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Rountree family papers

Rountree family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rountree family papers
Creator: Rountree family
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1980
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2905
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dent Rountree was a soldier who served in the U.S. Army during World War I. He was married to Eker Rountree. Both resided in Georgia for a considerable time, and the collection shows the culture and society of several Georgian towns during the early 20th century.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters, deeds, plats, insurance policies, canceled checks, receipts, and other papers concerning the Rountree family that lived in the vicinity of Twin City, Georgia (formerly Graymont and Summit). Included are a few papers regarding the service of Dent Rountree in World War I. Also there are a number of colorful cards, dating from the early 1900's, that advertise businesses in the Georgia towns of Graymont, Augusta, Macon, and Atlanta and several towns outside of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rountree family papers, ms2905, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Advertising -- Georgia.
Checks -- Georgia.
Deeds -- Georgia.
Family papers.
Finance, Personal -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Surveys.
Insurance policies -- Georgia.
Land tenure -- Georgia.
Plats (maps)
Rountree family -- Correspondence
Rountree, Dent
World War, 1914-1918.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

13Land Survey Plats
14Legal Documents
15Busniess Items
17Tax Reciepts
18Church Material
19Gift Cards
110Advertising Cards
111Cards- Miscellaneous
112Personal Items