Historic Records Survey. Georgia. County Records

Historic Records Survey. Georgia. County Records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Tate, Susan Frances Barrow, 1908-
Title: Historic Records Survey. Georgia. County Records
Dates: 1790-1941
Quantity: 29.6 Linear feet (73 doc boxes, 2 half boxes)
Coll. Number: ms1288

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 368 booklets dealing with newspaper clippings, court minutes, and minutes of various county departments. Some are typescripts, carbon copies of the typescripts, and handwritten copies of the original county records. These were compiled by the Historical Records Survey from 1938-1941, and were deposited in the Atlanta office. When the WPA office closed, the records were dispersed to various institutions in Georgia. A calendar compiled in 1971 by Susan Tate accompanies the collection.

Index Terms

Carbon copies.
Clippings (information artifacts)
County government records.
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Judicial records.
Minutes (administrative records)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Historic Records Survey. Georgia. County Records, 1790-1941. MS 1288. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Historical records survey, 16uu-1941.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Baldwin County

11Abstracts of newspaper clippings, From: Georgia Journal & Southern Recorder, 1824-1846