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E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection

E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection
Creator: Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton), 1890-1981
Inclusive Dates: 1745-1942
Language: English
Extent: 6 Linear Feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize box, 8 oversize folders)
Collection Number: ms2018
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ellis Merton Coulter (1890-1981) was an author, educator at the University of Georgia (1919-1958) and head of the History Department (1941-1958).

For more information, see the article "E. Merton Coulter (1890-1981)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of original source material including biographies of prominent Georgians, correspondence of individuals and families, court records from the Superior Court of Jackson County (Ga.), records relating to the Confederate States of America and the Civil War in Georgia, reports and lists of children attending impoverished schools in Clarke County (Ga.), and records relating to slavery in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection, ms2018, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 December 30.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clarke County (Ga.)
Confederate States of America
Court records.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia. Superior Court (Jackson County)
Jackson County (Ga.)
Poor -- Georgia.
Schools -- Georgia.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.

Related Collections in this Repository

Other related collections include the E. Merton Coulter collection, ms2345.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Adair, John, a biography
 
12Anderson, Sr. R.C., a biography
 
13Anderson, Jr., R.C., a biography
 
14Asbury, Samuel E., correspsondence received (typescripts), 1932
 
15Ballots, National and State-Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia
 
16Bank Checks, 1873-1921
 
17Barry, W.T., a biography
 
18Bedinger, G.M., a biography
 
19Bibb, G.M., a biography
 
110Bills of Lading, steamships, railroads and Express, 1835-1876
 
111Bills of Lading, 1896-1915
 
112Blackburn, Luke P., a biography
 
113Blackshear, J.W., typed copies of correspondence and memoranda
 
114Boyle, John, a biography
 
115Boyd, Lynn, a biography
 
116Bradley, William O., a biography
 
117Bramlette, Thomas E., a biography
 
118Breckinridge, John, a biography
 
119Breckinridge, John Cabel, a biography
 
120Breckinridge, Robert J., a biography
 
121Breckinridge, W.C.P., a biography
 
122Brown, John, a biography
 
123Brown, John Young, a biography
 
124Bryan, Ellen Newell, misc. layout maps, 1959
 
125Buckner, S.B., a biography
 
126Bullock, Rufus B., his name on a letterhead
 
127Butler, Edward, Diary (typed copy)
 
128Butler, William O., a biography
 
129Cade, D.B. - Correspondence and ledger, 1880-1886
Papers include correspondence, an account book, receipts, and invoices pertaining to his ownership of the Savannah Valley Flouring Mills (Overton, Elbert County, Ga.) and later to his business ventures in Mt. Carmel, South Carolina. The account book contains a record of days worked and accounts for workers at his mill or brickyard.
 
130Cade, D.B. - Correspondence and reciepts, 1887-1903
 
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21 Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 , Calhoun, John - Letter to Wilson Lumpkin, 1847 April 6
The collection consists of a letter from John C. Calhoun to Wilson Lumpkin dated April 6, 1847. In the letter Calhoun discusses the war with Mexico, President James Polk's acquisition of land in the Northwest (Oregon Treaty), trade with Mexico, tariffs, U.S. politics, and the presidential candidates for the 1848 election.
John C. Calhoun (1806-1850), lawyer, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, Cabinet official, and Vice-President of the United States, resided in South Carolina.
Subject terms:
 
22Calhoun, Phinizy F., Atlanta doctor, expert on eye service-correspondence, 1912
 
23Calling Cards
 
24Carlisle, John G., a biography
 
25Census, United States, No. 10, 1880
 
26Chase, William H.-correspondence to, 1853
 
27Church, Alonzo, a biography
 
28Civil War - correspondence re: slavery
 
29Civil War - correspondence (typed copies)
 
210Civil War-Prison Diary,(typed copy)
 
211Civil War-Marsh, Solomon A., correspondence
 
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5A1Civil war painting (print)
 
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212Clarke, Elijah-correspondence about him, 1794
 
