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Myrtus Thornton drawings

Myrtus Thornton drawings

Descriptive Summary

Title: Myrtus Thornton drawings
Creator: Richards, Myrtus (Thornton), 1853-1929
Inclusive Dates: 1864 April-October
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: ms3891
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Myrtus Thornton (1853-1929) married Calvus Richards in 1873 in Union Point, Georgia. They had one son, Calvus Elton Richards (1878-1906), who married Clyde Young in 1901.

Scope and Content

Thirteen pencil drawings by Myrtus Thornton dated 1864.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Myrtus Thornton drawings, ms3891, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Drawings (visual works)
Thornton House (Atlanta, Ga.)
Thornton family

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Pencil drawing of Union Point Academy, 1864 July
 
12Pencil drawing of Bridge not signed, 1864 April 30
 
13Pencil drawing with sail boat, not signed, 1864 May 8
 
14Pencil drawing of road and covered wagon not signed, 1864 May 22
 
15Pencil drawing column and sailboat not signed, 1864 May 3
 
16Pencil drawing water scene, fisherman, neither signed nor dated, Not dated
 
17Pencil drawing bridge over water, two persons on bridge not signed, 1864 May 10
 
18Pencil drawing road scene, tower in background, not signed, 1864 April 23
 
19Pemcil drawing two trees, house, not signed, 1864 April 17
 
110Pencil drawing house by lake with trees neither signed nor dated, Not dated
 
111Pencil drawing bridge over water with large rock neither signed nor dated, Not dated
 
112Pencil darwing "Venice near Branbach, Union Point Georgia", 1864 October
 
113Pencil drawing house, three chimneys, man with top hat and basket neither signed nor dated, Not dated