Sanders family papers

Sanders family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Sanders, Dickerson H., 1830?-1915
Title: Sanders family papers
Dates: 1824-1915
Quantity: 1.3 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 oversized folder A)
Coll. Number: ms2916

Biographical/Historical Note

Dickerson H. Sanders (1830?-1915) lived in Greensboro, Georgia. He was the son of Rev. Billington McCarter Sanders (1789-1854) and Cynthia Holliday Sanders. He married Isabella Roberts in 1860 and, after her death in 1874, married Ella Lindsey Dickinson, the widow of Dr. John T. Dickinson of Albany, Georgia, in 1879.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, business papers, photographs, printed material, and a diary. There are many love letters written between D.H. Sanders and Ella Dickinson in the 1878-1879 correspondence. The business papers include numerous documents, such as land grants and indentures, which pertain to land in Georgia counties. The 1870 diary belonged to Ella Dickinson and was handwritten.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Correspondence.
Deeds--Georgia.
Deeds.
Diaries.
Land grants--Georgia.
Land grants.
Land tenure--Georgia.
Love letters.
Love-letters--Georgia.
Persons--Photographs.
Photographs.
Sanders, Dickerson H., 1830?-1915 -- Correspondence
Sanders, Ella Lindsey Dickinson -- Correspondence
Sanders, Ella Lindsey Dickinson -- Diaries
Saunders family -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sanders family papers. MS 2916. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence

BoxFolder
111851-1859
21860-1869
31870-1877
41878 January-October
51878 November
61878 December 2-15
71878 December 19-31
81879 January 4-17
91879 January 21-31
101879 February 3-10
111879 February 11-27
121879 March 3-12
131879 March 14-27 1879 October 3
141880-1885
151886-1889
161890-1899
171903-1914
181915
19Undated
20Empty envelopes, letter fragments, loose postage stamps
 

Series 2: Business Papers

BoxFolder
21Account books-Ella Dickinson, 1870-1876
1Account books-Ella Dickinson, 1877
1Account books-?, 1883
2Bills, 1838-1909
3Bills-C.A. Davis & Son, 1878-1879
4Bills-Seals, Armor & Co., 1891-1893
5Certificate-D. H. Sanders, Notary Public/Justice of the Peace, 1876
6Land documents-Georgia-Baker county, 1839-1854
7Land documents-Georgia-Decatur county, Baggs & Stephens legal case, 1862-1881
8Land documents-Georgia-Decatur county, Richard Ricks estate, 1858-1867
9Land documents-Georgia-Dooly county, 1851
10Land documents-Georgia-Dougherty county, 1869-1880
11Land documents-Georgia-Dougherty county, Seth Bolton estate, 1854-1859
12Land documents-Georgia-Early county, 1830
13Land documents-Georgia-Greene county, 1890-1904
14Land documents-Georgia-Henry county, 1825-1840
15Land documents-Georgia-Irwin county, 1824
16Land documents-Georgia-Miller county, 1875-1885
17Land documents-Georgia-Mitchell county, 1858-1868
18Land documents-Georgia-Richmond county, 1849
19Land documents-Georgia-Taliaferro county, 1886-1898
20Land documents-Mississippi-Sunflower county, 1876-1892
21Promissory notes, 1852-1888
22Receipts, 1859-1904
 

Series 3: Personal/Family records

BoxFolder
31Bible-Family record (photocopy only)
2Calling cards
3Clippings, 1864-1897
4Diary-Ella Dickinson, 1870
5Memory book-Julia Dickinson, 1880
 

Series 4: Photographs

BoxFolder
36Men
7Women
8Groups
9Photograph mountings
 

Series 5: Printed Material and Writings

BoxFolder
310Printed material
11Printed material-Knights of Honor
12Printed material-Royal Arcanum, American Legion of Honor
13Speeches, Writings, Sketches
14Tribute of respect-John T. Dickinson, 1872
 

Series 6: Oversize Material

OS Folder
1ALand doucments-Georgia-Taliaferro county, 1877
Land documents-Mississippi-Sunflower county, 1888
Land documents-Georgia-Decatur county, 1854
Land documents-Georgia-Baker county, 1855
Land documents-Georgia-Dougherty county, 1855
Land documents-Georgia-Henry county, 1826