Mary McKinley Cobb papers

Mary McKinley Cobb papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cobb, Mary McKinley, 1844-1927
Title: Mary McKinley Cobb papers
Dates: 1886-1935
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (13 folders; housed with minor collections MS 1501 to MS 1506)
Coll. Number: ms1506(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary McKinley Cobb (1844-1927), poet, wife of Howell Cobb, Jr., born in Lexington, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Mary McKinley Cobb from 1886-1935. Included are correspondence, writings, clippings, and photographs relating to the Cobb family and Mary's poetry. Major correspondents include her husband Howell Cobb, Jr., her son William Cobb, and Carl McKinley.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American poetry--Georgia.
Cobb family
Cobb, Howell, 1842-1909
Cobb, Willie
McKinley, Carl
McKinley, Carl, 1895-1966
Women poets, American--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 McKinley Cobb papers, MS 1506. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: other Cobb family papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

5Picture-- verse book
6Family pictures
7Family pictures
8Family pictures
9Family pictures