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Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection

Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1860-1982
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 Linear Feet 1 box, 2 oversize boxes
Collection Number: ms3052
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Howell Cobb (1815-1868), lawyer, politician, Civil War officer and Confederate Government official, born in Jefferson County, Georgia.

Tinsley White Rucker III was born December 10, 1878 and died in 1941. He married Elon Augustus Cason (1878-1953).

Tinsley White Rucker IV was born December 26, 1909 in Warrenton, Georgia. He married Lenore Victor Giddings in 1934 and then married his second wife, Lorol Roden Bowron Rediker in 1966. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1931 with a degree in building construction.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three photograph albums (including cabinet cards, carte-de-visites, and tintypes) of images of Cobb and related family members.

Also in this collection are a scrapbook, photographs, clippings, printed material, certificates pertaining to Tinsley White Rucker III. Most of this material is dated 1960-1962 and pertains to part of the time he was President of Dixon-Powdermaker Furniture Company in Jacksonville, Florida and President of the National Association of Furniture Manufacturers. There are also a few membership cards and certificates of his son Tinsley White Rucker IV. The collection also includes several rolled copies of the Lamar family tree.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection, ms3052, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Carte de visite photographs.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cobb family
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868
Dixon-Powdermaker Furniture Company
Furniture industry and trade -- Florida -- Jacksonville.
Lamar family
National Association of Furniture Manufacturers
Photograph albums.
Rucker family
Rucker, Tinsley White, 1878-1941
Rucker, Tinsley White, 1909-

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Tinsley White Rucker IV genealogical collection, ms2367.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11 - 4Photograph Albums
21Tinsley W. Rucker III - Certificates, Cards
22Tinsley W. Rucker III - Clippings
23Tinsley W. Rucker III - Photographs
24Tinsley W. Rucker III - Printed Material
25Tinsley W. Rucker IV - Certificates, Cards
26Clippings scrapbook
31Family Genealogical Chart