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William Coleman Hardman ledgers

William Coleman Hardman ledgers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Coleman Hardman ledgers
Creator: Hardman, William Coleman, 1860-1940
Inclusive Dates: 1890-1940
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms3715
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Coleman Hardman was born January 17, 1860 in Crawford, Georgia. He died in April 1940 in Crawford. He had three brothers and four sisters. He married Mary Elizabeth Bridges (1872-1915), and together they had four children. He owned about 230 acres of land and had built a house by 1906.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of farm accounts that consist of one-line entry for each day stating the farm activities, family news, and weather. also included are farm accounts with tenant expenses and purchases for the farm. There are also loose bills, receipts, and some correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Coleman Hardman ledgers, ms3715, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Farm life -- Georgia.
Ledgers (account books)
Oglethorpe County (Ga.) -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical information provided by donor
12Diary/Farm accounts, 1890-1896
13Lumber book/Farm accounts, 1905-1909
14Diary/Farm accounts , 1909-1912
15Diary/Farm accounts , 1913-1917
16Diary/Farm accounts , 1918-1921
17Diary/Farm accounts , 1922-1924
21Diary/Farm accounts , 1925-1932
22Diary/Farm accounts , 1932-1939
23Farm accounts / Essie Hardman Black estate, 1937-1939
24Diary, 1935-1940