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Promised Land collection

Promised Land collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Promised Land collection
Creator: Livsey, Chad
Inclusive Dates: 1936-2023
Language(s): English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet 2 boxes, 1 suitcase
Collection Number: ms4567
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains written and researched history of the Livsey families and the family property know as The Promised Land in Gwinnett County, Georgia. It also includes photographs and family photo albums.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Promised Land collection, ms4567, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American college graduates
African American families
African American students
African Americans -- Photographs
Family papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Promised Land history - typescript
12Promised Land history - Articles, notes
13Promised Land history - Clippings
14Livsey family history - miscellaneous
15Protectors of the Island - Livsey family history
16Genealogy research
17Legal documents (copies) - Sandy Livsey estate, 1886-1887
18Legal document (copy) - James W. Cooper estate, 1897
19Writing - Trip to the Archives - Annette, Avis, Thomas Livsey
110Diploma - Willie C. Austin - Buford High School, 1948
111Programs - Morehouse College, 1955
112Wedding invitation - Yolanda Livsey - William Bryant, 1980
113Hunter family banquet speech - Eugene Austin, 1981
114Gwinnett Parks & Recreation - Celebrating Black History Month
115Photographs - Wade and Laura, Willie Austin
116Photographs - Robert Hunter
117Photographs - Mama Jurell and family
118Photographs - Roscoe D. Austin
119Photographs - Eugene, Pat Austin
120Photographs - Thomas, Dorethia Livsey
121Photographs - Thomas Austin Livsey
122Photographs - Yolanda, Sheryl Livsey
123Photographs - Chad Livsey
124Photographs - Alexis Livsey
125Photographs - Children
126Photographs - Groups
127Photographs - Miscellaneous
includes soldiers, and a baseball game
21-2Photo albums (2) - Family
1Prop - Suitcase with "Colored Only Baggage" painted on it