Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters"

Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters"

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters"
Dates: 1877-2004
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet 4 document boxes
Coll. Number: ms3239

Biographical/Historical Note

The Alexander Papers was a book published in 1910 and reprinted in the late 1990s. The book concerns the period of 1787 to 1900.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, printed material, photographs, and ephemera related to the original 1910 publication of The Alexander Letters, a selection of family letters edited by Marion Boggs and published by George Baldwin. The Alexander Letters was a book detailing one high-profile family of 19th century Georgia. This collection contains genealogical research regarding the Alexander family descendants by Elizabeth Ford, Carolyn B. Timmann, and David Peters Irwin leading up to the 2002 reprinting.

Index Terms

Alexander family
Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Elizabeth Ford papers regarding "The Alexander Letters," ms3239, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related material regarding Edward Porter Alexander can be found in this repository, De Renne Confederate States of America collection, ms1135.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Correspondence and Research, 1887, 2000-2004

11Correspondence regarding "The Alexander Letters", 2001
22001/2002 Edition, transcripts and copies (original 1891), 2001-2002
3Darien Press, 2001-2003
4Mihay, Joan, 2001-2002
5Research Notes, copies (originals from 1990), 2000-2002
6Snider Research, copies and transcripts (originals from 1803, 1805, 1813, 1847, 1923, 1927), 2001-2002
7Timmann, Carolyn, 2001-2003
8Tremain, Betsy, 2000-2004
9Photographic prints, 2003
3 images: 1887 image depicting Charles and Rosa Alexander in front of Fairfield Plantation house in Washington, GA; another image of the same house sourced from the archives at UNC Chapel Hill; and a 2003 snapshot of the Timmann family and E. Ford.

2. Descendants, 1900-2004

2.1 Generation III, 1900-2004

21Alexander, Charles, 2001-2002
2-4Alexander, Edward Porter, originals and copies, 1900-2004
5Alexander, James Hillhouse, 2001-2004
6Alexander, William Felix, 2001-2003
7Boggs, Marion Alexander, copies (original 1854, 1901, 1914), 2001-2002
8Cumming, Virginia, 2001-2004
9Gilmer, Louisa F.A., copies (original 1911), 2002
10Haskell, Alice VanYeveren, 2001
11Hull, Mary Clifford A., 2001-2002
12Lawton, Sarah Alexander, copies (originals 1850, 1932), 2000-2002

2.2 Generation IV and V, 1968-2004

31Alexander, Eleanor "Hard Hearted Hannah", 1996-2001
2Boggs Correspondence, 2001-2003
3Boggs, Emma Converse, copies (original 1923), 2002
4Butterfield, Alexander, 2001-2003
5Craig Family, copies (originals late 18th-early 19th century), 2000-2002
6Ficklen, Bessie, 1968, 2001-2003
7Hull, Harriet Alexander, 2001-2003
8Hull, Lucy Harvey, 2001-2004
9Lawton Correspondence, 2001-2003
10Pope Family, copies (original 1967), 1996-2002

2.3 Haskell Family, 2000-2004

41Haskell, Adam Leopold, 2001-2004
2Haskell, Alexander Cheves II, 2001-2002
3-4Haskell, Anthony Porter, 2001-2003
5Haskell, Charles Thomson, 2001-2004
6Haskell, Frederika Christina, 2001-2004
7Haskell, Marion Alexander, 2001-2002
8Haskell, Mary Elizabeth, 2000
9Haskell, Suzanne Courtonne, 2002-2003
10Haskell Correspondence, 2001-2004
11Haskell Family, 2001-2002
12Haskell Family Association, 2001