Virginia Polhill Price collection

Virginia Polhill Price collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Price, Virginia Polhill, b. 1896
Title: Virginia Polhill Price collection
Dates: 1859-1902
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (6 volumes in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of records related to the Louisville, Georgia newspaper, News and Farmer, from 1877 to 1882; to the Board of Trustees of Louisville Academy from 1870 to 1890; and the Louisville legal firm of Cain & Polhill from 1859 to 1902.
Coll. Number: ms34

Biographical/Historical Note

Virginia Polhill Price (b. February 4, 1896 in Louisville, Georgia) was the owner and editor of the News and Farmer newspaper in Louisville, Georgia from 1920 to 1966. She was a member of Democratic National Committee from Georgia in 1936, and a delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia in 1940. Price, a Baptist, was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Cain & Polhill (Louisville, Ga.).
Law firms--Georgia--Louisville.
Lawyers--Georgia--Louisville.
Louisville (Ga.)--History--19th century--Sources.
Louisville Academy (Louisville, Ga.).
News and farmer (Louisville, Ga. : Newspaper).
Newspaper publishing--Georgia--Louisville.
Newspapers--Georgia--Louisville--Accounting.
Private schools--Georgia--Louisville.
School management and organization--Georgia--Louisville.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Virginia Polhill Price collection. MS 34. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscripts Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

News and farmer subscription book, 1877-1882, 1877-1882

BoxItem
11 Boyd, R. J. , News and farmer (Louisville, Ga. : Newspaper). , News and farmer subscription book, 1877-1882, 1877-1882 ( 1.0 v. )
The collection consists of the subscription book of the News and farmer and includes the subscriber’s name, city, date of subscription, and sometimes the cost.
1.0 v.
The collection consists of the subscription book of the News and farmer and includes the subscriber’s name, city, date of subscription, and sometimes the cost.
News and farmer, a weekly newspaper published by Roberts and Boyd in Louisville, Georgia. Publication began in 1875.
Index terms:
Account books
Newspapers--Georgia--Louisville--Circulation.
 

Minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1870-1890

BoxItem
12 Cain, James Granberry, b. 1835 , Louisville Academy (Louisville, Ga.). Board of Trustees. , Minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1870-1890 ( 1.0 v. )
The collection consists of minutes of the Board of Trustees of the Louisville Academy (Ga.) from 1870-1890. The minutes, recorded by James G. Cain (board secretary and treasurer), document the topics discussed, decisions made, and actions taken by the Board. The minutes include lists of members of the board, tuition prices, and resolutions about Prof. W. L. Lowry, and disciplinary issues.
1.0 v.
The collection consists of minutes of the Board of Trustees of the Louisville Academy (Ga.) from 1870-1890. The minutes, recorded by James G. Cain (board secretary and treasurer), document the topics discussed, decisions made, and actions taken by the Board. The minutes include lists of members of the board, tuition prices, and resolutions about Prof. W. L. Lowry, and disciplinary issues.
Louisville Academy, private school, located in Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia. James Granberry Cain served as secretary-treasurer from ca. 1870-1890.
Index terms:
Louisville Academy (Louisville, Ga.). -- Administration
Louisville Academy (Louisville, Ga.). -- History--19th century--Sources
Private schools--Georgia--Louisville.
School management and organization--Georgia--Louisville.
 

Cain & Polhill record books, 1859-1902

BoxItem
13-6 Cain & Polhill (Louisville, Ga.). , Cain, James Granberry, b. 1835 , Polhill, Joseph H. , Cain & Polhill record books, 1859-1902 ( 4.0 v. )
The collection consists of four record books of the Louisville, Georgia law firm, Cain & Polhill from 1859-1902. Includes cash book (1869-1889) record of debts collected (1859-1865), account book (1859-1868), and notes on case law.
4.0 v.
The collection consists of four record books of the Louisville, Georgia law firm, Cain & Polhill from 1859-1902. Includes cash book (1869-1889) record of debts collected (1859-1865), account book (1859-1868), and notes on case law.
Cain & Polhill, law firm, Louisville, Jefferson County, Georgia, probably owned by James Granberry Cain and Joseph H. Polhill.
Index terms:
Account books
Business records.
Law firms--Georgia--Louisville.
Lawyers--Georgia--Louisville--Accounting.