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Jessie Anderson Branyon collection of the Long and Swain families papers

Jessie Anderson Branyon collection of the Long and Swain families papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jessie Anderson Branyon collection of the Long and Swain families papers
Inclusive Dates: 1808-1934
Language: English
Extent: 9 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4364
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Crawford Williamson Long (1815-1878) was a physician and the first to use ether as an anesthetic. He was born in Madison County, Georgia and married Caroline Swain in 1842. Their children were Edward Crawford, Arthur B., Frances (Taylor), Florence (Bartow), Eugenia, and Emma M.

https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/science-medicine/crawford-long-1815-1878

Scope and Content

Collection includes twenty letters from the Long and Swain families discussing family affairs and everyday life. Also included are documents tracking the genealogical history of these familes, as well as a newspaper clipping, photograph, bank certificate, proof of burial plot purchase, radio scripts, loose envelopes and Winterville, Georgia hand signs.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Jessie Anderson Branyon collection of the Long and Swain families papers, ms4364, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Genealogy.
Legal documents.
Letters.
Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878
Radio scripts.
Scripts (documents)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
21Correspondence, 1808-1842
 
22Correspondence, 1853-1934
 
23Genealogical notes
 
24Photographs
 
25Legal documents, 1878
 
26Scripts and speech, 1932
 
27Clipping, 1928
 
28Winterville, Georgia hand signs
 
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1Long and Swain family tree