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Butler family papers

Butler family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Butler family papers
Creator: Barrow family
Creator: Butler family
Inclusive Dates: 1820-1950
Bulk Dates: 1896-1931
Language: English
Extent: 4.8 Linear Feet (6 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box, 1 carton)
Collection Number: ms1639
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of the Butler family of Madison, Morgan County, Georgia from ca. 1820-1950. Contains correspondence to various members of the Butler family including Col. D.E. Butler, Peter Walton Butler, and Bessie Butler. Correspondents of Bessie Butler include Benjamin W. Hunt of Eatonton, Joseph Jacobs of Atlanta, and J. Quinn West of Thomaston, Georgia, all which discuss family matters and Georgia politics. The collection also contains medical notes from college (1820s); an autograph album of Ginnie T. Walton (1849-1850); glass plate negatives of Thurlston, the Butler home in Madison (1880s); and a diary of Baptist minister Jesse Mercer describing a journey (March-June 1820) to Philadelphia to attend a Baptist convention.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Butler family papers, MS 1639. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Baptists -- Georgia.
Clergy -- Georgia.
Diaries.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Hunt, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Weeks), 1847-1934
Jacobs, Joseph, 1859-1929
Madison (Ga.)
Morgan County (Ga.)
West, J. Quinn

Related Collections in this Repository

See also photographic materials from this collection that were removed to the Cased Image Collection, MS 3529.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Correspondence

boxfolder
1128 June 1833
1127 September 1833
1220 January 1840
1323 January 1864
1421 May 1868
141 June 1868
1529 April 1871
162 May 1871
172 April 1873
1821 June 1875
1925 March 1884
11028 May 1896
11125 December 1898
11211 January 1900
11323 January 1900
11421 May 1903
1661 January 1905
11524 November 1908
11621 August 1909
1179 December 1910
11831 December 1913
11925 January 1915
1203 August 1916
1212 September 1916
12214 September 1917
12326 December 1919
1242 January 1920
12513 June 1922
12623 June 1922
1275 July 1922
12830 September 1922
12921 November 1922
13029 November 1922
13110 March 1923
1323 May 1923
13310 May 1923
13423 July 1923
13526 May 1924
1366 August 1924
13721 August 1924
1389 January 1925
13911 May 1925
14024 May 1926
1412 July 1926
14219 November 1928
14326 November 1928
1448 January 1929
14519 March 1929
1462 June 1929
1471 July 1929
1489 September 1929
14918 October 1929
15020 October 1929
15126 September 1930
1523 December 1930
15322 December 1930
15429 December 1930
15531 January 1931
1564 March 1931
15725 December 1944
1582 January 1946
159Undated
160Undated
161Undated
162Undated
163Undated
164Undated
165Undated
 

Subject file

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21Address Book
22Autograph Book -Louise Winston Powell
23Clippings
24Desk Calendar-Dr. J.H. Nicholson
25Diary and Quotation Book-P.W. Butler
26Envelopes
27Financial Records
28Genealogy
boxfolder
31Household Inventory
32Ledger-P.W. Butler, 1901-1916
33Ledger-Daisy Butler, 1915-1916
34Ledger-Daisy Butler, 1917-1918
boxfolder
41Medical Notes
42Medical Notes
43Medical Notes-James B. Lewis[?], 1824-1825
boxfolder
51Medical Notes-Dr. J.H. Nicholson, Univ. of Penn., 1923-1924
52Medical Notes-Edward A. Broddus, 1822-1823
boxfolder
61Mercer, Jesse-Accounts of a journey to Philadelphia
62Miscellaneous
63Photo Album-Ammi[?] Butler
64Photographs
boxfolder
71Receipt Book, 1938-1940
72Recipes
73Speech
74Superior Court Records, 1868-1871
74Morgan, Jones, Baldwin, Putnam, Wilkinson, Greene counties
75Walton, Ginnie T.-Autograph Album, 1849-1850
 

Photographs and artifacts

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8Photographs, Glass Negatives, Photo Album, Eyeglasses, 1878 (2)
8Photo Album of Graduating Class of Mercer University, 1877
cartonitem
11Black Beaver Fur Top Hat