Nellie Peters Black papers

Nellie Peters Black papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Black, George R., (George Robison), 1835-1886
Creator: Black, Nellie Peters, 1851-1919
Creator: Peters, Richard, fl. 1897-1916
Creator: Rucker, Nita Black
Title: Nellie Peters Black papers
Dates: 1875-1920
Quantity: 8.4 Linear feet (15 document boxes, 2 oversized boxes)
Coll. Number: ms235

Biographical/Historical Note

Nellie Peters Black (1851-1919), clubwoman and owner and operator of the Richard Peters Stock Farm located in Calhoun, Georgia. Married George R. Black and resided in Calhoun (Gordon County), Sylvania (Screven County), and Atlanta, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Nellie Peters Black (1851-1919)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Nellie Peters Black from 1875-1920. The collection primarily contains materials relating to Black's involvement in various organizations and in her stock farm. Includes records (1905-1928) relating to Black's position as secretary of the Women's Auxiliary of the Atlanta Archdeaconry of the Episcopal Church; programs (1906-1907, 1909-1911) of the Every Saturday Club (Atlanta, Ga.), a literary society; a scrapbook (1898-1911) containing correspondence, accounts, and newspaper clippings relating to her involvement in the Atlanta Free Kindergarten Association; and a scrapbook (1914-1915) documenting her role in establishing agricultural rallies through the Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs. Other materials relating to Black include diaries of a trip to Mexico (1875) and two European tours (1904, 1906); speeches, newspaper clippings, and an extensive collection of photographs of the Peters and Black families.

The papers include the manuscript and galley proofs of the reminiscences of her father, Richard Peters; some correspondence of her husband George R. Black; and account books (1897-1916) of the Richard Peters Stock Farm (Calhoun, Gordon County, Ga.). Also includes papers of her daughter Nita Black Rucker (1900-1940) mainly family correspondence and Rucker's writings about Cora Harris and Nellie Black Peters.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Account books
Atlanta Free Kindergarten Association (Ga.)
Black family -- Photographs
Diaries.
Education, Preschool--Georgia.
Episcopal Church.
Europe--Description and travel.
Every Saturday Club (Atlanta, Ga.)
Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs.
Harris, Corra, 1869-1935
Kindergarten--Georgia.
Livestock breeders--Georgia.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Mexico--Description and travel.
Peters family -- Photographs
Photographs.
Reminiscences.
Richard Peters Stock Farm (Calhoun, Ga.)
Speeches.
Women in agriculture--Georgia.
Women in church work--Georgia.
Women travelers--Georgia.
Women--Georgia--Diaries.
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs.

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

Nellie Peters Black papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Provenance

Donated by Mrs. Lamar Rucker, Athens, Ga., October 4, 1944.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Biography
 
2Genealogy
 
3Genealogy
 
4Genealogy
 
5Genealogy
 
6Scrapbook
 
6Letters (Copies of), 1776
 
7Letters, 1842 1852 1858
 
8Letters, 1860-1864
 
9Letters, 1868-1869
 
BoxFolder
21Letters, 1870-1877
 
2Letters, 1877 (March-May)
 
3Letters, 1880-1889
 
4Letters, 1890-1899
 
5Letters, 1900
 
6Letters, (January-June)
 
7Letters, 1901, (July-August)
 
8Letters, 1901, (September-December)
 
9Letters, 1902
 
10Letters, 1903
 
11Letters, 1904, (January-April)
 
12Letters, 1904, (May-December)
 
BoxFolder
31Letters, 1905-1906
 
2Letters, 1907-1910
 
3Letters, 1911
 
4Letters of Sympathy, 1911
 
5Letters of Sympathy, 1911
 
6Letters of Sympathy, 1911
 
7Letters, 1912-1914
 
8Letters, 1915-1917
 
9Letters, 1918-1930
 
10Letters, Undated
 
BoxFolder
41Accounts-Miscellaneous
 
2Clippings, 1906
Letters from Europe
 
3Clippings, 1867-1912
 
4Clippings, 1913
 
5Clippings, 1913
 
6Clippings, 1914-1919
 
7Clippings, 1914-1929
 
BoxFolder
51Clippings, 1930-1939
 
2Clippings, No date
 
3Clippings, No date
 
4Diaries, 1873-1875
 
5Diaries European Trip, 1904
 
6Diaries Europen Tour, 1906
 
7Diary, 1907
 
BoxFolder
61Free Kindergarten
 
2Free Kindergarten Book
 
3Map-Peters Farm
 
BoxFolder
71Peters Book-Accounts
 
2Peters Book-Misc'l
 
3Peters Book-Misc'l
 
4Peters Book-Galley Proofs
 
5Peters Book-Galley Proofs
 
6Peters Book-Galley Proofs
 
7Peters Book-Galley Proofs
 
8Peters Book-Galley Proofs
 
9Peters Farm Accounts, 1897-1902
 
10Peters Farm Accounts, 1902-1904
 
BoxFolder
81Peters Farm Accounts, 1901-1907
 
2Peters Farm Accounts, 1909-1916
 
3Printed Materials
 
4Peters Farm Records, Miscellaneous
 
5Peters Farm Records, Miscellaneous
 
6Peters Farm-Sunday School
 
7Programs
 
8Speeches
 
9Printed Materials
 
BoxFolder
91(Womans Club, General
 
2Womans Club, Bulletins
 
3Womans Club, Conservation
 
4Womans Club, Directories
 
5Womans Club, Distric Records
 
6Womans Club, Programs
 
7Womans Club, Year Books, 1908-1909
 
8Womans Club, Year Book, 1916-1917
 
9Womans Club, Year Book, 1917-1918
 
10Womans Club, Year Book, 1919-1919
 
11Womans Club, Writings
 
12Womans Club, Writings
 
13Womans Club, Miscellaneous Notes
 
14Womans Club, Miscellaneous Notes
 
15Writings-"Rosehill"
 
BoxFolder
101Rucker, Neta Black Letters, 1900-1919
 
2Rucker, Nita Black-Letters, 1923-1926
 
3Rucker, Nita Black-Letters, 1930-1935
 
4Rucker, Nita Black Letters, 1936-1904 & Undated
 
5Rucker, Nita Black-Writings "Corra Harris" Text Pictures & Negatives
 
6Rucker, Nita Black-Writings "Historic Houses-Athens"
 
7Rucker, Nita Black-Writings "Historic Houses-General"
 
8Rucker, Nita Black-Writings "Nellie Peters Black"
 
9Rucker, Nita Black Writings (Rucker House in Athens)
 
10Rucker, Nita Black Writings-General--Miscellaneous Notes
 
Box
11Scrapbooks
 
Box
12Scrapbooks
 
Box
13Photographs
 
Box
14Photographs
 
Box
15Photographs (Actual Count 226)
 
Picture Album
 
Box
16Scrapbook
 
Box
17Scrapbook