Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection

Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection
Dates: circa 1860s-1982
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (1 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms3052

Biographical/Historical Note

Howell Cobb (1815-1868), lawyer, politician, Civil War officer and Confederate Government official, born in Jefferson County, Georgia.

Tinsley White Rucker III was born December 10, 1878 and died in 1941. He married Elon Augustus Cason (1878-1953).

Tinsley White Rucker IV was born December 26, 1909 in Warrenton, Georgia. He married Lenore Victor Giddings in 1934 and then married his second wife, Lorol Roden Bowron Rediker in 1966. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1931 with a degree in building construction.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three photograph albums (including cabinet cards, carte-de-visites, and tintypes) of images of Cobb and related family members.

Also in this collection are a scrapbook, photographs, clippings, printed material, certificates, etc. pertaining to Tinsley White Rucker III. Most of this material is dated 1960-1962 and pertains to part of the time he was President of Dixon-Powdermaker Furniture Company in Jacksonville, Florida and President of the National Association of Furniture Manufacturers. There are also a few membership cards and certificates of his son Tinsley White Rucker IV. The collection also includes several rolled copies of the Lamar family tree.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs).
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cobb family
Cobb family.
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 -- Family--Photographs
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 -- Photographs
Dixon-Powdermaker Furniture Company. -- Records and correspondence
Furniture industry and trade--Florida--Jacksonville.
Lamar family
Lamar family.
National Association of Furniture Manufacturers. -- Presidents
Photograph albums.
Rucker family
Rucker family.
Rucker, Tinsley White, 1878-1941 -- Family
Rucker, Tinsley White, 1878-1941 -- Photographs
Rucker, Tinsley White, 1909- -- Family
Tintypes (photographic prints)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection. MS 3052. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: MS 2367 Tinsley White Rucker IV genealogical collection, 198u-199u.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11 - 4Photograph Albums
OS BoxFolder
21Tinsley W. Rucker III Certificates, Cards, etc.
2Tinsley W. Rucker III Clippings
3Tinsley W. Rucker III Photographs
4Tinsley W. Rucker III Printed Material
5Tinsley W. Rucker IV Certificates, Cards, etc.
6Clippings scrapbook
OS BoxItem
31Family Genealogical Chart (in tube box)