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Hardin and McPherson family papers

Hardin and McPherson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hardin and McPherson family papers
Creator: Hardin family
Creator: McPherson family
Inclusive Dates: 1847-1947
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: ms3875
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of correspondence, containing 87 letters exchanged by the Hardin and McPherson families over a one hundred year period. Topics include family members, health, marriage, births, deaths, and education. The collection also includes photographs and drawings of family members, the marriage certificate of James McPherson and Susan Hardin, and clippings.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hardin and McPherson family papers, ms 3875, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

General Notes

This collection was donated in loving memory of Amanda Stacy Northrop class of 2007.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Families -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- Correspondence.
Families -- Washington, D.C. -- Correspondence.
Marriage records.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11List of correspondence
12Correspondence, 1847-1947
13James McPherson letter to his mother, Sophia Beery, undated
14Marriage and birth listings, 1844-1898
15James McPherson and Susan Hardin marriage certificate, 1868 July 28
16Beery-McPherson family timeline
17J. S. Burbank "In memoriam" envelope, 1915 July 12
18Drawing of Lauriston Bonaparte Hardin by Anna Maria Hanson Hooe Hardin
19Photograph of oil portrait of Lauriston Bonaparte Hardin
110Print of unidentified woman on tearsheet
111Colonel M. B. Hardin photograph and biographical sketch
112John Hayward Hardin photograph and biographical sketch
113Susan Lane Hardin McPherson photograph (reproduction)