|Creator:||Cuyler, Telamon Cruger Smith, 1873-1951|
|Title:||Telamon Cuyler Collection, Series 3. Personal Materials|
|Quantity:||5.2 Linear feet (8 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box, 1 slide box)|
|Quantity:||Series includes boxes 97-107 of the collection.|
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 Upon his death in 1951, his large collection of historical documents and photographs were willed to the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Series 3. Personal Materials consists of diaries of Telamon Cuyler from 1893-1946, with gaps. The entries discuss Cuyler’s college life at the University of Georgia (Athens); his work and social life in Atlanta (Ga.) where he began his law practice; later he discusses the management and life on his farm, Beverwyck, in Jones County (Ga.); and the home front during World War II. Also included in the collection are various pieces of memorabilia and scrapbooks.
Arranged by record type and date.
Telamon Cuyler collection, MS 1170: Series 3. Personal Materials. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
For the rest of the Telamon Cuyler Collection MS 1170 at the Hargrett Library, see also:
Series 1. Historical Manuscripts; Series 2. Family Papers; Series 3. Personal Materials (this guide covers series 3); Series 4. Correspondence; Series 5. Writings, Notes, and Photographs