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Bunnie Cox family scrapbooks

Bunnie Cox family scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bunnie Cox family scrapbooks
Creator: Cox, Bunnie Vernon Porter (Belle Vernon Porter), 1911-1968
Creator: Middlebrooks, LaNette Hillsman
Inclusive Dates: 1892-1968
Bulk Dates: 1926-1932
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2987
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Belle (Bunnie) Vernon Porter (1911-1968) married Julian Hoyt Cox in 1932 and was society editor of the Athens Banner Herald from 1942-1968. She was a student at North Avenue Presbyterian School in Atlanta, Demorest (GA) High School, and the University of Georgia. Her sister Ann Beveille Porter was a student at Demorest High School and Piedmont College.

Roswell King (1765-1844) was a businessman who founded the ciity of Roswell in northern Fulton County, Georgia. For more information see the article Roswell King in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a family record album, and two family scrapbooks. The family record album contains genealogy of the family names Porter, King, Strobhar and Habersham. The album held numerous loose papers consisting of clipping, photographs, correspondence, printed material and genealogy information. Ancestors of Bunnie Cox include Roswell King (founder of Roswell, Georgia) and Revolutionary War Major John Habersham. The two family scrapbooks are an engagement and wedding scrapbook of Flora Middlebrooks Cox and a child's picture scrapbook made by LaNette Hillsman Middlebrooks.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bunnie Cox family scrapbooks, ms2987, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 May 7.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Betrothal -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cox family
Cox, Flora Middlebrooks -- Marriage--Sources
Family papers.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Habersham family
Habersham, John, Major -- Family
King family
King, Roswell, 1765-1844 -- Family
Porter family
Printed ephemera.
Programs (documents)
Strobhar family
University of Georgia -- History--19th century--Sources
University of Georgia -- Pictorial works
Weddings -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Scrapbook-Bunnie Vernon Porter, 1925-1929
12Scrapbook-Bunnie Vernon Porter, 1925-1929
loose items in scrapbook
21Scrapbook-Bunnie Vernon Porter-Demorest High School, 1929
22Diploma-Bunnie Vernon Porter-Demorest High School, 1929
23Scrapbook-Ann Beveille Porter-Demorest High School, 1931
24Scrapbook-Ann Beveille Porter-Piedmont College, 1931-1932
31Family Record Album
32Family Record Album
loose items in album (correspondence)
33Family Record Album
loose items in album (genealogy)
34Family Record Album
loose items in album (photographs)
35Family Record Album
loose items in album (printed material)
36Family Record Album
loose items in album (clippings)
37Scrapbook-Flora Middlebrooks Cox, 1935
38Lucy Cobb Institute items, 1949-1952
4Scrapbook-Bunnie Vernon Porter-University of Georgia, 1929-1931
4Scrapbook-LaNette Hillsman Middlebrooks, 1892
1ADiploma-Flora Middlebrooks Cox-Athens High School, 1928