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Boyd family papers

Boyd family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Boyd family papers
Creator: Mattox, Mary E. Turner, 1828-1903
Creator: Boyd, Anne M.
Inclusive Dates: 1810-1986
Bulk Dates: 1929-1939
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms4296
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains Anne Boyd's genealogical notes on the Boyd family as well as letters, postcards, deeds, receipts, and photographs of related families in Georgia during the 19th and 20th centuries.

The bulk of this collection contains the papers of Minnie Branham Stonestreet, a writer for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers' Project during the Great Depression. It includes her notes and drafts for a guidebook of Washington, Georgia; oral histories; and some notes on her work as a genealogist. Also of note are the papers of Luke and Eliza Turner, parents of Mary Mattox. Luke Turner served as a state representative of Wilkes County from 1838-1839.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Boyd family papers, ms4296, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Briggs, J. D.
Bulloch, Edward
Bulloch, Myra
Centreville (Ga.)
Deeds -- Georgia.
Elbert County (Ga.)
Family papers.
Federal Writers' Project.
Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Georgia -- History -- 20th century.
Greensboro (Ga.)
Mattox, John Wesley, 1809-1892
Mattox, Mary E. Turner, 1828-1903
Oxford (Ga.)
Smith, Talford
Turner, Eliza P.
Turner, Luke
Washington (Ga.)
Wilkes County (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Anne Boyd, 1986
12Breach of Promise, 1941
13J. D. Briggs , 1862-1864
14Edward and Myra Bulloch, 1910-1912
16John and Mary Mattox, 1810-1896
17Talford Smith, 1873-1889
18-11Minnie Branham Stonestreet , 1929-1958
112Luke and Eliza Turner, 1825-1875
1Luke Turner letter 1838 December 1, 1838 December 1
113Unknown letters , 1864-1890