Henry B. Mitchell family papers

Henry B. Mitchell family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Mitchell family
Title: Henry B. Mitchell family papers
Dates: Bulk, 1877-1891
Dates: 1871-1960
Quantity: 2.6 Linear feet 6 document boxes, 1 half box
Coll. Number: ms2347

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Bass Mitchell (1855-1938) was a lawyer, farmer, and author from Athens, Georgia. He married Hattie Gilbert Hart (1858-1936) in 1879, and they had two children. Mr. Mitchell received an A.B. from the University of Georgia in 1875.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of personal correspondence, bills, 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.

Index Terms

Agricultural literature.
Athens (Ga.)
Authors, American--Georgia.
Clarke County (Ga.)
Colebrook (Conn.)
Mitchell, Henry B., (Henry Bass), 1855-1938
Orphanages--South Carolina.
Phelps Publishing Company (Springfield, Mass.).
Thornwell Orphanage (Clinton, S.C.).
United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Henry B. Mitchell family papers, ms2347, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-10Correspondence, 1871-1878
21-13Correspondence, 1879-1888
31-17Correspondence, 1891-1902
41-16Correspondence, 1903-1916
51-6Correspondence, 1917-1960
7-8Correspondence - undated
61-3Correspondence, 1881-1964
71Account Book
2Day Book
3Day Book
6-10Printed Material
11-13Post Cards