Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection

Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection
Dates: 1860-1982
Quantity: 3.0 Linear feet 1 box, 2 oversize boxes
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 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.

Index Terms

Cabinet photographs.
Carte de visite photographs.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Cobb family
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868
Dixon-Powdermaker Furniture Company.
Furniture industry and trade--Florida--Jacksonville.
Lamar family
National Association of Furniture Manufacturers.
Photograph albums.
Rucker family
Rucker, Tinsley White, 1878-1941
Rucker, Tinsley White, 1909-

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Cobb-Lamar-Rucker collection, ms3052, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Tinsley White Rucker IV genealogical collection, ms2367.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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