Williford Genealogy collection

Williford Genealogy collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Williford Genealogy collection
Dates: 20th century
Quantity: 55.0 Linear feet (119 document boxes, 1 carton, 5 oversized boxes, 9 volumes)
Abstract: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.
Coll. Number: ms3181.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

William B. Williford was a historian who studied Atlanta, Athens, Covington, Americus, etc. 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.


Arrangement

Arranged into 10 series, each arranged alphabetically where possible: Series 1. Georgia topics and places; Series 2. Atlanta topics and places; Series 3. Atlanta Obituaries; Series 4. Genealogy; Series 5. Swonscombe family; Series 6. Swann family materials; Series 7. Writings; Series 8. Personal; Series 9. Printer material; Series 10. Photographs; as well as some miscelleneous materials and scrapbooks.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Williford Geneology collection. MS 3181. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Gerogia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

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
 

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
 

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
 

Genealogy

Box
40AL-AN
Box
41AN-BR
Box
42C-DOU
Box
43DOZ-H
Box
44J-W
Box
45Williford
Box
46General
Box
47Misc.
Box
48Misc.
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
 

Swonscombe Family

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

Swann family materials

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

Writings

Box
67Writings - Americus
Box
68Writings - Americus
Box
69Writings - Americus
Box
70Writings - Americus
Box
71Writings - Americus Through the Years
Box
72Covington
Box
73Covington Re: 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
 

Personal

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

Printer Material

Box
99Printer Material Atlanta
Box
100Printer Material Atlanta
Box
101Printer Material Americus
Box
102Printer Material Americus
Box
103Printer Material Georgia
Box
104Printer Material Georgia
Box
105Printer Material Georgia and Articles by Williford
Box
106Printer Material - Books, Diaries, Recipe Books, and Bibles
Box
107Printer Material Bell Tell News
Box
108Printer Material
Box
109Printer Material
Box
110Printer Material
Box
111Printer Material
Box
112Printer Material Stamps
 

Photographs

Box
113Photographs
Box
114Photographs
Box
115Photographs
Box
116Photographs
Box
117Photographs
OS Box
121Photographs
OS Box
122Photographs
 
Box
118Misc. Materials (PR and Speech Material, Clippings, Emory, Hancock County)
 
Carton
119Thomas Swan Books and Other Books (Carton)
 
OS Box
120Newspapers
 
Box
123Film Reel 1966 Miss Universe Pageant and other Realia
 
OS Box
124Scrapbook
 
OS Box
125Scrapbook
 
Volume
1-9"Who's Who" 9 Volumes