Athens, Georgia artifacts

Athens, Georgia artifacts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Athens, Georgia artifacts
Dates: 1840s-1920s
Quantity: 1.0 Linear Foot (1 box)
Coll. Number: ms1059

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of ephemera and memorabilia related to Athens, Georgia. The collection includes: an acorn from the Spanish Oak at the Botanical Garden, developed by University of Georgia professor Mathus Ward near Finley Street in Athens; gavel made from baluster of the Crawford W. Long House, Waddell Street, in Athens; badge celebrating the 47th Annual Session of the Georgia Grand Lodge, Knights of Pythias meeting in Athens 17-18 May 1916; green glass grape from lamp in the Costa building; wooden shingle from the roof of the present Garden Club of Georgia Headquarters, formerly Phi Mu House and home of Mary Lyndon, first dean of women at the University of Georgia.


Index Terms

Acorn.
Acorns--Georgia--Athens--History.
Artifacts.
Badges.
Garden Club of Georgia. -- Buildings
Gavels--Georgia--Athens--History.
Glass lampshades--Georgia--Athens.
Green glass (bottle glass).
Knights of Pythias. Grand Lodge of Georgia.
Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878 -- Homes and haunts
Oak--Georgia--Athens--History.
Shingle.
Shingles--Georgia--Athens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens, Georgia artifacts, ms 1059. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxItem
11Acorn from the Spanish Oak at the Botanical Garden, developed by University of Georgia professor Mathus Ward near Finley Street in Athens
 
2Gavel made from baluster of the Crawford W. Long House, Waddell Street, in Athens
 
3Badge celebrating the 47th Annual Session of the Georgia Grand Lodge, Knights of Pythias meeting in Athens 17-18 May 1916
 
4Green glass grape from lamp in the Costa building
 
5Wooden shingle from the roof of the present Garden Club of Georgia Headquarters, formerly Phi Mu House and home of Mary Lyndon, first dean of women at the University of Georgia