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R. E. Elliott account records

R. E. Elliott account records

Descriptive Summary

Title: R. E. Elliott account records
Creator: Elliott, Robert Edward, 1860-1935
Inclusive Dates: 1914 January 23-May 1
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: ms3898
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

In October of 1896, R.E. Elliott Sr. started his funeral home in Augusta, Georgia and helped it grow into one of the largest in the area. His first establishment was located over his furniture store on Broad Street, but soon moved to Eleventh and Ellis Streets. Years later, the funeral home moved to Telfair Street. Mr. Elliott was notable as the first undertaker in Georgia to use motorized funeral hearses. After his death in 1935 his family continued the business.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of four bills for the services of funeral director and embalmer R. E. Elliott. The bills are charged to Charles Hood for services to the deceased Mr. M. J. Hood.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

R. E. Elliott account records, ms 3898, 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

Elliott, Robert Edward, 1860-1935
Funeral homes -- Georgia -- Augusta.

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