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Weems family papers

Weems family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Weems family papers
Creator: Weems family
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1992
Language(s): English
Extent: 9 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Collection Number: ms3882
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection documents the history of the Weems family of Georgia and related families, such as the Parks and the Holleymans. The families are documented by correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, genealogy research (including charts, worksheets, and birth, marriage, and death records), professional work, and clippings. Much of the collection focuses on Sarah Parks Branch Weems and her closest relatives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Weems family papers, ms 3882, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Families -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Family life -- Georgia -- Photographs.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Georgia State Normal School (Athens, Ga.)
Parks family
Weems family
Young Men's Christian associations.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Branch, Sarah Parks (Weems) correspondence, 1968-1997
12Miscellaneous correspondence, Garrison, etc.
13Friends and family clippings, letters
14Newton, Fran (family friend)
15Persons to whom materials sent
16Beverly Patent map showing Felix Gilbert's land
17Branch-Weems line
18Colquitt and Randle
111Notes from M. Hillhouse
112Charts and correspondence regarding Hillhouse-Shepard lines
114Holleyman records from Carrie Parks (Holleyman) Weems' research
115Holleyman and related families Clarke, Hardy, Forte, and Ewart
119Lowery, Edward B.
120Mason and Fitch
121Maternal lines bibliography
122Maternal lines worksheets from the Daughters of the American Revolution
123Lamar and Jeter
125Parks - certified copies, Bible, birth, marriage, etc.
126Parks, Ethel
127Parks, Harwell H. biographical material
128Parks, Henry
129Parks, W. J. - photocopies of diary, will, and other documents
130Parks-Quillian (1 of 2)
131Parks-Quillian (2 of 2)
132Parks worksheets and proofs of data
133Parks-Arnett correspondence
134Parks-Oxford Historical Cemetery correspondence
135Parks-Garrison, Frances correspondence (Parks-Prickett)
136Parks, James H. H., descendants correspondence
137Parks, James H. H. and Pease-Newman-Parks; Columbus, Georgia correspondence
138Parks-Leigon correspondence
139Parks, Nancy correspondence
140Parks-Spitler correspondence
141Parks-Sterling correspondence
142Paternal lines correspondence
143Paternal lines worksheets from the Daughters of the American Revolution
145Porter paternal line
146Porter, Elisha line and allied with O'Fallon deed and Daughters of the American Revolution paperwork
153Shepherd, William S. - Estate Division, 1965
154Shepherd, William S. to John "Andrew" Weems (copy), 1870 April 16
155Sherman records
21Weems and allied families - clippings and family sketches
22Weems, H. S. estate information
23Weems, Rev. John
24Weems, Lock - deed of William Dearing to Lock Weems and John J. Long, Wilkes County, 1828
25Weems, P. V. H. clippings
26Weems file of records copied from Mrs. H. J. Weems materials
27Weems-Susan Vance correspondence
28Weems, Nancy to Sarah Weems correspondence
29Weems research in Scotland and London
210-11Weems genealogy and general information
31Shepherd Estate
32Charts and letters
33Weems, Nancy biographical material
34Weems, Nancy professional genealogy work
35Weems, Nancy solicitiation for biographical sketches from relatives
36Weems, Sarah letters to Nancy, 1964-1980
37Weems, Steve - compiled family research
38Weems history (copy), 1970
39-13Weems miscellaneous material
314Weems, Rev. Mason Lock
315Weems, David
316Weems, James
317Weems, Thomas
318Weems, James
319Weems, John
320Weems, Lock
321Weems, John Andrew
322Weems, Walter Colquitt death certificate and funeral home records
323Weems-Gann correspondence
325Weemsana newsletters
326Brooke miscellaneous
327Bridges miscellaneous
332Hillhouse charts and miscellaneous
41MacAlister, etc.
48Shepherd-McDonald correspondence
411Spottswood, Alexander (Governor) family
51Memoir of William Justice Parks
52Diary of William Justice Parks
53List of family heirlooms, mementos
54Photocopy of original William Justice Parks memoir
55"The Spirit of Cotton" stage play by Carrie and Sarah Weems
56Sarah Weems' letters, addresses, genealogy, and Daughters of the American Revolution meeting notes
57Weems, Carrie H. biographical information
58Weems, Carrie H. biographical memoir
59Weems, Carrie H. composition book
510Weems, Carrie H. personal file with press notices, letters, and estate settlement
511Weems, Sarah biographical material
512-13Weems, Sarah - publicity regarding U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Georgia Agricultural Extension Service.
514Weems, Sarah summer jobs
515Weems, Sarah wedding, 1961
515Weems, Thomas Randle correspondence from London and France, 1918
516Weems, Thomas Randle YMCA documents, 1918
518Weems, Thomas Randle obituary and death certificate, 1943
519Weems, William Jeter and descendants
521Candler, Warren A.
522Miscellaneous correspondence and assorted families
523Timelines of Sarah, Nancy, and Carrie H. Weems; and Thomas Pharr Branch
524Branch family background
525Branch, Luther
526Branch, Samuel
527Branch, Isaac
528Branch, Franklin
529Branch, Franklin Addison
530Branch, Thomas Pettus
531Branch, Thomas Pharr
532-33Genealogy and history of the Weems family
534Prickett family
535-36Sarah P. Weems photographs
537Sarah P. Weems photo album
538Thomas Randle and Carrie Parks Weems photographs
539Harwell Hodges Parks photographs
540William Justice Parks photographs
541European trip diary and photographs, 1930
542Oberammergau clippings and photographs
543Ft. McClellan photographs
544Gertrude and Henry Duble house exterior photographs
545Oxford, Georgia photographs
546Lake Junaluska photographs
547Miscellaneous family photographs
6Daguerreotypes depicting Harwell Hodges, Sarah Quillian Parks, Thomas Randle Weems and Carrie H. Weems
71Hargrove newsletters (2), 1980
72Genealogy research notes and sources notepads
73Section 2: Weems Family in America material for parts III and IV [?] originals and photocopies
74Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church membership certificate belonging to Carrie Parks Weems, 1951 May 29
75Weems since the Civil War birth, death, and residence records
76Sarah Anne Quillion Parks photograph
77Weems brothers negative
78W. F. Holleyman memorial card
79Sarah Weems U. S. Senate and House admission passes, 1946 May 31
710Weems loose scrapbook page
711Carrie Hollyman Parks photographs
712Edward Blackman Lowery photograph
713Ann Pauline Jeter photograph
714YMCA clippings and movement order
715Address books
716Genealogy notebook
717Correspondence to Carrie Parks Weems from Randall Weems during World War I YMCA work, 1918
718Correspondence to Carrie Parks Weems from Randall Weems during World War I YMCA work, 1919
719Madame X letter
8Simonton family history, volumes 1 and 2
9Carrie Weems teaching credentials
10Sarah Parks Weems teaching certificate, Harmon Holliman Treasury Department certificate, and 1920 Girls High School class photograph
111Shepherd-Hillhouse Chart
112-3Wiley Hooleyman's Burke County census enumeration (2), 1880
114William Redd's chart
115Shepherd-Locke Weems-Redd-Charles Ingersoll-James Weems
116Spotswoode Chart with family lines in Scotland
117Weems/Wemyss line
118Wemyss chart
119Lamar chart
121Georgia Normal and Industrial College scrapbook belonging to Sarah Parks Weems, 1922
122Carrie Weems' scrapbook of family and friends, 1930-1968
131Georgia Power Company scrapbook belonging to Sarah P. Weems
132Sarah Weems' photo album, 1936-1941
14Family Bibles and prayer books