|Creator:||Mitchell, Hattie G., 1858-1936|
|Creator:||Mitchell, Henry B., (Henry Bass), 1855-1938|
|Title:||Henry B. Mitchell family papers|
|Quantity:||2.6 Linear feet (6 document boxes, 1 half box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of Henry B. Mitchell and the Mitchell family from 1871-1960. The bulk of the collection (1877-1891) contains correspondence from Hattie G. Hart (Mitchell) of Colebrook, Connecticut to Henry B. Mitchell of Athens, Georgia. The letters mainly detail their courtship, relationship, and news of friends and family. The collection also includes bills, correspondence, receipts, and reports relating to Mitchell's duties as a statistical correspondent for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for Clarke County (Ga.), Mitchell's publication of various articles for the Practical Farmer (Philadelphia, Pa.) and with the Phelps Publishing Company (Springfield, Mass.), and Mitchell's donations to and involvement with the Thornwell Orphanage (Clinton, S.C.).|
Henry Bass Mitchell (1855-1938), lawyer, farmer, and author married Hattie Gilbert Hart (1858-1936) of Colebrook, Connecticut. They married in 1879. They resided in Athens, Georgia. Henry received an A.B. from the University of Georgia in 1875. He was a farmer and a landowner while married to Hattie, as well as a skilled artist. Henry and Hattie had two children, born in 1880 and 1881. Both children died around the same time as their parents. Hattie died in 1936, and Henry died in 1938.
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Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Henry B. Mitchell family papers. MS 2347. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.