Lucy Cobb Institute records

Lucy Cobb Institute records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Lucy Cobb Institute records
Dates: 1855-1931
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms1589

Biographical/Historical Note

Lucy Cobb Institute, a female educational institution located in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Lucy Cobb Institute" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records of the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.) from 1855-1931. The records include a record book containing stock accounts (1857-1859), minutes of the Trustees of the Lucy Cobb Institute (1899-1931), cash accounts (1857-1872), and the articles of agreement for forming a joint stock company to operate a select female high school in Athens (1855). The collection also contains some loose material including legal documents, financial records, correspondence (1907-1929), and minutes (1917-1930, with gaps).

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)
Private schools--Georgia.
School management and organization--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

Lucy Cobb Institute records, MS 1589. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Athens (Ga.) Board of Education
2Atlanta (Ga.) Alumae Association
4Legal documents
5Letters, 1907-1929, undated
6Minutes, 1917-1930
8Stockbook and minutes