscellaneous, 2-20-50 to 1-1-58
765Our Lady of Perpetual Help Free Cancer Home Atlanta, Georgia General Matters
766Papal Honors (Privy Chamberlain of Sword and Cape Supernumerary), 1949
(See Transfers for Letters of Congratulations)
767The Popes at Avignon By Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph E. Moylan
boxfolder
771St. Francis, Augusta, Georgia Sisters of
Re: John Paschal
772St. John's Parish Connecticut Mutual Loan $125,000, 11-11-54
773St. Joseph's Home-Washington, Georgia Miscellaneous Matters, Begins 1952
774St. Jude's Parish
775St. Mary's Hospital-Athens, Georgia
776St. Thomas More-Decatur, Georgia
777Satzky, Eugene L. Estate of
778Society of African Missions in Georgia
779Society of African Missions in Georgia Bessie Landrum Hall
7710Spalding, Jack J. Fund for Education of Priests First National Bank of Atlanta
Original Papers, etc.
7711Spalding, Jack J. Fund for Education of Priests First National Bank of Atlanta
7712Spellman, His Eminence, Francis Cardinal, Begin 1-1-50
boxfolder
781Society of St. Vincent de Paul Annual Meetings
782Society of St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Conference, Savannah, Georgia
783Society of St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery Lot
784Society of St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Solicitations, 1963-1964
785Society of St. Vincent de Paul Dinner, January 22, 1953
786Society of St. Vincent de Paul History of the Society
787Society of St. Vincent de Paul List of Conferences in Georgia
788Society of St. Vincent de Paul General Matters Closed, 12-31-51
789Society of St. Vincent de Paul General Matters, 1-1-59
7810Society of St. Vincent de Paul General Matters, 1-1-52 to 1-1-59
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791Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Churches Christ the King-Assets
792Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Churches Christ the King-Correspondence
793Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Churches Immaculate Conception-Correspondence
794Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Churches Our Lady of Lourdes-Correspondence
795Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Churches Sacred Heart-Correspondence
796Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Churches St. Anthony's-Correspondence
797Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Churches (Rome, Ga.) St. Mary's-Correspondence
798Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Conferences Brunswick, Georgia
799Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Conferences St. Peters La Grange, Georgia
7910Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Conferences Milledgeville, Georgia-Sacred Heart
7911Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Asher, James L.
7912Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Carroll, Mrs. J.M.
7913Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Clifton Baby-Adoption of
7914Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Jocelyn, Miss Lillian
7915Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Rice, Mrs. Frances and Children
7916Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Richardson, Mrs. Agatha M.
7917Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence W.T. Riggs
7918Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Saye Family
7919Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Smith, Mrs. Ray
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801Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Ward, Gloria Jones
802Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Correspondence Winkler, Norman F.
803Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Gifts and Contributions Murphy, A. Estate of Mrs. Phoebe
804Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Gifts and Contributions Prior, Rosalie
805Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Gifts and Contributions Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation
806Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Reports-Annual
807Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Reports-Annual Atlanta Conferences, 1939-1941
808Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Reports-Annual Atlanta Conference
809Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Reports-Miscellaneous Councils
8010Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Reports-Treasurer's
8011Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Tax, Income-Federal Exemption
8012Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta St. Thomas More-Decatur, Ga.
8013Society of St. Vincent de Paul Particular Council of Atlanta Assets
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811Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Appointment of Charles Slater as Vice-President of Met. Council, Eastern, Florida
812Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Appointment of Hughes Spalding as Vice-President of Met. Council, Georgia
813Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Bequest-Mary B. O'Donnell
814Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Committee on Federal and State Legislation
815Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Contributions of Atlanta Conferences
816Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Corporate Matters
817Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Corporate Matters (Chiefly Reports)
818Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States General Matters Begins 1939
819Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Organization of Conferences
8110Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Reorganization
8111Society of St. Vincent de Paul Superior Council of the United States Secretariats for Families
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821Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. Corpor. Matters
822Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. General Matters
823Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. General Matters
824Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. Real Estate Purchase from Mercer Harbin
825Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. Real Estate Purchase from J.R. Kirpatrick, et. al.
826Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. Real Estate Purchase from A.M. O'Neal
827Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. Rockdale County Taxes
828Trappist Monks-Monastery of the Holy Ghost, Inc. Tax Exemptions
829Twaite, Charles E.
8210Webster, Rev. Giles A. O.F.M.
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831-2Printed Material
 

