E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection I

E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection I

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coulter, E. Merton, (Ellis Merton), 1890-
Title: E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection I
Dates: [circa 1745-1942]
Quantity: 6.0 Linear feet (10 document boxes, 1 oversized box, 5 oversized folders A, 3 oversized folders B)
Abstract:The collection consists of original source material collected by E. Merton Coulter which dates from ca. 1745-1942. The materials include biographies of prominent Georgians, correspondence of individuals and families, court records (1864-1869) from the Superior Court of Jackson County (Ga.), records relating to the Confederate States of America and the Civil War in Georgia, reports and lists of children (1846-1870) attending Poor Schools in Clarke County (Ga.) and records relating to slavery in Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms2018

Biographical/Historical Note

Ellis Merton Coulter (1890-1981), author, educator at the University of Georgia (1919-1958) and head of the History Dept. (1941-1958), resided in Athens, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "E. Merton Coulter (1890-1981)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Ellis Merton Coulter (1890-1981) was born in Catawba County, North Carolina After enrolling in schools such as the University of North Carolina and the University of Wisconsin, Coulter began teaching at the University of Georgia in 1919. He became head of the history department in 1941 and retired as professor emertus in 1958.


Scope and Content Note

This Coulter Collection dates from circa 1745 to circa 1942 and involves a wide variety of subjects. It is arranged alphabetically by subject heading and last name, beginning with John Adair and ending with John G. York. The collection consists of 11 Hollinger boxes, 1 oversize box and several oversize folders. Contained in the collection are approximately 307 folders, 16 notebooks, 19 oversize folders, ledgers and diaries.

Much of the collection consists of correspondence written from and to people such as: John C. Calhoun, Calvin Coolidge, Howell Cobb, John Forsyth, Leo Frank, Alexander Stephens, Charles Thompson and Booker T. Washington. There are two large sections dealing with the Confederate States of America and Schools in Georgia. Under the C.S.A. section are several folders dealing with Appomatox, Conscriptions, Court Procedures, deserters, medical attention, veterans and many other topics. The Schools section consist of mainly records from Normal and Poor schools in Georgia. There is also a section on Slavery which contains correspondence, records and inventories.

Of particular interest is a section dealing with colonial records of Georgia. These papers pertain to the establishment of the colony of Georgia, land and other misc. topics. There is also a Yazoo Land Fraud petition from 1798 in the oversize section.

Last of all, there are several misc. folders in this collection consisting of checks, promissory notes, postcards, election ballots, deeds and land documents.


Arrangement

Arranged in alphabetical order.


Index Terms

Clarke County (Ga.)
Confederate States of America.
Court records.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia. Superior Court (Jackson County).
Jackson County (Ga.)
Poor--Georgia.
Schools--Georgia.
Slavery--Georgia.

General Notes

Many of the series within this collection are described separately.

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

E. Merton Coulter manuscript collection I. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Adair, John, a biography
 
2Anderson, Sr. R.C., a biography
 
3Anderson, Jr., R.C., a biography
 
4Asbury, Samuel E., corres. received (typescripts), 1932
 
5Ballots, National and State-Ga., North Carolina, Va.
 
6Bank Checks, 1873-1921
 
7Barry, W.T., a biography
 
8Bedinger, G.M., a biography
 
9Bibb, G.M., a biography
 
10Bills of Lading, steamships, railroads and Express, 1835-1876
 
11Bills of Lading, 1898-1915
 
12Blackburn, Luke P., a biography
 
13Blackshear, J.W., typed copies of corres. and memoranda
 
14Boyle, John, a biography
 
15Boyd, Lynn, a biography
 
16Bradley, William O., a biography
 
17Bramlette, Thomas E., a biography
 
18Breckinridge, John, a biography
 
19Breckinridge, John Cabel, a biography
 
20Breckinridge, Robert J., a biography
 
21Breckinridge, W.C.P., a biography
 
22Brown, John, a biography
 
23Brown, John Young, a biography
 
24Bryan, Ellen Newell, misc. layout maps, 1959
 
25Buckner, S.B., a biography
 
26Bullock, Rufus B., his name on a letterhead
 
27Butler, Edward, Diary (typed copy)
 
