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Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers

Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers
Creator: Lipscomb, Mary Ann Rutherford, 1848-1918
Inclusive Dates: 1855-1951
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.3 Linear Feet (2 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box, 1 oversize folder A)
Collection Number: ms1485
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of papers of Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb and the Lipscomb family from 1885-1951. Most of the collection consists of photographs of the Lipscomb family, the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.), and the Tallulah Falls Industrial School (Ga.). The collection also contains notes and writings of Mary Ann Lipscomb as well as correspondence including letters from George Foster Peabody (1922) to Harry Hodgson of Athens, Georgia discussing education for African Americans and the university school system in Georgia.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb (1848-1918) principal of the Lucy Cobb Institute (1895-1901) and founder of the Tallulah Falls Industrial School (Tullulah Falls, Ga.).

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb papers, MS 1485. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 July 31.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African Americans -- Education -- Georgia.
Athens (Ga.)
Education, Higher -- Georgia.
Lipscomb family
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.)
Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938
Private schools -- Georgia.
Tallulah Falls School (Tallulah Falls, Ga.)
Women -- Education -- Georgia.
Women school administrators -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Correspondence and Writings

11Athens Womens' Clubs
13Correspondence, 1884-1900
14Correspondence, 1900-1912
15Correspondence, 1913-1920
16Correspondence, 1921-1924
17Correspondence, 1925-1951
18Crawford Long Infirmary
110Tallulah Falls School
111Writings, Miscellaneous
1Guest Book (with newspaper clippings and photographs)
1AOversized Items (3)

Lipscomb Family materials

Relatives, Friends, etc.

21Cady, Katherine Rutherford. As a child
23Ellis, Blanche Lipscomb. With children
24Ellis, Rutherford & Lamar
25Frierson, Sarah
26Harris, Rev. & Mrs. Charles
27Hodgson, E.R.
28Lipscomb, Andrew Adgate. With Blanche Lipscomb
29Lipscomb, Andrew D.
210Lipscomb, Francis & Susan. As children
212Lipscomb, Frank. As a baby
213Lipscomb, Frank & Susan. As children
214Lipscomb, Kate D.
215Lipscomb, Lisle
216Lipscomb, Mary Ann Rutherford
217Mell, Rutherford. As a child
218Moss, Julia P.
219Poston, Anna Pauline
220Rutherford, John C.
221Rutherford, John. C. With 3 daughters
222Rutherford, Mildred Lewis
223Rutherford Family, relatives, friends, etc. Group picture
224Rutherford Family, relatives, friends, etc. Group pictures at Tallulah Falls. Fldr. 1
225Rutherford Family, relatives, friends, etc. Group pictures at Tallulah Falls. Fldr. 2
226Strahan, Sarah Brown Holmes
227Thomas, Gertrude
228Tiffany, Marie?
229Unidentified people. Fldr. 1
230Unidentified people. Fldr. 2
231Unidentified people. Fldr. 3
232Unidentified people. Fldr. 4

Lucy Cobb Institute, Tallulah Falls, and Other Places

31Athens, Georgia. First Baptist Church. Interior
32Athens, Georgia. Lipscomb House
33Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Library
34Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Margaret Hall, etc.
35Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Miscellaneous unidentified
36Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Parade floats
37Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Parlor
38Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Students (Note: See also "Tallulah Falls")
39Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. The Villa
310Fort Frederica
311Georgia. University. Class of 1868 (As Juniors) & Faculty
312Glen Falls
313Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Athens Y-Boys Camp
314Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Beale House and group
315Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Council Rocks
316Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Lipscomb Cottage
317Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute group
318Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Mountain cabins
319Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Mountain families
320Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Mountain school group
321Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Needle Eye
322Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Railroad
323Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Tallulah Falls Industrial School
324Tallulah River. Bridal Veil Falls
325Tallulah River. Hurricane Falls
326Tallulah River. Ladore Falls
327Tallulah River. Oceanna Falls
328Tallulah River. People in river
329Tallulah River. Tempesta Falls
330Tallulah River. Views, miscellaneous
331Toccoa Falls
332Unidentified places