Jack Spalding Files

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881Personal Correspondence, September 1933
882Personal Correspondence, October 1933
883Personal Correspondence, November 1933
884Personal Correspondence, December 1933
885Personal Correspondence, January 1934
886Personal Correspondence, February 1934
887Personal Correspondence, March 1934
888Personal Correspondence, April 1934
889Personal Correspondence, October 1934
8810Personal Correspondence, November 1934
8811Personal Correspondence, December 1934
8812Personal Correspondence, January 1935
8813Personal Correspondence, February 1935
8814Personal Correspondence, March 1935
8815Personal Correspondence, April 1935
8816Personal Correspondence, May 1935
8817Personal Correspondence, June 1935
8818Personal Correspondence, July-August 1935
8819Personal Correspondence, September 1935
8820Personal Correspondence, October 1935
8821Personal Correspondence, November 1935
8822Personal Correspondence, December 1935
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891Correspondence, Personal, January 1936
892Correspondence, Personal, February 1936
893Correspondence, Personal, March 1936
894Correspondence, Personal, April-May 1936
895Correspondence, Personal, June-October 1936
896Correspondence, Personal, November 1936
897Correspondence, Personal, December 1936
898Correspondence, Personal, January 1937
899Correspondence, Personal, February 1937
8910Correspondence, Personal, March 1937
8911Correspondence, Personal, April 1937
8912Correspondence, Personal, May-September 1937
8913Correspondence, Personal, October-November 1937
8914Correspondence, Personal, December 1937
8915Correspondence, Personal, January 1938
8916Correspondence, Personal, February 1938
8917Correspondence, Personal, March 1938
8918Correspondence, Personal, April-September 1938
8919Correspondence, Personal, October-December 1938
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901Business Papers Miscellaneous, 1870-1890
902Business Papers Miscellaneous, 1890-1900
903Business Papers Miscellaneous, 1900-1910
904Business Papers Miscellaneous, 1910-1920
905Business Papers Miscellaneous, 1920-1930
906Business Papers Miscellaneous, 1930-1938
907Business Papers Miscellaneous, Undated
boxfolder
911Daily Diary
912Bank Books
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921Miscellaneous Legal Documents
922Miscellaneous Legal Documents
923Miscellaneous Legal Documents
924Miscellaneous Legal Documents
925Miscellaneous Legal Documents
926Miscellaneous Legal Documents Real Estate Tracts Bill of Sale of Negro Slave
boxfolder
931Business Papers Atkinson
932Business Papers Calhoun-Williamson Duel
933Business Papers County Commissioner
934Business Papers Exposition Cotton Mills
935Business Papers Georgia Railway and Power Co.
936Business Papers Investments
937Business Papers Medical Examinations and Evidence
938Business Papers Schroder, Mrs. Suzanne S.
939Business Papers Spalding, Elizabeth H.
9310Business Papers Spalding, Hughes
9311Business Papers Special Interests
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941Personal Calling Calls
942Personal Genealogy
943Personal Genealogy
944Personal Knights of Malta Correspondence
945Personal Knights of Malta Miscellaneous
946Personal Miscellaneous Poem on Old Age Letter from Gerald P. O'Hara-Bishop of Savannah
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951Business Papers Seaboard Airline Railway
 

Jack Spalding, Jr. Files

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961Correspondence Miscellaneous, 12-20-43 to 1951
962Estate of Jack J. Spalding, Jr.
963Family
964General, 1-1-52
965Loans, Securities, etc. Correspondence
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971Loans and Securities, 1-1-52
972Replies to Condolences
973Spalding, Mrs. Nancy Prince-Estate of Prince, Mrs. E. M.-Estate of
974Trust The Citizens and Southern National Bank
975Will