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Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. collection

Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. collection
Creator: Tate, Edna Ferguson
Inclusive Dates: 1836-1981
Language: English
Extent: 5.9 Linear Feet 14 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2270
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Philip May Tate, Sr. (1865-1911) was the son of William and Mary Tate. A merchant in Jasper, Georgia and a farmer in Fairmount, Georgia he is also established the Calhoun, Ga. National Bank. He married Edna Ferguson Tate (1873-1956), the daughter of Daniel Wyatt and Sarah Jane Ferguson in 1901. Their son, William Tate (1903-1980) was born in Calhoun, Georgia. He attended Fairmount High School, the Georgia Military Academy, then the University of Georgia receiving his B.A. in 1924 and M.A. in 1927 he became dean of freshman and assistant professor of English at the University of Georgia. Tate then served as Dean of Men from 1946-1971. Tate was also a writer of local history and is noted for his book, Strolls Around Athens, a collection of columns he wrote for the weekly Athens Observer.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of the correspondence of William Tate concerning the Tate and allied families, notes, some used for his book, The Tates of Pickens County. Also included are family correspondence, diaries of his mother, Pickens County, Georgia, court records, photographs, receipts, legal documents, maps, and estate papers.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edna Ferguson and Phillip May Tate, Sr. collection, ms2270, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. Collection was in the possession of Sarah Tate Tumlin and given by her to Special Collections in October 1984.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 January 28.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

County courts -- Georgia.
Courts -- Georgia.
Decedents' estates -- Georgia.
Diaries.
Executors and administrators -- Georgia.
Family papers.
Genealogists -- Georgia.
Genealogy.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Maps (documents)
Tate family
Tate, Philip May
Tate, Philip May, Jr.
Tate, William, 1903-1980
Tumlin, Sarah Tate
United States -- Armed Forces -- Foreign service -- East Asia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- East Asia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. William Tate Files



1.1 Correspondence

boxfolder
11Ambrister, Frances (Mrs. Hubert)
12Appleby, Jane
13Auburn University
14Ballard, C.S.
15Barker, Christine M.
16Bell, Thomas M.
17Benton, Margaret (Mrs. L.O.)
18Brey, Susan N.
19Bruce, Ruth H. (Mrs. John H.)
110Bugg, Mrs. Leland
111Cantrell, Ruth and Lois
112Carter, W. Colquitt
113Chandler, T.P.
114Cole, R.D. - see Tate, William Bryd
115Copeland, Patricia (Mrs. R.N.)
116Darnell, Mr. & Mrs. Edgar
117DeFabrites, Mrs. Lenore
118Doebbler, Mabel Tate
119Dorrah, Mrs. D.L.
120Duncan, Lynn
121Ervin, Sam
122Evergreen, Virginia. Postmaster
123Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
124Ferguson, Mrs. Meade
125Finley, Annie - see Dorrah, Mrs. D.I
126Georgia Deptartment of Archives and History
127Gillespie, Mrs. John Marvin
128Gilmer County Ordinary - see Gordon County
129Gladfelter, Carl J.
130Glascock County Ordinary
131Gordon, County Ordinary
132Grant, E.C.
133Grant, Emma M.
134Halbert, Nancy L.
135Hall, Elsworth Jr.
136Hartley, Johnnie
137Holland, William T.
138Howell, Mildred (Mrs. Edgar P.)
139Hunter, Mrs. R.L. - see Dorrah, D.L.
140Hutzel, Ruby F.
141Jefferson County Ordinary - see Glascock County
142Jones, Elizabeth C. (Mrs. Jack W.)
143Kalamas, Mrs. Ann
144Kelley, Mrs. Lova D.
145Kessler, Mrs. Orville
146Kincaid, B.J. Sr.
147Langford, Bessie H.
148Lay, Richard
149Linfield, Mary B.
150Lisenbe, Mrs. James W.
151Lumpkin County Ordinary - see Gordon County Ordinary
152McBride, Nancy S. (Mrs. Gerald H.)
153McClure, Ruth Short & Freeman C.
154McDonald, Ellis Atkinson
155McLain, Milton E.
156McNeil, John H.
157McSwain, Betty (Mrs. Angus)
158Maddox, Sam Tate
159Mayes, Cora May
160Meriwether, Mrs. Annelle
161Miller, Mrs. Glenn E.
162Mouerilf, Lillie M.
163Nations, Nina E.
164Nelson, Elizabeth Tate
165Newman, Ethel Hubbard
166Newton, Charles - see Newton, Everett
167Newton, Everett
168Noble, Clyde E.
169North Georgia College
170Odom, Eunice T.
171Osborn, Lena Bell (Mrs. Edwin B.)
172Pierce, Mrs. Mamie A.
173Redfield, Mrs. Margaret Knott
174Reeve, Mrs. Jewell B.
175Rogers, Wallace
boxfolder
21Sanders, Mrs. Pearl Tate
22Savage, Mrs. H.C.
23Simpson, Katherine
24Simpson, Robert
25Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Ruben
26Tate, A.W.
27Tate, Albert Junior
28Tate, Mrs. Charles Gordan
29Tate, Chick
210Tate, Ed
211Tate, Edward Ingram
212Tate, Edward W
213Tate, Evangeline
214Tate, Ferdinand J. - see Tate, Albert
215Tate, J.C. - see Tate, Raymond R.
216Tate, James H.
217Tate, Janet E. (Mrs. James O.)
218Tate, John E.
219Tate, Katelyn Wood
220Tate, Leon F.
221Tate, Martha F. (Mrs. Ferrell)
222Tate, Mary E (Mrs. Louis F)
223Tate, Mary M
224Tate, Raymond R.
225Tate, Sam
226Tate, Thomas S
227Tate, Mrs. Virginia
228Tate, William B. III
229Tate, William Byrd
230Tate, Willie T.
231Tate, Taylor, Mrs. W.M.
232Todd, Jane L. (Mrs. E.G.)
233Tumlin, Sarah
234Tylor, Mrs. Dola S.
235Upchurch, Mrs. Ethel Speir
236Updike, Ethel S. (Mrs. Lesli C)
237Venters, Harley E.
238Vipperman, Carl J.
239Wallingford, Daniel K.
240Warlick, Mrs. Homer B.
241Warren, County Ordinary - see Glascock County
242Watkins, Marion E.
243Whitfield County Ordinary - see Gordon County
244Williams, Lucie
245Withers, Mrs. H.A.
246Wood, Marie (Mrs. William F)
247Wormack, Mrs. Dymple See: Dorah, D.L.
248Wyatt, May H.
249Unidentified



