Battey family scrapbooks

Battey family scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Battey family scrapbooks
Dates: 1845-1942
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms1214

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of scrapbooks relating to the Battey family of Rome, Georgia. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, Happy New Year cards, invitations, and event programs, from 1845-1942. The collection also includes a photograph of Mrs. Robert Battey of Rome, Georgia.

Index Terms

Battey family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Battey family scrapbooks, ms 1214, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS BoxVolume
11 The Past the Present and the Future scrapbook, undated
Contains handwritten recipes.
Album scrapbook, undated
Contains clippings with images of famous artwork.
Red scrapbook with image on cover, 1845-1911
Contains newspaper clippings, Happy New Year cards, but primarily announcements and invitations to social events.
Striped green scrapbook, 1863-1942
Contains event programs, telegraphs, and newspaper clippings concerning current events and deaths of Robert Battey and other Battey family members.
1Photograph of Mrs. Robert Battey, Rome, Georgia, undated