Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. collection

Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Tate, Edna Ferguson
Title: Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. collection
Dates: 1836-1981
Quantity: 5.9 Linear feet 14 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2270

Biographical/Historical Note

Philip May Tate, Sr. (1865-1911) was the son of William and Mary Tate. A merchant in Jasper, Georgia and a farmer in Fairmount, Georgia he is also established the Calhoun, Ga. National Bank. He married Edna Ferguson Tate (1873-1956), the daughter of Daniel Wyatt and Sarah Jane Ferguson in 1901. Their son, William Tate (1903-1980) was born in Calhoun, Georgia. He attended Fairmount High School, the Georgia Military Academy, then the University of Georgia receiving his B.A. in 1924 and M.A. in 1927 he became dean of freshman and assistant professor of English at the University of Georgia. Tate then served as Dean of Men from 1946-1971. Tate was also a writer of local history and is noted for his book, Strolls Around Athens, a collection of columns he wrote for the weekly Athens Observer.


Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of the correspondence of William Tate concerning the Tate and allied families, notes, some used for his book, The Tates of Pickens County. Also included are family correspondence, diaries of his mother, Pickens County, Georgia, court records, photographs, receipts, legal documents, maps, and estate papers.


Index Terms

County courts--Georgia.
Courts--Georgia.
Decedents' estates--Georgia.
Diaries.
Executors and administrators--Georgia.
Family papers.
Genealogists--Georgia.
Genealogy.
Georgia--Genealogy.
Maps (documents)
Tate family
Tate, Philip May
Tate, Philip May, Jr.
Tate, William, 1903-1980
Tumlin, Sarah Tate
United States--Armed Forces--Foreign service--East Asia.
World War, 1939-1945--East Asia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Edna Ferguson and Phillip May Tate, Sr. collection, ms2270, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Edna Ferguson and Philip May Tate, Sr. Collection was in the possession of Sarah Tate Tumlin and given by her to Special Collections in October 1984.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. William Tate Files



1.1 Correspondence

BoxFolder
11Ambrister, Frances (Mrs. Hubert)
2Appleby, Jane
3Auburn University
4Ballard, C.S.
5Barker, Christine M.
6Bell, Thomas M.
7Benton, Margaret (Mrs. L.O.)
8Brey, Susan N.
9Bruce, Ruth H. (Mrs. John H.)
10Bugg, Mrs. Leland
11Cantrell, Ruth and Lois
12Carter, W. Colquitt
13Chandler, T.P.
14Cole, R.D. - see Tate, William Bryd
15Copeland, Patricia (Mrs. R.N.)
16Darnell, Mr. & Mrs. Edgar
17DeFabrites, Mrs. Lenore
18Doebbler, Mabel Tate
19Dorrah, Mrs. D.L.
20Duncan, Lynn
21Ervin, Sam
22Evergreen, Virginia. Postmaster
23Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
24Ferguson, Mrs. Meade
25Finley, Annie - see Dorrah, Mrs. D.I
26Georgia Deptartment of Archives and History
27Gillespie, Mrs. John Marvin
28Gilmer County Ordinary - see Gordon County
29Gladfelter, Carl J.
30Glascock County Ordinary
31Gordon, County Ordinary
32Grant, E.C.
33Grant, Emma M.
34Halbert, Nancy L.
35Hall, Elsworth Jr.
36Hartley, Johnnie
37Holland, William T.
38Howell, Mildred (Mrs. Edgar P.)
39Hunter, Mrs. R.L. - see Dorrah, D.L.
40Hutzel, Ruby F.
41Jefferson County Ordinary - see Glascock County
42Jones, Elizabeth C. (Mrs. Jack W.)
43Kalamas, Mrs. Ann
44Kelley, Mrs. Lova D.
45Kessler, Mrs. Orville
46Kincaid, B.J. Sr.
47Langford, Bessie H.
48Lay, Richard
49Linfield, Mary B.
50Lisenbe, Mrs. James W.
51Lumpkin County Ordinary - see Gordon County Ordinary
52McBride, Nancy S. (Mrs. Gerald H.)
53McClure, Ruth Short & Freeman C.
54McDonald, Ellis Atkinson
55McLain, Milton E.
56McNeil, John H.
57McSwain, Betty (Mrs. Angus)
58Maddox, Sam Tate
59Mayes, Cora May
60Meriwether, Mrs. Annelle
61Miller, Mrs. Glenn E.
62Mouerilf, Lillie M.
63Nations, Nina E.
64Nelson, Elizabeth Tate
65Newman, Ethel Hubbard
66Newton, Charles - see Newton, Everett
67Newton, Everett
68Noble, Clyde E.
69North Georgia College
70Odom, Eunice T.
71Osborn, Lena Bell (Mrs. Edwin B.)
72Pierce, Mrs. Mamie A.
73Redfield, Mrs. Margaret Knott
74Reeve, Mrs. Jewell B.
75Rogers, Wallace
BoxFolder
21Sanders, Mrs. Pearl Tate
2Savage, Mrs. H.C.
3Simpson, Katherine
4Simpson, Robert
5Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Ruben
6Tate, A.W.
7Tate, Albert Junior
8Tate, Mrs. Charles Gordan
9Tate, Chick
10Tate, Ed
11Tate, Edward Ingram
12Tate, Edward W
13Tate, Evangeline
14Tate, Ferdinand J. - see Tate, Albert
15Tate, J.C. - see Tate, Raymond R.
16Tate, James H.
17Tate, Janet E. (Mrs. James O.)
18Tate, John E.
19Tate, Katelyn Wood
20Tate, Leon F.
21Tate, Martha F. (Mrs. Ferrell)
22Tate, Mary E (Mrs. Louis F)
23Tate, Mary M
24Tate, Raymond R.
25Tate, Sam
26Tate, Thomas S
27Tate, Mrs. Virginia
28Tate, William B. III
29Tate, William Byrd
30Tate, Willie T.
31Tate, Taylor, Mrs. W.M.
32Todd, Jane L. (Mrs. E.G.)
33Tumlin, Sarah
34Tylor, Mrs. Dola S.
35Upchurch, Mrs. Ethel Speir
36Updike, Ethel S. (Mrs. Lesli C)
37Venters, Harley E.
38Vipperman, Carl J.
39Wallingford, Daniel K.
40Warlick, Mrs. Homer B.
41Warren, County Ordinary - see Glascock County
42Watkins, Marion E.
43Whitfield County Ordinary - see Gordon County
44Williams, Lucie
45Withers, Mrs. H.A.
46Wood, Marie (Mrs. William F)
47Wormack, Mrs. Dymple See: Dorah, D.L.
48Wyatt, May H.
49Unidentified



