Sarah H. Moss collection

Sarah H. Moss collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Moss, Sarah Hunter
Title: Sarah H. Moss collection
Dates: 1919-1941
Quantity: 0.6 Linear feet 2 boxes
Coll. Number: ms2772

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters, postcards, clippings, a hand-printed and illustrated chapbook of Sidney Lanier's Song of the Chattahoochee, a 1930 University of Georgia commencement program, and a 1941 Athens Telephone Directory. There are 193 photographs, which include a handmade booklet of nine photographs of Georgia entitled "The friendly road," photographs taken in Poland, photographs taken at a summer camp in Mayland, Tennessee, and numerous candid shots of people.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Commencement ceremonies.
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
Moss, Sarah Hunter -- Correspondence
Orr, Fred J., 1878-1935
Programs (documents)
University of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Sarah H. Moss collection, ms2772, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials are available in the following collections of this repository: Athens Historical Society papers, ms2005, ms2306.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1919-1941
Includes 18 postcards.
2Newspaper Articles, 1921-1936
Includes a biographical sketch of her life and work.
3Miscellaneous papers
Contains a hand-printed and illustrated chapbook of Sidney Lanier's Song of the Chattahoochee, a 1930 University of Georgia Commencement Program, a 1941 Athens Telephone Directory, and various pamphlets/addresses.
21Photograph booklet - "The Friendly Road"
A nine page booklet of annotated photographs recording car drive through the Georgia countryside
2Photographs - Camp Nakanawa, Maryland, Tennessee, 1920-1921
Five photographs taken at this Mayland, Tennessee summer camp for girls.
3Photographs - Mary Jean Verdier's Sixth Birthday Party [includes images of pin the tail on the donkey and potato racing], 1922 (Four photographs.)
4Photographs - Contest Entries [photos of children]
Three undated photos labeled "A Contest Entry."
5Photographs of Poland [includes images of polish soldiers advancing against the Bosheviks, a flower market in Krakow, and refugee], 1920-1921
Nine photographs of architectural structures and Polish natives.
Contains nine negatives in and envelope labeled September, 1936, one negative labeled "Camp Nakanawa, 1920," and three miscellaneous photographs.
7Miscellaneous Photographs [includes photos of Fred Orr, construction of Oconee Street Bridge, Mrs. A. E. Crawford, Rosalie Rathbore, Mrs. J. B. Luckie, Vanderbildt Stadium, hay bales, Linton Gerdine, and unidentified images], 1920-1928 (Contains 19 photographs, including one from 1897.)
8Miscellaneous Photographs [includes Judge Andrew Cobb and Jim Brazelle, basket making, people canoeing, Fernhurst Homestead in Hawaii, Rizal Day parade, Alice Shaw, Circle Island, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Brown, Nashville's River Terminals, a crowd at a race, Sister Xavier, and other unidentified], 1930-1939 (20 photographs.)
9Miscellaneous [includes Clam Shop of Benoli, children racing and playing, The Hermitage in Nashville, cholla cactus, Mrs. W. T. Stark of Tallulah Falls (1897), and several unidentified] (24, large photographs.)
10Miscellaneous [includes photos of Lucy Stanton, farm scene, children dressed for a party, Athens First Methodist Church, Easter egg hunt on Cobb street, and unidentified] (34, medium-sized photographs.)
11Miscellaneous [includes Aunt Sarah at Summer House, 479 Cobb Street, Roberta Hodgson, farming scenes, majority unidentified] (43, small photographs, and two small cardboard figures.)
12Unidentified photographs (10, small photographs.)
13Brochures - Camp Nakanawa for Girls- Mayland, Tennessee in the Cumberland Mountains (3), 1922