Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton

Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Harman, Hattie L.
Title: Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton
Dates: 1855-1857
Quantity: 1.0 folder (22 letters)
Coll. Number: ms1031

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Hattie L. Harman, to her cousin Annie Carleton, on a plantation near Jeffersonville, Georgia, from 1855-1857. Harman's letters are written first from Forsyth, Georgia and then mainly from Notasulga, Alabama, where her family moved in 1855. Scattered letters are from Macon on her visits back to Georgia. The letters discuss family matters, the reaction of a young woman on the westward migration, and educational matters including Harmon's efforts to enter the teaching profession.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Alabama--Social life and customs--19th century.
Carleton, Annie
Forsyth (Ga.)
Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century.
Letters (correspondence)
Macon (Ga.)
Migration, Internal.
Notasulga (Ala.)
Women teachers--Alabama.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Hattie L. Harman letters to Annie Carleton, MS 1031. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters, 1855-1857