1.2 Tate Family Research

BoxFolder
31 The First Tate of Evangeline and St. Landry Civil Parishes, Louisiana
2Georgia Marble Company (Printed material)
3 A History of the Tate Methodist Church
4-7Miscellaneous notes
8-9Miscellaneous printed material
10 Sam Tate and His Georgia Marble Company
11Sharptop School
12 Tate-Iana - humor
13 The Tates of Pickens County (William Tate, ed.)



1.3 Genealogy of Other Families

BoxFolder
41Bryd Family-related corres.
1Bell, Hallie B.
2Bryd Family-Bell, Harry H., Jr.
3Bryd Family-Bell, John Sammons
4Bryd Family-Langford, Bessie Hicks
5Bryd Family-Muethlein, Winnie Simpson
6Bryd Family-Shattuck, Marguerite S.
7Bryd Family-U.S. Army Eng. Dis., Gainesville & Hall Co.
8U.S. Army Eng. Dist., Mobile, AL.
9Warlick, Mrs. Homer B.
10Bryd Family-miscellaneous material
11Dent Family-related correspondence John Dent
12Newman, Earle S.
13Ferguson Family - see Jefferson Family
14Griffith Family-miscellaneous material
15Jefferson & Ferguson Family related correspondence - Bell, John Sammons
16Bennett, Bertha
17Bennett, Mrs. J.H., Sr.
18Bivins, Raymond
19Collins, Gladys Mahan
20Cannick, Barbara
21Ferguson, Mrs. Lucy B.
22Georgia. University College Book Store
23Glascock County, GA Ordinary
24Hamilton, John K.
25Jefferson, Milton T.
26Jefferson, Tennyson
27Jefferson County Ordinary - see Glascock County
28Marlin, L.G.
29Nobbs, Louise Williams
30Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation
31Tumlin, Sarah Tate (Mrs. Segman)
32Warren County Ordinary - see Glascock County Ordinary
33Williams, Lucie
34Williams, Mabel - see Williams, Lucie
35Withers, Mary (Mrs. H.A.)
36Unidentified
37Jefferson & Ferguson Family-miscellaneous material
38Madox Family-correspondence & miscellaneous material
 