28Butler, William O., a biography
 
Cade, D. B. , D.B. Cade papers, 1880-1903 ( 40 items)
The collection consists of papers of D.B. Cade from 1880-1903. The papers include correspondence, an account book, receipts, and invoices pertaining mainly to his ownership of the Savannah Valley Flouring Mills (Overton, Elbert County, Ga.) and later to his business ventures in Mt. Carmel, South Carolina. The account book contains a record of days worked and accounts, probably for workers at his mill or brickyard.
Index terms:
Account books
Business records.
Elbert County (Ga.)
Flour trade--Georgia.
Mount Carmel (S.C.)
Overton (Ga.)
Savannah Valley Flouring Mills (Overton, Ga.).
BoxFolder
129Correspondence and ledger, 1880-1886
30Correspondence and reciepts, 1887-1903
 
BoxFolder
21 Calhoun, John C., (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 , Letter to Wilson Lumpkin, 1847 Apr. 6
John C. Calhoun (1806-1850), lawyer, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, Cabinet official, and Vice-President of the United States, resided in South Carolina.
The collection consists of a letter from John C. Calhoun to Wilson Lumpkin dated April 6, 1847. In the letter Calhoun discusses the war with Mexico, President James Polk’s acquisition of land in the Northwest (Oregon Treaty), trade with Mexico, tariffs, U.S. politics, and the presidential candidates for the 1848 election.
Index terms:
Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Polk, James K., (James Knox), 1795-1849
Presidents--United States--Election--1848
Tariff--United States
United States--Foreign relations--Mexico--1845-1849
United States--Politics and government--1845-1849.
United States--Territorial expansion
 
2Calhoun, Phinizy F., Atlanta doctor who was an expert on eye service-correspondence, 1912
 
3Calling Cards
 
4Carlisle, John G., a biography
 
5Census, United States, No. 10, 1880
 
6Chase, William H.-correspondence to, 1853
 
7Church, Alonzo, a biography
 
8Civil War I-correspondence re: slavery
 
9Civil War II-correspondence (typed copies)
 
10Civil War-Prison Diary,(typed copy)
 
11Civil War-Marsh, Solomon A., correspondence
 
12Clarke, Elijah-correspondence about him, 1794
 
13Clark, John-Order for appointment, 1821
 
14Clay, Cassius M., a biography
 
15Clay, Green, a biography
 
16Clay, Henry, a biography
 
17Cobb, Howell-correspondence bank checks, reciepts, 1868 1871
 
18Cobb, Howell Jr.-correspondence to, 1896 1898
 
19Cobb, T.R.R.-correspondence to, 1854 1860
 
20Cofer, M.H., a biography
 
21Commissions, given by Ga. Governors, 1823-1883
 
22Confederate States of America-Archives after the War, correspondence to General Patrick, 1865
 
23Confederate States of America-Appomatox, copies of orders, April 9, 10 1865
 
24Confederate States of America-Appomatox, R.E. Lee surrender orders no. 9 with facsimile
 
25Confederate States of America-Arsenals
 
26Confederate States of America-Bank Checks, cancelled
 
27Confederate States of America-Bond Certificates, 1863-1864
 
28Confederate States of America-Conscription Papers
 
29Confederate States of America-correspondence, miscellaneous
 
30Confederate States of America-Cotton
 
31Confederate States of America-Court procedures relative to Confederate debts, after the War
 
32Confederate States of America-Deserters, correspondence
 
33Confederate States of America-Discharge of Soldiers
 
34Confederate States of America-Election of Military Officers
 
35Confederate States of America-Exemption from Conscription, discharge from the Army
 
36Confederate States of America-Express Co.
 
37Confederate States of America-Flags (design for)
 
38Confederate States of America-Forms (blank)
 
39Confederate States of America-Generals, after the War
 
40Confederate States of America-Impressment
 
41Confederate States of America-Invalid Corps
 
42Confederate States of America-Maps (C.W.)
 
