Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation records

Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation.
Title: Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation records
Dates: 1970s-1980s
Quantity: 3.0 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Coll. Number: UA08-039

Biographical/Historical Note

The Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation was chartered in 1975 with its initial efforts endorsed by the Georgia State Bar Association as a Bicentennial Project. The Foundation's goal was to ensure the preservation of the Lumpkin House as a memorial to Joseph Henry Lumpkin and to encourage financial support for the enrichment of the UGA Law School's academic program through activities such as student scholarships and seminars.

Scope and Content Note

The majority of this collection relates to the renovation of the house built by Joseph Henry Lumpkin, founder of the University of Georgia's School of Law in 1843. The Lumpkin Foundation records hold a wealth of information relating to that organization's efforts and include a history of Judge Lumpkin.


The collection is arranged according to subject.

Index Terms

Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Athens.
University of Georgia. Institute of Law and Government.
University of Georgia. School of Law.

General Notes

RG 2-19

Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation records, UA08-039, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Lumpkin Foundation: requests for reimbursement, 1981-1982
2Lumpkin House: plans, etc, 1970s-1980s
3[Lumpkin House: correspondence and photographs], 1978
4[Lumpkin House: tour and historical information], 1970s-1980s
5Lumpkin Foundation: letters (Dept. of Natural Resources), 1977-1981
6Lumpkin Foundation: letters (Dept. of Natural Resources), 1981-1982
7Lumpkin House: grant application, 1979
8Lumpkin Foundation: restoration contracts, 1970s-1980s
9Lumpkin House: grant application, 1983
10Lumpkin House: insurance-Athens insurers, 1984-1985
11Lumpkin House: insurance-Hodges Sill, 1966-1984
12Lumpkin House: theft, 1982
13Lumpkin House: theft, 1983
14Lumpkin House: theft, 1983
15Lumpkin House: bid documentation, 1983
16Lumpkin House: job grant bills, 1983-1984
17Lumpkin House: Job Corp Act Grant, 1984-1985
18Lumpkin Foundation: evidence of support, 1983
19Lumpkin House: completion reports: Job Corps Act Grant, 1984
20Lumpkin Foundation: officers and board members, 1984
21"Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation, Inc"-incorporation, 1976
22Lumpkin Foundation: by-laws, history, etc, 1970s-1980s
23Lumpkin House: news clippings, 1970s-1980s
24Lumpkin Foundation: bylaws, 1970s-1980s
25Lumpkin Foundation: payments made to Mike Scott, 1970s-1980s
26Lumpkin House: contracts, 1977-1981
27Lumpkin House: original contracts, 1983
28Lumpkin House: inventory of assets (gifts and contributions), 1977
29Lumpkin House: property tax, 1980-1984
21Joseph Henry Lumpkin Foundation, Inc, 1970s-1980s
2Lumpkin House: insurance, 1970s-1980s
3Lumpkin Foundation: Group Five architects, 1977-1978
4Lumpkin House: furnishings on loan, 1970s-1980s
5Lumpkin House: general correspondence, 1970s-1980s
6Lumpkin House: Board of Advisors, 1977
7JHLF renovation documents, 1981
8Lumpkin House: legal documents, 1921-1976
9Lumpkin Foundation: donors (general)-guarantors-documents, 1970s-1980s
10Lumpkin House: rental of premises, 1984
11Lumpkin House: conveyance to University, 1982-1984
12Lumpkin Foundation: Board Resolution, 1983
13Lumpkin Foundation: meeting minutes, notices, etc, 1981-1983
14Lumpkin Foundation: Trustees list, 1981
15Lumpkin Foundation: IRS, 1982-1985
16Lumpkin Foundation: tax returns, 1982-1983
17Lumpkin Foundation: taxes, 1981-1982
18Lumpkin Foundation: exemption letter, 1976-1977
19Lumpkin Foundation: IRS letters, 1976-1977
20Lumpkin Foundation, 1975
21[Lumpkin House: plate], 1977
22Lumpkin House: taxes and licenses, 1975-1979
23Lumpkin Foundation: taxes, 1976
24Lumpkin Foundation: tax returns, 1975-1977
25Lumpkin House: taxes, insurance on house, 1976-1980
26Lumpkin House: taxes, insurance on house, 1976-1980
27Lumpkin House: grant correspondence, 1983-1985
28Lumpkin House: grant correspondence, 1983-1985
29Lumpkin House: grant correspondence, 1983-1985
30Lumpkin House: documentation report, 1970s-1980s
31Lumpkin will, deed of house, biography, etc., 1970s-1980s
31Lumpkin Foundation: membership, 1977-1978
2Lumpkin House: renovation-correspondence, 1976-1979 ([48 Pieces])
3Lumpkin House: renovation-correspondence, 1976-1979 ([47 Pieces])
4Lumpkin House: renovation expenses, 1977 ([11 Pieces])
5[Lumpkin House: renovation] fundraising and draft of letter, 1982 ([7 Pieces])
6Lumpkin House: pictures [photographs], 1970s-1980s ([22 Pieces])
7Foy Horne-fundraising, 1970s-1980s ([26 Pieces])
8Lumpkin Foundation:historical information, 1977 ([8 Pieces])
9Lumpkin Foundation: officers, trustees, 1980 ([7 Pieces])
10Lumpkin House: renovation, 1984-1985 ([91 Pieces])
11Lumpkin Foundation: [documents from Horne and Rice-attorneys], 1977-1979, 1985 ([43 Pieces])
12Lumpkin Foundation: financial reports, 1981-1984 ([23 Pieces])
13Lumpkin House: rental, 1977-1979 ([22 Pieces])
14Lumpkin House: accounting, book keeping, finance report, 1975-1979 ([67 Pieces])
15Lumpkin House: antiques, 1979 ([6 Pieces])
16Lumpkin House: solicitation, 1977 ([38 Pieces])
17Lumpkin House: lease, 1979 ([10 Pieces])
18Lumpkin House: clippings, 1976-1984 ([5 Pieces])
19Lumpkin House: [restoration of exterior-plans], 1979 ([1 Piece])
20Lumpkin House: [restoration-correspondence, documents], 1981 ([31 Pieces])
21Lumpkin House: correspondence, 1987 ([53 Pieces])
22Lumpkin House: correspondence, 1980 ([60 Pieces])
23Lumpkin House: correspondence, 1983 ([65 Pieces])
24Lumpkin Foundation: letters (general), 1981 ([30 Pieces])
25Lumpkin Foundation: letters (general), 1981 ([41 Pieces])
26Lumpkin House: correspondence, 1978 ([3 Pieces])