Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks

Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Habersham, Leila Elliott, 1831-1901
Title: Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks
Dates: 1860-1864
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms1640

Biographical/Historical Note

Eliza MacKay Elliott (6 September 1831-1901) was called Leila. She married Frederick Augustus Habersham and they lived in Savannah.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three scrapbooks kept by Eliza MacKay Elliott. They contain newspaper clippings concerning the Civil War. Two of the scrapbooks were originally composition books. The third was an account book dated 1860 and was kept by M.C. Elliott. The clippings have been removed from this volume and are in folders.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Account books.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Habersham, Leila Elliott, 1831-1901
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eliza MacKay Elliott scrapbooks, 1860-1864. MS 1640. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Account book- M.C. Elliott, 1860
2-8Clippings removed from account book
9Scrapbook, 1862-1863
10Scrapbook, 1863-1864