Katherine Lanier Clarke papers

Katherine Lanier Clarke papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Clarke, Katherine Lanier, 1891-1962
Title: Katherine Lanier Clarke papers
Dates: approximately 1890-1960
Quantity: 6.8 Linear feet (8 document boxes, 3 oversized boxes)
Abstract:The collection, primarily financial in nature, deals with Katherine Lanier Clarke's land holdings, and the estate of her mother who was daughter of one of the mayors of Savannah. A good portion of the colletcion contains correspondence regarding financial and family matters in the early 20th century. There is also some genealogy and a few pictures in the collection.
Coll. Number: ms1387

Biographical/Historical Note

Katherine Lanier Clarke was for many years associated with the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Georgia. She was named State Specialist in Food Preservation. Mrs. Clarke left the bulk of her estate for the establishment of Lanier Gardens, a retirement community.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Clarke, Katherine Lanier, 1891-1962
Financial records.
Georgia--Genealogy.
Land tenure--Georgia.
Pictures (object genre)
Pictures--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Katherine Lanier Clarke papers. MS 1387. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Fannie E. Lanier materials

BoxFolder
11Correspondence, inventories, receipts, insurance policies, last will, etc., 1904-1937
2Correspodence, last will, etc., 1925-1927
3Correspondence, 1932
4Correspondence, 1933 January-March
5Correspondence, 1933 April-December
6Correspondence, 1934
7Correspondence, land recapitulation papers, 1935
8Correspondence, 1936
BoxFolder
21Correspondence, 1937
2Correspondence, utility bills, tax collection, insurance policy, many receipts, 1938
3Correspondence, utility bills, tax collection, insurance policies, receipts, 1939
4Correspondence, furniture lists, 1940
5Correspondence, termite control papers, house repair schematic, 1941
6Correspondence, insurance policies, etc., 1942
7Correspondence, 1943
8Correspondence, insurance policies, checks, etc, 1945 - 1946
9Correspondence, lists, Undated
10Miscellaneous documents (bank statements, receipts, insurance policies, poem, etc)
 

Series 2: Insurance documents

BoxFolder
311932
21933 - 36
31937 - 1938
41939
51942
61944
71947
81960
 

Series 3: Personal materials

BoxFolder
41Genealogy and Biography
2Correspondence, Personal, 1916-1956
3Investments
4Miscellaneous
5Miscellaneous
6Passport
7Pictures
8Retirement
9Travels
10University of Georgia
 

Series 4: Property records and land documents

BoxFolder
51Property: Athens, Georgia - Lumpkin St.
2Property: Clarkesville, Ga.
3Property: Clayton, Ga.
4Property: Dillard, Ga.
5-7Property: Florida
BoxFolder
61Property: Murray/Union Counties, Georgia
2Property: Rabun County, Georgia
3-5Property: Savannah, Georgia
BoxFolder
71Skeffington Realty Co. (Savannah, Ga.), 1933 - 1946
BoxFolder
81Skeffington Realty Co. (Savannah, Ga.), 1947 - 1952
OS Box
9Land Tracts, etc.
OS Box
10Land Tracts, etc.
OS Box
3Land Tracts, etc.