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McGuire's Store ledger and Nixon family papers

McGuire's Store ledger and Nixon family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: McGuire's Store ledger and Nixon family papers
Creator: Nixon, William C.
Creator: Nixon, Fariss Pinson
Inclusive Dates: 1854-1904
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Collection Number: ms4144
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. William C. Nixon (1850-1898) was a physician who practiced in Nannie, Floyd County, Georgia in the late 19th century. Doctor Nixon married Emma Pinson (1854-1929) and had four children, Robert, William T., Maggie, and Fariss Nixon.

The name McGuire's Store was replaced by Nannie as the name of this Floyd County community, and was near the small town of Pinson.

Scope and Content

This collection contains an account ledger from from McGuire's Store, Georgia from 1854. It also contains an 1880 ledger from Dr. William C. Nixon, a small assortment of family correspondence including several from his son Fariss P. Nixon, and photographs of the Nixon family.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

McGuire's Store ledger and Nixon family papers, ms4144, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Families -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Ledgers (account books)
Merchants -- Georgia.
Physicians -- Georgia -- Records and correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11McGuire's Store ledger, 1854
12Dr. William C. Nixon account book, 1880
11Nixon family correspondence
12Fariss P. Nixon correspondence, 1899-1904
13Nixon family photographs
14Items from Dr. Nixon's account book