Lindsey Durham family papers

Lindsey Durham family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Durham, Henry Clay, b. 1827
Creator: Durham, Lindsey, 1789-1859
Creator: Durham, Lindsey, 1825-1885
Creator: Durham, Samuel Davis, 1841-1871
Creator: Durham, William Walker, 1823-1884
Creator: Richardson, D. R.
Creator: Richardson, Edgar
Creator: Richardson, James J.
Title: Lindsey Durham family papers
Dates: 1800-1919
Quantity: 1.4 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of the Lindsey Durham family from 1800-1919. The papers contain mainly correspondence of the Durham and Richardson families of Clarke County, Georgia. Records relating to the Durham family include correspondence to Dr. Lindsey Durham from several of his sons, including William Walker Durham, Henry Clay Durham, and Lindsey Durham, Jr. while attending medical school in Philadelphia; accounts of Dr. Samuel D. Durham (1859-1867); and medical school notes, lecture tickets, and some medical remedies and recipes. Materials relating to the Richardson family of Watkinsville, Georgia include letters from Edgar Richardson in Troup Artillery from Virginia and D.R. Richardson (unit unknown) from Virginia and North Carolina during the Civil War; letters (1847-1882) from James J. Richardson, to his mother, Letitia J. Richardson from Mexico and Texas; and letters from Edgar Richardson in Texas after the Civil War.
Coll. Number: ms757

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Lindsey Durham (1789-1859), physician, resided in Scull Shoals, Clarke County, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged into 3 series and 2 subseries: Series 1. Durham Family papers (includes Subseries 1.1 Durham family papers and Subseries 1.2 Lindsey Durham letters ); Series 2. Medical Materials; and Series 3. Business and Legal Papers.


Index Terms

Clarke County (Ga.)
College students--Georgia.
Confederate States of America. Army. Troup Artillery.
Durham family
Medicine--Practice--Georgia.
Medicine--Study and teaching--Pennsylvania.
Mexico--Description and travel.
North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Richardson family
Richardson, Letitia J.
Scull Shoals (Ga.)
Soldiers--Georgia.
Texas--Description and travel.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Watkinsville (Ga.)

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

Dr. Lindsey Durham family papers, MS 757. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Durham Family Papers



Subseries 1.1: Durham Family Papers

BoxFolder
1141866-1869
151870-1879
161880-89
171890-99
18Texas and Mexican Letters, 1842-1882
191900-1919
20Undated
131865
121864
111863
101862
91861
81860
71850-1859
61840-1849
51830-1839
41820-1829
31810-1819
21800-1809
1Subseries 1a History of the Durham Family, by C.D.E. Wallace, clipping



Subseries 1.2: Letters of Lindsey Durham

BoxFolder
211840-1849
21850-1859
31860-1869
41870-1879
51880
61881
71882
81883
91884
101888
11Undated
 

Series 2: Medical Materials

BoxFolder
31Remedies
2Lecture Tickets
3Medical Notes
 

Series 3: Business and Legal Papers

BoxFolder
34Business papers, 1820-1829
5Business papers, 1830-1839
6Business papers, 1840-1849
7Business papers, 1850-1859
8Business papers, 1860-1869, undated
9Account Ledgers, 1859-1867
10Account Ledgers, 1861-1867
BoxFolder
41Business papers, 1870-1879
2Business papers & Legal Documents, 1880
3Business papers & Legal Documents, 1881
4Business papers, 1882
5Business papers & Legal Papers, 1883
6Business papers, 1884
7Business papers & Legal Documents, 1885-1888
8Business papers, photocopies
9Business papers, printed material, writings
10Envelopes
11Photograph of Lindsey Durham home