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Connally family papers

Connally family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Connally family papers
Creator: Connally family
Inclusive Dates: 1857-1975
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet 3 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Collection Number: ms4070
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Notable members of the Connally family include Charles P. Connally, former Atlanta police chief, Thomas T. Connally, former Texas senator, and Elijah L. Connally, surgeon during the Civil War who married into the family of Governor Joseph E. Brown.

Scope and Content

Folder one contains correspondence from several different members of the Connally family, including Tom Connally, Delia Connally, and L. Allen Connally. Folder two contains correspondence from, to, or regarding Charles P. Connally. Folder three contains legal documents originating in Walker County, Georgia, such as a mortgage, warranty title deed, receipts of payment, a document showing the approval of a substitute to serve in the Confederate army for W.L. Connally in 1862, and a document showing the agreement of three men to pay W.L Connally $10,000 in 1866, although no reason is given. Folder four contains legal documents originating in Fulton County, such as a property title for Mrs. Mattie O. Davis, letters testamentary for Mrs. Mary Connally, last will and testament of W.L Connally, and quit-claim deed between Pauline Propst and Mrs. Tott S. Connally, and two documents pertaining to the last will and testament of Mrs. W.L Connally. Folder five contains newspapers clippings, most of which concern Charles P. Connally's promotion to police chief. Folder six contains photographs of multiple family members, most of which have been identified. Folders seven and eight contain photographs of women and men, most unidentified. Folder nine contains genealogical records and research done by members of the Connally family, such as marriage records, a brief biography of Elijah Lewis Connally, family histories, and poems and stories by T.S. Connally.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Connally family papers, ms4070, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Connally, Charles P., 1867-1945
Connally, Elijah Lewis, 1837-1930
Connally, Thomas Terry, 1877-1963
Families -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Families -- Georgia -- Photographs.
Family life -- Georgia -- Photographs.
Family papers.
Family records -- Georgia.
Land titles -- Georgia.
Police -- Georgia -- Atlanta.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1857-1975
12Correspondence - Charles P. Connally, 1900-1945
13Legal documents and land records - Walker County, 1863-1890
14Legal documents and land records- Atlanta, Fulton County, 1897-1941
15Newspaper clippings, 1928-Undated
16Family photographs, 1894-Undated
17Photographs of women, 1889-Undated
18Photographs of men, Undated
19Photograph of Charles and Tottie Connally in front of house, Atlanta, 1902 June 24
31Genealogy, 1925-Undated
32Thomas Whipple Connally - biography
33Stone Mountain - printed material
1United Daughters of the Confederacy certificates, 1927-1928
2University of Georgia baseball cap, Undated