Stanley family papers

Stanley family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Stanley family
Title: Stanley family papers
Dates: 1845-1913
Quantity: 1.6 Linear feet 1 document box, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms2541

Biographical/Historical Note

The Pope, Stanley, and Strong families were residents of Georgia. Marcellus Stanley (1823-1890) was a major in the Confederate Army, and was married to Julia A.T. (Pope) Stanley (1825-1894).

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence between Marcellus Stanley and his wife, Julia A.T. (Pope) Stanley during the Civil War, letters from their son, Thomas Stanley, to his wife, Margaret (Morton) Stanley, letters from other family members, Julia Pope Stanley's diary (1862) and prayer book, Marcellus Stanley's bankbooks, genealogies of Pope, Stanley, and Strong families, the eulogy for Emma Louise Stanley Winbish, the Strong family Bible, poems, muster rolls, and other papers. Included are two bound volumes of sheet music once kept by Julia Pope, two diplomas and two certificates.

Index Terms

Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, 1823-1862
Confederate States of America. Army. -- Officers
Family papers.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Muster rolls.
North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Officers' spouses--Georgia.
Pope family
Prayer books.
Soldiers--Confederate States of America.
Stanley, Julia A. T. Pope, 1825-1894
Stanley, Marcellus, 1823-1890
Stanley, Margaret Morton -- Correspondence
Stanley, Thomas -- Correspondence
Strong family
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Winbish, Emma Louise Stanley

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Gift of Mrs. Texys M. Stanley, 1987.

Preferred Citation note

Stanley Family papers, ms2541, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Marcellus Stanley family papers, ms3514; Marcellus Stanley family papers, ms3697; Stanley letters, ms575; Benjamin Henry Pope letters, ms368.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Ellen Stanley to Marcellus, 1845 August 27
2Addie and Em. to M. Stanley, 1854 September
3M. Stanley to his wife, 1855 December 12
4M. Stanley to his wife, 1855 December 15
5Addie to M. Stanley, 1856 February 8
6Unidentified to Jule, 1859 May 27
7Unidentified to Julia, 1859 June 3
8Wesleyan Female College Board of Trustees to Prof. Stanley, 1859 July 12
9Gov. Joseph E. Brown to the Capt. of Troup Artillery, Athens, 1861 April 13
10M. Stanley to Jule, 1861 June 26
11M. Stanley to Jule, 1861 August 1
12[M. Stanley] to Sallie & Tommy, 1861 August 1
14Order for the transfer of Private Howell Cobb to the legion under the command of Col. T. R. R. Cobb, 1861 December 31
15M. Stanley to his wife, 1862 February 8
16M. Stanley to his wife, 1862 March 20
17M. Stanley to his wife, 1862 March 22
181) Request of Capt. Stanley by Thos. R. R. Cobb to report on an engagement, 1862 April 19
182) Capt. Stanley's report as submitted, 1862 April 19
19Col. Cobb to Capt. Stanley, 1862 April 20
20Order for an election of commissioned officers, 1862 April 29
21M. Stanley to Frank, 1862 October 27
22C.S.A. Appointment of M. Stanley as Major to serve under Br. Gen. Howell Cobb, Quincy, FL, 1863 January 2
23Jule to her husband, 1863 April 1
24M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 May 6
25M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 June 26
26M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 June 28
27M. Stanley to his wife, 1863 July 5
28[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 October 31
29Jule to her husband, 1863 November 4
30Jule to her husband, 1863 November 7
31[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 November 11
32[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 November 13
33[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 November 20
34Jule to her husband, 1863 November 23
35Howell Cobb to Major Stanley, 1863 November 25
36Jule to her husband, 1863 November 28
37[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 December 1
38[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1863 December 5
39Jule to her husband, 1863 December 8
40Jule P. to her husband, 1863 December 10
41[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1864 February 1
42[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1864 February 5
43M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 April 22
44[Julia Pope]to her husband, 1864 April 28
45M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 May 18
46Jule to her husband, 1864 May 26
47Jule to her husband, 1864 June 8
48M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 June 18
49Jule to her husband, 1864 July 12
50Jule to her husband, 1864 July 15
51Jule to her husband, 1864 July 18
52Jule to her husband, 1864 July 25
53M. Stanley to his wife, 1864 August 1
54Mollie to her uncle, 1868 November 12
55Augustin [?] to M. Stanley, 1868 November 27
56M. Stanley to Sallie, 1873 May 19
57John W. to Maggie Morton, 1885 August 31
58Ben Pope to M. Stanley, 1886 July 12
59Tom Stanley to Margaret [?], 1898 July 16
60Tom to Margaret Morton, 1898 August 7
61Tom to Margaret, 1898 August 11
62Tom [?] to Margaret, 1898 August 24
63'Cousin Lizzie' to Maggie Morton, 1898 October 5
64T. P. Stanley to [?] 'Peggy', 1907 January 18
64AT.P. Stanley to Peggy, 1907 April 14
65Tom to Peggy, 1910 March 23
66Tom to Margaret, 1910 (undated)
67Tom to Peggy, 1912 June 30
68'Cousin Lizzie' Christmas Card, 1913 December
68AT.P. Stanley to Prison Commission of Georgia, 1915 June 12
68BWhitman Cross to T.P. Stanley Wlenc, 1918 December 27
68CMrs. Cobb Lampkin to Mr. & Mrs. T.P. Stan Wlenc, 1926 May 5
68William L. Hays to Hugh S. Stanlt, 1933 June 15
69Business Cards, Invitations
70Franklin School Momento, (undated)
71Sallie to Jule, (undated)
72Tom to Margaret, (undated)
73 Family Puzzlers No. 142, biorgaphy of Thomas Stanley and wife, genealogy chart
74Colonial and Revolutionary Services of Jeremiah Exum, Barnaby McKinne, Abraham Hill, 1st & 2nd Thomas Walton, Sr. & Jr. --John Pope --Burwell Pope Compiled by Annie Noble Sims, a documented genealogical report
75Alexander Franklin Pope Information with photocopies of obituary articles
76July 4th Address (unsigned)
77Eulogy for Emma Louise Stanley Winbish by M. Stanley Poetry, 1859 July
78Funeral writing by Reverend A. A. Lipscomb
79Julia Pope Diary and Prayerbook, 1862 January-May
79William E. Pope account book, Julia Pope Diary, 1853,1861
80M. Stanley Bankbook, 1884-1886
81M. Stanley Bankbook, 1886-1889
83Muster Roll of Capt. Stanley, 1861 February 28
84Muster Roll [of Capt. Stanley]
85Hand drawing of Plan of Fortifications from Norfolk to Fortress Monroe, Civil War
86Chruch directory, design, note, John Strong will
2Strong Family Bible, 1813
Julia A. T. Pope, 2 bound volumes of her favorite sheet music, 1830
Thomas P. Stanley, University of Georgia Bachelor of Engineering Diploma, 1880 July 19
Hugh Smiley Stanley Woodbury Forest School (VA) Fourth Form Certificate of Distinction, 1921 June 9
Hugh Smiley Stanley Woodbury Forest School (VA) Fifth Form Certificate of Distinction, 1922 June 8
Hugh Smiley Stanley, Harvard University Master of Arts Diploma, 1934 June 21
Hugh Smiley Stanley, University of Georgia Certificate of Appreciation