Dorsey family papers

Dorsey family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Dorsey family papers
Dates: 1900-1980s
Quantity: 17.7 Linear feet (13 document boxes, 5 cartons, 2 flat boxes, 3 oversized boxes.)
Abstract:This collection is a compliation of family materials, ranging from genealogical charts to various baby books to decades-long correspondence to plaques and artifacts. The materials range from the 1900s to 1980s; it is very much a twentieth century collection reflecting the activities of a family with deep roots in Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms3442.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

The Dorsey family is a deeply-rooted, uniquely Georgian family that was important in the South during the twentieth century. Many family members went to the University of Georgia, and they seemed to have been strongly entrenched in the Greek system.


Arrangement

This collection has not yet been processed but is roughly sorted according to record type; a container list is provided for basic access. For reference inquiry please contact Head of Manuscripts Department.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Dorsey family papers. MS 3442. Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Genealogy
 
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2Genealogy
 
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3Baby books, etc.
 
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4Correspondence
 
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5Correspondence
 
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6Correspondence
 
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7Correspondence
 
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8Printed material
 
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9Printed material, clippings
 
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10Newspapers
 
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11Newspapers
 
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12Photographs
 
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13Photographs
 
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14Photo Albums
 
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15Photo Albums, certificates
 
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16Plaques
 
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17Plaques
 
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18 (OS)Plaques, certificates, diplomas, genealogy
 
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19 (flat)Video and audio tapes
 
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20 (flat)Artifacts
 
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21Miscellaneous
 
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22 (OS)Jasper Dorsey photo albums 1-3
 
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23 (OS)Jasper Dorsey photo albums 4-5