William Coleman Hardman ledgers

William Coleman Hardman ledgers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hardman, William Coleman, 1860-1940
Title: William Coleman Hardman ledgers
Dates: 1890-1940
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 2 boxes
Coll. Number: ms3715

Biographical/Historical Note

William Coleman Hardman was born January 17, 1860 in Crawford, Georgia. He died in April 1940 in Crawford. He had three brothers and four sisters. He married Mary Elizabeth Bridges (1872-1915), and together they had four children. He owned about 230 acres of land and had built a house by 1906.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of farm accounts that consist of one-line entry for each day stating the farm activities, family news, and weather. also included are farm accounts with tenant expenses and purchases for the farm. There are also loose bills, receipts, and some correspondence.

Index Terms

Farm life--Georgia.
Ledgers (account books)
Oglethorpe County (Ga.)--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

William Coleman Hardman ledgers, ms3715, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical information provided by donor
2Diary/Farm accounts, 1890-1896
3Lumber book/Farm accounts, 1905-1909
4Diary/Farm accounts, 1909-1912
5Diary/Farm accounts, 1913-1917
6Diary/Farm accounts, 1918-1921
7Diary/Farm accounts, 1922-1924
21Diary/Farm accounts, 1925-1932
2Diary/Farm accounts, 1932-1939
3Farm accounts / Essie Hardman Black estate, 1937-1939
4Diary, 1935-1940