Thomas family papers

Thomas family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Thomas family
Creator: Thomas, George Dudley, 1857-1895
Creator: Thomas, Katie Morton
Creator: Thomas, Peninah W.
Creator: Thomas, Pina
Creator: Thomas, Stevens
Title: Thomas family papers
Dates: Bulk, 1872-1893
Dates: 1849-1942
Quantity: 1.6 Linear feet (4 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of the Thomas family of Athens (Ga.) from 1849-1942. The papers include mainly correspondence but also receipts, photographs, printed material, and legal documents. The correspondence contains letters (1849-1853) from Thomas Safford to Peninah W. Thomas; letters (1872-1887) between George Dudley Thomas, Stevens Thomas, and Pina Thomas; letters (1888-1893) from George Dudley Thomas to Katie Morton (Thomas); and from 1923-1942 scattered letters between DuBose family members. Most of the letters discuss social events and news of family or friends but a few mention U.S. politics, particularly the 1876 Presidential election; George Dudley Thomas' law practice; plantation management; and the cotton market.
Coll. Number: ms2388

Biographical/Historical Note

Most of the letters discuss social events and news of family or friends but a few mention U.S. politics, particularly the 1876 Presidential election; George Dudley Thomas' law practice; plantation management; and the cotton market.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century.
Cotton trade--Georgia.
DuBose family
Farm management--Georgia.
Lawyers--Georgia.
Photographs.
Practice of law--Georgia.
Presidents--United States--Election--1876.
Safford, Thomas
United States--Politics and government--1877-1881.

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.

Also known as the DuBose family papers.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas family papers. MS 2388. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Misc. - Bankbook
 
2Misc. - Calling cards
 
3Misc. - Clippings
 
4Misc. - Empty envelopes
 
5Misc. - Esteate documents
 
6Misc.- Genealogy
 
7Misc. - Grave inscriptions
 
8Misc. - Insurance policies
 
9Misc. - Invitations
 
10Misc. - Legal papers
 
11Misc. - Maps
 
12Misc. - Membership cards
 
13Misc. - Military records
 
14Misc. - Miscellaneous
 
15Misc. - Pictures
 
16Misc. - Plot
 
17Misc. - Printed Material
 
18Misc. - Printed Material (cont.)
 
19Misc. - Receipts
 
20Misc. - Receipts (cont.)
 
21Misc. - Receipts (cont.)
 
22Misc. - Speeches
 
23Misc. - Robert Toombs
 
BoxFolder
21Correspondence, Business, 1877
 
2Correspondence, Business, 1878
 
3Correspondence, Business, 1880
 
4Correspondence, Business, 1882
 
5Correspondence, Business, 1883
 
6Correspondence, Business, 1886
 
7Correspondence, Business, 1890
 
8Correspondence, Business, 1893
 
9Correspondence, Business, 1896
 
10Correspondence, Business, 1906
 
11Correspondence, Business- Mrs.Morton, (1886-1893)
 
12Correspondence, Business, undated
 
13Correspondence, Personal - Harmon Caldwell
 
14Correspondence, Personal - Mrs. Jefferson Davis
 
15Correspondence, Personal - Walter Hill
 
16Correspondence, Personal - Richard Russell
 
17Correspondence, Personal - Soule, Andrew M.
 
18Correspondence, Personal, 1849
 
19Correspondence, Personal, 1850
 
20Correspondence, Personal, 1851
 
21Correspondence, Personal, 1852
 
22Correspondence, Personal, 1853
 
23Correspondence, Personal, 1865?
 
24Correspondence, Personal, 1872
 
25Correspondence, Personal, 1873
 
26Correspondence, Personal, 1874
 
27Correspondence, Personal, 1875
 
28Correspondence, Personal, 1876
 
29Correspondence, Personal, 1877
 
30Correspondence, Personal, 1878
 
31Correspondence, Personal, 1879
 
32Correspondence, Personal, 1880
 
33Correspondence, Personal, 1882
 
34Correspondence, Personal, 1883
 
35Correspondence, Personal, 1885
 
BoxFolder
31Correspondence, Personal, 1886
 
2Correspondence, Personal, 1887
 
3Correspondence, Personal, 1888
 
4Correspondence, Personal, 1889
 
5Correspondence, Personal, 1892
 
6Correspondence, Personal, 1893
 
7Correspondence, Personal (cont.), 1883
 
8Correspondence, Personal (cont.), 1893
 
9Correspondence, Personal, 1894
 
10Correspondence, Personal, 1895
 
11Correspondence, Personal (cont.), 1895
 
12Correspondence, Personal, 1908
 
13Correspondence, Personal, 1909
 
14Correspondence, Personal, 1912
 
15Correspondence, Personal, 1913
 
16Correspondence, Personal, 1923
 
17Correspondence, Personal, 1924
 
18Correspondence, Personal, 1929
 
19Correspondence, Personal, 1935
 
20Correspondence, Personal, 1937
 
21Correspondence, Personal, 1939
 
22Correspondence, Personal, 1941
 
23Correspondence, Personal, 1942
 
24Correspondence, Personal, 1943
 
25Correspondence, Personal, 1950
 
26Correspondence, Personal - fragments
 
27Correspondence, Personal, undated
 
BoxVolume
41Miss Minnie Thomas Art History Volume II Sculpture
 
The Praise of Margaret Emma M Long.
 
Bonnybell.
 
Art History. Miss Minnie Thomas Miss Wicks. Miss Provost. Art History Volume I. Architecture.