213Clark, John-Order for appointment, 1821
 
214Clay, Cassius M., a biography
 
215Clay, Green, a biography
 
216Clay, Henry, a biography
 
217Cobb, Howell-correspondence bank checks, reciepts, 1868-1871
 
218Cobb, Howell Jr.-correspondence to, 1896-1898
 
219Cobb, T.R.R.-correspondence to, 1854-1860
 
220Cofer, M.H., a biography
 
221Commissions, given by Georgia Governors, 1823-1883
 
222Confederate States of America-Archives after the War, correspondence to General Patrick, 1865
 
223Confederate States of America-Appomatox, copies of orders, 1865
 
224Confederate States of America-Appomatox, R.E. Lee surrender orders no. 9 with facsimile
 
225Confederate States of America-Arsenals
 
226Confederate States of America-Bank Checks, cancelled
 
227Confederate States of America-Bond Certificates, 1863-1864
 
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2A2Confederate States of America and Georgia - Bonds, 1862-1868
 
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228Confederate States of America-Conscription Papers
 
229Confederate States of America-correspondence, miscellaneous
 
230Confederate States of America-Cotton
 
231Confederate States of America-Court procedures relative to Confederate debts, postwar
 
232Confederate States of America-Deserters, correspondence
 
233Confederate States of America-Discharge of Soldiers
 
234Confederate States of America-Election of Military Officers
 
235Confederate States of America-Exemption from Conscription, discharge from the Army
 
236Confederate States of America-Express Co.
 
237Confederate States of America-Flag designs
 
238Confederate States of America-Forms (blank)
 
239Confederate States of America-Generals, postwar
 
240Confederate States of America-Impressment
 
241Confederate States of America-Invalid Corps
 
242Confederate States of America-Maps (C.W.)
 
243Confederate States of America-Medical, hospitals
 
244Confederate States of America-Miscellaneous
 
245Confederate States of America-Oath of Allegiance to U.S.A. and Confederate States of America, 1861-1865
 
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31Confederate States of America-Pardons, after the War
 
32Confederate States of America-Paroled Soldiers
 
33Confederate States of America-Pensions, after the War
 
34Confederate States of America-Provost Marshall, passports
 
35Confederate States of America-Post Office Department
 
36Confederate States of America-Prisoners of War, correspondence
 
37Confederate States of America-Fort Pulaski, correspondence regarding the capture, 1862
 
38Confederate States of America-Relief Activities
 
39Confederate States of America-Reunion, Atlanta Battlefield, 1900
 
310Confederate States of America-Taxes
 
311Confederate States of America-Telegraph Company - Telegrams
 
312Confederate States of America-Veterans, 1896-1898
 
313Confederate States of America-Voting in the Army, Civil elections
 
314Confederate States of America-Whiskey, distillation of
 
315Confederate States of America-Work details, correspondence
 
316Coolidge, Calvin-correspondence with signature, 1928
 
317Cooper, Hamilton-document concerning warrants, 1860
 
318-23Correspondence, miscellaneous I, 1810-1913
 
324Coulter, E.M.-Journal read to the Newtonian Literary Society
 
325Counterfeit Bills, with correspondence, 1839-1855
 
326-30Courts, Superior of Georgia I, Cases with U.S. Revenue Stamps, 1864-1869
 
331Courts, Supreme of Georgia, 1815-1887
 
332Courts, Supreme of North Carolina, 1806
 
333Courts, Supreme of Tennessee, 1852-1855
 
334Courts, Supreme of Virginia, 1815-1822
 
335Court Documents, miscellaneous, 1821-1867
 
336Crittenden, George B., a biography
 
337Crittenden, John J., a biography
 
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41Crittenden, Thomas L., a biography
 
42Cuyler, Telamon-miscellaneous
 
43-7Davenport, Harbert Files I, typed copies of correspondence
 
48Davis, Garret, a biography
 
49Davis, Winnie-correspondence, 1887
 
410Desha, Joseph, a biography
 
411"The Devil in the Wolf-pen", a story of frontier life on the Ocmulgee River
 
412Edwards, John, a biography
 
413Envelopes, blank, some post marked
 
414Ernest, D.L., Physics Professor in State Normal School, Athens, Georgia-postcard, 1899
 
