|Creator:||Butler, D. E.|
|Creator:||Butler, Peter Walton|
|Creator:||Mercer, Jesse, 1769-1841|
|Creator:||Walton, Ginnie T.|
|Title:||Butler family papers|
|Quantity:||4.8 Linear feet (6 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized box, 1 carton)|
The collection consists of papers of the Butler family of Madison, Morgan County, Georgia from ca. 1820-1950. Contains correspondence to various members of the Butler family including Col. D.E. Butler, Peter Walton Butler, and Bessie Butler. Correspondents of Bessie Butler include Benjamin W. Hunt of Eatonton, Joseph Jacobs of Atlanta, and J. Quinn West of Thomaston, Georgia, all which discuss family matters and Georgia politics. The collection also contains medical notes from college (1820s); an autograph album of Ginnie T. Walton (1849-1850); glass plate negatives of Thurlston, the Butler home in Madison (1880s); and a diary of Baptist minister Jesse Mercer describing a journey (March-June 1820) to Philadelphia to attend a Baptist convention.
Arranged by record type.
Butler family papers, MS 1639. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
See also photographic materials from this collection that were removed to the Cased Image Collection, MS 3529.