Cheney family papers

Cheney family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cheney family
Title: Cheney family papers
Dates: 1887-1956
Quantity: 1.7 Linear feet (4 document boxes; 1 oversize folder A)
Abstract:The collection concerns the family of Maude and Frances Cheney, and contains letters dating from 1887 to 1956; postcards; newspaper clippings; handwritten copies of many Clarke County deeds; Christmas cards; envelopes; receipts; a complaint of police brutality; schoolwork; and autograph book; pictures; a scrapbook; and several miscellaneous items. Much of the material in this collection is primarily concerned with two civil Superior Court cases in which the Cheney sisters were involved.
Coll. Number: ms5


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Cheney family
Cheney, Frances
Cheney, Maude
Clippings (information artifacts)
Deeds--Georgia--Clarke County.
Police brutality--Georgia.
Receipts (financial records)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cheney family papers, 1887-1956. MS 5. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


Series 1: Correspondence

11Letters, 1887 July 13-1909 June 9
2Letters, 1910 August 3-1921 June 13
3Letters, July 1922, 1928 February 28
4Letters, 1930 January 12-1931 December 1
4aLetters, 1934 November 2-1939 August 3
5Letters, 1940 October 9-1941 September 20
6Letters, 1941 November 12-1945 December 18
7Letters, 1946 January 8-1947 January 14
8Letters, 1947 January 17-1948 July 16
9Letters, 1948 July 21-1949 October 5
10Letters, 1941 October 9-1950 April 1
11Letters, 1950 April 1-1950 September 21
12Letters, 1950 September 22-1952 January 28
13Letters, 1952 January 30-1956 April 5
21Letters, undated
2Letters, undated
3Letters--miscellaneous pieces
5Letters--miscellaneous pieces
31Christmas cards

Series 2: Clippings, Scrapbook, and Miscellaneous

26Miscellaneous newspaper clippings
7Miscellaneous newspaper clippings
8Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
9Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
10Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
11Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
12Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
13Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
14Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
15Miscellaneous deeds, Clarke County
33Miscellaneous receipts
4Refrigerator repair bills
37School work of Robert and Francis Cheney and others
42Autograph book, circa 1880s
3Miscellaneous pictures

Series 3: Superior Court cases

35Robert Cheney's complaint of police brutality
6Miscellaneous material concerning roofing job in connection with Superior Court case regarding same
OS Folder
1ASketches by F. W. Cheney, 1910-1911