415Faucheraud, John, Senior Judge in S.C.-Court document, 1818
 
416Flournoy, J. Jacobus, letters to Howell Cobb, 1836-1868
The collection consists of letters from John J. Flournoy to his cousin Howell Cobb from 1836-1868. The letters discuss political matters, government involvement in the California gold mines, and the Cave Springs Deaf and Dumb School (Floyd County, Ga.)
John Jacobus Flournoy (1800?-1879), eccentric and reformer, resided in Jackson County, Georgia.
 
417Frank, Leo-postcard and correspondence with signature, 1899
 
418Gayarre, Charles, author and Secretary of State for Louisiana.-Government documents, 1850
 
419Georgia, Colonial Documents-Establishment of, 1745
 
420Georgia, Colonial Documents, 1768
 
421Georgia, Colonial Documents-Inventory of Thomas Peacock Estate, 1772
 
422Georgia, Colonial Documents-land, miscellaneous, 1763-1781
 
423Georgia, Colonial Documents-Trustees, 1756-1760
 
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1A1Georgia, Colonial Documents- Meeting of the Trustees, 1772
 
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2A1Georgia Indentures, 1807
 
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424Georgia-memorandum, bill, 1878-1890
 
425Georgia, University of - "The Caldron", Vol. 3, No. 1 , 1848
 
426Georgia, University of-correspondence, typed and handwritten, 1826-1925
 
427Georgia, University of-correspondence, re Phi Kappa and Demosthenian, typed copies, 1833-1901
 
428Georgia, University of-Invitations to Phi Kappa oratories, 1889-1900
 
429Georgia, University of-Land Documents, 1808-1824
 
430Georgia, University of-miscellaneous, (photograph, envelopes, exams, programs, invitations)
 
431Georgia, University of-Session Reports on Howell Cobb, William Mitchell, 1830-1857
 
432Georgia, University of-Tuition receipts from William Mitchell, 1822-1825
 
433Gilmer, George-printed correspondence and Memorial Program, 1829-1883
 
434-35Gold in California - Court cases, 1855-1856
 
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51Gold in California - Court cases, 1857-1858
 
52Gold in California - Gold mines and correspondence, 1855-1859
 
53Greenup, Christopher, a biography
 
54Gresham, John J.-correspondence to, 1843-1846
 
55Hardin, Ben, a biography
 
56Hardin, Martin, a biography
 
57Harod, James, a biography
 
58Historical Highway markers
 
59Hopkins, Samuel, a biography
 
510Horse trading, 1815-1816
 
511Houston, William, a biography
 
512Howard, Benjamin, a biography
 
513Jackson, Joseph, in state Auditor's Office, Richmond Va.-copies of Rev. War Documents
 
514Jackson, Joseph I-correspondence, 1805-1830
 
515Jackson, Joseph II-correspondence, 1832-1865
 
516Jackson, Joseph III-ledgers and receipts
 
517Jackson, Stonewall, a biographical sketch
 
518Jacob, Richard Taylor, a biography
 
519Jett, Thomas-Affidavit, 1811
 
520Jones, Noble Wymberley, a biography
 
521King, John Pendleton, a biography
 
522King, Thomas Butler - correspondence to, 1827-1829
The collection consists of correspondence to Thomas Butler King which documents King's law practice and business concerns. Of particular interest is a letter (October 25, 1830) discussing land surveys in Georgia, land lotteries, bills before the General Assembly, and gold mining in North Georgia. Correspondents include John R. Stanford, John M. Gray, and W. Pemberton.
Thomas Butler King (1800-1864) was a planter, lawyer, and politician who resided in Glynn County, Georgia.
 
