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Henry B. Mitchell family papers

Henry B. Mitchell family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry B. Mitchell family papers
Creator: Mitchell family
Inclusive Dates: 1871-1960
Bulk Dates: 1877-1891
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.6 Linear Feet 6 document boxes, 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2347
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Bass Mitchell (1855-1938) was a lawyer, farmer, and author from Athens, Georgia. He married Hattie Gilbert Hart (1858-1936) in 1879, and they had two children. Mr. Mitchell received an A.B. from the University of Georgia in 1875.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of personal correspondence, bills, receipts, and reports relating to Mitchell's duties as a statistical correspondent for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for Clarke County (Ga.), Mitchell's publication of various articles.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry B. Mitchell family papers, ms2347, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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

Agricultural literature.
Agriculture -- Georgia -- Statistics.
Athens (Ga.)
Authors, American -- Georgia.
Clarke County (Ga.)
Colebrook (Conn.)
Mitchell, Henry B. (Henry Bass), 1855-1938
Orphanages -- South Carolina.
Phelps Publishing Company (Springfield, Mass.)
Thornwell Orphanage (Clinton, S.C.)
United States. Dept. of Agriculture

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-10Correspondence, 1871-1878
21-13Correspondence, 1879-1888
31-17Correspondence, 1891-1902
41-16Correspondence, 1903-1916
51-6Correspondence, 1917-1960
57-8Correspondence - undated
61-3Correspondence, 1881-1964
71Account Book
72Day Book
73Day Book
76-10Printed Material
711-13Post Cards