Carlisle Cobb family papers

Carlisle Cobb family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Cobb family
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)
Coll. Number: ms2007

Biographical/Historical Note

Carlisle Cobb (1886-1970) was a lawyer and judge, the son of Howell Cobb (1842-1909) and Mary McKinley Cobb (1844-1927), he married Kate McKinley Treanor in 1913. their 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) who married Maud Barker (d. 1891), sisters Sara Spalding (b. 1882) who married Richard Baxter (d. 1906) and Caroline Elizabeth (b. 1884), and his nephew Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb (b. 1896).


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, receipts, family legal papers, radio scripts of Carlisle Cobb, and manuscripts of Carlisle Cobb and Mary McKinley Cobb. The correspondence contains letters between Howell Cobb, Mary McKinley Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, and members of the McKinley family. The bulk of the correspondence 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. Other correspondents include Sara Cobb Baxter, Howell E. Cobb, Zachariah Lamar Cobb, and Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb.


Index Terms

American literature.
Authors, American--Georgia.
Baxter, Sarah Cobb, b. 1822
Cobb, Carlisle, 1886-1970
Cobb, Carlisle, 1916-
Cobb, Howell Edward, 1918-
Cobb, Howell, 1842-1909
Cobb, Mary McKinley, 1844-1927
Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, 1868-1898
Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, b. 1896
Cobb, Zachariah Lamar, b. 1880
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Kansas State University.
Manuscripts (documents)
McKinley family
Radio scripts.
Trimble, Mary McKinley Cobb, 1923-
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, ms2007, 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

 
Box
1Biography/Genealogy
 
Box
2Biography/Genealogy
 
Box
3Correspondence, 1815-1889
 
Box
4Correspondence, 1890-1895
 
Box
5Correspondence, 1896-1898
 
Box
6Correspondence, 1899-1903
 
Box
7Correspondence, 1904
 
Box
8Correspondence, 1905-1921
 
Box
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
 
Box
16Correspondence, 1946-1947
 
Box
17Correspondence, 1948-1968
 
Box
18Correspondence, 1969-1971
 
Box
19Correspondence, undated
 
Box
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
 
Box
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
27Notebooks
 
Box
28Notebooks, Pensions, Pictures
 
Box
29Pictures
 
Box
30Pictures, Prayer book
 
Box
31Receipts, 1829-1936
 
Box
32Receipts, 1937-1944
 
Box
33Receipts, 1945-1947
 
Box
34Receipts, 1948-1957
 
Box
35Receipts, 1958-1961
 
Box
36Receipts, 1962-1963
 
Box
37Receipts, 1964
 
Box
38Receipts, 1964-1965
 
Box
39Receipts, 1966-1968
 
Box
40Receipts, 1969
 
Box
41Receipts, Recipes, 1970-1971
 
Box
42School, Scrapbooks
 
Box
43Carlo Sforza, Social Security, Tenant papers, Ticket stubs, War ration book, Wills
 
Box
44Woodblocks
 
Box
45Woodblocks
 
Box
46Woodblocks
 
Box
47Woodblocks
 
Box
48Woodblocks
 
Box
49Woodblocks
 
Box
50Woodblocks
 
Box
51Woodblocks
 
Box
52Woodblocks
 
Box
53Woodblocks
 
Box
54Writing - Sara Cobb Baxter, Carlisle Cobb, Carolyn Cobb
 
Box
55Writing - Howell Cobb, Katherine McKinley Cobb, Mary McKinley Cobb
 
Box
56Writing - Thomas R. R. Cobb, Zach Lamar Cobb, Maud Cobb Lester, Archibald McKinley, and other authors
 

Series 4: Printed material

Box
57Series 4 Printed material
 

Series 5: Pictures

Box
58Series 5 Pictures
 
OS Folder
1BPhotograph of Brig. Gen. Howell Cobb
 
Architectural drawing (2) (2)