Helen Stanley photographs

Helen Stanley photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Motes, C. W.
Title: Helen Stanley photographs
Dates: circa 1883
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms2576

Biographical/Historical Note

"Henry W. Grady, the "Spokesman of the New South," served as managing editor for the Atlanta Constitution in the 1880s. A member of the Atlanta Ring of Democratic political leaders, Grady used his office and influence to promote a New South program of northern investment, southern industrial growth, diversified farming, and white supremacy. Grady County, created in 1905, is named in his honor." - "Henry W. Grady." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved July 31, 2008)

C.W. Motes was a photographer.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two photographs passed down through the Stanley family: a carte-de-visite of Henry Grady as a young man, made by C.W. Motes, Athens (Ga.), and an 8 x 10 dated May 29, 1883 of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity, University of Georgia, Athens, presented to Margaret Morton Stanley by John D. Mell.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Cartes-de-visite (card photographs).
Grady, Henry Woodfin, 1850-1889 -- Photographs
Kappa Alpha Order. -- Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Helen Stanley photographs, circa 1883. MS 2576. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Photographs, circa 1883