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George E. Stone family papers

George E. Stone family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: George E. Stone family papers
Creator: Stone family
Inclusive Dates: 1929-1962
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms4120
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George E. Stone (1892-1941) and Cornelia B. Stone (1896-1987) were land owners and businesspeople from Marianna, Florida. They managed a large assortment of housing and retail property in Jackson and Calhoun Counties, as well as operating businesses, including an automobile dealership and several gas stations.

Scope and Content

This collection contains personal, estate, and business correspondence as well as legal documents and land records from Marianna and Blountstown, Florida and the surrounding counties primarily from the 1930s and 1940s. Of interest is correspondence regarding the preparations for building two Civilian Conservation Corps camps in the area in 1935.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Stone family papers, ms4120, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

This collection makes up part of the William Lamar Cawthon Jr. Collection of Southern Cultural Understanding.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Automobile dealers -- Georgia.
Businessmen -- Florida.
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Deeds -- Florida.
Estate administration records.
Landlord and tenant -- Florida.
Legal documents.
Real estate development -- Florida.
Real estate investment -- Florida.
Stone, George E.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Correspondence

11Personal, 1941-1962
12Business, 1934-1956
13Real estate, 1929-1958
14Rental, 1935-1943
15Civilian Conservation Corps, 1935
16Legal, 1929-1954
17Insurance, 1929-1946
18Estate - George E. Stone, 1941-1944
19Estate - Cornelia Stone, 1987
110Estate - M.L. Dekle, 1936-1938

2. Legal documents

111Chattel mortgages, 1933-1955
112-14Deeds, 1925-1961
116Contracts, 1929-1941
117Legal, business
119Ledger - rental
120Abstract of titles
1Account ledger - bound

3. Family, ephemera

121Photographs - family, 1961
123Conoco Travel Club - Touraide map book, 1938