Dearing family papers

Dearing family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Dearing family
Title: Dearing family papers
Dates: 1836-1898
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; housed in 1 document box with minor collections MS 741 to MS 754)
Abstract:The collection consists of deeds, bills, letters pertaining to the Dearing family. In particular are papers re the estate of William Dearing. His family built several of the large Greek revival houses on Milledge Avenue in Athens, Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms742(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Dearing, Georgia was named for William Dearing, a board member of the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company. The town was incorporated in 1910.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Bills of sale.
Dearing family -- Georgia--Correspondence
Dearing, William -- Estate
Dearing, William -- Family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dearing family papers. MS 742. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1836-1898