Radford family papers

Radford family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Radford family papers
Dates: 1783-2000
Quantity: 1.9 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms3050

Biographical/Historical Note

The Radford family was a distinctly Southern family, and a good portion of it was situated near Atlanta in the town of Monroe. They lived in a rural setting, and several people in the family had farms. One Radford family man helped manage the Monroe Cotton Mills. Most certainly, the Radford family was a strong Southern family made up of many individuals who had firmly held convictions and belifs.

Scope and Content Note

The contents of this collection center on the Radford family, primarily in the late 19th century. James Osgood Andrew Radfood has several Civil War letters in this collection, as do various other family members in the war period. There are a few letters dated after the Civil War. Rosalie Radford Stillwell has several belongings in this collection - a memoir and notebook, dated in the early 20th century. Likewise, there is a recipe and account book from the late 19th. Other assorted items include receipts, indentures, wills, resolutions, stock certificates, photos, portrait presentations, and clippings. A videotape from 1933 about the Radford family is contained in an oversized box.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Radford family
Radford, Eliza C. -- Family
Radford, J. O. A. -- Family
Radford, John R. -- Family
Radford, Lewis Candler -- Family
Radford, Lewis Candler -- Photographs
Radford, Reuben -- Family
Radford, Reuben -- Photographs
Radford, Rowland A. -- Family
Receipts (financial records)
Western Maryland College. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Radford family papers. MS 3050. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical sketch
2Correspondence: James Osgood Andrew Radford and Mary Louisa prior radford, 1863 September- October
3Correspondence: James Osgood Andrew Radford and Mary Louisa Prior Radford, 1863 November-December
4Correspondence: James Osgood Andrew Radford and Mary Louisa Prior Radford, empty envelopes, 1864, nd
5Correspondence: letter to James Osgood Andrew Radford, nd
6Correspondence: Mary Louisa Prior Radford, 1863
7Correspondence: Mattie Radford, 1872
8Correspondence: Family Correspondence, 1861-1936 & undated
12Resolutions: Lewis Candler Radford
13Stock Certificate
15Radford Portrait Presentation
16Radford Family Memories
17Memoir Rosalie Radford Stillwell
18Current Events Notebook, Rosalie Radford Stillwell. 1918 Monroe (GA) High
19Recipe and Accounts Book, Mary Louisa Prior Radford
21 Instructions for Surveying Land, Elijah Radford
OS BoxFolder
21Reuben Radford – Estate 1820
2Diplomas Lewis Candler Radford ( 2.0 items )
3Certificate of Baptism – Charles Johnson Radford
4Video Tape – LC Radford Family and Cousins, Monroe, GA, 1933