|Quantity:||2.0 Linear feet (2 flat boxes)|
Howell Cobb (1815-1868), lawyer, politician, Confederate government official, and Civil War officer, was married to Mary Ann Lamar in 1835. Their children included John Addison, Howell Jr., and Mary Ann (Erwin). The family mainly resided in Athens, Georgia. He was one of the founders of the Confederate States of America, as was his brother, T.R.R. Cobb.
The collection consists of three albums that include cartes de visite, cabinet photographs, and a few tintypes. Most are unidentified. Included is a carte de visite of Howell Cobb.
Arranged by record type.
Photograph albums. MS 2935. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.