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Photograph albums

Photograph albums

Descriptive Summary

Title: Photograph albums
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1870-1889
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2935
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Howell Cobb (1815-1868), lawyer, politician, Confederate government official, and Civil War officer, was married to Mary Ann Lamar in 1835. Their children included John Addison, Howell Jr., and Mary Ann (Erwin). The family mainly resided in Athens, Georgia. He was one of the founders of the Confederate States of America, as was his brother, T.R.R. Cobb.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three albums that include cartes de visite, cabinet photographs, and a few tintypes. Most are unidentified. Included is a carte de visite of Howell Cobb.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Photograph albums, ms2935, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Carte de visite photographs.
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 -- Photographs
Photograph albums.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Photograph albums
2Photograph albums