Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers

Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers
Dates: 1849-1901
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3309

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of genealogy of the Carter family (James Carter and Letitia Martin Carter, Farish Carter and Liza McDonald Carter); a stereoview card (photograph) of Joseph LeConte, and a newspaper clipping regarding his death; and newspaper clippings regarding the death of Susan Furman. The collection also includes correspondence from Willie LeConte, John H. Furman, Julian LeConte, Bess, Ada, and Carrie.

Index Terms

Carte de visite photographs.
Carter family
Clippings (information artifacts)
Furman family
LeConte family
LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901

General Notes

The accompanying copy of Furman's intensive farming; Furman's fertilizing; how he cultivated his land. Practical points for farmers, condensed from his published interviews, letters, and speeches, with additional notes from private converstations & papers. Plain talk for farmers, that will aid them to make a bale of cotton per acre on poor land ... In memoriam: sketch of Furman's life, press notices of his death, edited by Hugh. H. Colquitt, was cataloged individually with an associated collection note, and can be requested through GIL. The call number is S523.F8 1883.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Carter, LeConte, and Furman family papers, ms3309, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Carter family genealogy
2Joseph LeConte photograph, newspaper clipping, 1901
3Susan Furman newspaper clippings
4Correspondence, 1849-1875
5Miscellanea, 1898
Consists of a Carte de visite depicting an Asian man whose name is given but difficult to read (possibly Lun Ling).