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Stanley family papers

Stanley family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stanley family papers
Creator: Stanley family
Inclusive Dates: 1845-1913
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.6 Linear Feet 1 document box, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2541
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Pope, Stanley, and Strong families were residents of Georgia. Marcellus Stanley (1823-1890) was a major in the Confederate Army, and was married to Julia A.T. (Pope) Stanley (1825-1894).

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence between Marcellus Stanley and his wife, Julia A.T. (Pope) Stanley during the Civil War, letters from their son, Thomas Stanley, to his wife, Margaret (Morton) Stanley, letters from other family members, Julia Pope Stanley's diary (1862) and prayer book, Marcellus Stanley's bankbooks, genealogies of Pope, Stanley, and Strong families, the eulogy for Emma Louise Stanley Winbish, the Strong family Bible, poems, muster rolls, and other papers. Included are two bound volumes of sheet music once kept by Julia Pope, two diplomas and two certificates.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Texys M. Stanley, 1987.

Preferred Citation

Stanley Family papers, ms2541, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, 1823-1862
Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers
Family papers.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Muster rolls.
North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Officers' spouses -- Georgia.
Pope family
Prayer books.
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America.
Soldiers -- Georgia.
Stanley, Julia A. T. Pope, 1825-1894
Stanley, Marcellus, 1823-1890
Stanley, Margaret Morton -- Correspondence
Stanley, Thomas -- Correspondence
Strong family
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Winbish, Emma Louise Stanley

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Marcellus Stanley family papers, ms3514; Marcellus Stanley family papers, ms3697; Stanley letters, ms575; Benjamin Henry Pope letters, ms368.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Ellen Stanley to Marcellus, 1845 August 27
12Addie and Em. to M. Stanley, 1854 September
13M. Stanley to his wife, 1855 December 12
14M. Stanley to his wife, 1855 December 15
15Addie to M. Stanley, 1856 February 8
16Unidentified to Jule, 1859 May 27
17Unidentified to Julia, 1859 June 3
18Wesleyan Female College Board of Trustees to Prof. Stanley, 1859 July 12
19Gov. Joseph E. Brown to the Capt. of Troup Artillery, Athens, 1861 April 13
110M. Stanley to Jule, 1861 June 26
111M. Stanley to Jule, 1861 August 1
112[M. Stanley] to Sallie & Tommy, 1861 August 1
114Order for the transfer of Private Howell Cobb to the legion under the command of Col. T. R. R. Cobb, 1861 December 31
115M. Stanley to his wife, 1862 February 8
116M. Stanley to his wife, 1862 March 20
117M. Stanley to his wife, 1862 March 22
1181) Request of Capt. Stanley by Thos. R. R. Cobb to report on an engagement, 1862 April 19
1182) Capt. Stanley's report as submitted, 1862 April 19
119Col. Cobb to Capt. Stanley, 1862 April 20
120Order for an election of commissioned officers, 1862 April 29
121M. Stanley to Frank, 1862 October 27
122C.S.A. Appointment of M. Stanley as Major to serve under Br. Gen. Howell Cobb, Quincy, FL, 1863 January 2
123Jule to her husband, 1863 April 1
124M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 May 6
125M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 June 26
126M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 June 28
127M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 July 5
128[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 October 31
129Jule to her husband, 1863 November 4
130Jule to her husband, 1863 November 7
131[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 November 11
132[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 November 13
133[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 November 20
134Jule to her husband, 1863 November 23
135Howell Cobb to Major Stanley, 1863 November 25
136Jule to her husband, 1863 November 28
137[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 December 1
138[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 December 5
139Jule to her husband, 1863 December 8
140Jule P. to her husband, 1863 December 10
141[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1864 February 1
142[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1864 February 5
143M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 April 22
144[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1864 April 28
145M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 May 18
146Jule to her husband, 1864 May 26
147Jule to her husband, 1864 June 8
148M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 June 18
149Jule to her husband, 1864 July 12
150Jule to her husband, 1864 July 15
151Jule to her husband, 1864 July 18
152Jule to her husband, 1864 July 25
153M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 August 1
154Mollie to her uncle, 1868 November 12
155Augustin [?] to M. Stanley, 1868 November 27
156M. Stanley to Sallie, 1873 May 19
157John W. to Maggie Morton, 1885 August 31
158Ben Pope to M. Stanley, 1886 July 12
159Tom Stanley to Margaret [?], 1898 July 16
160Tom to Margaret Morton, 1898 August 7
161Tom to Margaret, 1898 August 11
162Tom [?] to Margaret, 1898 August 24
163'Cousin Lizzie' to Maggie Morton, 1898 October 5
164T. P. Stanley to [?] 'Peggy', 1907 January 18
164AT.P. Stanley to Peggy, 1907 April 14
165Tom to Peggy, 1910 March 23
166Tom to Margaret, 1910 (undated)
167Tom to Peggy, 1912 June 30
168'Cousin Lizzie' Christmas Card, 1913 December
168AT.P. Stanley to Prison Commission of Georgia, 1915 June 12
168BWhitman Cross to T.P. Stanley Wlenc, 1918 December 27
168CMrs. Cobb Lampkin to Mr. & Mrs. T.P. Stan Wlenc, 1926 May 5
168William L. Hays to Hugh S. Stanlt, 1933 June 15
169Business Cards, Invitations
170Franklin School Momento, (undated)
171Sallie to Jule, (undated)
172Tom to Margaret, (undated)
173Family Puzzlers No. 142, biorgaphy of Thomas Stanley and wife, genealogy chart
174Colonial and Revolutionary Services of Jeremiah Exum, Barnaby McKinne, Abraham Hill, 1st & 2nd Thomas Walton, Sr. & Jr. --John Pope --Burwell Pope Compiled by Annie Noble Sims, a documented genealogical report
175Alexander Franklin Pope Information with photocopies of obituary articles
176July 4th Address (unsigned)
177Eulogy for Emma Louise Stanley Winbish by M. Stanley Poetry, 1859 July
178Funeral writing by Reverend A. A. Lipscomb
179Julia Pope Diary and Prayerbook, 1862 January-May
179William E. Pope account book, Julia Pope Diary, 1853,1861
180M. Stanley Bankbook, 1884-1886
181M. Stanley Bankbook, 1886-1889
183Muster Roll of Capt. Stanley, 1861 February 28
184Muster Roll [of Capt. Stanley]
185Hand drawing of Plan of Fortifications from Norfolk to Fortress Monroe, Civil War
186Chruch directory, design, note, John Strong will
2Strong Family Bible, 1813
2Julia A. T. Pope, 2 bound volumes of her favorite sheet music, 1830
2Thomas P. Stanley, University of Georgia Bachelor of Engineering Diploma, 1880 July 19
2Hugh Smiley Stanley Woodbury Forest School (VA) Fourth Form Certificate of Distinction, 1921 June 9
2Hugh Smiley Stanley Woodbury Forest School (VA) Fifth Form Certificate of Distinction, 1922 June 8
2Hugh Smiley Stanley, Harvard University Master of Arts Diploma, 1934 June 21
2Hugh Smiley Stanley, University of Georgia Certificate of Appreciation