Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers

Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall
Creator: Sibley family
Title: Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers
Dates: 1862-1968
Quantity: 2.8 Linear feet (7 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence, ledgers, photographs, recipes, legal documents, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, etc, related to Lucy Nicholson. Part of the correspondence is from the Sibley family. Other documents relate to the Sibley family, Madison G. Nicholson, and the Ladies Garden Club of Athens. An unidentified account of the Civil War is also included.
Coll. Number: ms1892

Biographical/Historical Note

Lucy Nicholson was a prominent citizen of Athens, Georgia. She was involved in civic and social activities. An avid gardener, she served as President of the Ladies' Garden Club of Athens, American's first Garden Club founded in 1891. She was married to Madison G. Nicholson.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Athens Ladies' Garden Club (Athens, Ga.). -- History--19th century--Sources
Athens Ladies' Garden Club (Athens, Ga.). -- History--20th century--Sources
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cookery--Georgia--Athens--History--19th century--Sources.
Cookery--Georgia--Athens--History--20th century--Sources.
Correspondence.
Families.
Garden clubs.
Gardeners--Georgia--Athens--Correspondence.
Gardeners--Georgia--Athens--Photographs.
Gardening--Georgia--Athens--History--19th century--Sources.
Gardening--Georgia--Athens--History--20th century--Sources.
Gardening--Societies, etc.
Ledgers (account books)
Legal documents.
Narratives (document genre)
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall -- Correspondence
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall -- Finance, Personal
Nicholson, Lucy O. Woodall -- Photographs
Nicholson, Madison G.
Photographs.
Recipes--Georgia--Athens--History--19th century--Sources.
Recipes--Georgia--Athens--History--20th century--Sources.
Recipes.
Scrapbooks.
Sibley family -- Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucy O. Woodall Nicholson papers, 1862-1968. MS 1892. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Civil War Comments
 
2Clippings-Miscellaneous
 
3Clippings-Marriage and Deaths
 
4Clippings-Garden Club
 
5Correspondence, 1910-1931
 
6Correspondence, 1932-1934
 
7Correspondence, 1935-1937
 
8Correspondence, 1938-1944
 
9History
 
10Clippings-Nicholson Home
 
11Correspondence, 1945-1949
 
12Correspondence, 1950-1968, undated
 
13Garden Encyclopedia
 
BoxFolder
21Ledger
 
2Ledger
 
3Legers-personal
 
4Legal documents
 
5Legal documents-estate papers
 
6Nicholson, Madison
 
7Photographs
 
BoxFolder
31Recipes
 
2Recipes
 
BoxFolder
41Scrapbook
 
2Sibley-Correspondence, 1862-1882
 
3Sibley-Correspondence, 1884-1889
 
4Sibley-Correspondence, 1890-1898
 
5Sibley-Correspondence, 1899-1903
 
6Sibley-Correspondence, 1904
 
7Sibley-Correspondence, 1905 & undated letters
 
8Sibley-miscellaneous documents
 
9"Swallow Flights"
 
BoxFolder
51Writings-Correspondence, 1 August 1932-15 May 1939
 
2Writings-Correspondence, 1 May 1939-31 May 1939
 
3Writings-Correspondence, June 1939-August 1939
 
4Writings-Correspondence, September 1939-February 1940
 
5Writings-Correspondence, March 1940-February 1942
 
6Writings-Correspondence, March 1942-December 1943
 
7Writings-Correspondence, 1949
 
8Writings-gardens
 
9Writings-"They Came to Georgia" book # 1
 
10Writings-" They Came to Georgia" book # 2
 
BoxFolder
61Writings-"They Came To Georgia "-book 3
 
2Writings-"They Came To Georgia "-book 4
 
3Writings-"They Came To Georgia "-book 5
 
BoxFolder
71-9Writings-"They Came to Georgia" Miscellaneous-9 folders