|Creator:||Baxter, Sarah Spalding Cobb, 1882-1973|
|Creator:||Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868|
|Title:||Sarah Cobb Baxter|
|Quantity:||0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of letters, clippings, writings by Mrs. Baxter, and ephemeral material relating chiefly to the various members of the Cobb family. In addition, there are some letters of Howell N. Cobb, Judge Howell Cobb, and Mr. and Mrs. William McKinley Cobb as well as a large number of photographs. Included are facsimiles of the masonic documents showing the initiation, passing, and raising of George Washington and the Congressional Act admitting California to statehood signed by Howell Cobb, and framed pictures of Robert E. Lee and Richard B. Russell.|
Sarah Cobb Baxter was the daughter of Judge Howell Cobb and Mary McKinley Cobb of Athens, Georgia, and granddaughter of General Howell Cobb. She was married to Richard Bolling Baxter of Sparta, but spent most of her life in Athens.
Howell Cobb (1842-1909), son of General Howell Cobb, was an Athens attorney. He married Mary McKinley. He was a judge and a professor of law at the University of Georgia.
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Sarah Cobb Baxter, 1858-1967. MS 1248. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.