Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers

Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Lipscomb, Mary Ann Rutherford, 1848-1918
Title: Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers
Dates: 1855-1951
Quantity: 2.3 Linear feet (2 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box, 1 oversize folder A)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb and the Lipscomb family from 1885-1951. Most of the collection consists of photographs of the Lipscomb family, the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.), and the Tallulah Falls Industrial School (Ga.). The collection also contains notes and writings of Mary Ann Lipscomb as well as correspondence including letters from George Foster Peabody (1922) to Harry Hodgson of Athens, Georgia discussing education for African Americans and the university school system in Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms1485

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb (1848-1918) principal of the Lucy Cobb Institute (1895-1901) and founder of the Tallulah Falls Industrial School (Tullulah Falls, Ga.).


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

African Americans--Education--Georgia.
Athens (Ga.)
Education, Higher--Georgia.
Lipscomb family
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.).
Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938
Private schools--Georgia.
Tallulah Falls School (Tallulah Falls, Ga.).
Women school administrators--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

Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb papers, MS 1485. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Correspondence and Writings

11Athens Womens' Clubs
3Correspondence, 1884-1900
4Correspondence, 1900-1912
5Correspondence, 1913-1920
6Correspondence, 1921-1924
7Correspondence, 1925-1951
8Crawford Long Infirmary
10Tallulah Falls School
11Writings, Miscellaneous
OS Box
1Guest Book (with newspaper clippings and photographs)
OS Folder
1AOversized Items (3)

Series 2: Lipscomb Family materials

Subseries 2A: Relatives, Friends, etc.

21Cady, Katherine Rutherford. As a child
3Ellis, Blanche Lipscomb. With children
4Ellis, Rutherford & Lamar
5Frierson, Sarah
6Harris, Rev. & Mrs. Charles
7Hodgson, E.R.
8Lipscomb, Andrew Adgate. With Blanche Lipscomb
9Lipscomb, Andrew D.
10Lipscomb, Francis & Susan. As children
12Lipscomb, Frank. As a baby
13Lipscomb, Frank & Susan. As children
14Lipscomb, Kate D.
15Lipscomb, Lisle
16Lipscomb, Mary Ann Rutherford
17Mell, Rutherford. As a child
18Moss, Julia P.
19Poston, Anna Pauline
20Rutherford, John C.
21Rutherford, John. C. With 3 daughters
22Rutherford, Mildred Lewis
23Rutherford Family, relatives, friends, etc. Group picture
24Rutherford Family, relatives, friends, etc. Group pictures at Tallulah Falls. Fldr. 1
25Rutherford Family, relatives, friends, etc. Group pictures at Tallulah Falls. Fldr. 2
26Strahan, Sarah Brown Holmes
27Thomas, Gertrude
28Tiffany, Marie?
29Unidentified people. Fldr. 1
30Unidentified people. Fldr. 2
31Unidentified people. Fldr. 3
32Unidentified people. Fldr. 4

Series 2B: Lucy Cobb Institute, Tallulah Falls, and Other Places

31Athens, Georgia. First Baptist Church. Interior
2Athens, Georgia. Lipscomb House
3Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Library
4Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Margaret Hall, etc.
5Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Miscellaneous unidentified
6Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Parade floats
7Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Parlor
8Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. Students (Note: See also "Tallulah Falls")
9Athens, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute. The Villa
10Fort Frederica
11Georgia. University. Class of 1868 (As Juniors) & Faculty
12Glen Falls
13Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Athens Y-Boys Camp
14Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Beale House and group
15Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Council Rocks
16Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Lipscomb Cottage
17Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Lucy Cobb Institute group
18Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Mountain cabins
19Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Mountain families
20Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Mountain school group
21Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Needle Eye
22Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Railroad
23Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Tallulah Falls Industrial School
24Tallulah River. Bridal Veil Falls
25Tallulah River. Hurricane Falls
26Tallulah River. Ladore Falls
27Tallulah River. Oceanna Falls
28Tallulah River. People in river
29Tallulah River. Tempesta Falls
30Tallulah River. Views, miscellaneous
31Toccoa Falls
32Unidentified places