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Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters"

Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters"

Descriptive Summary

Title: Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters"
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1877-2004
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet 4 document boxes
Collection Number: ms3239
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Alexander Papers was a book published in 1910 and reprinted in the late 1990s. The book concerns the period of 1787 to 1900.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of correspondence, printed material, photographs, and ephemera related to the original 1910 publication of The Alexander Letters, a selection of family letters edited by Marion Boggs and published by George Baldwin. The Alexander Letters was a book detailing one high-profile family of 19th century Georgia. This collection contains genealogical research regarding the Alexander family descendants by Elizabeth Ford, Carolyn B. Timmann, and David Peters Irwin leading up to the 2002 reprinting.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters," ms3239, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding Aid prepared by Arranged and described by intern Chelsea McKelvey, March 21, 2012.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Alexander family
Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910
Georgia -- Genealogy.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related material regarding Edward Porter Alexander can be found in this repository, De Renne Confederate States of America collection, ms1135.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Correspondence and Research, 1887, 2000-2004

11Correspondence regarding "The Alexander Letters", 2001
122001/2002 Edition, transcripts and copies (original 1891), 2001-2002
13Darien Press, 2001-2003
14Mihay, Joan, 2001-2002
15Research Notes, copies (originals from 1990), 2000-2002
16Snider Research, copies and transcripts (originals from 1803, 1805, 1813, 1847, 1923, 1927), 2001-2002
17Timmann, Carolyn, 2001-2003
18Tremain, Betsy, 2000-2004
19Photographic prints, 2003
3 images: 1887 image depicting Charles and Rosa Alexander in front of Fairfield Plantation house in Washington, GA; another image of the same house sourced from the archives at UNC Chapel Hill; and a 2003 snapshot of the Timmann family and E. Ford.

2. Descendants, 1900-2004

2.1 Generation III, 1900-2004

21Alexander, Charles, 2001-2002
22-4Alexander, Edward Porter, originals and copies, 1900-2004
25Alexander, James Hillhouse, 2001-2004
26Alexander, William Felix, 2001-2003
27Boggs, Marion Alexander, copies (original 1854, 1901, 1914), 2001-2002
28Cumming, Virginia, 2001-2004
29Gilmer, Louisa F.A., copies (original 1911), 2002
210Haskell, Alice VanYeveren, 2001
211Hull, Mary Clifford A., 2001-2002
212Lawton, Sarah Alexander, copies (originals 1850, 1932), 2000-2002

2.2 Generation IV and V, 1968-2004

31Alexander, Eleanor "Hard Hearted Hannah", 1996-2001
32Boggs Correspondence, 2001-2003
33Boggs, Emma Converse, copies (original 1923), 2002
34Butterfield, Alexander, 2001-2003
35Craig Family, copies (originals late 18th-early 19th century), 2000-2002
36Ficklen, Bessie, 1968, 2001-2003
37Hull, Harriet Alexander, 2001-2003
38Hull, Lucy Harvey, 2001-2004
39Lawton Correspondence, 2001-2003
310Pope Family, copies (original 1967), 1996-2002

2.3 Haskell Family, 2000-2004

41Haskell, Adam Leopold, 2001-2004
42Haskell, Alexander Cheves II, 2001-2002
43-4Haskell, Anthony Porter, 2001-2003
45Haskell, Charles Thomson, 2001-2004
46Haskell, Frederika Christina , 2001-2004
47Haskell, Marion Alexander, 2001-2002
48Haskell, Mary Elizabeth, 2000
49Haskell, Suzanne Courtonne, 2002-2003
410Haskell Correspondence, 2001-2004
411Haskell Family, 2001-2002
412Haskell Family Association, 2001