1.2 Tate Family Research

boxfolder
31 The First Tate of Evangeline and St. Landry Civil Parishes, Louisiana
32Georgia Marble Company (Printed material)
33 A History of the Tate Methodist Church
34-7Miscellaneous notes
38-9Miscellaneous printed material
310 Sam Tate and His Georgia Marble Company
311Sharptop School
312Tate-Iana - humor
313The Tates of Pickens County (William Tate, ed.)



1.3 Genealogy of Other Families

boxfolder
41Bryd Family-related corres.
41Bell, Hallie B.
42Bryd Family-Bell, Harry H., Jr.
43Bryd Family-Bell, John Sammons
44Bryd Family-Langford, Bessie Hicks
45Bryd Family-Muethlein, Winnie Simpson
46Bryd Family-Shattuck, Marguerite S.
47Bryd Family-U.S. Army Eng. Dis., Gainesville & Hall Co.
48U.S. Army Eng. Dist., Mobile, AL.
49Warlick, Mrs. Homer B.
410Bryd Family-miscellaneous material
411Dent Family-related correspondence John Dent
412Newman, Earle S.
413Ferguson Family - see Jefferson Family
414Griffith Family-miscellaneous material
415Jefferson & Ferguson Family related correspondence - Bell, John Sammons
416Bennett, Bertha
417Bennett, Mrs. J.H., Sr.
418Bivins, Raymond
419Collins, Gladys Mahan
420Cannick, Barbara
421Ferguson, Mrs. Lucy B.
422Georgia. University College Book Store
423Glascock County, GA Ordinary
424Hamilton, John K.
425Jefferson, Milton T.
426Jefferson, Tennyson
427Jefferson County Ordinary - see Glascock County
428Marlin, L.G.
429Nobbs, Louise Williams
430Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation
431Tumlin, Sarah Tate (Mrs. Segman)
432Warren County Ordinary - see Glascock County Ordinary
433Williams, Lucie
434Williams, Mabel - see Williams, Lucie
435Withers, Mary (Mrs. H.A.)
436Unidentified
437Jefferson & Ferguson Family-miscellaneous material
438Madox Family-correspondence & miscellaneous material
 

