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William Humphrey Foy III papers

William Humphrey Foy III papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Humphrey Foy III papers
Creator: Mitchell, David Yoakley
Inclusive Dates: 1880-2015
Language: English
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet 2 boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms4068
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Humphrey Foy III (1952-2015) was born in Eufaula, Alabama and studied art at The University of Georgia (1974) and was an artist, collector, and antiques dealer. His parents were Humphrey and Mary Elizabeth Johnson Foy, and sister was Mary Delia Foy Estes (James).

Admiral Thomas Moorer was a U.S. Navy aviator during WWII, and rose through the ranks to finally serve as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1970 to 1974.

Scope and Content

This collection contains family history and photographs, scrapbooks and photo albums, land records, and ephemera collected by William H. Foy III.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Humphrey Foy III papers, ms4068, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

This collection forms part of the Jule Carnes Mitchell, Jr. Archive of Southern Record.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African Americans -- Pictorial works
Deeds -- Alabama
Eufaula (Ala.)
Families -- Correspondence
Family records.
Foy family
Foy, William Humphrey, III
Moorer, Thomas H. (Thomas Hinman), 1912-2004
Photographs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Family history
 
12Photo album - William, Delia Foy
 
13-4Scrapbook - William H. Foy III
 
15Scrapbook - Humphrey Foy, Elizabeth Johnson
 
16-9Photographs - family
 
110Tintype photograph
 
111Photographs - military
 
112Photo album - unidentified
 
113Admiral Thomas Moorer
 
114Nixon inauguration, 1973
 
115Mary E. Foy - Teachers' retirement, Faulk estate
 
116Bill Foy III - postcards, photographs, ephemera
 
117Photograph - Opalotype - William Foy, II
An opalotype is a photographic technique using a tinted image on opalescent white glass.
 
boxfolder
21Ephemera
 
22Emphemera documenting the African American experience
 
23Correspondence from Frank to someone in Eufaula, Alabama, 1944
 
24Celebrity autographs
 
25Weight machine fortune cards, cigarette cards
 
26Real estate, rental agreement - Emma Foy
 
27-11Land deeds, legal documents
 
21Diploma - William Foy - Eufaula High School, 1970
 
22Yearbook - Norma Foy - Hollis College, 1929
 
23Yearbook - Delia Foy - Huntingdon College, 1968
 
24Yearbook - Delia Foy - Huntingdon College, 1969
 
oversized_box
1Photo album - MacUmber, Stoner, Longacre families
 
1Mary Ross Foy - United Daughters of the Confederacy certificate, 1946
 
1Photographs - for Bill Foy (2)
 
1Mounted photograph - R.D. Johnson, 1970
 
1Unit photograph - Company 883 B-5, U.S. Navy - Camp Perry, Virginia, 1944 September
 
oversized_folder
1Humphrey Foy family tree