43Confederate States of America-Medical, hospitals
 
44Confederate States of America-Misc
 
45Confederate States of America-Oath of Allegiance to U.S.A. and Confederate States of America, 1861 1865
 
BoxFolder
31Confederate States of America-Pardons, after the War
 
2Confederate States of America-Paroled Soldiers
 
3Confederate States of America-Pensions, after the War
 
4Confederate States of America-Provost Marshall, passports
 
5Confederate States of America-Post Office Department
 
6Confederate States of America-Prisoners of War, correspondence
 
7Confederate States of America-Fort Pulaski, correspondence re. the capture of, 1862
 
8Confederate States of America-Relief Activities
 
9Confederate States of America-Reunion, Atlanta Battlefield, 1900
 
10Confederate States of America-Taxes
 
11Confederate States of America-Telegraph Co., Telegrams
 
12Confederate States of America-Veterans, 1896 1898
 
13Confederate States of America-Voting in the Army, Civil elections
 
14Confederate States of America-Whiskey, distillation of
 
15Confederate States of America-Work details, correspondence
 
16Coolidge, Calvin-correspondence with signature, 1928
 
17Cooper, Hamilton-document concerning warrants, 1860
 
18Correspondence, miscellaneous I, 1810-1839
 
19Correspondence, miscellaneous II, 1840-1850
 
20correspondence, miscellaneous III, 1851-1857
 
21Correspondence, miscellaneous IV, 1858-1883
 
22Correspondence, miscellaneous V, 1885-1913
 
23Correspondence, miscellaneous VI, undated
 
24Coulter, E.M.-Journal read to the Newtonian Literary Society
 
25Counterfeit Bills, with correspondence, 1839 1855
 
26Courts, Superior of Georgia I, Cases with U.S. Revenue Stamps, 1864-1866
 
27Courts, Superior of Georgia II, 1866
 
28Courts, Superior of Georgia III, 1866
 
29Courts, Superior of Georgia IV, 1867
 
30Courts, Superior of Georgia V, 1867-1869
 
31Courts, Supreme of Georgia, 1815-1887
 
32Courts, Supreme of North Carolina, 1806
 
33Courts, Supreme of Tennessee, 1852-1855
 
34Courts, Supreme of Va., 1815-1822
 
35Court Documents, miscellaneous, 1821/1867
 
36Crittenden, George B., a biography
 
37Crittenden, John J., a biography
 
BoxFolder
41Crittenden, Thomas L., a biography
 
2Cuyler, Telamon-miscellaneous
 
3Davenport, Harbert Files I, typed copies of correspondence
 
4Davenport Files II
 
5Davenport Files III
 
6Davenport Files IV
 
7Davenport Files V
 
8Davis, Garret, a biography
 
9Davis, Winnie, daughter of Jefferson Davis-correspondence, 1887
 
10Desha, Joseph, a biography
 
11"The Devil in the Wolf-pen", a story of frontier life on the Ocmulgee River
 
12Edwards, John, a biography
 
13Envelopes, blank, some are post marked
 
14Ernest, D.L., Physics Prof. in State Normal School, Athens, Georgia-postcard, 1899
 
15Faucheraud, John, Senior Judge in S.C.-Court document, 1818
 
16 Flournoy, J. Jacobus, (John Jacobus), 1808-1879 , Letters to Howell Cobb, 1836-1868
John Jacobus Flournoy (1800?-1879), eccentric and reformer, resided in Jackson County, Georgia
The collection consists of letters from John J. Flournoy to his cousin Howell Cobb from 1836-1868. The letters discuss political matters, government involvement in the California gold mines, and the Cave Springs Deaf and Dumb School (Floyd County, Ga.)
Index terms:
Cave Springs Deaf and Dumb School (Floyd County, Ga.).
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868
Deaf--Education--Georgia.
Georgia--Politics and government.
Gold mines and mining--California.
 
