Williford Genealogy collection

Williford Genealogy collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Williford Genealogy collection
Dates: 1900-1999
Quantity: 55.0 Linear feet 119 document boxes, 1 carton, 5 oversized boxes, 9 volumes
Coll. Number: ms3181

Biographical/Historical Note

William B. Williford was a historian who studied Atlanta, Athens, Covington, Americus, and other places in Georgia. He worked in public relations in Atlanta and served on the board of directors for the Atlanta Historical Society.

He wrote several books, including Americus Through the Years, The Glory of Covington (Georgia), and Peachtree Street, Atlanta. He also coauthored A Source Book on the Early History of Cuthbert and Randolph County, Georgia, and Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of manuscripts, clippings, pamphlets and reserach notes on the subjects of history and genealogy. Additionally, there are invitations, family letters, memoirs, diaries, programs, family pictures, photograph albums, and scrapbooks.


Index Terms

Family records.
Genealogy.
Williford family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Williford Genealogy collection, ms3181, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Gerogia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Georgia topics and places

Box
1Georgia Index
AG-AM
Box
2AM-AU
Box
3B-CI
Box
4CO-CU
Box
5D-DE
Box
6GO-H
Box
7I-MA
Box
8ME-MO
Box
9N-O
Box
10PA-PR
Box
11PR-R
Box
12S
Box
13T-W
 

2. Atlanta topics and places

Box
14Atlanta index
AC-Atlanta, City of
Box
15Atlanta, Fire Department - BR
Box
16BU
Box
17CA-CH
Box
18CI-CY
Box
19D
Box
20E-FA
Box
21FE-GO
Box
22GR-HOS
Box
23HOU-L
Box
24MA-ME
Box
25ME-MU
Box
26N-PE
Box
27Peachtree Street
Box
28Peachtree Street
Box
29PI-Social
Box
30Society-SY
Box
31T-Z
 

3. Atlanta Obituaries

Box
32A-B
Box
33C-F
Box
34G-I
Box
35J-L
Box
36N-O
Box
37P-S
Box
38T-WH
Box
39WI-Z
 

4. Genealogy

Box
40AL-AN
Box
41AN-BR
Box
42C-DOU
Box
43DOZ-H
Box
44J-W
Box
45Williford
Box
46Miscellaneous
Box
47Miscellaneous
Box
48Miscellaneous
Box
49Research Notebooks and Index 1-13
Box
50Research Notebooks 14-23
Box
51Research Notebooks 24-32
Box
52Research Notebooks 33-39
Box
53Genealogy and Research Materials
Box
54Genealogy and Research Materials
Box
55Genealogy and Research Materials
Box
56Genealogy and Research Materials
 

5. Swonscombe Family

Box
57Swonscombe Family
Box
58Swonscombe Family
Box
59Swonscombe Family
 

6. Swann family materials

Box
60Swann
Box
61Swann
Box
62Swann
Box
63Swann
Box
64Swann
Box
65Swann
Box
66Swann Family Letters
 

7. Writings

Box
67Americus
Box
68Americus
Box
69Americus
Box
70Americus
Box
71Americus Through the Years
Box
72Covington
Box
73Covington - book Glory
Box
74Covington
Box
75Covington
Box
76Covington
Box
77Writings Robert Woodruff, Henry Heinz, Peachtree Street Atlanta
Box
78Writings
Box
79Writings
Box
80Writings Editing, Forward Atlanta
Box
81Forward Atlanta Research
Box
82Williford and Allied Families
Box
83Writings Margaret
Box
84Speeches Correspondence
Box
85Radio Scripts
 

8. Personal

Box
86Miscellaneous
Box
87Air Force Files
Box
88Air Force Files
Box
89Correspondence
Box
90Correspondence
Box
91Correspondence
Box
92Correspondence
Box
93Correspondence, Old Guard, Thiot Family Letters, Heritage Trust
Box
94Correspondence
Box
95Julice Miller
Box
96Frank M. Miller
Box
97Benton Person Family
Box
98Ledgers (Bailey)
 

9. Printed Material

Box
99Atlanta
Box
100Atlanta
Box
101Americus
Box
102Americus
Box
103Georgia
Box
104Georgia
Box
105Georgia and Articles by Williford
Box
106Books, Diaries, Recipe Books, and Bibles
Box
107Bell Tell News
Box
108Miscellaneous printed material
Box
109Miscellaneous printed material
Box
110Miscellaneous printed material
Box
111Miscellaneous printed material
Box
112Stamps
Box
118PR and Speech Material, Clippings, Emory, Hancock County
Carton
119Thomas Swan Books and Other Books
OS Box
120Newspapers
OS Box
124Scrapbook
OS Box
125Scrapbook
Volume
1-9"Who's Who" 9 Volumes
Box
123Film Reel 1966 Miss Universe Pageant and other Realia
 

10. Photographs

Box
113Photographs
Box
114Photographs
Box
115Photographs
Box
116Photographs
Box
117Photographs
OS Box
121Photographs
OS Box
122Photographs