U. Harrold Davenport papers

U. Harrold Davenport papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Davenport, Uriah Harrold, 1878-1963
Title: U. Harrold Davenport papers
Dates: 1860s-1960s
Quantity: 10.0 Linear feet (12 document boxes, 1 half box, 4 oversized boxes)
Coll. Number: ms1375

Biographical/Historical Note

Uriah Harrold Davenport was a native of Americus and a member of the faculty of the University of Georgia for more than fifty years. He taught in the departments of Physics, Electrical Engineering and Agricultural Engineering.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the financial records of Uriah Harrold Davenport, his wife Sallie Fleming and his sister, Mary C. Davenport. A large portion of the collection deals with the estate of his wife, who had considerable land holdings in Athens, particularly in the African-American neighborhoods.

Index Terms

Brightwell, Guy R. -- Correspondence
Building plans.
Business records.
Davenport family
Davenport, Mary C.
Davenport, Sallie Fleming -- Estate
Ledgers (account books)
Marshall, George O. -- Correspondence
Personal papers.
Plats (maps)
Real property--Florida.
Real property--Georgia.
Receipts (financial records)
Slappey, L. D. -- Correspondence
University of Georgia. -- Faculty

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

U. Harrold Davenport papers, ms1375. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Genealogical and general information

11Genealogy/biographical information
2Personal papers/business papers
3Estate of Sallie Fleming Davenport
4Will of Sallie Fleming Davenport
5Estate of Mary A. Harrold
6Printed material

2. Correspondence

21Correspondence, A-W
2Correspondence, Blue Springs Farms (Hamilton, Ga.)
3Correspondence, Brightwell, Guy R.
4Correspondence, Calvary Episcopal Church (Americus, Ga.)
5Correspondence, College Avenue property (Athens, Ga.), Palace Theater
6Correspondence, College Avenue property (Athens, Ga.), Smith Building.
7Correspondence, Fleming Island (Florida)
8Correspondence, Hancock Street property (Americus, Ga.)
9Correspondence, Marshall, George O.
10Correspondence, Normal School Dairy Farm property (Athens, Ga.).
11Correspondence, Ogeechee Road property (Chatham County, Ga.)
12Correspondence, Praither, Howell
13Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1945-1950
14Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1951
15Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1952
16Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1953
17Correspondence, Slappey, L. D., 1954-1957
18Correspondence, Trust Company of Georgia/State Mutual Life Assurance Company
19Correspondence, United States Department of Agriculture

3. Ledgers, 1901-1958

3Ledger, Mary C. Davenport, 1918-1919
Ledger, Mary C. Davenport, 1944-1946
4Ledgers (2), Sallie Fleming Davenport, 1932-1952
Ledgers (2), Estate of Sallie Fleming Davenport, 1952-1958
5Ledgers (6), Uriah Harrold Davenport, 1901-1920
6Ledgers (2), Uriah Harrold Davenport, 1921-1931
7Ledger, Uriah Harrold Davenport, 1931-1945
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81Ledgers: U.H. Davenport, 1931 - 1952
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91Ledgers: U.H., Davenport, 1921 - 1931
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101Ledgers: U.H. Davenport, 1920 - 1921

4. Property Records, 1867-1960

OS BoxItem
111Land Tracts License
121Deeds Chatam County (Ga.)
2Deeds/leases Clarke Coungy (Ga.), 1895 - 1919
3Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1920's
4Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1930's
5Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1940's
6Deeds/leases Clarke County (Ga.), 1950's
7Deeds Clarke County (Ga.), Undated
131Deeds Madison County (Ga.)
2Deeds Oconee County (Ga.)
3Deeds Schley/Sumter Counties (Ga.), 1889 - 1907
4Deeds/contracts Sumter County (Ga.), 1919 - 1957
5Deeds/Notes, etc. Sumter County (Ga.) E.L. Beckwith Willie Millener
6Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) H.T. Davenport estate
7Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) Louisa E.Davenport estate
8Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) Mary C. Davenport estate
9Deeds Sumter County (Ga.) William Harrold estate
10Papers re: land: Sumter County (Ga.)
11Plats Sumter County (Ga.)
12Rent accounts
141Estate of Hurbert Fleming
2Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Estate of William Fleming
3Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Barrow County (Ga.)
4Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.), 1867-1897
5Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.), 1901 - 1913
6Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.), 1914 - 1919
7Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.), 1921 - 1923
8Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Clarke County (Ga.)
9Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Jackson County (Ga.)
10Deeds - Hurbert Fleming Division Florida
151Rent receipts, 1951
2Rent receipts, 1952
3Rent receipts, 1953
4Rent receipts, 1954
5Rent receipts, 1956 - 1957
6Rent receipts, 1958
7Rent receipts, 1959
8Rent receipts, 1960
9Rent receipts, 1941 - 1944
161Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1940 - 1950
2Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1952 - 1953
3Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1953
4Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1954
5Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1954
6Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1955
7Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1955
8Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1956
9Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1956
10Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1957
11Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division College Avenue Property, 1957 - 1960
12Rent receipts - Sallie F. Davenport Division, 1958 - 1960

5. Business Papers, 1888 - 1958

171Business papers - receipts, 1888
2Business papers - receipts, 1940 - 1943
3Business papers - receipts, 1944
4Business papers - receipts, 1950
5Business papers - receipts, 1952
6Business papers - receipts, 1955
7Business papers - receipts, 1956
8Business papers - receipts, 1957
9Business papers - receipts, 1958
10Business papers - stocks, 1935
11Business papers - stocks, 1936
12Business papers - stocks, 1937 - 1938, 1957 - 1958
13Business papers - stocks, 1888 - 1956