Lena Martin papers

Lena Martin papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Martin, Lena Emerson, d. 1966
Creator: Martin, Raymond W., d. 1953
Title: Lena Martin papers
Dates: 1865-1945
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (18 items in portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of war letters, clippings and broadsides related to the Martin family. All of the letters are to Miss Lena Martin and are from World War I, except for one letter from her brother, Raymond W. Martin, which is from World War II.
Coll. Number: ms2253

Biographical/Historical Note

Lena Emerson Martin was a native of Coweta County and was educated at Tennessee College and Emory. She taught chemistry at Lucy Cobb and at GSCW (now Georgia College) in Milledgeville, Georgia until the start of World War II, when she went to work for the Davidson Chemical Company in Baltimore in its explosives division as a chemist. After the war she worked as a chemist with the U. S. Rubber Company in Hogansville, Georgia, until shortly before her death in 1966. She lived in LaGrange with her sister, Miss Tommie Martin, after the war.

Raymond W. Martin was the brother of Lena Emerson Martin. He graduated from the University of Georgia and its Law School and practiced law in LaGrange. He died in 1953.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Broadsides (notices).
Chemistry teachers--Georgia--Athens--Correspondence.
Chemistry teachers--Georgia--Milledgeville--Correspondence
Clippings (information artifacts)
Davidson Chemical Company (Baltimore, Md.). -- Employees--Correspondence
Emory University. -- Alumni and alumnae--Correspondence
Georgia State College for Women. -- Faculty--Correspondence
Georgia--History--20th century--Sources.
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.). -- Faculty--Correspondence
Martin, Lena Emerson, d. 1966 -- Correspondence
Martin, Raymond W., d. 1953 -- Correspondence
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence.
United States Rubber Company. -- Employees--Correspondence
United States--History--20th century--Sources.
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae--Correspondence
World War, 1914-1918--United States--Sources.
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lena Martin papers, 1865-1945. MS 2253. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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