523King, Thomas Butler - correspondence to, 1830-1840
 
524King, Thomas Butler, a biography
 
525Lamar, Zachariah-correspondence, 1810
 
526Lampley, Benjamin-correspondence to Howell Cobb, A.H. Stephens, Robert Toombs, 1856
 
527Land Documents-Kentucky, 1832
 
528Land Documents-South Carolina, 1839
 
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3A3Lawton, James - Presidential Pardon , 1866
 
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529Legal Documents-Ohio, re Citizenship, 1841
 
530Legal and Land Documents-Alabama, 1854-1857
 
531Legal and Land Documents-North Carolina, 1846
 
532Lottery Tickets and other lottery leaflets, found in the old William H. Crawford house near Crawford,Georgia
 
533Lumpkin, J.H., lawyer, Justice of Georgia Supreme Court-correspondence, 1895-1911
 
534Magoffin, Beriah, a biography
 
535Marshall, Humphrey, a biography
 
536Marshall, Humphrey, a biography
 
537Marshall, James Markham, a biography
 
538Marshall, Louis, a biography
 
539Marshall, Thomas Alexander, a biography
 
540-41Martin Institute - Court documents about William D. Martin, 1816-1855
 
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61-2Martin Institute - Court documents about William D. Martin, 1855-1856
 
63Mell, Patrick Hues, a biography
 
64Miscellaneous material
 
65Godfrey Barnsley papers, 1834-1870
The collection consists of printed bulletins pertaining to shipping and the import and export of commodities, especially cotton, in Augusta and Savannah (Ga.), Mobile (Ala.), Charleston (S.C.), and New Orleans (La.), as well as letters to Godfrey Barnsley regarding crop production, cotton trade, and local news of Savannah or Macon.
Godfrey Barnsley (1805-1873) was a cotton factor and merchant, resided in Savannah (Ga.), New Orleans (La.), and North Georgia.
 
66Mitchell, David B.-correspondence, typed, 1793-1818
 
67Mitchell, William L.-correspondence to C.J. Jenkins., 1878
 
68Moore, R.D.-written note
 
69Mclver, Charles D.-correspondence, 1905
 
610McPherson, J.H.T.-correspondence, 1938-1942
 
611Newspapers-leaflets and broadsides, 1844-1859
 
612Newspapers-receipts, 1816-1888
 
613Oconee Hill Cemetery by Charlotte Thomas Marshall
 
614-16Oliver Family Papers - miscellaneous papers, notebook, 1812-1894
The collection consists of correspondence from Shelton Oliver to his wife Martha W. Oliver while he was tending a sick uncle in Mandarin, Florida and letters from John T. Oliver to his wife Lizzie Gilmore Oliver, while serving in Company B of the 9th Mississippi Battalion near Dalton (Ga.) during the Atlanta Campaign.
 
617Orr, Gustavus J., a biography
 
618Overby, B.H., candidate for Governor of Georgia in 1855 on Temperance Party ticket-correspondence, 1856
 
619Patterson, A.H.-Courtesy Card
 
620Peale, Rembrant-Ticket to his lecture on "Washington and his Generals"
 
621Peters, Richard, a biography
 
622Phinizy, Ferdinand, a biography
 
623Plantation supplies and foreclosures, 1879-1899
 
624Poe, Washington-correspondence, 1826
 
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71Post Cards, used and unused
 
72Post Offices in Georgia, 1846 1849
 
73Powell, L.W., a biography
 
74Preston, William, a biography
 
75Price Current Sheets, 1830-1870
 
76Proctor, John Robert, a biography
 
77Promissory notes, and barter note, 1803-1915
 
78Promissary notes with U.S. Rev. imprints, 1801
 
79Promotion letter, Georgia Militia, 1825
 
710Quillian, M.P.-correspondence to, 1835-1849
 
711Railroads, 1844-1905
 
712Receipts, miscellaneous
 
713Reconstruction, 1865
 
714Ritchie, Thomas-correspondence, 1851
 
715Robertson, George, a biography
 
716Rowan, John, a biography
 
717Schools, Georgia-Agreement to teach school, 1819-1820
 
718Schools, Georgia-Clarke County - miscellaneous, 1860-1863
 
719-24Schools, Georgia-Clarke County Poor Schools, 1846-1870
 
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3A1Schools, Georgia - Indictment on Poor School Fraud, 1829
 
