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Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks

Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks
Creator: Rutherford, Mildred Lewis, 1852-1928
Inclusive Dates: [circa 1858-1930]
Language(s): English
Extent: 4.4 Linear Feet (2 document boxes, 3 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms1686
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mildred Lewis Rutherford (1852-1928), author and educator, resided in Athens, Georgia.

For more information, see the article Mildred Lewis Rutherford (1851-1928) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of scrapbooks of Mildred Lewis Rutherford from ca. 1858-1930. Two scrapbooks (1858-1908 and 1896-1901) pertain to the Lucy Cobb Institute and contain clippings, programs, printed material, handbooks, correspondence, and copies of the MESSENGER, a publication of the Institute. The other scrapbooks contain mainly clippings documenting current events in Georgia including information on the Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks, MS 1686. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 March 22.

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.)
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.)
Private schools -- Georgia.
Women -- Education -- Georgia.
Women -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs.
Women school administrators -- Georgia.

Related Collections in this Repository

For related materials at the Hargrett Library, see also the Mildred Lewis Rutherford papers, MS 41, and the Stone Mountain papers, MS 2817.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

12Cobb family
13Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
14Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs
Lucy Cobb Institute
15Lucy Cobb Institute
16Lucy Cobb Institute-Alumnae
17Lucy Cobb Institute-Catalogs
18Lucy Cobb Institute-The Lightning Bug pages
19Lucy Cobb Institute-Pictures
110Lucy Cobb Institute-Programs/invitations
111Lucy Cobb Institute-Publications
21Printed material
22United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC)
23United Daughters of the Confederacy-Children of the Confederacy
24University of Georgia
includes Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs
3Scrapbook-miscellaneous material
4Scrapbooks-Lucy Cobb Institute
includes pictures of funeral procession on College Avenue
Printed material
Memorial Day Echoes
Flags and Flowers
Lucy Cobb Dots
The Mountain Star , 1924
Loose scrapbook pages and newspapers