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Robert Davisson collection of Augusta (Ga.) and Washington County (Ga.) papers

Robert Davisson collection of Augusta (Ga.) and Washington County (Ga.) papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Davisson collection of Augusta (Ga.) and Washington County (Ga.) papers
Creator: Davisson, Robert
Inclusive Dates: 1842-1930
Language: English
Extent: 5 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms334
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of and regarding Augusta and Washington County, Georgia, collected by Robert Davisson, dating 1842-1930. Augusta papers include correspondence to and from the Mayor and City Council concerning topics such as the town clock, opening a bar early morning, permission of a colored church to hold night services, pay roll, the fire department, coffin for a child, et cetera. Washington County papers include court documents; estate papers of Daniel Harris; and correspondence between the State School Commissioner, J.R. Lewis and the County Superintendent, H.N. Hollifield.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by topic.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Davisson collection of Augusta (Ga.) and Washington County (Ga.) papers, ms334, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American churches.
Correspondence.
Court records.
Estate records.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11-3Augusta papers, 1856-1888, 1930
 
14Miscellaneous
 
15Washington County papers , 1842-1896