Lucy Cobb Institute collection

Lucy Cobb Institute collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lucy Cobb Institute collection
Creator: Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: circa 1858-1940
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (5 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms42
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Lucy Cobb Institute was a private girls school located in Athens, Georgia, and operated from 1858-1931.

For more information, see the article Lucy Cobb Institute in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of materials relating to the Lucy Cobb Institute in Athens, Georgia, from approximately 1858-1940. The collection includes general material, alumnae correspondence, programs, photographs of school activities and students, newspaper clippings, and printed material. The collection also contains material relating to the Lucy Cobb Alumnae Association including a record book (1924-1940) with minutes and newspaper clippings relating to the Association of Lucy Cobb graduates.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucy Cobb Institute collection, ms42, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Collection created by numerous donations including Hines gift, Elizabeth Carithers, Nina Scudder, Annie Crawford, and Julian Miller.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Mildred Lewis Rutherford papers, ms41.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-3General Material
14Alumnae Correspondence
17Blue Lists (honor roll)
18-9Newspaper clippings
24Wolf photograph album
31-3Printed material
4Lucy Cobb alumnae association; Minutes etc.; oversized pictures
5UGA Billy Goat mascot (stuffed animal)

Special Collections Libraries
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1641