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725-27Schools, Georgia-Clarke County - Reports, 1861-1863
 
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81Schools, Georgia-correspondence, 1851-1858
 
82Schools, Georgia-correspondence with typed copies, 1829-1858
 
83Schools, Georgia-correspondence, John Forsyth to Thomas King, 1829
 
84Schools, Georgia-Free School, 1827
 
85Schools, Georgia-Jones County Poor Records, 1829-1837
 
86Schools, Georgia-Law, 1859
 
87Schools, Georgia-miscellaneous
 
88Schools, Georgia-Mison Academy, 1816-1817
 
89Schools, Georgia-Orr, Gustavus, J., 1848
 
810Schools, Georgia-Teacher Certification, 1859-1863
 
811Schools, Georgia-Trustees of Common School, 1839
 
812Schools, Georgia-Whipping a child, 1844
 
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3A2Schools in Georgia (lists of teachers), 1832-1835
 
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813Segregation, in railroad cars, 1899
 
814Shipp, J.E.D., lawyer and book dealer, author of The Life of William H. Crawford-correspondence, 1900
 
815Simmons, Thomas J., a biography
 
816Simmons, William E., a biography
 
817Slavery - bills of sale, 1774, 1829 Access Online
Sale of "negro man slave named Ishmael" from Alexander Wylly of Christ Church Parish to Charles Wiliam Mackinon of Skidaway for 100 pounds (1774). Sale of "a negro man named Charles" from John Dews to Mary Ansley of the City of Savannah for $400 (1829)
 
818Slavery-Confederate States of America, bills of sale, requisitions, receipts Access Online
Includes receipts for arresting and delivering "runaway negro (teamster) in the employ of Capt. N. A. Birge"; fee for crossing over the tall bridge at Big Cypress Bay on Jefferson with ox teams, mules, "30 negroes" and horsemen; hire of "negro named Austin"; "services of 1 negro boy named Dave"; hire of wagons and "negroes named Israel, Dick, Smith, Alfred, and Joe"; "hire of negro man Elick"; "Received of Mr. W. A. Carr two negroes slaves, Ephram, Cobb Reuben"; "Received of Wm. A. Carr the following named Negroes Dave + Frank... for Government employ"; and Act of Sale by J. W. B. Edwards of Troup County to Susan Montgomery of Franklin County, Arkansas, "a mutto girl slave for life named Anna aged about eighteen... a good seamstress + hairdresser + chamber maid"
 
819Slavery - correspondence from enslaved person, freedom, 1846-1854 Access Online
Letter from Charles [Covey?] regarding his freedom status, he was registered as free at the Clerks Office in Milledgeville, but has been recently sold back into bondage. He states "the men that came after me took me to [Memphis] Tenessee and after whipping me untill my back was raw from my [?] to the back of my neck they then sent me to this place and sold me." Impressment receipts for enslaved men named Carter, Alec, Daria, and impressment notice to W. A. Carr to provide 5 "able bodied male slaves". Order that John Davis be appointed guardian of Thomas Jefferson Early a person of color. Character reference for John Lee. State vs. Thompson Mcquire, offence of misdemeanor for assaulting Francis Allen a free woman of color.
 
820Slavery, hiring of, 1819-1838 Access Online
Includes hiring receipts for enslaved labor including these named people: Joe, Sandy, and Ransom.
 
821Slavery, importation of - indictments, permission note, and petition, 1787, 1820 Access Online
Importation of 5 slaves from Connecticut (1787); case against William Anderson (and subsequent case against John Burgan) for importing into Georgia the enslaved people Chaney, Aley, Sally, Roger and George (1820)
 
822Slavery - Isuardi, Francis, copy of Will (Barnwell District, South Carolina), 1819 Access Online
Includes the bequest of thsee enslaved people: Carolina and her child Clito; mulatto boy Washington; all other enslaved people at the plantation in the Barnwell district, SC. Also it provides for the freedom of the enslaved woman America and provides her with the enslaved child Ronna, the house and kitchen furniture, cloths, and money.
 
