Yancey-Harris family papers

Yancey-Harris family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Yancey-Harris family papers
Dates: 1970
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (10 items in portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers containing a letter from Maribelle Harris Fink describing her mother, Caro Yancey Harris and her grandfather, Benjamin Yancey. Genealolgical information is also included regarding the Yancey family. This includes a copy of a letter by Benjamin Cudworth Yancey, of Atlanta, Ga. to his brother-in-law, Dr. James Sherwood Hamilten, of Athens, written from Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
Coll. Number: ms2188
Location: 32108050768889

Biographical/Historical Note

Caro Yancey attended Tuskegee Female College from 1856-1858 She married Dr. Hugh H. Harris, son 'of Sampson W. Harris, congressman from Alabama and had five children, Sallie, Yancey, Hugh, Pauline, and Mary Belle [Maribelle?].

Maribelle Harris Fink married William Nelson Fink and had one child.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Fink, Maribelle Harris -- Correspondence
Hamilten, James Sherwood -- Correspondence
Harris family
Harris, Caro Yancey -- Family
Yancey family -- Genealogy
Yancey, Benjamin C., (Benjamin Cudworth), 1817-1891 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Yancey-Harris family papers, 1970. MS 2188. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.