Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks

Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Children of the Confederacy. Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks
Dates: 1934-1943
Quantity: 6.0 Linear feet (1 doc box, 2 cartons, 2 oversized boxes, 1 oversized volume)
Abstract:The collection consists of scrapbooks of the Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) of the Children of the Confederacy from 1934-1943. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and memorabilia relating to the activities of the organization and the Civil War.
Coll. Number: ms1562

Biographical/Historical Note

The Ellen A. Crawford chapter is a branch of the Children of Confederacy located in Athens, Georgia. It was present and active in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The Children of the Confederacy was and is a youth organization consisting of descendants of men or women who honorably served in the Confederacy or materially aided the South during the Civil War. The Children of the Confederacy is sponsored and supported by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Confederate States of America--History--Societies, etc.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Patriotic societies--Georgia.
Scrapbooks.
Soldiers--Georgia.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Youth--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

Children of the Confederacy, Ellen A. Crawford Chapter (Athens, Ga.) scrapbooks. MS 1562. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Scrapbook, 1934-35 (2)
 
Scrapbook [& Director's book], 1937-38
 
Scrapbook, 1939-40 (2)
 
Scrapbook, 1940-41 (2)
 
Scrapbook, 1941
 
Scrapbook, 1942
 
Scrapbook, 1942-43
Includes: 1. Application to become a chapter; 2. History of the Chapter; 3. Director's report to Division Director; 4. Various Notes on activities, and 5. Handwritten copy of The Morning Star
 
Box
2Scrapbook, 1935-36
 
Scrapbook, 1936-37
 
Scrapbook, 1938-39
 
Box
3Scrapbook, 1948-49
 
Scrapbook, 1949-50
 
Scrapbook, 1950-51
 
Scrapbook, 1956-57
 
Scrapbook, 1906-56
Golden Jubilee
 
Box
4Scrapbook, 1959-60
 
Box
3Scrapbook, 1958-59
 
Box
4Scrapbook, 1960-61
 
Scrapbook, 1962-63
 
Box
5Scrapbook, 1961-62
Includes: 1. The Georgia Division, Children of the Confederacy History; 2. Roster & Ancestry roll, 1986. 3. Minutes of the 74 th Division Convention. 4. Miscellaneous printed material
 
Volume
1Oversized scrapbook, 1934-1935