Allen and Maude Talmage papers

Allen and Maude Talmage papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Leathers, Milton
Title: Allen and Maude Talmage papers
Dates: 1921-1962
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3733

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, contracts, and records of the management of rental property of the Allen Talmage estate by Maude and Frances Talmage in Athens, Georgia.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Business enterprises--Georgia--Athens.
Commercial buildings--Georgia--Athens.
Estate administration records.
Financial records.
Legal documents--Georgia--Athens.
Real estate management.
Real property--Georgia--Athens.
Rental housing--Georgia.
Talmage, Allen H.
Talmage, Maude F.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Allen and Maude Talmage papers, ms3733, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Milton Leathers, May 2010.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Estate of Allen H. Talmage
2Rental contracts - commercial - Maude Talmage, 1923-1940
Contains a rental contract with the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan from 1928.
3Rental contracts - residential - Maude Talmage, 1921-1933
4Blank contracts
5Jester Building renovation, 1913 June 16
6Insurance correspondence - Maude Talmage, 1931-1937
7Business correspondence - Maude Talmage, 1931-1939
Includes an inquiry from Montgomery Ward of Chicago regarding possible downtown Athens locations for a store from 1936.
8National Bank of Athens correspondence, 1932-1940
9Renters' correspondence - Maude Talmage, 1930-1940
Includes correspondence from Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 22, Free and Accepted Masons, and St. Elmo Lodge No. 40, Knights of Pythias.
10Renters' repair and negotiations correspondence - Maude Talmage, 1930-1942
11Repairs, renovations on rental property, 1931-1948
12Insurance, rental contract - Frances Talmage, 1942, 1950
13Estate correspondence - Frances Talmage, 1941-1942
14Rental business correspondence - Frances Talmage, 1939-1962
15Personal correspondence - Frances Talmage, 1941-1942
Includes a city of Athens Democratic Primary ballot from 1945, a War Ration Book, and bumper stickers reading "I Love Lucy (Cobb, that is)."
17Garden Club Yearbooks, 1932, 1942-1943
Includes 1932 Garden Club of Georgia Yearbook, and 1942-1943 Garden Club of Alabama Yearbook.