823Slavery - Jones, William, estate of, re: medical records, 1843-1866 Access Online
Includes expenses of medical visits and prescriptions for the family and enslaved people including attending women in labor. Also, includes a list of the enslaved and their ages in 1850 and undated list of 32 field hands.
 
824Slavery - Jones, William, bills of sale, receipts, 1832-1867 Access Online
Includes bills of sale for enslaved men and women including: Henry, York, Stepney, William (age 15), Logan (carpenter, age 30), Moses (age 30), Bob (age 50), Ned (age 30), Ulysses (age 27), Sally (age 27), Daniel (age 10), Maria (age 8), Harriet (age 5), Milly (age 3), Judy (age 22) and her child Charlotte, Hannah (age 21) and her child Roy, Priss (age 17) and her child Margaret, Sylva (age 15) Daphne (age 13), Henry (age 24), Louisa (cook, age 24), Alceay [?] (age 19), Tom, Sauney, Abraham (age 50-60), Blanch (age 16), Morniny [?], Ruel, Jane (age 20) and son William, Betsy, Mary and her child Betsy, Winney and son Isaac, Jim (age 18), Amy, Frank, Jack, Dave (age 13), Catty (age 12), Edmund (age 13), Louisa (age 22), Isaac, John, Tom, Henry, Phill (age 22), Overton, Mary (age 35-40), Lorenzo, Taylor, Frank (age 60). 1855 receipt for 66 pairs of "Negro" brogans and boys shoes.
 
825Slavery - Jones, William, correspondence, 1841-1842 Access Online
Includes receipt for advertisment "runaway negro" and letter regarding runaways; letters regarding purchasing or selling enslaved men and women. One letter from Pleasant Stovall discusses a house servant named Iris, "her temper is the only objection, which I am unwilling to attempt to curb by whipping in an servant"
 
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5A2Slavery - William Jones, bill of sale, 1841-1842
 
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826Slavery - Keith, Marshall, medical records, sales records and correspondence, 1815-1850 Access Online
Estate papers related to enslaved men and women: Jack (age 20), Lewis (age 14), Malinda (age 22) and her children Aggy and Mildred, Bob, Ned, Ulysses, Sally and her children Daniel, Marial Harriet, Milly, Judy and child Charlotte, Hannah and child Roy, Pris Margaret and Sylvia, Dappe. List of sold enslaved people sold along with prices. List of familes including husbands, wives and children. Letter regarding Daniel who ran away from William Jones and was caught. Receipts for medical treatment for enslaved people.
 
827Slavery - miscellaneous Access Online
Includes receipt for medical services rendered the "negroes of [William] Dunn" and others. Receipts for the purchase of enslaved people: Henry (age 8), Amy (age 16), Curnby [?], Silvia. Reimbusement for burying "a drowned negro man Stewart - McElhannon's saw mill".
 
828Slavery - Oglethorpe County record book, 1818-1846 Access Online
 
829Slavery - Permit to travel for Albert Simez on a steam boat , 1855 Access Online
 
830Slavery - Petition, re: removal of slaves to Africa, 1850 Access Online
 
831Slavery - Prices for taxation, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, 1830-1839 Access Online
 
832Slavery - Slave trials, 1797-1853 Access Online
Includes documents regarding enslaved Abraham (Abram), belonging to Nathan Atkinson, sentenced to death for stealing and letters of character requesting mercy. State of Louisiana vs. Slave Gilbert for "attempt to commit rape on the person of a white women". State vs. Slave Frank, property of F. Hardy, warrent of Execution. State of La. vs. G. Carny, "negro man named Isaac tried and convicted" and sentenced to lashes on bare back and to wear irons for six months.
 
