|Title:||Roger Rowell Cotton States Exhibition collection|
|Quantity:||25.0 Linear feet (19 framed cases, 3 plaques, 4 boxes)|
The Cotton States and International Exposition of 1895 included exhibits by six states and featured technology in transportation, manufacturing, mining, agriculture, and other fields. The Exposition was held for three months in Atlanta with the goal of encouraging trade and showcasing southern products.
For additional information about the Cotton States Exhibitions see the New Georgia Encyclopedia article " Cotton Expositions in Atlanta."
This collection includes photographs, printed material, and ephemera from the 1895 Cotton States Exhibition.
Dr. Roger R. Rowell collected these materials and donated them to the Hargrett Library in 2012.
Roger Rowell Cotton States Exhibition collection, ms 3703, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related collections in this repository include: Clarke County (Ga.) list of entries in the Cotton States Exposition, ms 443; Daniel C. Gilman letter to Henry L. Abbot, ms 3126; and Rebecca Latimer Felton papers, ms 81.
Related collections in other repositories include: Cotton States and International Exposition collection, mss 1022, Atlanta History Center and Fred L. Howe Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs, VIS145, Atlanta History Center.