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Sarah Craig Ferguson papers

Sarah Craig Ferguson papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sarah Craig Ferguson papers
Creator: Ferguson, Sarah Jane Craig, 1847-1926
Inclusive Dates: 1861-1893
Bulk Dates: 1861-1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 box(es)
Collection Number: ms4373
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Collection includes fifty-seven letters between members of the Craig and Ferguson family during the American Civil War. Letters discuss personal family matters such as illness, engagements, and travel as well as the movement and location of Union and Confederate military companies. Also included are envelopes, ten photographs of family members, a photograph album, a Christmas card, a marriage license for Sarah Ferguson and John Craig, a keepsake box, and a small chainmail purse.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Sarah Craig Ferguson papers, ms4373, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Christmas cards.
Marriage licenses.
Photograph albums
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1861-1862
12Correspondence, 1863-1864
13Correspondence, 1865-1893
17Marriage certificate, 1808
18Christmas cards
19Photograph album
2Keepsakes box and chainmail purse