Austin family papers

Austin family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Austin, James E.
Creator: Wellborn, E. C.
Title: Austin family papers
Dates: 1864-1945
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (3 items in portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists three items related to the Austin family. There is a letter written by Mrs. J. M. Austin's grandfather from Petersburg, October 18, 1864 to his wife, and on the recto is a letter from the wife, E. C. Wellborn of Covington, dated September 20, 1864 and addressed to her husband. These letters talk of family matters and items needed in Virginia. There is also a V-mail microfilm copy of a Christmas card dated October 1943 from Sgt. James E. Austin, B Btry, 14th FA Bn in Europe to Elizabeth Moseley, Atlanta, and a post card from Paris, dated December 1944 to Elizabeth Moseley from Austin.
Coll. Number: ms2252
Location: 32108050755076

Biographical/Historical Note

Located in Alleghany County, Covington, Virginia is a county seat and located along the Covington and Ohio Railroad.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Austin, James E. -- Correspondence
Christmas cards--Europe--History--20th century--Sources.
Christmas cards--Europe--Specimens.
Christmas cards--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century--Sources.
Christmas cards--Georgia--Atlanta--Specimens.
Christmas cards.
Family papers.
Family--Virginia--Covington--History--19th century--Sources.
Moseley, Elizabeth -- Correspondence
Postcards--France--Paris--History--19th century--Sources.
United States. Army. -- Officers--Correspondence
Wellborn, E. C. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Austin family papers, 1864-1945. MS 2252. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.