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Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks

Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks
Creator: Children of the Confederacy. Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1934-1943
Language(s): English
Extent: 6 Linear Feet (1 doc box, 2 cartons, 2 oversized boxes, 1 oversized volume)
Collection Number: ms1562
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of scrapbooks of the Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) of the Children of the Confederacy from 1934-1943. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and memorabilia relating to the activities of the organization and the Civil War.

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Ellen A. Crawford chapter is a branch of the Children of Confederacy located in Athens, Georgia. It was present and active in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The Children of the Confederacy was and is a youth organization consisting of descendants of men or women who honorably served in the Confederacy or materially aided the South during the Civil War. The Children of the Confederacy is sponsored and supported by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks. MS 1562. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 April 2.

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

Athens (Ga.)
Confederate States of America -- History.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Patriotic societies -- Georgia.
Soldiers -- Georgia.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Youth -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Scrapbook, 1934-35 (2)
1Scrapbook [& Director's book], 1937-38
1Scrapbook, 1939-40 (2)
1Scrapbook, 1940-41 (2)
1Scrapbook, 1941
1Scrapbook, 1942
1Scrapbook, 1942-43
Includes: 1. Application to become a chapter; 2. History of the Chapter; 3. Director's report to Division Director; 4. Various Notes on activities, and 5. Handwritten copy of The Morning Star
2Scrapbook, 1935-36
2Scrapbook, 1936-37
2Scrapbook, 1938-39
3Scrapbook, 1948-49
3Scrapbook, 1949-50
3Scrapbook, 1950-51
3Scrapbook, 1956-57
3Scrapbook, 1906-56
Golden Jubilee
4Scrapbook, 1959-60
3Scrapbook, 1958-59
4Scrapbook, 1960-61
4Scrapbook, 1962-63
5Scrapbook, 1961-62
Includes: 1. The Georgia Division, Children of the Confederacy History; 2. Roster & Ancestry roll, 1986. 3. Minutes of the 74th Division Convention. 4. Miscellaneous printed material
1Oversized scrapbook, 1934-1935