Franklin family papers

Franklin family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Deane, H. L.
Creator: Deane, R. J.
Creator: Franklin, Robert A.
Title: Franklin family papers
Dates: 1800s-1960s
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms3371

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Robert A. Franklin was a dentist. His family started the Franklin Buggy Company, and he attended the University of Maryland Dental School. Franklin served in the Canal Zone.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, including letters between Franklin and Sheriff F. M. Garner of Upson County. Garner was a relative, and they corresponded about Franklin's efforts to set up his practice. There is also genealogical information about the Franklin family included in the collection. Related families such as the Patrick, Pullin, Hiram, and Lawson families are represented. 18 photographs of the Franklin family are included, 2 of which were taken by the Griffin photographers R. J. Deane and H. L. Deane.


Arranged roughly by record type.

Index Terms

Franklin family
Franklin family -- Photographs
Franklin, Robert A. -- Correspondence
Garner, F. M., sheriff -- Correspondence
Lawson family
Patrick family
Police--Georgia--Upson County--Correspondence.
Pullen family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Franklin family papers. MS 3371. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1800's
2Correspondence, 1900
3Correspondence, 1901-1916
4Correspondence, 1920's- 1930's
5Correspondence, 1950- 1964 & no dated
21Lawson family info.
2Correspondence re: property divison, 1917
3Lurline Franklin Lawson- land documents
4Pullin letters & photos
5Pullin/ Patrick photos
6Unidentified photos
7Printed material