17Frank, Leo-postcard and correspondence with signature, 1899
 
18Gayarre, Charles, author and Sec. of State for Louisiana.-Gov. documents, 1850
 
19Georgia, Colonial Documents-Establishment of, 1745
 
20Georgia, Colonial Documents, 1768
 
21Georgia, Colonial Documents-Inventory of Thomas Peacock Estate, 1772
 
22Georgia, Colonial Documents-land (1781) and miscellaneous, 1763
 
23Georgia, Colonial Documents-Trustees, 1756 1760
 
24Georgia-memorandum (1890) and a Bill, 1878
 
25Georgia, University of-"The Caldron", Vol. 3, No. 1 (has been digitized-ask at desk), 1848
 
26Georgia, University of-correspondence, typed and handwritten, 1826-1925
 
27Georgia, University of-correspondence, re Phi Kappa and Demosthenian, typed copies, 1833-1901
 
28Georgia, University of-Invitations to Phi Kappa oratories, 1889-1900
 
29Georgia, University of-Land Documents, 1808-1824
 
30Georgia, University of-miscellaneous, (photograph, envelopes, exams, programs, invitations)
 
31Georgia, University of-Session Reports on Howell Cobb, William Mitchell, 1830 1857
 
32Georgia, University of-Tuition receipts from William Mitchell, 1822-1825
 
33Gilmer, George-printed correspondence and Memorial Program, 1829 1883
 
34Gold in California I-Court cases, 1855
 
35Gold in Ca. II-Court cases, 1856
 
BoxFolder
51Gold in Ca. III-Court cases, 1857 1858
 
2Gold in Ca. IV-Gold mines and correspondence, 1855 1859
 
3Greenup, Christopher, a biography
 
4Gresham, John J.-correspondence to, 1843-circa 1846
 
5Hardin, Ben, a biography
 
6Hardin, Martin, a biography
 
7Harod, James, a biography
 
8Historical Highway markers
 
9Hopkins, Samuel, a biography
 
10Horse trading, 1815 1816
 
11Houston, William, a biography
 
12Howard, Benjamin, a biography
 
13Jackson, Joseph, in state Auditor's Office, Richmond Va.-copies of Rev. War Documents
 
14Jackson, Joseph I-correspondence, 1805-1830
 
15Jackson, Joseph II-correspondence, 1832-1865
 
16Jackson, Joseph III-ledgers and receipts
 
17Jackson, Stonewall, a biographical sketch
 
18Jacob, Richard Taylor, a biography
 
19Jett, Thomas-Affidavit, 1811
 
20Jones, Noble Wymberley, a biography
 
21King, John Pendleton, a biography
 
King, T. Butler, (Thomas Butler), 1800-1864 , Thomas Butler King papers, 1827-1840 (30 items)
Thomas Butler King (1800-1864), planter, lawyer, and politician, resided mainly in Glynn County, Georgia.
The collection consists of correspondence to Thomas Butler King from 1827-1840. The correspondence documents King's law practice and business concerns. Of particular interest is a letter (October 25, 1830) discussing land surveys in Georgia, land lotteries, bills before the General Assembly, and gold mining in North Georgia. Correspondents include John R. Stanford, John M. Gray, and W. Pemberton.
Index terms:
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Gold mines and mining--Georgia.
Gray, John M., fl. 1827-1840
Land settlement--Georgia.
Lawyers--Georgia.
Mines and mineral resources--Georgia.
Pemberton, W.
Practice of law--Georgia.
Stanford, John R.
BoxFolder
522King, Thomas I-correspondence to, 1827-1829
23King, Thomas II-correspondence to, 1830-1840
 
24King, Thomas Butler, a biography
 
25Lamar, Zachariah-correspondence, 1810
 
26Lampley, Benjamin-correspondence to Howell Cobb, A.H. Stephens, Robert Toombs, 1856
 
27Land Documents-Kentucky, 1832
 
28Land Documents-South Carolina, 1839
 
29Legal Documents-Ohio, re Citizenship, 1841
 
30Legal and Land Documents-Alabama, 1854 1857
 
31Legal and Land Documents-North Carolina, 1846
 
32Lottery Tickets and other lottery leaflets, found in the old William H. Crawford house near Crawford,Georgia
 
33Lumpkin, J.H., lawyer, Justice of Georgia Supreme Court-correspondence, 1895-1911
 