2. Family Papers

boxfolder
51General Correspondence, 1923 July
521937-1938
531939 February
541939 March
551939 May
561939 July
571939 October
581939 November
591939 December
5101940 January
5111942 September
5121943
5131943 April
5141943 May
5151943 June
5161943 July
5171943 September
5181943 October
5191943 November
5201943 December
5211944 January
5221944 February
5231944 March
5241944 April
5251944 May
5261944 June
5271944 July
5281944 August
5291944 September
5301944 October
5311944 December
5321945 January
5331945 February
5341945 March
5351945 April
5361945 May
5371945 June
5381945 July
5391945 August
5401946 February
5411947 October
5421947 November
5431947 December
5441948 January
5451948 February
5461948 March
5471948 April
5481948 May
5491948 June
5501948 July
5511948 August
5521948 September
5531948 October
5541948 November
5551948 December
5561949-1951
5571955
boxfolder
611956 January
621956 June
631956 September
641956 November
651957 January
661957 August
671957 September
681957 November
691958 April
6101958 May
6111958 September
6121959 February
6131960 January
6141960 April
6151960 May
6161960 June
6171960 July
6181960 August
6191960 October
6201960 November
6211961 February
6221961 March
6231961 April
6241961 May
6251961 June
6261961 July
6271961 August
6281961 September
6291961 October
6301961 November
6311961 December
6321962 January
6331962 February
6341962 April
6351962 May
6361962 June
6371962 July
6381962 August
6391962 October
6401962 December
6411963 January
6421963 March
6431963 April
6441963 May
6451963 June
6461963 July
6471963 August
6481963 November
6491963 December
6501964 January
6511964 March
6521964 April
6531964 May
6541964 June
6551964 July
6561964 August
6571964 September-October
6581964 November
6591964 December
6601965 January
6611965 February
6621965 March
6631965 April
6641965 May
6651965 June
6661965 July
6671965 August
6681965 September
6691965 November
6701965 December
6711966 January
6721966 February
6731966 April
6741966 May
6751966 July
6761966 August
6771966 September
6781966 October
6791966 November
6801966 December
6811967 January
6821967 March
6831967 June
6841967 July
6851967 August
6861967 October
6871967 November
6881967 December
boxfolder
711968-January-May
721968 June-December
731969 January-June
741969 July-December
751970
761971
771972
781973
791974
7101975
7111976
7121977
7131978
7141979
7151980
716Correspondence - Undated
box
16War Medals, Brass Buttons, Keys
 

3. Diaries of Edna Tate, Legal Papers of William Tate

boxfolder
81AInsurance Papers
81Clippings
82Membership cards
83Miscellaneous
84Programs
85Receipts
86Tate, Carter - Record of College
87Tate, Edna - Diary, 1929
88Tate, Edna - Diary, 1932
89Tate, Edna - Diary, 1934
810Tate, William, (1827-1897)
810-15Legal papers, receipts, 1836-1905
816Writings
box
9Cashbook - Harrison Sisson
9Ringgold, Georgia
 

4. Photographs

boxfolder
101Philip May Byrd House
102Fairmount School
103Fairview Church
104Jefferson, George Washington
105Ledbetter, Louis
106Sharptop Community School
107Tate, Philip May Sr.
108Philip May Tate Farm
109Sam Tate House
1010Tate, William and others
1011Cemetery
1012Tate Family
1013Women's Club, Fairmount, Georgia
1014Unidentified
 

5. Tate Family Estate Papers



5.1 Correspondence

boxfolder
111Edna Ferguson Tate Estate Papers Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 1956-1970
1121939
1131941
1141943
1151951
1161952
1171953
1181954
1191956
11101957
11111958
11121959
11131960
11141961
11151962
11161964
11171965
11181966
11191967
11201968
11211969
11231971
11221970
11241972
11251973
11261974 January-June
11271974 July-December
boxfolder
1211975
1221976
1231977
1241978
1251979
1261980
127Correspondence - undated
boxfolder
1411967
1421968 January-June
1431968 July-December
1441969
1451970
1461971
1471972
1481974
1491980
1410Correspondence - undated
boxfolder
151-14Correspondence, 1927-1952



5.2 Legal Documents, Maps, Miscellaneous

boxfolder
1281956
1291963
12101965
12111970
12121973
12131974
12141979
1215Documents - undated
boxfolder
14111968
boxfolder
1216Maps
1217Notes and Miscellaneous
boxfolder
1412Miscellaneous
boxfolder
1218Will of Philip May Tate, Sr., 1911
oversized_folder
1CMaps re. Philip May Tate, Sr. estate



5.3 Financial Documents

boxfolder
131-2Checkbook, 1975-1979
133-21Receipts, 1956-1979
1322Receipts - undated
boxfolder
1413-21Receipts, 1966-1981
1422Receipts - undated