Artie Chandler collection

Artie Chandler collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Athens Ladies Memorial Association (Athens, Ga.).
Creator: Bones & Carmichael.
Creator: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Creator: Steele, William
Creator: University of Georgia.
Creator: Virginian.
Title: Artie Chandler collection
Dates: 1800-1867
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (12 items in 1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of the Confederate bonds, broadsides, newspapers, financial records, and a valentine dated from 1803 to 1867. Many of the documents refer to the Franklin and Yerby families.
Coll. Number: ms911

Biographical/Historical Note

Bedney Franklin was Solicitor General, Montgomery County.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens Ladies Memorial Association (Athens, Ga.).
Boarding School for Female Education in Salem (Salem, Winston-Salem, N.C.) .
Bonds (negotiable instruments).
Bonds--Confederate States of America--History--19th century--Sources.
Bones & Carmichael (Augusta, Ga.).
Broadsides (notices).
Cleveland, Benjamin
Cleveland, Polly
Daily Constitutionalist.
Franklin, Anna
Franklin, Bedney, Col.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Correspondence
Kercheval, Samuel, 1786-1845? -- Correspondence
Steele, William
Steiner, Abraham
Taylor, John
University of Georgia.
Yerby, F.
Yerby, M. O., (Mary O.), b. 1844? -- Correspondence
Yerby, S. H., (Sarah H.), b. 1817? -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Artie Chandler collection. MS 911. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Box
1Fragment of a bill dated 1800, to a person not named [Cleveland?] for items purchased by "your son Benjamin" and "for Miss Polly Cleveland (?) your daughter," and an affidavit by William Steele that the above amount of 10-5-8 is due him, sworn to June 15, 1803 before John Taylor (South Carolina, Pendleton Distric), 1800
Bill receipted for school expenses for Miss Anna Franklin at Salem Boarding School 1815-1816, owed to Abraham Steiner and paid by Col. Bedney Franklin, May 21, 1816 (Salem Boarding School could not have been Salem Academy in Clarke County because the latter did not open until 1820), 1816 May 21
Broadside: "Mr. Jefferson's Voice," Extra of The Virginian for April 6, 1829, Lynchburg, and letters from Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Kercheval, 1816, re: calling a Convention to reform the State Constitution, 1829 April 26
Copy of The Athenian (Athens, Georgia newspaper), vol. IV, no. 38, Tuesday, September 21, 1830, complete issue of 4 pages, 1830 September 21
Bill receipted to Mr. F. Yerbey, from Bones & Carmichael of Augusta, Georgia, dated July 28, 1838 for items for a saw mill, 1838 July 28
Certificate, Confederate States Depository, dated March 24, 1864, stating that L. Franklin has bought $300.00 worth of Confederate Bonds, 1864 March 24
Certificate, Confederate States Depository, dated April 1, 1864, stating that L. Franklin has bought $600.00 worth of Confederate Bonds, 1864 April 1
Copy of the Daily Constitutionalist (Augusta, Georgia newspaper), vol. XXIII, no. 222, complete issue of 4 pages
Broadside for the University of Georgia Program for the Sophomore declamation on Monday, August 5, 1867, where there were 19 speeches and 10 musical numbers
Broadside of the University of Georgia program for the Commencement held August 7, 1867, 1867 August 7
Broadside for the Ladies Memorial Association of Athens, Georgia program "A Grand Fair," held to raise funds for the Confederate Memorial (undated, probably 1866 or 1867), 1866 or 1867
Valentine, undated, mailed from Augusta, Georgia to Miss M. O. Yerby, care of Mrs. S. H. Yerby, Athens, Georgia
The 1850 census of Clarke County lists the following as members of that Yerby family: Sarah H. Yerby, age 33, female ; Burrell Yerby, age 14, male ; Frances A. Yerby, age 12, female ; Eliza S. Yerby, age 11, female ; Rebecca A. Yerby, age 10, female ; Mary O. Yerby, age 6, female ; Lewis Collins, age 84, male - all were born in Georgia.