34Magoffin, Beriah, a biography
 
35Marshall, Humphrey, a biography
 
36Marshall, Humphrey, a biography
 
37Marshall, James Markham, a biography
 
38Marshall, Louis, a biography
 
39Marshall, Thomas Alexander, a biography
 
40Martin Institute I-Court documents about William D. Martin, 1816-1854
 
41Martin Institute II-Court documents, 1855
 
BoxFolder
61Martin Institute III-Court documents, 1855
 
2Martin Institute IV-Court documents, 1856-1884
 
3Mell, Patrick Hues, a biography
 
4Miscellaneous material I
 
5 Barnsley, Godfrey, 1805-1873 , Godfrey Barnsley papers [Miscellaneous material II], 1834-1870
Godfrey Barnsley (1805-1873), cotton factor and merchant, resided in Savannah (Ga.), New Orleans (La.), and North Georgia.
The collection consists of papers of Godfrey Barnsley of Savannah, Georgia from 1834-1870. The papers include printed bulletins pertaining to shipping and the import and export of commodities, especially cotton, in Augusta and Savannah (Ga.), Mobile (Ala.), Charleston (S.C.), and New Orleans (La.). Several of the bulletins contain letters to Godfrey Barnsley regarding crop production, cotton trade, and local news of Savannah or Macon.
Index terms:
Agriculture--Southern States.
Commission merchants--Southern States.
Cotton trade--Southern States.
Macon (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)
 
6Mitchell, David B.-correspondence, typed, 1793-1818
 
7Mitchell, William L.-correspondence to C.J. Jenkins., 1878
 
8Moore, R.D.-written note
 
9Mclver, Charles D.-correspondence, 1905
 
10McPherson, J.H.T.-correspondence, 1938-1942
 
11Newspapers-leaflets and broadsides, 1844-1859
 
12Newspapers-receipts, etc., circa 1816-1888
 
13Oconee Hill Cemetery by Charlotte Thomas Marshall
 
Oliver family , Oliver, John T. , Oliver, Shelton, 1801-1870 , Oliver family papers, 1812-1894
The collection consists of papers of the Oliver family of Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1812-1894. The papers consist mainly of correspondence (1866) from Shelton Oliver to his wife Martha W. Oliver while he was tending a sick uncle in Mandarin, Florida and letters (March 20 - July 11, 1864) from John T. Oliver to his wife Lizzie Gilmore Oliver, while serving in Company B of the 9th Mississippi Battalion near Dalton (Ga.) during the Atlanta Campaign.
Index terms:
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Battalion, 9th.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns.
Oliver, Lizzie Gilmore
Oliver, Martha W., 1811-1881
Soldiers--Mississippi.
BoxFolder
614Oliver Family Papers I-miscellaneous papers and undated notebook, 1812-1853
15Oliver Family Papers II-miscellaneous, 1860-1866
16Oliver Family Papers III-miscellaneous, 1869-1894
 
17Orr, Gustavus J., a biography
 
18Overby, B.H., candidate for Governor of Georgia in 1855 on Temperance Party ticket-correspondence, 1856
 
19Patterson, A.H.-Courtesy Card
 
20Peale, Rembrant-Ticket to his lecture on "Washington and his Generals".
 
21Peters, Richard, a biography
 
22Phinizy, Ferdinand, a biography
 
23Plantation supplies and foreclosures, 1879 1899
 
24Poe, Washington-correspondence, 1826
 
BoxFolder
71Post Cards, used and unused
 
2Post Offices in Georgia, 1846 1849
 
3Powell, L.W., a biography
 
4Preston, William, a biography
 
5Price Current Sheets, 1830-1870
 
6Proctor, John Robert, a biography
 
7Promissory notes, and barter note, 1803-1915 1807
 
8Promissary notes with U.S. Rev. imprints, 1801
 
9Promotion letter, Georgia Militia, 1825
 
10Quillian, M.P.-correspondence to, 1835-1849
 
11Railroads, 1844-1905
 
12Receipts, miscellaneous
 
13Reconstruction, 1865
 
14Ritchie, Thomas-correspondence, 1851
 
15Robertson, George, a biography
 
16Rowan, John, a biography
 
17Schools, Georgia-Agreement to teach school, 1819-1820
 
18Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co., miscellaneous, 1860-1863
 
19Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co. Poor Schools I, 1846-1854
 
