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Richardson family papers (Hart County, Ga.)

Richardson family papers (Hart County, Ga.)

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richardson family papers (Hart County, Ga.)
Creator: Richardson family
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1954
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4123
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mahlon M. Richardson (1841-1918) was a lawyer, married Hester Ann McMullen (1844-1930) and lived in Hartwell, Georgia. They raised three sons: John G. Richardson (1874-1946), who married Martha Opal Condor (1880-1975), Arthur S. Richardson (1876-1932), who married Lucile Matheson (1898-1980), and Fred H. Richardson (1879-1970), who married Opal Elder. John and Arthur were both University of Georgia graduates (1897) and both practiced law in Hartwell. Fred was a graduate of Georgia Tech and worked in the textile industry. John's son Joel C. Richardson (1903-1990), who married Marian McMichael (1908-1998), was a teacher, County Agent, and worked with the Argicultural Extension Service. Their children were Nan and Claire.

Scope and Content

This collection contains historic photographs and writings, class group photographs, and agricultural photographs of cattle and land judging as well as 4-H activities. Also included are printed material regarding agricultural subjects. Two group photographs of the reunion of the University of Georgia's class of 1897 are included.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richardson family papers (Hart County, Ga.), ms4123, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

4-H clubs -- Georgia.
Agriculture -- Georgia -- Photographs.
County agricultural agents -- Georgia.
Hart County (Ga.)
Hartwell (Ga.) -- History.
Livestock improvement -- Georgia.
Richardson, Arthur S.
Richardson, Joel C.
Richardson, John G.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Photographs - historic
12Photographs - group pictures
13Photographs - Class of 1897 reunion, 1922, 1932
14Photographs - 4-H
15Photographs - land judging
16Photographs - cattle judging
17Writing - history of Hart County
18Printed Material - agricultural
19Printed Material - miscellaneous