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Barry Staples collection

Barry Staples collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Barry Staples collection
Creator: Staples, Barry McDonald, -2005
Inclusive Dates: 1942, 1972-1979, 2005
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms3287
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Barry McDonald Staples (d. 2005), a University of Georgia graduate, was an attorney, teacher, and environmentalist from Carrollton, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs and slides taken by and of Barry Staples from 1972-1979. Images depict parks, natural areas, rivers and streams, and wildlife management areas Staples visited, but also portray Staples during lectures, social events, in the office, library, and field. A disbound scrapbook contains photographs from Big Hornsby Lake, Lewis Island; Sea Horse Key; Murder Creek Special Management Area; Horsepasture River; Okefenokee Swamp; Alcovy River Swamp; Congaree Swamp; Spring Creek; Shell Bluff, Savannah River; Kolomoki Creek, Clay County, Georgia; Cooper Creek; and Beech Creek. The collection also includes some writings, clippings, and a Georgia Bar Association convention pin (1942) belonging to Earl Staples Carrollton.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Diane Andrews.

Preferred Citation

Barry Staples collection, ms3287, 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

Natural areas -- Southern States -- Photographs.
Parks -- Georgia -- Photographs.
Rivers -- Georgia.
Slides (Photography).

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Clippings, 1975, 2005
12Photograph album (disbound), 1972-1974
13Photographs: Barry Staples, undated, 1975
14Photographs: Outdoor scenes
15Earl Staples Carrollton's Georgia Bar Association Convention pin, 1942
16Writing: "Martha Goes to Beech Creek" by Barry Staples
17Writing: "To Barry Staples, Christmas. The Teacher" by Charles Heizer Wharton), 1975
21Slides, 1972-1976
Trout; Cape Hatteras, Fishing; Charles Wharton & Barry Staples; Martha (dog); Barry Staples and Martha; Unidentified; Barry Staples and Martha; Undentified;
21ASlides, 1972-1974
Piedmont Park; Beech Creek cabin; Rock outcrops; Dogwoods; Okefenokee field trip; Trout; Beech Creek cabin; Tate City, Georiga; Ferry, Hatteras; Beech Creek and cabin; Brasstown Bald; Spring Creek; Wakullah Springs
22Slides, 1972-1975
Chattooga River; South River in flood; Cator Woolford Memorial Gardens; Chattahoochee River; Conservancy Conference. Flint River; Congaree; Chattooga River; Flint River; St. Marks Refuge
23Slides, 1973
Patsiliga field trip; Seahorse Key field trip; Fernbank Science Center
24Slides, 1973-1976
Marineland; Beech Creek; Unidentified; Unidentified
25Slides, 1974-1975
Cumberland Island; Brasstown Bald; Kolomoki; Wassaw Island; Ebenezer Creek; Bill Thompson's property; Cape San Blas; Ft. Gaines Cemetary
26Slides, 1974-1975
Bly Gap; DNR planning; Wildflowers; Unidentified
27Slides, 1975
Beech Creek; Unidintified
28Slides, 1976
Peanut Brigade (Carter-Mondale Campaign)
29Slides, 1979
Sapelo Island
210Slides, 1980
211Slides, 1973-1974
Altamaha River; Chattahoochee River; Arabia (Nature Preserve?); Caton(?) Woolford; Wassaw Island; Ft. Gaines
212Slides, 1972-1975
San Blas; 3 Mile Creek, Thomaston, Georgia; Congaree Swamp; Wakulla Springs, Florida; San Marcos, Florida; St. Marks, Florida; Piedmont Park
213Slides, 1974-1975
Family; Friends; Colleagues
214Slides, 1974
Cumberland Island
215Slides, 1974
Cumberland Island; Kolomoki; Spring Creek; Brinson's; Dudley's Hammock; Brasstown; July 4th, Clayton, Georgia; Cape Hatteras; Osciwitchee; Coopers; Seahorse Key; Ebenezer; Mountains near Beech Creek; Okefenokee Swamp(?); Morning Creek; Black Jack(?); The Rocks
216Slides, 1973-1974
Brasstown; Rocks; Ed and coon; Barry Staples with camera; Chattooga River; Alcovy; Cape Hatteras ferry; Flint River meeting; Horsepasture River; Rocks; Blue Ridge; Chattooga River; Weasel; Morning Creek; Flint River; Mountains near Beech Creek; Brasstown; Beech Creek cabin "still life"; Chattooga River; Arabia; Altamaha River; Cow; Ocmulgee River; Leaves (Chatt.); Ft. Gaines; Altamaha River; Alcovy; Cypress Pond, Wrens
217Slide lists