20Schools. Georgia-Clarke Co. Poor Schools II, 1855-1856
 
21Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co. Poor III, 1857
 
22Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co. Poor IV, 1858
 
23Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co. Poor V, 1858-1870
 
24Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co. Poor VI, undated
 
25Schools, Ga,-Clarke Co.Georgia-Clarke Reports I, 1860
 
26Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co. Reports II, 1861
 
27Schools, Georgia-Clarke Co. Reports III, 1861-1863
 
BoxFolder
81Schools, Georgia-correspondence, 1851-1858
 
2Schools, Georgia-correspondence with typed copies, 1829-1858
 
3Schools, Georgia-correspondence, John Forsyth to Thomas King, 1829
 
4Schools, Georgia-Free School, 1827
 
5Schools, Georgia-Jones Co. Poor Records, 1829-1837
 
6Schools, Georgia-Law, 1859
 
7Schools, Georgia-miscellaneous
 
8Schools, Georgia-Mison Academy, 1816-1817
 
9Schools, Georgia-Orr, Gustavus, J., 1848
 
10Schools, Georgia-Teacher Certification, 1859-1863
 
11Schools, Georgia-Trustees of Common School, 1839
 
12Schools, Georgia-Whipping a child, 1844
 
13Segregation, in railroad cars, 1899
 
14Shipp, J.E.D., lawyer and book dealer, author of The Life of William H. Crawford-correspondence, 1900
 
15Simmons, Thomas J., a biography
 
16Simmons, William E., a biography
 
17Slavery-bill of sale, 1774 1829
 
18Slavery-Confederate States of America, bills of sale, requisitions, receipts
 
19Slavery-correspondence from slave, freedom, 1846-1854
 
20Slavery, hiring of, 1819 1838
 
21Slavery, importation of-indictments, permission note, and petition, 1820 1787
 
22Slavery-Isuardi, Francis, copy of Will, 1819
 
23Slavery-Jones, William, estate of, re: medical records, 1843-1866
 
24Slavery-Jones, William, bills of sale, receipts, 1832-1867
 
25Slavery-Jones, William, correspondence, 1841-1842
 
26Slavery-Keith, Marshall, medical records, sales records and correspondence, 1815-1850
 
27Slavery-miscellaneous
 
28Slavery-Olgethorpe Co. record book, 1818-1846
 
29Slavery-Permit to travel, 1855
 
30Slavery-Petition, re: removal of slaves to Africa, 1850
 
31Slavery-Prices for taxation, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, circa 1830s
 
32Slavery-Slave trials, 1797-1853
 
33Smith, Birdie Cobb-correspondence, 1902 1912
 
34Smith, Jennie, from the Lucy Cobb Institute-correspondence, 1894
 
35Social Amenities-invitations, circa 1850s
 
36Sosnowski, C.-correspondence, 1892
 
37 The Southern Cultivator-correspondence, 1896-1907
 
38Southern Farm and Home-correspondence, 1870
 
39Speed, James, a biography
 
40Speer, Emory-correspondence, 1894/1912
 
41Starnes, H.N., Prof, of Agriculture at U.G.A.-correspondence, 1902
 
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 , Alexander H. Stephens papers, 1844-1882
Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America.
The collection consists of papers of Alexander H. Stephens from 1844-1882. The papers include letters from Stephens in Washington, D.C. to his brothers discussing his activities in Congress, the disputed Texas boundary, and problems between the North and South as well as letters (1869-1875) to William L. Mitchell pertaining to the University of Georgia law school and Stephens’ activities as a Trustee. The bulk of the collection (1877-1882) consists of typescript copies of letters from Stephens to William H. Fleming. The letters mainly focus on U.S. politics including legislation before Congress; Stephens’ opinion of Samuel Tilden, Ulysses S. Grant, and James Blaine; fraud in the 1872 Louisiana Governor’s election; the Republican Party; railroad construction in the South; attacks upon Stephens in the newspapers; and Stephens’ nomination (1882) for Georgia Governor.
Index terms:
Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893
College trustees--Georgia.
Fleming, William H., (William Henry), 1856-1944
Governors--Louisiana--Election.
Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Legislators--United States.
Railroads--Southern States.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ).
Tilden, Samuel J., (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886
United States--Politics and government--1877-1881.
Universities and colleges--Georgia.
University of Georgia. School of Law.
BoxFolder
842Stephens, Alexander H. I-correspondence with typed copies, 1844-1875
43Stephens, Alexander II-copies of correspondence, originals owned by Wm. Fleming, 1877-1882
44Stephens, Alexander III-miscellaneous
 
