Margaret Grimes Spear family papers

Margaret Grimes Spear family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Margaret Grimes Spear family papers
Dates: circa 1910-1990
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms3301

Biographical/Historical Note

Margaret Grimes Spear (also known as Mary Spear) resided in Columbus, Georgia. She seems to have resided there for some time, with the exception of her college years and vacations. She participated in Wynnton Methodist Church and Wynnton Missionary Society, both based in Columbus, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence from about 1910 to 1990, newspaper clippings, materials related to Wynnton Methodist Church in Columbus Georgia, financial records, family photos, an autograph book, and other miscellaneous items. The scrapbook seems to be from Mary's younger years, when she was in her first year of college in the 1940s.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Autograph albums.
Autographs (manuscripts)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.).
Clippings (information artifacts)
Finance, Personal.
Financial records.
Spear, Margaret Grimes -- Correspondence
Spears family -- Photographs
Wynnton Methodist Church (Columbus, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margaret Grimes Spear family papers. MS 3301. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Additional material
3Correspondence, 1910's- 1940's
4Correspondence, 1950's- 1970's
5Correspondence, 1980's- 1990's & no dated
6Zoning mothers
7Correspondence- Oak Manor
8Earl P. Jessop
2Diary & Christmas Gift book- Mary Jessop Grimes
3Wedding gifts- list, etc. (Mary Spear/ Clarence Miller ?)
4Printed material
5Wynnton Methodist Church
6Wynnton Missionary Society
3Financial papers
51-12 Park's Floral Magazine, May 1965- April 1966
1Allen's baby shoes
Biology 101 and English 102 notes