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Lucy Cobb Institute records

Lucy Cobb Institute records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lucy Cobb Institute records
Creator: Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1857-1931
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms1589
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Lucy Cobb Institute, a female educational institution located in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article Lucy Cobb Institute in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of the Lucy Cobb Institute of Athens, Georgia from 1857-1931. Records include a record book containing stock accounts, minutes of the Trustees of the Lucy Cobb Institute, cash accounts, and the articles of agreement for forming a joint stock company to operate a select female high school in Athens. Loose material in the collection includes legal documents, financial records, correspondence, and minutes.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucy Cobb Institute records, ms 1589, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Minutes (administrative records)
Private schools -- Georgia.
School management and organization -- Georgia.
Women -- Education -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Athens (Ga.) Board of Education proposition and resolution, 1925
12Atlanta (Ga.) Alumae Association resolution, undated
13Expenses, 1915-1928
Includes report of expenditures for improvements, 1915/1916; record of fire insurance, 1917; salary list, 1927/1928.
14Legal documents, 1859-1925
15Letters, 1907-1929, undated
16Lucy Cobb Institute Board of Trustees minutes and reports, 1917-1930
17Miscellaneous, undated
18Stockbook and minutes, 1857-1931