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James U. Jackson collection

James U. Jackson collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: James U. Jackson collection
Inclusive Dates: 1900-2001
Language: English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 1 folder, 1 artifact)
Collection Number: ms4031
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Urquhart Jackson (1856-1925) of Augusta, GA was a financer, railroad builder, and developer known primarily for founding and developing the city of North Augusta, South Carolina. Jackson's parents were George and Catherine Jackson. Jackson attended Richmond Academy in 1873, then the University of Georgia, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in 1876. Jackson married Minnie Falligant (1857-1883) in Athens, Georgia. They had two children: Robert and Walter. Jackson married Edith Barrington King in 1889, they had four children: Daisy, Edith, James, Jr., and John.

Scope and Content

This collection contains information regarding the family of James U. Jackson including articles, photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. Included are historic materials regarding the Hampton Terrace Hotel, North Augusta, South Carolina, and Roswell, Georgia. Also of interest is a scrapbook of clippings regarding the Chattanooga-Augusta-Charleston and Seaboard Railroads, and the Augusta-Aiken Electric Line.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James U. Jackson papers, ms4031, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Hotels -- South Carolina -- Hampton Terrace.
Jackson, James Urquhart, 1856-1925
Jackson, James Urquhart, Jr., 1895-1963
North Augusta (S.C.) -- History.
North Augusta (S.C.) -- Photographs.
Railroads -- Southern States.
Roswell (Ga.)
Scrapbooks

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Family information
 
12Correspondence
 
13James U. Jackson bridge
 
14Jackson home - Rosemary photograph
 
15James U. Jackson newspaper article, 1901
 
16James U. Jackson, Jr. photographs
 
17North Augusta history
 
18North Augusta Historical Panorama program, 1956
 
oversized_folder
1North Augusta article in The Augusta Herald, 1944
 
boxfolder
19Richmond Academy baseball team
 
110Hampton Terrace Hotel photographs
 
111Hampton Terrace Hotel Days, 2001
 
112Hampton Terrace Hotel clippings
 
oversized_folder
1Hampton Terrace Hotel article in Carolina Neighbors, 1998
 
boxfolder
113Roswell, Georgia history
 
114Mr. Peanut advertisement
 
115Confederate currency
 
box
2scrapbook
 
2scrapbook - railroad clippings
 
item
1Cane