Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records

Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records
Creator: Sautee Store (White County, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1872-1948
Language(s): English
Extent: 4 Linear Feet 7 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms3212
Repository: Hargrett Library
Abstract: The collection consists of store ledgers, a gold mining operation ledger (Child's Ditch), a variety of post office record books for Sautee, one for Lynch Post Office, and a few for Asbestos Post Office. Postmasters mentioned for Asbestos are Enoch B. Craven and Simpson B. Logan, J. A. Hood for Lynch and for Sautee, Alfred Perkins Williams and Robert A. Williams. There are also product catalogs, store-related items, correspondence and pamphlets.

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Old Sautee Store, in operation since circa 1872, and located at the intersection of Highways 17 and 255 in White County, Georgia, served the community as a source of general merchandise and from circa 1894 to the mid-1900s as a post office.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records, ms3212, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 March 22.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Postmaster Records

11Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Asbestos, Ga, 1903-1912
12Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Asbestos, Ga, 1906-1908
13Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Lynch, Ga, 1903-1904
14Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., April 1896-March 1899
15Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1899-1902
16Postmaster 4th class-for Sautee, Ga., 1902 April-December
17Postmaster receipt register-for Sautee, Ga., 1903-1913
18Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1905-1907
21Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1908-1910
22Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1911-1912
23Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1913-1916
24Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1916-1917
25Postmaster Money Order Register-for Sautee, Ga., 1927-1931
26Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1938 March-1939 June
27Postmaster special delivery; Window register, 1941-1948
31Postmaster's cash book for money orders, 1908-1913
32Postmaster's register for money orders, 1908-1919
33Postmaster's register for money orders, 1919-1925
34Postmaster's register for material in transit, 1905-1943

2. Ledgers, Catalogs, and Printed Material

41Store register account book, 1872-1875
not clear what store this book is for-does not appear to be Sautee
42Day book, 1896-1918
43Child's Ditch ledger book, 1905-1914
51Quadriga cloth with some samples, 1938
52Sears catalog # 111
53The Iron Age catalog, 1892-1893
54Baltimore Bargain House catalog
61Catalogs- Lynch plows; Peeler Hardware electrical appliances & supplies; Towers & Sullivan, Rome, Ga.
62Sautee store-articles about
63Sautee store-financial info; R. Allen Williams checking account, 1913-1937
64Product ads- Star brand thread; Gaar-Scott engines; Bon Ami; calendar; Wampole's Creo-Terpin; Golden Eagle Buggies, 1892
65Correspondence- WPA, Social Security, National Unemployment Census form, Ga. Dept of Agriculture, 1913-1945
66Correspondence- Post Office
67Harper's New Monthly
71U.S. Postal Guide, 1898
72Pamphlets- Southern Railway; 47th anniversary, Chattahoochee Baptist Assn, Our School Pictures Book; Africa in the Post-War World, 1871, 1948
73Georgia Justice Handbook, 1915

3. Oversize Material

8Ads-steamboat, Arbeco Brand coffees, teas & spices
8Legend of Sautee & Nacoochee
8Remember Pearl Harbor-poster
8 Myras Journal , 1894 August
8Record of Registered Matter for Asbestos PO, 1903-1912
8Photo album on stand-not identified

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