Slate-Yonge collection

Slate-Yonge collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Slate, Samuel Jordan, 1873-1931
Title: Slate-Yonge collection
Dates: 1896-1931
Quantity: 0.9 Linear feet (2 document boxes, 1 oversized folder A)
Coll. Number: ms2784

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Jordan Slate served as the state of Georgia's first auditor from 1924-1929. Slate was born in 1873 in Halifax County, Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia. He came to Georgia at the age of 25 to travel for a buggy manufacturer based in Columbus. He met Miss Yonge in that city and began a correspondence which lasted for many years, until their marriage. Slate later served as game and fish commissioner for the state. The couple had three children: Sarah Watkins, Mary Yonge and Samuel Jr. Mr. Slate died in 1931.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of primarily the correspondence of Samuel Jordan Slate with Sarah "Wattie" Watkins Yonge before their marriage. Other materials include several clippings concerning Slate's career, certificates, photos, etc.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Certificates.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence
Georgia. Commissioner of Game and Fish.
Georgia. Commissioner of Game and Fish. -- Correspondence
Georgia. Dept. of Audits and Accounts. -- Officials and employees
Georgia. Dept. of Audits and Accounts. -- Officials and employees--Correspondence
Slate, Samuel Jordan, 1873-1931
Slate, Samuel Jordan, 1873-1931 -- Correspondence
Slate, Samuel Jordan, 1873-1931 -- Photographs
Slate, Sarah -- Correspondence
Traveling sales personnel--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Slate-Yonge collection, 1896-1931. MS 2784. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Certificates
 
2Clippings, 1924-1928
 
3Clippings, undated
 
4Correspondence, 1896-1899
 
5Correspondence, 1900-1907 February
 
6Correspondence, 1907 March-April
 
7Correspondence, 1907 May-July
 
8Correspondence, 1907 August-September
 
9Correspondence, 1907 October
 
10Correspondence, 1907 November-December
 
11Correspondence, 1908 January
 
12Correspondence, 1908 February
 
13Correspondence, 1908 March 1-14
 
14Correspondence, 1908 March 15-31
 
15Correspondence, 1908 April 1-15
 
BoxFolder
21Correspondence, 1908 April 16-31
 
2Correspondence, 1908 May 1-22
 
3Correspondence, 1908 May 23-31
 
4Correspondence, 1908 July-August
 
5Correspondence, 1909
 
6Correspondence, 1917-1931
 
7Correspondence, undated
 
8Miscellaneous
 
9Photographs
 
10Printed material
 
11Scrapbook
 
OS Folder
1AWar certificate, photograph, 1919