Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records

Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Sautee Store (White County, Ga.).
Title: Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records
Dates: 1872-1948
Quantity: 4.0 Linear feet 7 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Abstract:The collection consists of store ledgers, a gold mining operation ledger (Child's Ditch), a variety of post office record books for Sautee, one for Lynch Post Office, and a few for Asbestos Post Office. Postmasters mentioned for Asbestos are Enoch B. Craven and Simpson B. Logan, J. A. Hood for Lynch and for Sautee, Alfred Perkins Williams and Robert A. Williams. There are also product catalogs, store-related items, correspondence and pamphlets.
Coll. Number: ms3212

Biographical/Historical Note

The Old Sautee Store, in operation since circa 1872, and located at the intersection of Highways 17 and 255 in White County, Georgia, served the community as a source of general merchandise and from circa 1894 to the mid-1900s as a post office.


Index Terms

Account books.
General stores--Georgia.
Gold mines and mining--Georgia--White County.
Ledgers (account books)
Postal service--Georgia.
Sautee Store (White County, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records, ms3212, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Postmaster Records

BoxFolder
11Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Asbestos, Ga, 1903-1912
2Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Asbestos, Ga, 1906-1908
3Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Lynch, Ga, 1903-1904
4Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., April 1896-March 1899
5Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1899-1902
6Postmaster 4th class-for Sautee, Ga., 1902 April-December
7Postmaster receipt register-for Sautee, Ga., 1903-1913
8Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1905-1907
BoxFolder
21Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1908-1910
2Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1911-1912
3Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1913-1916
4Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1916-1917
5Postmaster Money Order Register-for Sautee, Ga., 1927-1931
6Postmaster Account and Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., 1938 March-1939 June
7Postmaster special delivery; Window register, 1941-1948
BoxFolder
31Postmaster's cash book for money orders, 1908-1913
2Postmaster's register for money orders, 1908-1919
3Postmaster's register for money orders, 1919-1925
4Postmaster's register for material in transit, 1905-1943
 

2. Ledgers, Catalogs, and Printed Material

BoxFolder
41Store register account book, 1872-1875
not clear what store this book is for-does not appear to be Sautee
2Day book, 1896-1918
3Child's Ditch ledger book, 1905-1914
BoxFolder
51Quadriga cloth with some samples, 1938
2Sears catalog # 111
3The Iron Age catalog, 1892-1893
4Baltimore Bargain House catalog
BoxFolder
61Catalogs- Lynch plows; Peeler Hardware electrical appliances & supplies; Towers & Sullivan, Rome, Ga.
2Sautee store-articles about
3Sautee store-financial info; R. Allen Williams checking account, 1913-1937
4Product ads- Star brand thread; Gaar-Scott engines; Bon Ami; calendar; Wampole's Creo-Terpin; Golden Eagle Buggies, 1892
5Correspondence- WPA, Social Security, National Unemployment Census form, Ga. Dept of Agriculture, 1913-1945
6Correspondence- Post Office
7Harper's New Monthly
BoxFolder
71U.S. Postal Guide, 1898
2Pamphlets- Southern Railway; 47th anniversary, Chattahoochee Baptist Assn, Our School Pictures Book; Africa in the Post-War World, 1871, 1948
3Georgia Justice Handbook, 1915
 

Series 4: 3. Oversize Material

Box
8Ads-steamboat, Arbeco Brand coffees, teas & spices
Legend of Sautee & Nacoochee
Remember Pearl Harbor-poster
Myras Journal, 1894 August
Record of Registered Matter for Asbestos PO, 1903-1912
Photo album on stand-not identified