Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records

Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
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. Post masters 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, miscellaneous store-related items, some 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.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Account books
Account books--Georgia--White County.
Craven, Enoch B.
General stores--Georgia--White County.
Gold mines and mining--Georgia--White County.
Hood, J. A.
Ledgers (account books)
Logan, Simpson B.
Postal service--Georgia--White County.
Sautee Store (White County, Ga.).
Williams, Alfred Perkins
Williams, Robert A.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sautee Store (White County, Ga.) records. MS 3212. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Postmaster Records

Subseries 1a: Asbestos, Ga.

11Postmaster Account & Record Book-for Asbestos, Ga, 1903-12
2Postmaster Account & Record Book-for Asbestos, Ga, 1906-08

Subseries 2b: Lynch, Ga.

13Postmaster Account & Record Book-for Lynch, Ga, 1903-04

Subseries 2c: Sautee, Ga.

14Postmaster Account & Record Book-for Sautee, Ga., April 1896-March 1899
5Postmaster Account & Record Book, Sautee, Ga, April 1899-1902
6Postmaster 4 th class mail, April-December 1902
7Postmaster receipt register, 1903-13
8Postmaster Account & Record Book, Sautee, 1905-07
21Postmaster Account & Record Book, Sautee, 1908-1910
2Postmaster Account & Record Book, Sautee, 1911-1912
3Postmaster Account & Record Book, Sautee, 1913-16
4Postmaster Account & Record Book, Sautee, 1916-17
5Postmaster Money Order Register, 1927-31
6Postmaster Account & Record Book, Sautee, March 1938-June 1939

Subseries 2d: Other Records

27Postmaster special delivery; Window register, 1941-48 1946-48
31Postmaster's cash book for money orders, 1908-13
2Postmaster's register for money orders, 1908-19
3Postmaster's register for money orders, 1919-25
4Postmaster's register for material in transit, 1905-43

Series 3: Ledgers, Catalogs, and Other Print Material

Subseries 3a: Ledgers

41Store register account book, 1872-75
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

Subseries 3b: Catalogs

51Quadriga cloth with some samples, 1938
2Sears catalog # 111
3The Iron Age, August 1892 and December 1893
4Baltimore Bargain House
61Catalogs: Lynch plows; Peeler Hardware electrical appliances & supplies; Towers & Sullivan, Rome, Ga.

Subseries 3c: Other Material

62Sautee store-articles about
3Sautee store-financial info; R. Allen Williams checking account, 1913-37
4Product ads: Star brand thread; Gaar-Scott engines; Bon Ami; calendar; Wampole's Creo-Terpin; Golden Eagle Buggies, Mar 1892 & Nov 1892
5Miscellaneous correspondence. WPA, Social Security, National Unemployment Census form, Ga Dept of Agriculture, 1913-45
6PO Corresp
7Harper's New Monthly
71U S Postal Guide, 1898
2Pamphlets: Southern Railway; 47 th anniversary, Chattahoochee Baptist Assn, Our School Pictures Book; Africa in the Post-War World, 1871 c 1948
3Georgia Justice Handbook, 1915

Series 4: Oversize Material

8Ads-steamboat, Arbeco Brand coffees, teas & spices
Legend of Sautee & Nacoochee
Remember Pearl Harbor-poster
Myras Journal, August 1894
Record of Registered Matter for Asbestos PO, 1903-12
Photo album on stand-not identified