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Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks

Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks
Creator: Habersham, Leila Elliott, 1831-1901
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Collection Number: ms1640
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Eliza MacKay Elliott (6 September 1831-1901) was called Leila. She married Frederick Augustus Habersham and they lived in Savannah.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three scrapbooks kept by Eliza MacKay Elliott. They contain newspaper clippings concerning the Civil War. Two of the scrapbooks were originally composition books. The third was an account book dated 1860 and was kept by M.C. Elliott. The clippings have been removed from this volume and are in folders.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks, 1860-1864. MS 1640. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Habersham, Leila Elliott, 1831-1901
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Account book- M.C. Elliott, 1860
12-8Clippings removed from account book
19Scrapbook, 1862-1863
110Scrapbook, 1863-1864