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Sarah H. Moss collection

Sarah H. Moss collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sarah H. Moss collection
Creator: Moss, Sarah Hunter
Inclusive Dates: 1919-1941
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms2772
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters, postcards, clippings, a hand-printed and illustrated chapbook of Sidney Lanier's Song of the Chattahoochee, a 1930 University of Georgia commencement program, and a 1941 Athens Telephone Directory. There are 193 photographs, which include a handmade booklet of nine photographs of Georgia entitled "The friendly road," photographs taken in Poland, photographs taken at a summer camp in Mayland, Tennessee, and numerous candid shots of people.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sarah H. Moss collection, ms2772, 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

Clippings (information artifacts)
Commencement ceremonies.
Georgia -- Photographs.
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
Moss, Sarah Hunter -- Correspondence
Orr, Fred J., 1878-1935
Persons -- Photographs.
Programs (documents)
University of Georgia

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials are available in the following collections of this repository: Athens Historical Society papers, ms2005, ms2306.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1919-1941
Includes 18 postcards.
12Newspaper Articles, 1921-1936
Includes a biographical sketch of her life and work.
13Miscellaneous papers
Contains a hand-printed and illustrated chapbook of Sidney Lanier's Song of the Chattahoochee, a 1930 University of Georgia Commencement Program, a 1941 Athens Telephone Directory, and various pamphlets/addresses.
21Photograph booklet - "The Friendly Road"
A nine page booklet of annotated photographs recording car drive through the Georgia countryside
22Photographs - Camp Nakanawa, Maryland, Tennessee, 1920-1921
Five photographs taken at this Mayland, Tennessee summer camp for girls.
23Photographs - Mary Jean Verdier's Sixth Birthday Party [includes images of pin the tail on the donkey and potato racing], 1922 (Four photographs.)
24Photographs - Contest Entries [photos of children]
Three undated photos labeled "A Contest Entry."
25Photographs of Poland [includes images of polish soldiers advancing against the Bosheviks, a flower market in Krakow, and refugee] , 1920-1921
Nine photographs of architectural structures and Polish natives.
Contains nine negatives in and envelope labeled September, 1936, one negative labeled "Camp Nakanawa, 1920," and three miscellaneous photographs.
27Miscellaneous Photographs [includes photos of Fred Orr, construction of Oconee Street Bridge, Mrs. A. E. Crawford, Rosalie Rathbore, Mrs. J. B. Luckie, Vanderbildt Stadium, hay bales, Linton Gerdine, and unidentified images], 1920-1928 (Contains 19 photographs, including one from 1897.)
28Miscellaneous Photographs [includes Judge Andrew Cobb and Jim Brazelle, basket making, people canoeing, Fernhurst Homestead in Hawaii, Rizal Day parade, Alice Shaw, Circle Island, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Brown, Nashville's River Terminals, a crowd at a race, Sister Xavier, and other unidentified], 1930-1939 (20 photographs.)
29Miscellaneous [includes Clam Shop of Benoli, children racing and playing, The Hermitage in Nashville, cholla cactus, Mrs. W. T. Stark of Tallulah Falls (1897), and several unidentified] (24, large photographs.)
210Miscellaneous [includes photos of Lucy Stanton, farm scene, children dressed for a party, Athens First Methodist Church, Easter egg hunt on Cobb street, and unidentified] (34, medium-sized photographs.)
211Miscellaneous [includes Aunt Sarah at Summer House, 479 Cobb Street, Roberta Hodgson, farming scenes, majority unidentified] (43, small photographs, and two small cardboard figures.)
212Unidentified photographs (10, small photographs.)
213Brochures - Camp Nakanawa for Girls- Mayland, Tennessee in the Cumberland Mountains (3), 1922