Hugh Lawson family papers

Hugh Lawson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brown family
Creator: Davis, Mary C. R.
Creator: Lawson, Hugh, fl. 1837-1856
Title: Hugh Lawson family papers
Dates: Bulk, 1966-1974
Dates: 1801-1974
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Hugh Lawson and Lawson family descendants from 1801-1974. The papers include correspondence, indentures, and genealogical materials. Materials relating to Hugh Lawson include indentures (1801-1837, with gaps) and correspondence (1837-1895). The correspondence includes letters (1837-1857) from Lawson to his daughters Sarah Penelope and Martha J. while at school in Jeffersonville, Twiggs County, Georgia and later (1847-1857) to Sarah Penelope Oliver after her marriage. The letters discuss family activities, the girls schooling, and some farm news. Correspondence (1868-1871) relates to the Brown family and contains information on slave activities, schools, and family news. The bulk of the collection consists of genealogical materials of Mary C.R. Davis relating to the Lawson family.
Coll. Number: ms1213

Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Farm management--Georgia.
Genealogies.
Georgia--Genealogy.
Lawson family
Lawson, Martha J.
Oliver, Sarah P. Lawson
Schools--Georgia.
Slavery--Georgia.

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

Hugh Lawson family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence

BoxFolder
111801
21806
31812
41822
51825
61837
71838
81842
91843
101844
111846
121847
131848
141851
151853
161855
231895
171856
181868
191869
201870
211871
221889
24Undated
 

Series 2: Genealogical files

BoxFolder
21Lawson, Edwards
2-3Lawson, Hugh
4Lawson, Hugh of North Carolina
5Lawson, Hugh of Pine Retreat
6Lawson, Hugh Jr.
7Lawson, John (son of Roger II)
8Lawson, Joseph W.
9Lawson, Mary Copy of Will
10Lawson, Roger
11Lawson, Roger of Maryland
12Lawson, Roger Hugh
13Lawson, Thomas
BoxFolder
31-2Lawson - Charts
3Lawson Data
4-6Lawson Family
7Lawson Family - Legal Material
8Lawson Family - Irish Records
9Lawson - Maryland Hall of Records
10Lawson - Memoranda and Photographs
11-12Lawson - Miscellaneous
13Lawson - Salt Lake City Records
14Lawson - Scotland & Ireland
BoxFolder
41Barry Family
2Benson - Lawson
3Bible Records
4Bunn - Brown - Lawson
5Carter - Lawson
6Cecil County, MD
7Clarke - Lawson
8Cochran - Lawson
9-10Davis - Lawson
11Dreher - Lawson
12Elliott - Lawson
13Ewing - Lawson
14Green - Lawson
15Hamlin - Lawson
16Henderson - Lawson
17Henley - Price - Lawson
18Houston County, Georgia
19Irwin - Thomson - Lawson
20Jordan - Lawson
BoxFolder
51Lester - Lawson
2McClung - Lawson
3McCurley - Lawson
4McGhee - Lawson
5MacIntyre - Lawson
6McKnight - Lawson
7Maddux - Lawson
8Massee - Lawson
9Paslay - Lawson
10Peeples - Lawson
11Pendleton - Lawson
12Price - Lawson
13Privett - Lawson
14Sullivan - Lawson
15Thomson Family
16Tinney - Lawson
17Whitaker Family
18Williams - Lawson