|Title:||Johnston family papers|
|Quantity:||4.5 Linear feet (6 boxes)|
The Johnston family lived in the Nacoochee Valley area of Georgia in the 1800s-1900s.
The collection consists of correspondence, including correspondence between George Walton Williams in account with J. Lamb Johnston, Carolina Savings Bank (1875-1876), Williams family materials, miscellaneous account books, materials on the Nacoochee Valley Women's Club (1930s), Nacoochee Institute (1920s), news items from the 1920s-1940s, tax bills (1920s), Johnston family photographs with most people identified, photographs of gold mines in the area which include mining equipment, stages of mining and hydraulic mining, photos of Nacoochee Valley and Holly Island, along with news clippings and photographs. Also included in the collection is a box of oversized items which includes Margaret J. Paris' dependency application, small scrapbook with watercolors by M. Johnston, ice bag from Gainesville Ice and Fuel, issues of the Presbyterian College newspaper, and other assorted items.
Organized into 4 series: correspondence; financial, professional, personal; photographs; and oversize.
Johnston family papers, ms3234. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.