Pattillo family papers

Pattillo family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Pattillo family
Title: Pattillo family papers
Dates: 1931-1941
Quantity: 0.75 Linear feet 1 document box, 1 half box
Coll. Number: ms2893

Biographical/Historical Note

The Pattillo family included Emory Moss Pattillo, an agent for SVEA Insurance Company (Charlotte, North Carolina) and National Union Insurance Company (Chattanooga, Tennessee); his wife Rosa Milledge Pattillo; and their children Emory Moss Pattillo, Jr. and Katharine Milledge Pattillo. Katharine attended Columbia Institute in Columbia, Tennessee, Decatur High School, and the University of Georgia. She graduated in June 1938 with a degree in Home Economics. She married Fred Henry White, Jr. on December 16, 1939. Emory, Jr. attended the University of Georgia, married Helena (last name unknown), and died in 1941. The Pattillos moved to Atlanta around 1937.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and printed material. Most of the correspondence is between Katharine and Emory and their parents and friends. While a student at the University of Georgia, Emory wrote letters describing various athletic events and social activities. There are also letters of sympathy to Katharine and her mother Rosa concerning the illness and death of Emory, Jr. There are photographs of Katharine and Chi Omega sorority. The printed material consists of school material of Katharine's, copies of "The Georgia Arch," "The Georgia Agriculturalist," and various programs at the University of Georgia.

Index Terms

Chi Omega Sorority. -- Photographs
Georgia agriculturalist.
Georgia arch.
Patillo family
University of Georgia. -- Students--Correspondence
University of Georgia. -- Students--Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Pattillo family papers, ms2893, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence - Rosa M. Pattillo, 1907
2Correspondence - from Emory Pattillo, Jr., 1931-1937
3Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1931
4Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1932 January
5Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1932 February-March
6Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1932 April
7Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1932 May-November
8Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1934-1935
9Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1936-1938
10Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo, 1939
11Correspondence - Rosa M. Pattillo, 1940 December-1941 March
12Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo White, 1940 December-1941 March
13Correspondence - Katharine Pattillo
21School Items - Columbia Institute Katharine Pattillo, 1931-1932
2School Items - University of Georgia Katharine Pattillo, 1935-1938
4Printed Material - University of Georgia, 1932-1939
5Printed Material - The Georgia Arch, 1936-1937
6Printed Material - The Georgia Agriculturalist, May 1937