Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 2. Family Papers

Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 2. Family Papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Cuyler family
Creator: Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951
Title: Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 2. Family Papers
Dates: 1800-1967
Quantity: 4.6 Linear feet (10 document boxes, 3 half boxes)
Quantity: Series 2 consists of boxes 84-96 of the Telemon Cuyler collection.
Coll. Number: ms1170.series2

Biographical/Historical Note

Telamon Cruger Smith Cuyler (1873-1951) was born in Rome (Ga.) to Captain Henry Hunter Smith and Estelle Cuyler Smith. He legally changed his surname from Smith to Cuyler in 1905. In 1893, he received a Bachelor of Law degree from the Univeristy of Georgia. In 1900, he married Grace Barton and they had two children. Between 1895 and 1905, he served as special counsel for the governements of Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, and Chile. Cuyler authored sixty privately printed works on Southern, Confederate, and Georgia history. Upon his death in 1951, his large collection of historical documents and photographs were willed to the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Scope and Content Note

Series 2. Family Papers contains materials documenting the family members and lineage of Telamon Cuyler, including family bible and bible records, correspondence between family members especially regarding a divorce, marriage records and genealogy materials, and farm account books.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Telamon Cuyler collection, MS 1170: Series 2. Family Papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

For the rest of the Telamon Cuyler Collection MS 1170 at the Hargrett Library, see also:

Series 1. Historical Manuscripts Series 2. Family Papers (this guide covers series 2) Series 3 Personal Materials Series 4. Correspondence Series 5. Writings, Notes, and Photographs

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Bibles and Bible records

84Family Bible of Col. Telamon Cuyler and his wife Ann Francis Hamilton Cuyler, undated
Bible was in the flood of 1886 in Rome, Georgia and is in poor condition. It contains no family records section.
85Bible of the Clower Family
Folder of pencil writings by Caroline Appleton
Written when the spirit of a soldier spoke to her.
Folder of genealogy and a photograph of Telamon Cuyler


861Cuyler family-Divorce, 1900
2Cuyler family-Divorce, 1901
3Cuyler family-Divorce, 1908
4Cuyler family-Divorce, 1908
5Cuyler family-Divorce, 1911
6Cuyler family-Divorce, 1912
7Cuyler family-Divorce, 1913
8Cuyler family-Divorce, 1914
9Cuyler family-Divorce, 1915
10Cuyler family-Divorce, 1918
11Cuyler family-Divorce, 1920
12Cuyler family-Divorce, 1921
13Cuyler family-Divorce, 1923
14Cuyler family-Divorce, 1927
15Cuyler family-Divorce, undated
871Cuyler family-also receipts, accounts, legal documents, 1828-1877
2Cuyler family, 1859-1874
also accounts of John Barton, wedding of Jennie Smith, Druggist license of Dr. Thomas H. Cuyler
2ACuyler family, 1886-1900
also information and photograph of Passie May Ottley
3Cuyler family-also Cuyler genealogy chart, 1900-1903
4Cuyler family, 1908-1920
5Cuyler family-also Anglo-Latino-Slav League material, 1921-1923
6Cuyler family, 1928-1939
7Cuyler family, 1940-1945
8Cuyler family, 1946-1949
9Cuyler family, 1951
10Cuyler family-letter to University of Georgia Library, 1967
11Cuyler family-also handwritten will of Telamon Cuyler, undated

Cuyler/Barton marriage

881Correspondence, November 1900
includes printed wedding announcement
2Correspondence, December 1900
4Scrapbook pages of letters
re: wedding
5Scrapbook pages of letters
re: wedding
6Guest lists
7Miscellaneous wedding material
8Telegrams, 1900
9Wedding announcements, news releases


891Cuyler family
2Coat of Arms
3Count Philippe de Mun
4Barton Cuyler
5Estelle Cuyler
6Grace Barton Cuyler
7Jeremiah La Touche Cuyler
8Clower family
9Capt. Thomas Cooper
10Photographs and sketches
11Telamon Cuyler, 1818-1853
12Telamon Cuyler, 1873-1951
13Printed material-"The family of Cuyler in the state of Georgia", 1768-1905
14Printed material
901Genealogy charts-Anthony/Clark/Cooper families
2Genealogy charts-Clower family
3Genealogy charts-Cuyler family
4Genealogy charts-Hamilton family
5Genealogy charts-Smith family
6Genealogy-Branham family
7Genealogy-Clower family
8Genealogy-Cuyler family
9Genealogy-Cuyler family
10Genealogy-Hamilton family
11Genealogy-Smith family
12Genealogy-Stewart family
13Genealogy notes
14Genealogy notes
15Beverwyck household inventory, 1921
16Katherine Dillon letters, 1896-1898
911Cuyler family
2Cuyler family
3Cuyler family
4Cuyler family
5Cuyler family
921"Telamon Cuyler-sportsman, historian and man of letters"
2"The family of Cuyler in the state of Georgia"
3"The manuscript family history of the southern branch of the Cuyler family" by Richard Randolph Cuyler
5Seal of Hendrick Cuyler
6"Thomas Hamilton Cuyler"
8Genealogy charts
9Printed material
931Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1923-1939
2Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1941
3Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1942
4Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1943
5Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1944
6Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1945
7Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1946
8Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1947
9Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1948
10Roosevelt family-correspondence, 1949
11Roosevelt family-correspondence-undated
12Roosevelt family-newspaper clippings
13Roosevelt family-reprints and articles
14Roosevelt family-genealogy
15Roosevelt family-Photostat of sketch of Theodore and Mrs. Roosevelt
16Roosevelt family-miscellaneous items
941Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1699-1779
2Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1782-1788
3Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1800-1810
4Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1841-1842
5Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1843
6Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1847
7Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1849
8Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1853
9Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1854-1855
10Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1860-1861
11Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1862
12Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1863-1864
13Cuyler family-typescripts of historical documents, 1865
14Cuyler family-typescripts of genealogical correspondence, 1904-1909
15Cuyler family-miscellaneous papers
16Cuyler family-clippings
17Cuyler family-printed material
951Genealogy notebook

Account and Card Books

952Beverwyck Farms-account book, 1917
3Notes and receipts from account book
96"Card Book", 1880-1886
made by Estelle Cuyler Smith-contains business advertisement cards