United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter 88 (Athens, Ga.) records

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter 88 (Athens, Ga.) records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: United Daughters of the Confederacy. Laura Rutherford Chapter No. 88 (Athens, Ga.)
Title: United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter 88 (Athens, Ga.) records
Dates: 1895-2001
Quantity: 35.6 Linear feet (7 document boxes, 3 cartons, 6 oversized vol, 19 oversized boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Laura Rutherford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) of the United Daughters of the Confederacy from 1895-1948. Includes scrapbooks (1928-1958, with gaps), writings and speeches of Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Cross of Honor applications and recipients, a dues ledger (1921-1926), and a few minutes (1913-1929, 1934-1936). The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and memorabilia relating to the activities of the organization and the Civil War.
Coll. Number: ms1561

Arrangement

Arranged roughly by record type and chronologically.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Confederate States of America--History--Societies, etc.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Minutes.
Patriotic societies--Georgia.
Rutherford, Mildred Lewis, 1852-1928
Scrapbooks.
Soldiers--Georgia.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs.

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

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Laura Rutherford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) records, MS 1561. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Scrapbooks

Box
1Minutes/Scrapbook, 1913-1929
Ledger, 1921-1926
Accounts
1928-1931
with index, includes pictures of Confederate Generals
Box
21937
with index
1937-1938
Box
31939
1940
1940
"Confederate History," contains typescripts of diaries, Bible records, poems
Box
41940
with index
1941-1942
UDC programs
Box
51941
1942
"Confederate Poetry," with index of first lines, typed
Box
61942
"Poems and Songs 1861-1865"
1942
1943
Box
71944
1945
Book I
Box
81945
Book II-with index, includes World War II and Franklin Delano Roosevelt clippings
1945-1946
with index, includes pictures of Confederate Generals
1946-1947
Box
91947
1947
Box
101947-1948
1947-1948
with index
Box
111953-1954
with index
1956-1957
with index
Box
121957-1958
with index
Undated
with index, includes pictures of Confederate Generals
BoxFolder
141"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1923
2"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1924
3"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1925
4"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1926
5"Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book", 1927
Box
191933-1935
1948-1949
with index
1949-1950
with index, includes Margaret Mitchell clippings
Box
201949-1950
with index
1950-1951
with index
1950-1951
with index
Box
211951-1952
with index
1952-1953
with index
1955-1956
Box
221958-1959
with index
1959-1960
with index
1960-1961
with index
Box
231962-1963
1964
1964-1965
with index
Box
241965-1966
with index
1967-1968
Box
251982-1983
1983-1984
1984-1985
includes T.R.R. Cobb house clippings
Box
261985-1986
with index
1986-1987
with index
1987-1988
with index
1988-1989
with index
1989-1990
with index
Volume
21990-1991
Volume
31991-1992
Volume
41992-1993
Volume
51994-1995
Box
281995-1999 (3)
Box
291999-2000
Volume
62000-2001
Volume
1Oversized scrapbook (UDC GA division)
 
BoxFolder
184Yearbooks
1937
1938
1939
1941
1942
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1955
1956
1957
1958
1969-1970
1979-1980
1981-1982
1985-1986
1986-1987
1987-1988
1988-1990
(UDC members serving in the Armed Forces)
1990-1991
1991-1992
 
BoxFolder
131Manuscripts of Mildred Rutherford
"The South of Yesterday"
"What Would Our Grandmothers Have Done if Confronted With Present Day Problems?"
"Why Text Books Are Not Just to the South"
"Was Negro Slavery Consistent With the Law of Nature"
 

Cookbook, marking Chapter's Centennial, 1996

BoxFolder
301Miscellaneous documents
2Organizational documentation
3Recipes from the 1860s
4Recipe originals from charter members
5Relationship of Non-members contributing recipes
6Beth's recipes
7Beverages and appetizers
8Soup
9Illustrations
10Emma Sansom chapter
11Agnes Lee Chapter- Decatur
13Mary Brantley Chapter- Dawson
14Capt. James Monroe Briggs Chapter- Valdosta
15Quitman, Georgia
16James M. Gresham
17Mixed assortment
18Miscellaneous papers, including recipes and notes
19Blank recipe forms
20Vegetables
21Salads
22Main Dishes
23Desserts
24Breads
25Miscellaneous item recipes
26Contract for Cookbook
27Letter to Public Seeking Recipes / Letter to Editor of Athens Banner Herald
 
BoxFolder
132Newspaper clippings-Mildred Rutherford, 1923-1928
 
3"100 Questions About the Confederacy"-Booklet by Mildred Rutherford for a Children of the Confederacy contest
 
4Photograph of General Marcus Wright
 
5"Confederate Lines"-Newsletter, November 1986-September 1988
 
6Convention programs, 1988 1991
 
7Program-Dedication of the historical marker of Alexander H. Stephens, 1991
 
BoxFolder
146Printed material-Stone Mountain Memorial
 
7Addresses by Mildred Rutherford
 
Box
15Cross of Honor recipients
 
Cross of Honor recipients, 1900-1912
 
Cross of Service applications and material
 
Box
16 Memoirs of Georgia Vol. I, 1895
 
Box
17 Memoirs of Georgia Vol. II, 1895
 
Alexander H. Stephens by Lucian Lamar Knight, 1930
 
BoxFolder
181Ledger-Accounts, 1925-1929
 
2Minutes, 1929-1934
 
3Minutes, 1934-1936
 
5Envelopes which contained UDC collection material
 
Box
27Individual members-original membership application
Aiken, Gladys Dillard
Branyon, Jesse Anderson
Bridges, Lucile Mars
Browder, Agnes Marshall Barnes
Brunskill, Miriam Allsopp
Bryant, Norma F. Hosey
Butler, Ruby Lee Jones
Campbell, Mary Billingslea Brown
Clark, Lucy Emma
Clark, Martha Elizabeth Doster
Clendening, Emilie Maupin
Crawford, Bess Scales
Dorough, Lillie Westmoreland
Estes, Paula Edria
Fernandez, Teresa McNair
Furman, Dolores Delle Anderson
Garrett, Mildred Virginia Booth
Gilfillan, Cynthia Phillips
Gordon, Nannette Hodgson
Green, Margaret Bickerstaff
Griffeth, Louise Daniell
Hagan, Janice Gale Kitchens
LaCavera, Tracy M
Luttrell, Margaret Muse
Maddox, Elizabeth Louise Young
McDavid, Gloria Camille Eppes
McElhannon, Daisy G Howell
Outlaw, Mary Elizabeth
Phillips, Evelyn Teareatha
Porter, Mary Sloan
Price, Mary Ferguson
Reagan, Connie Phillips
Shattuck, Violet Louise McNair
Silvey, Martha Jeanette Vandergriff
Slaughter, Manie Julia
Stevenson, Alice Isabel Clary
Tolnas, Sarah Gladys Lowther
Watson, Freddie Massey Haggard
Wilson, Pamela Jean Brown
Woods, Mary Etta