|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|
|Quantity:||8.4 Linear feet (15 document boxes, 2 oversized boxes)|
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.
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.
Arranged by record type.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Nellie Peters Black papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Donated by Mrs. Lamar Rucker, Athens, Ga., October 4, 1944.