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Safford Harris collection

Safford Harris collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Safford Harris collection
Creator: Harris, Safford
Inclusive Dates: 1859-1938
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.4 Linear Feet (3 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
Collection Number: ms87
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Miss Safford Harris was the Special Collections Librarian at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters dated 1859-1938, deeds, finances, business and personal, such as cancelled checks, check stubs, bank books, tax receipts, legal documents, such as indentures, notes, cases, manuscripts, i.e. poems and recipes, pamphlets, printed materials, books, newspaper clippings, post cards, Christmas cards, Easter cards, valentines, programs, broadsides, sunday school cards, trade cards, mementos, and other miscellaneous items. The material deals with the Wray family of Wrayswood, Greene County and Athens, and the family of C. W. Harris and Miss Sarah H. Harris of Winterville, Wrayswood, Madison and Athens.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Safford Harris collection, ms87, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Safford Harris in 1961-1963

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Christmas cards.
Greene County (Ga.)
Harris family
Ray family

Related Collections in this Repository

See also photographic materials from this collection that were removed to the Cased Image Collection, ms3529.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1859
12Letters, 1865
13Letters, 1868
14Letters, 1889
15Letters, 1890
16Letters, 1891
17Letters, 1894
18Letters, 1899
19Letters, 1903
110Letters, Oct. 1909
111Letters, Nov. 1909
112Letters, 1911
113Letters, 1912
114Letters, 1919
115Letters, 1921-1929
116Letters, 1930
117Letters, 1932
118Letters, 1933
119Letters, 1937-1938
21-3Financial materials
41Sunday school cards
1Charlie H. Harris' certificates from War Department and Selective Service