Georgia memorabilia

Georgia memorabilia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hargrett Library.
Title: Georgia memorabilia
Dates: 1800s-1900s
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet 1 document box and 1 oversize box
Coll. Number: ms1116

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of miscellaneous memorabilia and relics related to the State of Georgia and Georgia relics. Included are a tattered Confederate flag given to University President Harmon Caldwell in 1947 (allegedly of 1863 Georgia origin, but found not to be authentic); wire-rim glasses from Ballard's opticians of Atlanta; silver plate butter knife made by Geo. Sharp, Jr. of Atlanta; Dahlonega (Georgia) mementos including two commemorative tokens and a miniature pan with a small piece of gold ore; a curl; a lock of hair supposed to be Button Gwinnett's; a watch fob stamped 1G3; a medical instrument; a box of miniature Georgia state flags; pine needles formed into a bow from the Barrow collection; a brick from Old Wesleyan; Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial granite; a 1925 Stone Mountain memorial coin; and a Fulton County Centennial medal 1854-1864.


Index Terms

Bricks--Georgia.
Coastal Plain Experiment Station.
Correspondence.
Eyeglasses--Georgia--Atlanta.
Flags.
Fulton County (Ga.)--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Granite--Georgia--Stone Mountain Memorial State Park.
Gwinnett, Button, ca. 1735-1777
Hair--Georgia.
Medals--Georgia--Fulton County.
Medical instruments and apparatus--Georgia.
Pine needles--Georgia.
Sharp, George, Jr.
Silver-plated flatware--Georgia--Atlanta.
Tokens--Georgia--Dahlonega.
Watch fobs--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia memorabilia, MS 1116. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxArtifact
11Wire-rim glasses from Ballard's opticians of Atlanta (gift of Mrs. Alfred Scott)
 
2Silver plate butter knife made by Geo. Sharp, Jr. of Atlanta
 
3Dahlonega, Georgia mementoes: Two commenmorative tokens and a miniature pan with small piece of gold ore
 
4Curl (gift of William G. Haynes, Jr. of Darien)
 
5Lock of hair, supposedly Button Gwinnett's
 
6Watch fob stamped 1 G 3
 
8Medical instrument
 
9Box of miniature Georgia State flags
 
10Pine needles formed into a bow from the Barrow collection
 
11Brick from Old Wesleyan (gift of Kenneth Coleman 1964)
 
13Stone Mountain (Atlanta, GA) memorial coin, 1925
 
14Fulton County Centennial medal
 
12Stone Mountain (Atlanta, GA) Confederate Memorial - granite
 
13Commemorative centennial bronze coin for the R.D. Cole Manufacturing Company in Newnan, Georgia, 1954
 
Oversize_Box
1Tattered Confederate flag given to University President Harmon Caldwell in 1947, supposedly of 1863 Georgia origin, but determined not authentic (with two articles about it)