Vann family collection

Vann family collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Vann family
Title: Vann family collection
Dates: 1890s-1980s
Quantity: 5.25 Linear feet (6 boxes and 13 8mm films)
Coll. Number: ms3763

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Heyward Vann (d. 1995) of Thomasville, Georgia, son of Thomas King Vann and Eugenia Ethelinda Switzer, married Mildred Victoria Jackson (d. 2003), daughter of John Andrew Jackson and Lena Franklin Duke, in 1938. Thomas H. Vann graduated from the Univerisity of Georgia with an L.L.B. degree, was a member of Kappa Alpha, and practiced law with the firm of Alexander and Vann. Mildred Jackson Vann graduated from the University of Georgia with an A. B. (1937) and B. S. in home economics (1938). During World War II, the couple lived in El Paso, Texas, where Thomas H. Vann served as Base Intelligence Officer for the Army Air Corps at Biggs Field. They had two sons, Thomas H. Vann Jr. and John Andrew Jackson Vann.

Mildred Jackson Vann had two sisters, Jeanette Jackson and Cleone Jackson, a graduate of the University of Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The Vann family collection consists primarily of scrapbooks and photographs documenting three generations of the Vann family. The scrapbooks include photographs, clippings, and correspondence.


Index Terms

Audiovisual materials.
Egypt--Photographs.
Europe--Photographs.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks--Georgia--Athens.
Scrapbooks--Georgia.
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Athens--Photographs.
University of Georgia.
Vann family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Vann family collection, ms 3763. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Processing Information note

The Vann famliy collection is open for research, but has not been processed.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

Though the collection is open for research, the audiovisual recordings do not have reference copies; however, reference copies are available upon request. Audiovisual research requests are dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Vann family genealogy; scrapbooks including photographs, clippings, and correspondence about the Vann, Jackson, and Browning families; scrapbooks of trip to South America (1953), 1940s-1970s
 
Box
2Photo albums and scrapbooks including Cleone Jackson's UGA scrapbook (1930s); photos of trips to Europe, Egypt, and Japan; and Vann family photos, 1930s-1950s
 
Box
3Photographs, 1890s-1980s
 
Box
4Photographs, 1900s
 
Box
5Photographs (cased), 1860s
 
Box
6Photographs and certificates, 1930s-1976
 
Item
har-vann_0001Japan film [woman gets on Delta plane; landing in San Francisco; landing in Hawaii; scenes of Hawaii; landing in Tokyo], 1958 ( 400.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0002Thailand film, 1958 ( 400.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0003[Cambodia film] [Angor Wat, crowded city, snake handler], 1958 ( 400.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0004India film [monkeys, Taj Mahal; Egyptian pyramid, Sphinx, camel ride; Greece, Acropolis; Paris (?) Amsterdam (?); Danish flag; mermaid statue], 1958 ( 400.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0005T. D. Tinsley [school in Macon], India film (there is no footage of India) [family at carnival (?) at school; hula hoops; T. D. Tinsley School; family with hula hoops; small sailboat on lake; kids and adults at Tinsley school], 1958 ( 200.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0006Unlabeled film can [house, garden, family; spring flowers, house interior; football game; girl in formal gown; swimmers in pool; boys at zoo; family, azaleas, sunbathers, wedding, summer flowers; Orange Bowl football game (UGA vs. Missouri) (1960)], 1959-1960 ( 400.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0007Spain film, 1961 ( 400.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0008Russia film [includes scene of bullfight], 1962 ( 300.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0009Amsterdam film, 1968 ( 50.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0010Rhine film, 1968 ( 50.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0011Rhine, Switzerland film, 1968 ( 50.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0012Switzerland, Venice film, 1968 ( 50.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )
 
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har-vann_0013Florence, Rome, Venice film, 1968 ( 50.0 feet of film 8mm moving image )