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James M. Adams family history scrapbook

James M. Adams family history scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Title: James M. Adams family history scrapbook
Creator: Adams, James Monroe, 1849-1931
Inclusive Dates: 1911-1931
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4267
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Monroe Adams (1849-1931) was the pastor of the Monroe Primitive Baptist Church in Monroe, Georgia from 1909 to his death in 1931.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook of the Adams family history written by James M. Adams of Monroe, Georgia in 1911. The scrapbook includes a lengthy and detailed autobiographical manuscript describing his life, transcriptions of family letters, newspaper clippings, a genealogical chart, and detailed biographies of numerous individual family members that include births, deaths, marriages, and anecdotes.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James M. Adams family history scrapbook, ms4267, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Adams family
Farm life -- Georgia.
Monroe (Ga.)
Slavery -- Georgia -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1scrapbook, 1911-1931