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Dixon family collection

Dixon family collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dixon family collection
Creator: Dixon family
Inclusive Dates: 1861-2002
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4103
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Contains materials pertaining to the Dixon family from the Covington, Newton County area of Georgia. Notable items include a 1861 diploma pendant belonging to Miss M.J. Belcher from S.M.F. College, which would later go on to be known as Wesleyan College, genealogical research, several family photographs, and a postcard from a family member who attended the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dixon family collection, ms4103, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Atlanta College of Physicians and Surgeons
Covington (Ga.)
Dixon, Sara Eugenia Anderson, 1906-1987
Families -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Families -- Georgia -- Photographs.
Georgia -- Genealogy.
Newton County (Ga.)
Wesleyan College (Macon, Ga.)
Wesleyan Female College (Macon, Ga.)
World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition (1884-1885 : New Orleans, La.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing



11Mrs. D.B. (Sara Anderson) Dixon, 1964-Undated
12Mrs. D.B. (Sara Anderson) Dixon, 1956-1975
13Mrs. D.B. (Sara Anderson) Dixon, 1964-Undated
14Mary Jane Dixon, 1961-Undated
15Mary Jane Dixon, 1960-Undated
16Carrie Nix, 1898-1906
17General, 1884-1929
18Partial, 1886-1888, 1903


19Children, identified, Undated
110Women, identified, 1868, 1934-Undated
111Men, identified, 1923-Undated
212Family and friends, identified, 1960-Undated
213Locations and animals, identified, 1940-Undated
214Children, unidentified, Undated
215Women, unidentified
216Men, unidentified, Undated
217Family and animals, unidentified, 1923-Undated
218Locations and animals, unidentified, Undated

Newspaper clippings


Certificates and diplomas

220Teacher's Certificate - J.G. Anderson, Newton County, Georgia, 1871 May 2
220Military training certificate - Dennis B. Dixon, 1926 May 31
221Diploma pendant - Miss M. J. Belcher, S.M.F. College, 1861
1High school diploma - Sara Eugenia Anderson, Covington Public Schools, 1924 May 23

Commencement programs

222Wesleyan College, 1925 June 1
222Atlanta College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1900 April 3

World's Fair and Exposition

223Official souvenir postcard with inscription - World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
223Artwork album - New Orleans and the World's Exposition (World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition), 1885

Printed Materials

224Official Richmond, Virginia Guide Book, 1913
224History of Indian Spring, circa 1907
224Battle of Atlanta: Story of the Cyclorama Johnston-Sherman Campaign and History of the Engine "Texas", 1919
225The Revival no. 6 songbook by Charlie D. Tillman Company, 1903


226Genealogical notes and records, print and handwritten
227Genealogical notes and records, print and handwritten
228Memorial brochures and pamphlets


229Pages from signature book/notebook of Dora Edwards, 1890-1898


230Draft contract, circa 1887