John T. Cobb Lampkin papers

John T. Cobb Lampkin papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Lampkin, John T. Cobb
Title: John T. Cobb Lampkin papers
Dates: 1872-1926
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.
Coll. Number: ms1668

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs.
Boardinghouses--Georgia.
College students--Georgia.
Diaries.
Religious life.
University of 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

John T. Cobb Lampkin papers. MS 1668. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Account book/latin notebook, 1872-1880
 
2Record of time, 1873-1875
 
3Notebook, 1895-1926