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Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers

Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1849-1901
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3309
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of genealogy of the Carter family (James Carter and Letitia Martin Carter, Farish Carter and Liza McDonald Carter); a stereoview card (photograph) of Joseph LeConte, and a newspaper clipping regarding his death; and newspaper clippings regarding the death of Susan Furman. The collection also includes correspondence from Willie LeConte, John H. Furman, Julian LeConte, Bess, Ada, and Carrie.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers, ms3309, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

General Notes

The accompanying copy of Furman's intensive farming; Furman's fertilizing; how he cultivated his land. Practical points for farmers, condensed from his published interviews, letters, and speeches, with additional notes from private converstations & papers. Plain talk for farmers, that will aid them to make a bale of cotton per acre on poor land ... In memoriam: sketch of Furman's life, press notices of his death, edited by Hugh. H. Colquitt, was cataloged individually with an associated collection note, and can be requested through GIL. The call number is S523.F8 1883.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Carte de visite photographs.
Carter family
Clippings (information artifacts)
Furman family
LeConte family
LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Carter family genealogy
12Joseph LeConte photograph, newspaper clipping, 1901
13Susan Furman newspaper clippings
14Correspondence, 1849-1875
15Miscellanea , 1898
Consists of a Carte de visite depicting an Asian man whose name is given but difficult to read (possibly Lun Ling).