Lucy Cobb Institute collection

Lucy Cobb Institute collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.).
Title: Lucy Cobb Institute collection
Dates: circa 1858-1940
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms42

Biographical/Historical Note

The Lucy Cobb Institute was a private girls school located in Athens, Georgia, and operated from 1858-1931.

For more information, see the article "Lucy Cobb Institute" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials relating to the Lucy Cobb Institute in Athens, Georgia, from approximately 1858-1940. The collection includes general material, alumnae correspondence, programs, photographs of school activities and students, newspaper clippings, and printed material. The collection also contains material relating to the Lucy Cobb Alumnae Association including a record book (1924-1940) with minutes and newspaper clippings relating to the Association of Lucy Cobb graduates.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)
Minutes (administrative records)
Private schools--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucy Cobb Institute collection, ms42, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Mildred Lewis Rutherford papers, ms41.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-3General Material
4Alumnae Correspondence
7Blue Lists (honor roll)
8-9Newspaper clippings
4Wolf photograph album
31-3Printed material
4Lucy Cobb alumnae association; Minutes etc.; oversized pictures
5UGA Billy Goat mascot (stuffed animal)