Rountree family papers

Rountree family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Rountree family
Title: Rountree family papers
Dates: 1860-1980
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms2905

Biographical/Historical Note

Dent Rountree was a World War I soldier. He was married to Eker Rountree. Both resided in Georgia for a considerable time, and the collection shows the culture and society of several Georgian towns during the early 20th century.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters, deeds, plats, insurance policies, canceled checks, receipts, and other papers concerning the Rountree family that lived in the vicinity of Twin City, Georgia (formerly Graymont and Summit). Included are a few papers regarding the service of Dent Rountree in World War I. Also there are a number of colorful cards, dating from the early 1900's, that advertise businesses in the Georgia towns of Graymont, Augusta, Macon, and Atlanta and several towns outside of Georgia.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Advertising--20th century--Georgia
Checks (bank checks).
Family papers.
Finance, Personal--Georgia.
Insurance policies--Georgia.
Insurance policies.
Land tenure--Georgia.
Plats (maps)
Receipts (financial records)
Rountree family -- Correspondence
Rountree, Dent
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rountree family papers. MS 2905. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

3Land Survey Plats
4Legal Documents
5Busniess Items
7Tax Reciepts
8Church Material
9Gift Cards
10Advertising Cards
11Cards- Miscellaneous
12Personal Items