Safford Harris collection

Safford Harris collection

Descriptive Summary

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

Biographical/Historical Note

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


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Banks and banking--Records and correspondence.
Christmas cards--Georgia.
Christmas cards.
Correspondence
Easter cards.
Greene County (Ga.)
Harris family
Harris, C. W. -- Correspondence
Harris, Sarah H. -- Correspondence
Holy cards--Georgia.
Ray family
Trade cards.
Valentines.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Safford Harris collection. MS 87. 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, MS 3529.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
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
 
BoxFolder
21-3Financial materials
 
4Deeds
 
5Manuscripts
 
BoxFolder
31Manuscripts
 
2Miscellaneous
 
3Writings
 
4Poems
 
Oversize_BoxItem
41Sunday school cards
 
OS Folder
1Charlie H. Harris' certificates from War Department and Selective Service