William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers

William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coleman, William Lewis, 1853-1940
Title: William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers
Dates: 1878-1911
Quantity: 3.2 Linear feet (7 document boxes, 2 half boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of William Lewis Coleman, Jr. and the Coleman family of Devereux, Hancock County, Georgia from 1878-1911. Includes correspondence between various family members including William Lewis Coleman, his wife Katie Amoss Coleman, and their children Henry A. Coleman, Eliza T. Coleman, and Alma Coleman (while living in Atlanta, Ga.) mainly discussing family and business matters. The collection contains information regarding William Lewis Coleman's general merchandise business including bills, receipts, and some correspondence. The collection also contains school work, advertising brochures of merchandise goods, and leaflets.
Coll. Number: ms137

Biographical/Historical Note

William Lewis Coleman (1853-1940), farmer and general store operator, resided in Devereux, Hancock County, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Business records.
Coleman, Alma
Coleman, Eliza T.
Coleman, Henry A.
Coleman, Katie Amoss
Devereux (Ga.)--Social life and customs.
General stores--Georgia.
Hancock County (Ga.)
Merchants--Georgia.
Stores, Retail--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

William Lewis Coleman, Jr. family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1878-1893
 
2Letters, 1894-1895
 
3Letters, 1896 December 31, 1897
 
4Letters, 1896 January-April 27
 
5Letters, 1898 May 1-December 28
 
6Letters, 1899 January-June 16
 
7Letters, 1899 July-October
 
BoxFolder
21Letters, 1899 November-December
 
2Letters, 1900 January-February
 
3Letters, 1900 February 19-March 30
 
4Letters, 1900 April 5-30
 
5Letters, 1900 May-June
 
BoxFolder
31Letters, 1900 July-September
 
2Letters, 1900 October-December
 
3Letters, 1901 January-April
 
4Letters, 1901 May-August
 
5Letters, 1901 September-December
 
6Letters, 1902 January-July
 
7Letters, 1902 August-December
 
BoxFolder
41Letters, 1903 January-April
 
2Letters, 1903 May-September
 
3Letters, 1903 October-December
 
4Letters, 1904 January-October
 
5Letters, 1905 May-December
 
6Letters, 1906 January-October
 
7Letters, 1906 November-December
 
BoxFolder
51Letters, 1907 January-February
 
2Letters, March 1907
 
3Letters, 1907 April-October
 
4Letters, 1908
 
Letters, 1909
 
Letters, 1910
 
Letters, 1911
 
BoxFolder
58Letters, 1911
 
9Letters, 1913-1915
 
BoxFolder
61Letters, 1916-1919
 
2Letters, 1920-1939
 
3Letters, Undated
 
4Letters, Undated
 
5Miscellaneous, Undated
 
6Pictures, Photos, Undated
 
BoxFolder
71Printed Material
 
2Printed Material
 
3Book
 
4Notebooks
 
BoxFolder
81School works
 
2School works
 
3Account Books
 
4Notebooks
 
5Bulletin
 
6School works
 
BoxFolder
91School works
 
2School works
 
3Bills & Receipts
 
4Bills & Receipts
 
5Bills & Receipts
 
6Bills & Receipts