Carlisle Cobb family papers

Carlisle Cobb family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Baxter, Sarah Cobb, b. 1822
Creator: Cobb family
Creator: Cobb, Carlisle, 1886-1970
Creator: Cobb, Carlisle, 1916-
Creator: Cobb, Howell Edward, 1918-
Creator: Cobb, Howell, 1842-1909
Creator: Cobb, Mary McKinley, 1844-1927
Creator: Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, 1868-1898
Creator: Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, b. 1896
Creator: Cobb, Zachariah Lamar, b. 1880
Creator: McKinley family
Creator: Trimble, Mary McKinley Cobb, 1923-
Title: Carlisle Cobb family papers
Dates: Bulk, 1922-1947
Dates: 1815-1971
Quantity: 24.1 Linear feet (57 document boxes, 1 oversized box, 1 oversized folder B)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Carlisle Cobb and the Cobb family from 1815-1971. The papers include correspondence, clippings, photographs, receipts, family legal papers, radio scripts (ca. 1930s) of Carlisle Cobb pertaining to Georgia and United States politics, and manuscripts of Carlisle Cobb and Mary McKinley Cobb. The correspondence contains sporadic letters (1815-1922) between Howell Cobb, Mary McKinley Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, and members of the McKinley family discussing family matters with some references to Georgia politics. The bulk of the correspondence (1922-1947) contains letters from Carlisle Cobb to his wife Kate Cobb; from Carlisle, Jr. to his wife Juliette Cobb from England, France, and Ireland while serving with the 6th and 28th Cavalry during World War II; and from Mary McKinley Cobb, while a student at Kansas State University, to Lee Trimble. The letters document family matters, activities of the correspondents, and some discussion of politics. Other correspondents include Sara Cobb Baxter, Howell E. Cobb, Zachariah Lamar Cobb, and Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb.
Coll. Number: ms2007

Biographical/Historical Note

Carlisle Cobb (1886-1970), lawyer and judge, son of Howell Cobb (1842-1909) and Mary McKinley Cobb (1844-1927), married Kate McKinley Treanor in 1913. Children include Carlisle Cobb, Jr. (1916) married Juliette Dale, Howell Edward (1918), and Mary McKinley (1923) married Lee Trimble. Other family members include Carlisle's brothers Zachariah Lamar Cobb (b. 1880) and Thomas Reade Roots (1868-1898) married Maud Barker (d. 1891), sisters Sara Spalding (b. 1882) married Richard Baxter (d. 1906) and Caroline Elizabeth (b. 1884), and his nephew Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb (b. 1896).


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Georgia.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Kansas State University.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Photographs.
Radio scripts.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 28th.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 6th.
Universities and colleges--Kansas.
Women authors, American--Georgia.
World War, 1939-1945.

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

Carlisle Cobb family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Other Cobb family papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Biography and Genealogy

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1Biography/Genealogy
Box
2Biography/Genealogy
 

Series 2: Correspondence, 1815-1971 undated

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3Correspondence, 1815-1889
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4Correspondence, 1890-1895
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5Correspondence, 1896-1898
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6Correspondence, 1899-1903
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7Correspondence, 1904
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8Correspondence, 1905-1921
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9Correspondence, 1922-1924
Box
10Correspondence, 1925-1933
Box
11Correspondence, 1934-1936
Box
12Correspondence, 1937-1941
Box
13Correspondence, 1942-1943
Box
14Correspondence, 1944
Box
15Correspondence, 1945
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16Correspondence, 1946-1947
Box
17Correspondence, 1948-1968
Box
18Correspondence, 1969-1971 undated
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19Correspondence, Undated
 

Series 3: Subject Files

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20Address books, Addresses, Agricultural Extension material, Ante-bellum homes of Athens, Army
Box
21Army, Art, Awards
Box
22Bank vault records, Richard Boling Baxter, Jr. estate, Birth certificates, Calling cards, Cards, Clippings
Box
23Clippings, Howell Cobb estate
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24Howell Cobb estate, Contract papers, Curiosa, DAR, Diary 1956, Empty envelopes
Box
25Frost Construction Company, Grade book, House repair receipts, Invitations, Journals
Box
26Legal papers, William McKinley, Medical, Miscellaneous
Box
27Miscellaneous, Notebooks
Box
28Notebooks, Pensions, Pictures
Box
29Pictures
Box
30Pictures, Prayer book
Box
31Receipts, 1829-1936
Box
32Receipts, 1937-1944
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33Receipts, 1945-1947
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34Receipts, 1948-1957
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35Receipts, 1958-1961
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36Receipts, 1962-1963
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37Receipts, 1964
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38Receipts, 1964-1965
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39Receipts, 1966-1968
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40Receipts, 1969
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41Receipts, Recipes, 1970-1971 undated
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42School, Scrapbooks
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43Carlo Sforza, Social Security, Tenant papers, Ticket stubs, War ration book, Wills
Box
44Woodblocks
Box
45Woodblocks
Box
46Woodblocks
Box
47Woodblocks
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48Woodblocks
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49Woodblocks
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50Woodblocks
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51Woodblocks
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52Woodblocks
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53Woodblocks
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54Writings by: Sara Cobb Baxter, Carlisle Cobb, Carolyn Cobb
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55Writings by: Howell Cobb, Katherine McKinley Cobb, Mary McKinley Cobb
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56Writings by: Thomas R. R. Cobb, Zach Lamar Cobb, Maud Cobb Lester, Archibald McKinley, and other authors
 

Series 4: Printed material

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57Series 4 Printed material
 

Series 5: Pictures

Box
58Series 5 Pictures
 

Series 6: Oversized materials

OS Folder
1BPhotograph of Brig. Gen. Howell Cobb
Architectural drawing (2) (2)