|Creator:||Lampkin, John T. Cobb|
|Title:||John T. Cobb Lampkin papers|
|Quantity:||0.2 Linear feet (3 volumes in 1 half box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of John T. Cobb Lampkin of Athens, Clarke County, Georgia from 1872-1926. Includes a notebook (1895-1926) which contains deaths and marriages, weather, social activities, and some medical remedies of the local era; a "record of time" (1873-1875) in which Lampkin discusses the weather, social activities, church attendance, his studies at the University of Georgia, and the people staying at his father Lewis J. Lampkin's boarding house; and an account book (1872-1880) which also contains Latin lessons and exercises.|
John T. Cobb Lampkin was the son of Lewis Jackson Lamplin, who was born in Clark, Georgia, USA on 1816 to Lewis Lampkin and Angelica Ryan. Lewis Jackson married Lucy Phelps Haynes and had 7 children, of which John T. Cobb was one. For a brief amount of time, Lewis was a sheriff for Clarke County. He passed away on 19 Jun 1885 in Athens, Georgia. His son, John T. Cobb Lampkin, often referred to as "Cobb," continued a business after his death.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
John T. Cobb Lampkin papers. MS 1668. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.