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Moses L. Jones family papers

Moses L. Jones family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Moses L. Jones family papers
Creator: Jones family
Inclusive Dates: 1832-1995
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3267
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence to Laura Clifford Jones from 1846-1867. Correspondents include Moses Liberty Jones, Leonora, and Raleigh Camp. Letters contain parental advice, social news, and news of family and the plantation. Additional papers include a copy of a letter from Raleigh to his son, biographical information from an unidentified source (photocopies), a copy of papers relating to Dr. Samuel J. Axson, and photocopies of estate papers of Moses L. Jones.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Moses L. Jones family papers, ms3267, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Estate records.
Jones, Moses Liberty, 1805-1851
Liberty County (Ga.) -- Social life and customs.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.

Related Collections in this Repository

Published materials accompanying this collection have been cataloged individually and have an associated collection note.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical information (photocopies)
12-4Correspondence to Laura C. Jones from Leonora and Moses L. Jones, 1846-1850
15Correspondence between Laura and Raleigh Camp (and son), 1862-1867, 1938
16Photographs of Laura and Raleigh Camp (photocopies)
17Estate papers of Dr. Samuel J. Axson, Moses L. Jones (photocopies), 1832, 1858
18Newspaper clippings , 1851, 1995
Clipping containing image of Jenny Lind singing at Castle Garden in 1851.Photocopies of clipping from Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 15, 1995, titled For the record: Historian Captures Slaving, Sweating of Civil War Blacks, by Ophelia Johnson.
19Mildred Lewis Rutherford photograph