Jewel family collection

Jewel family collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Jewell family
Title: Jewel family collection
Dates: 1804-1901
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms1438

Biographical/Historical Note

The Jewel family were farmers in Oglethorpe County, Georgia in the mid-1800s.

Thomas Sansom lived in Athens, Georgia in the 19th century.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of various newspaper clippings, embroidery patterns, woven coverlet patterns, recipes, The Jewell Register (a book tracing Jewell lineage to 1522), two photographs, and two account books, from 1804-1901.

Index Terms

Account books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Embroidery (visual works)
Oglethorpe County (Ga.)--History.
Patterns (guides)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Jewel family collection, ms 1438, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Bobbin, undated
2Clippings, undated, 1875-1890
3Correspondence, 1882 September
Dated Union Point, September 1882, to Mrs. Emma Edwards, signed "Your cousin, Annie," regarding Emma's condition and family.
4 The Jewell Register, 1859
5James Jewel ledger, 1804-1812
6Miscellaneous, undated
7Needlework patterns, undated
8Photographs, undated
Undated, students posing in front of a schoolhouse, "Herman School" penciled on back of photograph.
Undated, children and adults in dress wear, posing in front of trees.
9Recipes, undated
Handwritten recipes for Texas Cake, Quaking Pudding, Molasses Custard, and Poor Moms Pudding.
10Song lyrics, undated
11Thomas Sansom ledger, 1830-1850, 1901
12William Jewel, undated
13Woven coverlet patterns, named, undated, 1847
14Woven coverlet patterns, unnamed, undated