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Brown and Latimer families papers

Brown and Latimer families papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Brown and Latimer families papers
Creator: Latimer, Asbury Churchwell, 1851-1908
Inclusive Dates: 1792-1971
Language(s): English
Extent: 9 Linear Feet 5 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 2 oversize folders
Collection Number: ms4481
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Asbury Churchwell Latimer (1851-1908) was a U.S. House Representative and U.S. Senator from South Carolina, serving from 1893 until his death in 1908. He married Alice Brown and they had 5 children, William Carroll, Maime Brown (Heard), Anna Beulah (Cuthbert), Olive Young (Patten), and Sara Alice "Sallie" (Watson).

Robert C. Watson (1890-1983) was a patent lawyer and was appointed commissioner of patents by President Eisenhower in 1953. He was married to Sara Alice Latimer, and their children were Alice (Faulkner), Olive (Cobb), and Robert jr..

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, and artifacts of the Brown and Latimer families. It includes other related families including the Heard, Cuthbert, Watson, Patten, Dean, and Young families.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Brown and Latimer families papers, ms4481, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Carte de visite photographs.
Cased photographs.
Families -- Correspondence
Families -- Photographs
Family papers.
Negatives (photographs)
Photograph albums
Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Photographs - Anna Dean Brown
12Photographs - Alice Brown Latimer
13Photographs - Asbury C. Latimer
14Photographs - Olive Latimer Patten
15Photographs - Olive L., Robert C. Patten
16Photographs - Sara Alice, Robert C. Watson
17Photographs - Sara Alice, Robert C. Watson 50th Anniversary
18-10Photographs - Sara Alice, Robert C. Watson family
111Negatives - Sara Alice, Robert C. Watson family
112Photograph, correspondence - Anne Latimer Cuthbert
113Photograph - James A. Watson
114Photographs, correspondence - Patten family
115Photographs - Young family
116Photographs - Charles P., Lucinda Dean
117Photographs - Brown family
118Photographs - Relatives - Heard, Cuthbert, Latimer
119Photographs - Family, groups
120Photographs, Negatives - Rabun Gap
121Photographs - Belton, South Carolina
122Photographs - Houses
123Negatives - Various
21Photo album - Immigration Party trip to Europe, 1907
22Photo Album - Olive Young Latimer
2Large photograph - Alice Brown Latimer
2Large photograph - Latimer house
2Large photographs - Olive Latimer and children
2Large photographs - Asbury C. Latimer portraits
2Large photographs - Wedding and family groups
2Large photographic reproduction - The Wallace House
features portraits of the members of the Wallace House, the State House of Representatives members led by the Speaker William Wallace during the disputed split government of South Carolina.
5Cased photographs (4) - Alice Brown Latimer
23Correspondence - Alice Brown Latimer
24Ephemera, writing - Alice Brown Latimer
25Correspondence, notes - Asbury C. Latimer
26Correspondence - Olive Young Latimer
27Correspondence - Olive Latimer Patten
28Correspondence - Olive Latimer Patten Burke
29Ephemera, writing - Olive Latimer Patten
210-11Correspondence - Sara Alice Latimer
212Correspondence from - Sara Alice Latimer
213-15Correspondence - Sara Alice Watson
216Ephemera, writing - Sara Alice Latimer Watson
217Correspondence - Robert C. Watson
218-19Correspondence - Robert C. Watson, Sara Alice Latimer, 1920
31Correspondence - Sara Alice, Robert C. Watson, 1921-1922
32Correspondence - Sara Alice, Robert C. Watson, 1922-1924
33Correspondence to Robert C. Watson Jr.
34Correspondence - Olive Latimer Watson
35Ephemera - Alice Watson Faulkner
36Correspondence - Captain Latimer, 1918
37Correspondence - unidentified
38Miscellaneous writing
39Receipt for lodging, Indenture for Ward - Asbury C. Latimer, 1877-1878
the indenture is for nine year old James Turkey, from the State Orphan Asylum, to serve as A.C. Latimer's ward for nine years.
310Tax documents - A.C. Latimer, 1895
311Patent rights - Fire extinguisher - A.C. Latimer, 1883-1895
312Diary - Alice Brown Latimer - European Immigration Committee trip, 1907
313Asbury C. Latimer - Biographical material
314Asbury C. Latimer Memorial Addresses, 1909 February
315Latimer estate, 1912-1971
316Family history book - Alice Brown Latimer, 1918
317Autograph album - Alice S. Brown, 1875-1876
318Genealogy - Latimer family
319James, Benjamin Latimer estate document reprints
320Genealogy - Brown family
321Genealogy - Dean family
322Genealogy - Porter, Brandt families
323Genealogy - Cemeteries, tombstones
324Latimer Memorial Methodist Church history
325Presidential inauguration programs, ticket, 1901-1937
41Ephemera - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 1
42Photographs - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 1
1Olive Latimer Scrapbook 1
43European trip ephemera - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
44Ephemera - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
45School materials - Converse College - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
46Photographs - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
47Dance cards - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
48Correspondence - Olive Latimer - Family - Scrapbook 2
49Correspondence - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
410Correspondence - Olive Latimer - Julian - Scrapbook 2
411Correspondence - Olive Latimer - John - Scrapbook 2
412Correspondence - Olive Latimer - Leon - Scrapbook 2
413Correspondence - Olive Latimer - Postcards - Scrapbook 2
414Invitations - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
415Ephemera - Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
1Olive Latimer - Scrapbook 2
416School work - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 3
417Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 3
418Correspondence - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
419Invitations - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
420Photographs - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
421Notes, cards - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
422School materials - Mount Vernon Seminary - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
423Travel ephemera - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
424Theater programs - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
includes advertisement for the showing of the movie "Birth of a Nation" at the Alcazar Theatre in San Francisco.
425Dance cards - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
426Printed ephemera - Sara Latimer - Scrapbook 4
1Sara Latimer scrapbook 4
5Diaries - Sara Latimer, 1914-1923
5Alice Brown Latimer's Bible
5Exhibit catalog - Corcoran Gallery, 1937
3Lap desk - Olive Latimer, 1900
3Cotton lace collars (2)
3Epaulettes (2)
3Handheld fans (5)
3Beaded purses (2)
3Paper hat, decorative napkins
1Pennant - Belton Fair, 1915
1Resolution in Regards to the Death of Senator A.C. Latimer, 1908 February 20
1Latimer family tree
1Indenture - Samuel Saxon, Sheriff - William Shaw - 200 acre plantation, 1792 January 2
1Confederate States loan and bonds
1Keowee Courier newspaper - Front page with primary election results, 1902 September 17
2Certificate - United Daughters of the Confederacy - Sara L. Watson, 1924
2Baseball scorecards - Wofford College, 1904
2Broadside - Wofford vs. Clemson baseball game with train schedules, 1905 May 20
advertises a special excursion train to the final inter-collegiate base ball game at Anderson Traction Company's new park with barbecue served at the park cafe, and music, dancing and roller skating in the evening.
2Theater program - Operetta "Japanese Girl" - Mount Vernon Seminary
2Photostatic copies - Will of R. Brandt, James Latimer, 1697, 1774