Louise Carswell York family papers

Louise Carswell York family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Louise Carswell York family papers
Creator: York family
Creator: York, Louise Miller Carswell, 1894-1951
Inclusive Dates: 1915-2013
Language(s): English
Extent: .75 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4464
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Louise Miller Carswell York (1894-1951), daughter of James Alexander Carswell and Lavinia C. Miller, married Gus York at Hephzihah, Georgia in 1920. They had four children: Gus York, Jr., Orlean Walton York Castronis, Sara Lavinia York Barron, and Marion Hillyer York.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of family correspondence, photographs, genealogy, writings and memoirs of the York family. Also included is genealogy on the Polhills, Millers, and Guions.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Louise Carswell York family papers, ms4464, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections: Gus York papers, ms3034

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

13Letter (photocopy) Ethel Holcomb to Aunt Vin, 1922
14Letters (just transcripts) Flavius J. Holcomb to Louisa Polhill, 1878-1880
15Correspondence, 1921-1952
Letters mostly to or from Louise C. York but also include Frances Morris, Orlean Walton, J. Frank Carswell
16Correspondence, 1983-2013
Includes Orlean York Castronis, Frances Walton Morris, Margaret Paddock, Sara Barron
17James Alexander Carswell - photograph, memorial, writing, circa 1915
18Orlean Walton York, 1923-1946, 2009
Includes school report cards and ephemera, Alpha Omicron Pi certificate and photograph, correspondence regarding journalism career, clippings, press cards
19Photograph - Lavinia Miller Carswell
111Photograph - Ellet Carswell Walker with photocopy of letter to Ethel Holcomb, 1919
112Writings - Memoirs Marion H. York including military service, 1990s
113Writings - Miller, Polhill and other families by Albert Miller Hillhouse, 1936
114Writings- Memoirs Lavinia York Barron
Includes sections on Athens, Childs Street School, Athens High School
115Writings - Life in the Carswell/York family by Orlean Walton York Castronis
21Autograph book - Orlean York, 1930s
22Sears, Roebuck, and Co. vouchers

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