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Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers
Creator: Le Guin, Magnolia Wynn, 1869-
Inclusive Dates: 1884-2000
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 document boxes
Collection Number: ms2707
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin (1869-1947) was born in High Falls (Monroe County, Georgia) to J.A.C. (1821-1907) and Mary Ann Wynn (1828-1904). Her family moved to Wynn's Mill (Henry County, Georgia) when she was three years old, and she lived there the rest of her life. In 1892 she married Ghu Gilbert Le Guin (1870-1950) and they had nine children.

Charles A. Le Guin is the grandson of Magnolia Wynn Le Guin and a professor of history at Portland State University

Scope and Content

The collection consists of diaries and copybooks kept by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin along with some family correspondence and correspondence and materials concerning publication of the diaries by Charles Le Guin, grandson of Magnolia Wynn Le Guin.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers, ms2707, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Copybooks (instructional materials)
Copybooks -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Le Guin family -- Correspondence
Le Guin, Magnolia Wynn, 1869- -- Diaries
LeGuin, Charles A. -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Autograph Album Magnolia Wynn, 1884-1886
12Diary Magnolia Wynn, 1892
13Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1901-1904
14Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1903-1906
15Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1905-1906
16Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1906-1907
17Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1907-1913
18Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1903-1908
19Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1911-1918
110Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1945
21Genealogy charts
22Biographical information
23Correspondence-family, 1887-1889
24Correspondence-family, 1890-1893
25Correspondence-family, 1902-1953
26Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1971-1989
27Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1990
28Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1991-2000
29A Home-Concealed Woman...-typed sections of book
210Maps- book publication
211Paintings by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin (photocopies)
211Drawings of plants, dried plant specimens
212Clippings-reviews of A Home-Concealed Woman..., 1990-1992
213New Hope United Methodist Church (Henry County, GA) -history and clippings
214High Falls State Park (Jackson, GA)-history
215Clippings-Wynn/Le Guin family
216Writings-recipes and undated diary page by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin
217Writings-re: Progressive Farmer