45Stevenson, John W.-a biography
 
46Stock Certificates, Georgia Railroad and Banking Co., 1842-1874
 
47Switzerland Legation-correspondence to Hoke Smith, 1922
 
48Tax, Cotton, 1865
 
49Tax, U.S. Direct and Internal Revenue, 1866-1867
 
BoxFolder
91Telfair, Edward, a biography
 
2Thompson, Mrs. Jacob-calling cards and correspondence
 
3Thomson, Charles, Secretary of Continental Congress-3 documents with signatures, 1785
 
4Tuck, H.C., Athens lawyer and judge-correspondence, 189-1908
 
5Underwood, J.R., a biography
 
6Vrooman, Carl, publicist-correspondence, 1925
 
7Washington, Booker T.-correspondence, 1905
 
8Welch, R.H., founder of John Birch Society-correspondence, 1914
 
9White, George, a biography
 
10White, W.N., a biography
 
Willcox, Cyprian Porter, 1822-1897 , Cyprian P. Willcox diaries, 1844-1852 (.25 linear ft.)
Cyprian P. Willcox, professor of modern languages at the University of Georgia.
The collection consists of diaries of Cyprian P. Willcox from 1844-1845 and 1852. The first diary (1844-1845) describes a trip Willcox made from up north to Columbus, Georgia. He discusses the voyage from New York to Savannah, his overland journey, and extensive details regarding the social life in Columbus. The 1852 diary was written during an European trip and describes the people, places, and social life he encountered.
Index terms:
Columbus (Ga.)--Description and travel--19th century
Columbus (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century
Diaries.
Europe--Description and travel.
BoxFolder
911Wilcox, C.P.-correspondence, 1893
12Wilcox, C.P.-typed copy of diary, 1852
13Wilcox, C.P.-Diary, miscellaneous, 1850
14Wilcox, C.P.-Diary
15Wilcox, C.P.-Diary, typed copy, incomplete
 
16Willingham Family Papers I, 1829-1877
 
17Willingham Family Papers II, 1879/1901
 
18Wilson, James H., Fed. General who invaded Georgia at. the end of the War-correspondence, 1912
 
19York, John G.-correspondence to, 1830-1855
 
BoxFolder
101Barrow, Lucy-composition book
 
2Account Book, 1917-1919
 
3Pocket Diary, 1856
 
4Notebook, circa 1850s
 
5Notebook
 
6Library Record Book, 1904-1912
 
7Book of Orders, Provost Marshals Office, 1864
 
8Notebook
 
9Notebook, circa 1850s
 
BoxFolder
1110Ledger, circa 1859-1862
 
11Deed Book, 1830s
 
12Account Book by L. Schevenell and Co., Athens, Georgia, 1875 1876
 
13Account Book by an Athens, Georgia Business Firm, 1876 1877
 
14Store Account Book, 1826-1827
 
15Store Account Book, 1836-1845
 
16Bench Docket, 1799-1803
 

Oversized materials- Historical Manuscripts

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1A1Georgia Colonial Documents- Meeting of the Trustees, 1772
2Yazoo Land Fraud Petition with signatures, 1796
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2A1Georgia Indentures, 1807
2Bonds, Confederate States of America and Georgia, 1862-1868
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3A1Indictment on Poor School Fraud, 1829
2Schools in Georgia (lists of teachers), 1832-1835
3Presidential Pardon (for James Lawton), 1866
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4B1Church seating chart and House plan, undated
2Printed poster of "The General" steam engine, undated
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5A1Civil war painting (print), undated
2Bill of Sale- Slavery section- William Jones, 1841-1842
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6BTopographical and railroad maps (1 of 2)
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7BTopographical and railroad maps (2 of 2)
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8AMiscellaneous documents, undated