Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks

Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Rutherford, Mildred Lewis, 1852-1928
Title: Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks
Dates: [circa 1858-1930]
Quantity: 4.4 Linear feet (2 document boxes, 3 oversized boxes)
Coll. Number: ms1686

Biographical/Historical Note

Mildred Lewis Rutherford (1852-1928), author and educator, resided in Athens, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Mildred Lewis Rutherford (1851-1928)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of scrapbooks of Mildred Lewis Rutherford from ca. 1858-1930. Two scrapbooks (1858-1908 and 1896-1901) pertain to the Lucy Cobb Institute and contain clippings, programs, printed material, handbooks, correspondence, and copies of the MESSENGER, a publication of the Institute. The other scrapbooks contain mainly clippings documenting current events in Georgia including information on the Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs.
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.).
Private schools--Georgia.
Women school administrators--Georgia.
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs.

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

Mildred Lewis Rutherford scrapbooks, MS 1686. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

For related materials at the Hargrett Library, see also the Mildred Lewis Rutherford papers, MS 41, and the Stone Mountain papers, MS 2817.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Cobb family
3Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
4Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs
Lucy Cobb Institute
15Lucy Cobb Institute
6Lucy Cobb Institute-Alumnae
7Lucy Cobb Institute-Catalogs
8Lucy Cobb Institute- The Lightning Bug pages
9Lucy Cobb Institute-Pictures
10Lucy Cobb Institute-Programs/invitations
11Lucy Cobb Institute-Publications
21Printed material
2United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC)
3United Daughters of the Confederacy-Children of the Confederacy
4University of Georgia
includes Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs
Scrapbook-miscellaneous material
4Scrapbooks-Lucy Cobb Institute
includes pictures of funeral procession on College Avenue
Printed material
Memorial Day Echoes
Flags and Flowers
Lucy Cobb Dots
The Mountain Star, 1924
Loose scrapbook pages and newspapers