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James U. Jackson collection

James U. Jackson collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: James U. Jackson collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1900-2001
Language(s): 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.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Family information
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
1North Augusta article in The Augusta Herald, 1944
19Richmond Academy baseball team
110Hampton Terrace Hotel photographs
111Hampton Terrace Hotel Days, 2001
112Hampton Terrace Hotel clippings
1Hampton Terrace Hotel article in Carolina Neighbors, 1998
113Roswell, Georgia history
114Mr. Peanut advertisement
115Confederate currency
2scrapbook - railroad clippings