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Weems family papers

Weems family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Weems family papers
Creator: Weems family
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1992
Language: 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

 
boxfolder
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
 
19Hansell-Looker-McDonald
 
110Hillhouse
 
111Notes from M. Hillhouse
 
112Charts and correspondence regarding Hillhouse-Shepard lines
 
113Holleyman
 
114Holleyman records from Carrie Parks (Holleyman) Weems' research
 
115Holleyman and related families Clarke, Hardy, Forte, and Ewart
 
116Houser-Smith
 
117Jeter
 
118Ligon
 
119Lowery, Edward B.
 
120Mason and Fitch
 
121Maternal lines bibliography
 
122Maternal lines worksheets from the Daughters of the American Revolution
 
123Lamar and Jeter
 
124Parks-Pease
 
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
 
144Pease
 
145Porter paternal line
 
146Porter, Elisha line and allied with O'Fallon deed and Daughters of the American Revolution paperwork
 
147Quillian-Prickett
 
148Randle
 
149Roitsche
 
150Roitsche-Parks
 
151Roitsche-Pattillo
 
152Shepherd
 
153Shepherd, William S. - Estate Division, 1965
 
154Shepherd, William S. to John "Andrew" Weems (copy), 1870 April 16
 
155Sherman records
 
156Sterling
 
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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
 
boxfolder
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
 
324Weems-Salassi
 
325Weemsana newsletters
 
326Brooke miscellaneous
 
327Bridges miscellaneous
 
328Byars
 
329Colquitt
 
330Dandridge
 
331Griswold
 
332Hillhouse charts and miscellaneous
 
333Jeter
 
334Lamar
 
boxfolder
41MacAlister, etc.
 
42McLester
 
43Pickrell
 
44Randle
 
45Robertson
 
46Rowzie
 
47Shepherd
 
48Shepherd-McDonald correspondence
 
49Simonton
 
410Spottswood
 
411Spottswood, Alexander (Governor) family
 
412West
 
boxfolder
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
 
520Weems-Parks-Branch
 
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
 
box
6Daguerreotypes depicting Harwell Hodges, Sarah Quillian Parks, Thomas Randle Weems and Carrie H. Weems
 
boxfolder
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
 
box
8Simonton family history, volumes 1 and 2
 
box
9Carrie Weems teaching credentials
 
box
10Sarah Parks Weems teaching certificate, Harmon Holliman Treasury Department certificate, and 1920 Girls High School class photograph
 
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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
 
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121Georgia Normal and Industrial College scrapbook belonging to Sarah Parks Weems, 1922
 
122Carrie Weems' scrapbook of family and friends, 1930-1968
 
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131Georgia Power Company scrapbook belonging to Sarah P. Weems
 
132Sarah Weems' photo album, 1936-1941
 
box
14Family Bibles and prayer books