Safford Harris collection

Safford Harris collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Harris, Safford
Title: Safford Harris collection
Dates: 1859-1938
Quantity: 2.4 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms87

Biographical/Historical Note

Miss Safford Harris was the Special Collections Librarian at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters dated 1859-1938, deeds, finances, business and personal, such as cancelled checks, check stubs, bank books, tax receipts, legal documents, such as indentures, notes, cases, manuscripts, i.e. poems and recipes, pamphlets, printed materials, books, newspaper clippings, post cards, Christmas cards, Easter cards, valentines, programs, broadsides, sunday school cards, trade cards, mementos, and other miscellaneous items. The material deals with the Wray family of Wrayswood, Greene County and Athens, and the family of C. W. Harris and Miss Sarah H. Harris of Winterville, Wrayswood, Madison and Athens.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Christmas cards.
Greene County (Ga.)
Harris family
Ray family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Safford Harris collection, ms87, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

See also photographic materials from this collection that were removed to the Cased Image Collection, ms3529.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1859
2Letters, 1865
3Letters, 1868
4Letters, 1889
5Letters, 1890
6Letters, 1891
7Letters, 1894
8Letters, 1899
9Letters, 1903
10Letters, Oct. 1909
11Letters, Nov. 1909
12Letters, 1911
13Letters, 1912
14Letters, 1919
15Letters, 1921-1929
16Letters, 1930
17Letters, 1932
18Letters, 1933
19Letters, 1937-1938
21-3Financial materials
OS BoxItem
41Sunday school cards
OS Folder
1Charlie H. Harris' certificates from War Department and Selective Service