2. Family Papers

BoxFolder
51General Correspondence, 1923 July
21937-1938
31939 February
41939 March
51939 May
61939 July
71939 October
81939 November
91939 December
101940 January
111942 September
121943
131943 April
141943 May
151943 June
161943 July
171943 September
181943 October
191943 November
201943 December
211944 January
221944 February
231944 March
241944 April
251944 May
261944 June
271944 July
281944 August
291944 September
301944 October
311944 December
321945 January
331945 February
341945 March
351945 April
361945 May
371945 June
381945 July
391945 August
401946 February
411947 October
421947 November
431947 December
441948 January
451948 February
461948 March
471948 April
481948 May
491948 June
501948 July
511948 August
521948 September
531948 October
541948 November
551948 December
561949-1951
571955
BoxFolder
611956 January
21956 June
31956 September
41956 November
51957 January
61957 August
71957 September
81957 November
91958 April
101958 May
111958 September
121959 February
131960 January
141960 April
151960 May
161960 June
171960 July
181960 August
191960 October
201960 November
211961 February
221961 March
231961 April
241961 May
251961 June
261961 July
271961 August
281961 September
291961 October
301961 November
311961 December
321962 January
331962 February
341962 April
351962 May
361962 June
371962 July
381962 August
391962 October
401962 December
411963 January
421963 March
431963 April
441963 May
451963 June
461963 July
471963 August
481963 November
491963 December
501964 January
511964 March
521964 April
531964 May
541964 June
551964 July
561964 August
571964 September-October
581964 November
591964 December
601965 January
611965 February
621965 March
631965 April
641965 May
651965 June
661965 July
671965 August
681965 September
691965 November
701965 December
711966 January
721966 February
731966 April
741966 May
751966 July
761966 August
771966 September
781966 October
791966 November
801966 December
811967 January
821967 March
831967 June
841967 July
851967 August
861967 October
871967 November
881967 December
BoxFolder
711968-January-May
21968 June-December
31969 January-June
41969 July-December
51970
61971
71972
81973
91974
101975
111976
121977
131978
141979
151980
16Correspondence - Undated
Box
16War Medals, Brass Buttons, Keys
 

3. Diaries of Edna Tate, Legal Papers of William Tate

BoxFolder
81AInsurance Papers
1Clippings
2Membership cards
3Miscellaneous
4Programs
5Receipts
6Tate, Carter - Record of College
7Tate, Edna - Diary, 1929
8Tate, Edna - Diary, 1932
9Tate, Edna - Diary, 1934
10Tate, William, (1827-1897)
10-15Legal papers, receipts, 1836-1905
16Writings
Box
9Cashbook - Harrison Sisson
Ringgold, Georgia
 

4. Photographs

BoxFolder
101Philip May Byrd House
2Fairmount School
3Fairview Church
4Jefferson, George Washington
5Ledbetter, Louis
6Sharptop Community School
7Tate, Philip May Sr.
8Philip May Tate Farm
9Sam Tate House
10Tate, William and others
11Cemetery
12Tate Family
13Women's Club, Fairmount, Georgia
14Unidentified
 

5. Tate Family Estate Papers



5.1 Correspondence

BoxFolder
111Edna Ferguson Tate Estate Papers Correspondence & Miscellaneous, 1956-1970
21939
31941
41943
51951
61952
71953
81954
91956
101957
111958
121959
131960
141961
151962
161964
171965
181966
191967
201968
211969
231971
221970
241972
251973
261974 January-June
271974 July-December
BoxFolder
1211975
21976
31977
41978
51979
61980
7Correspondence - undated
BoxFolder
1411967
21968 January-June
31968 July-December
41969
51970
61971
71972
81974
91980
10Correspondence - undated
BoxFolder
151-14Correspondence, 1927-1952



5.2 Legal Documents, Maps, Miscellaneous

BoxFolder
1281956
91963
101965
111970
121973
131974
141979
15Documents - undated
BoxFolder
14111968
BoxFolder
1216Maps
17Notes and Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
1412Miscellaneous
BoxFolder
1218Will of Philip May Tate, Sr., 1911
OS Folder
1CMaps re. Philip May Tate, Sr. estate



5.3 Financial Documents

BoxFolder
131-2Checkbook, 1975-1979
3-21Receipts, 1956-1979
22Receipts - undated
BoxFolder
1413-21Receipts, 1966-1981
22Receipts - undated