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May O. and Sam L. Smoak school documents

May O. and Sam L. Smoak school documents

Descriptive Summary

Title: May O. and Sam L. Smoak school documents
Creator: Grist, May , 1880-1967
Inclusive Dates: 1874-1914
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms4316
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

May (Mae) Odiorne Smoak Grist grew up in Athens, Georgia and graduated from the Lucy Cobb Institute in 1899. After attending the Lucy Cobb Institute for an additional year, she went on to become one of the first teachers at the Rabun Gap Industrial School in Rabun Gap, Georgia.

Her brother, Sam L. Smoak, attended the University of Georgia and her father, George W. Smoak worked with the University of Georgia farms.

Scope and Content

This collection contains May (Mae) O. Smoak Grist's and Samuel L. Smoak's school records, ephemera, and photographs from their home schools, the Lucy Cobb Institute, and the University of Georgia, as well as George Smoak's University of Georgia farm plat book.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

May O. and Sam L. Smoak school documents, ms4316, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.) -- Photographs.
Athens High School (Athens, Ga.)
Commencement ceremonies.
East Athens Night School Athens High (Athens, Ga.)
Examinations (documents)
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.)
School records.
Smoak, George Washington Pinckney, 1848-1938
Smoak, Samuel Lane, 1883-1912
University of Georgia
University of Georgia. Students

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Athens High School commencement invitation , 1914
12East Athens Night School exhibition ticket , 1899 July 8
13George W. Smoak University of Georgia farm plat book, 1899-1903
14Home School report cards, 1896-1897
15Lucy Cobb Institute report cards, 1898-1899
16May Smoak Athens photograph album
1May Smoak exam sheet
1May Smoak Lucy Cobb Institute diplomas, 1899, undated
1Unversity of Georgia commencement program, 1874 August 5
17University of Georgia ephemera, 1903-1904, undated
18University of Georgia report cards, 1903-1904