833Smith, Birdie Cobb-correspondence, 1902-1912
 
834Smith, Jennie, from the Lucy Cobb Institute-correspondence, 1894
 
835Social Amenities-invitations, 1850-1859
 
836Sosnowski, C.-correspondence, 1892
 
837The Southern Cultivator-correspondence, 1896-1907
 
838Southern Farm and Home-correspondence, 1870
 
839Speed, James, a biography
 
840Speer, Emory-correspondence, 1894-1912
 
841Starnes, H.N., Professor of Agriculture at University of Georgia - correspondence, 1902
 
842Stephens, Alexander H. - correspondence with typed copies, 1844-1875
The collection consists of letters from Stephens in Washington, D.C. to his brothers discussing his activities in Congress, the disputed Texas boundary, and problems between the North and South as well as letters to William L. Mitchell pertaining to the University of Georgia law school and Stephens' activities as a Trustee. The bulk of the collection consists of typescript copies of letters from Stephens to William H. Fleming. The letters mainly focus on U.S. politics including legislation before Congress; Stephens' opinion of Samuel Tilden, Ulysses S. Grant, and James Blaine; fraud in the 1872 Louisiana Governor's election; the Republican Party; railroad construction in the South; attacks upon Stephens in the newspapers; and Stephens' nomination (1882) for Georgia Governor.
Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America.
 
843Stephens, Alexander H. - copies of correspondence, originals owned by William Fleming, 1877-1882
 
844Stephens, Alexander H. - miscellaneous
 
845Stevenson, John W.-a biography
 
846Stock Certificates, Georgia Railroad and Banking Co., 1842-1874
 
847Switzerland Legation-correspondence to Hoke Smith, 1922
 
848Tax, Cotton, 1865
 
849Tax, U.S. Direct and Internal Revenue, 1866-1867
 
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91Telfair, Edward, a biography
 
92Thompson, Mrs. Jacob-calling cards and correspondence
 
93Thomson, Charles, Secretary of Continental Congress-3 documents with signatures, 1785
 
94Tuck, H.C., Athens lawyer and judge-correspondence, 1890-1908
 
95Underwood, J.R., a biography
 
96Vrooman, Carl, publicist-correspondence, 1925
 
97Washington, Booker T.-correspondence, 1905
 
98Welch, R.H., founder of John Birch Society-correspondence, 1914
 
99White, George, a biography
 
910White, W.N., a biography
 
911Wilcox, C.P.-correspondence, 1893
Cyprian P. Willcox, professor of modern languages at the University of Georgia.
 
912Wilcox, C.P.-typed copy of diary, 1852
The first diary (1844-1845) describes a trip Willcox made from up north to Columbus, Georgia. He discusses the voyage from New York to Savannah, his overland journey, and extensive details regarding the social life in Columbus. The 1852 diary was written during an European trip and describes the people, places, and social life he encountered.
 
913Wilcox, C.P.-Diary, miscellaneous, 1850
 
914Wilcox, C.P.-Diary
 
915Wilcox, C.P.-Diary, typed copy, incomplete
 
916Willingham Family Papers I, 1829-1877
 
917Willingham Family Papers II, 1879-1901
 
918Wilson, James H. - correspondence, 1912
 
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1A2Yazoo Land Fraud Petition with signatures, 1796
 
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919York, John G.-correspondence to, 1830-1855
 
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101Barrow, Lucy-composition book
 
102Account Book, 1917-1919
 
103Pocket Diary, 1856
 
104Notebook, 1850-1859
 
105Notebook
 
106Library Record Book, 1904-1912
 
107Book of Orders, Provost Marshals Office, 1864
 
108Notebook
 
109Notebook, 1850-1859
 
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1110Ledger, 1859-1862
 
1111Deed Book, 1830-1839
 
1112Account Book by L. Schevenell and Co., Athens, Georgia, 1875 1876
 
1113Account Book by an Athens, Georgia Business Firm, 1876 1877
 
1114Store Account Book, 1826-1827
 
1115Store Account Book, 1836-1845
 
1116Bench Docket, 1799-1803
 
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4B1Church seating chart and House plan
 
4B2Printed poster of "The General" steam engine
 
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6BTopographical and railroad maps (1 of 2)
 
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7BTopographical and railroad maps (2 of 2)
 
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8AMiscellaneous documents