|Creator:||Anderson, Richard LeConte, 1902-|
|Title:||Richard LeConte Anderson genealogical papers|
|Quantity:||18.4 Linear feet (43 document boxes, 1 oversized box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of notes, clippings, photographs, correspondence and other information pertaining to the LeConte and allied families (including the Anderson, Hollifield and Perkins families) that formed the basis of Richard LeConte Anderson's three volume work on his family's genealogy. The book was published shortly after his death in 1981.|
"Noted for their contributions to the intellectual life of nineteenth-century Georgia, the LeContes originally prospered as rice and cotton planters in Liberty County and later earned recognition for their scientific work." -- "LeConte Family" from the New Georgia Encyclopedia, http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-791&sug=y (Accessed May 27, 2009)
Arranged in alphabetical order.
Richard LeConte Anderson genealogical papers. MS 1986. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Joseph LeConte collection, 1890-1911; LeConte family papers, 1857-1916; LeConte genealogical collection, 1980-1943; Emma LeConte photograph album, 1900; Joseph LeConte letter, 1852; J. N. LeConte notebook, circa 1905; LeConte Furman Carter family papers, circa 1795-1999.