Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers

Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Farrow, Henry P., (Henry Pattillo), 1834-1907
Title: Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers
Dates: Bulk, 1870-1899
Dates: 1855-1937
Quantity: 9.2 Linear feet (14 document boxes, 3 oversized boxes, 2 oversize folders A)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Henry Pattllo Farrow and Farrow family members from 1855-1937. The papers include correspondence, letter books, newspapers, clippings, printed material, bills, receipts, account books, and photographs. The bulk of the collection relates to Henry Pattillo Farrow and documents his involvement in Republican politics in Georgia during and after Reconstruction; his positions as Georgia Attorney-General, U.S. District Attorney, collector of customs for the Port of Brunswick (Ga.), and as postmaster of Gainesville (Ga.). Materials pertaining to Farrow's administration of the Porter Springs resort Queen of the Mountains include hotel ledgers (1877-1896), account books (1886-1892), registers (1893, 1899), a cash book (1886-1889), a memorandum book (1886-1904), and employees lists (1889-1891). From 1907-1937, the collection consists of business and family correspondence of John A. Whitner (Farrow's son-in-law) and Henry F. Whitner mainly pertaining to the administration of the Queen of the Mountains resort.
Coll. Number: ms94

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Pattillo Farrow (1834-1907), lawyer, Georgia Attorney-General (1862-1872), U.S. District Attorney (1872-1880), collector of the Port of Brunswick (1882-1885), postmaster of Gainesville (1897-1904), active member of Georgia's Republican Party, and owner of the Porter Springs resort Queen of the Mountains near Dahlonega, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Account books
Attorneys general--Georgia.
Brunswick (Ga.)
Business records.
Court administration--Georgia.
Customs administration--Officials and employees--Georgia.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Georgia. Attorney-General's Office.
Lawyers--Georgia.
Porter Springs (Ga.)
Postmasters--Georgia.
Queen of the Mountains (Resort : Porter Springs, Ga.)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Georgia.
Republican Party (Ga.).
Resorts--Georgia.
United States. District Attorney (Georgia : Northern District).
United States. District Attorney (Georgia : Southern District).
Whitner, Henry A.
Whitner, John A.

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

Henry Pattillo Farrow family papers, MS 94. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Correspondence

BoxFolder
111855-1869
21864
31865
41866
51867
61868
71869
81870 January-June
91870 July-September
101870 October-December
111871 January-June
121871 July-September
131871 October-December
141872 January-June
151872 July-December
161873 January-June
171873 July-December
181874
BoxFolder
211875 January-September
21875 October-December
31876 January-March
41876 April-September
51876 October-December
61877 January-March
71877 April-June
81877 July-September
91877 October-December
101878 January-April
111878 May-June
121878 July-December
131879 January-June
141879 July-December
151870's
161880 January-April
BoxFolder
311880 May-September
21880 October-December
31881 January-March
41881 April-June
51881 July-November
61881 December
71882 January-February
81882 March 1-24
91882 March 25-31
101882 April 1-10
111882 April 11-19
121882 April 20-30
BoxFolder
411882 May 1-10
21882 May 11-31
31882 June
41882 July
51882 August-October
61882 November-December
71883 January
81883 February
91883 March
101883 April-May
111883 June-July
121883 August-October
131883 November-December 19
141883 December 20-31
151884 January 1-15
161884 January 16-22
BoxFolder
511884 January 23-31
21884 February 1-15
31884 February 16-29
41884 March 1-15
51884 March 16-31
61884 April-June
71884 July-November
81884 December 1-19
91884 December 20-31
101885 January-June 19
111885 June 20-December
BoxFolder
611880's
21886 January-June
31886 July-December
41887
51888
61889
71890-1893
81894-1897
BoxFolder
711898
21899
31900 January-July 21
41900 July 23-December
51901
61902 January-June
71902 July-August 9
81902 August 11-December
91903 January-July
101903 August-December
111904 January-February
121904 March-May
BoxFolder
811904 June-August
21904 September-December
31905-1906
41907
51908-1910
61911-1919
71920-1925
81926-1927
91928
101929
111930
121931
131932
141933
151934
161935
171936-1937
BoxFolder
91Undated
2Undated
3Undated
4Undated
51883
61883
71883
 

Series 2: Brief, 1883

BoxFolder
98Series 2 Brief, 1883
 

Series 3: Pictures - Miscellaneous

BoxFolder
99Series 3 Pictures - Miscellaneous
 

Series 4: Political Appointments

BoxFolder
910Series 4 Political Appointments
 

Series 5: Picture Negatives

BoxFolder
911Series 5 Picture Negatives
 

Series 6: Miscellaneous

BoxFolder
912Series 6 Miscellaneous
 

Series 7: Clippings

Box
10Series 7 Clippings
 

Series 8: Ledgers

Box
10Grand Jury Cases, U. S. District Court
Witnesses in Cases - U. S. District Court
 

Series 9: Printed Material and Financial Records

Box
10Buffalo Lithia Waters (Virginia)
Galbraith Springs (Tennessee)
Somerville Resort (Michigan)
Lookout Inn (Tennessee)
Brighton Beach Hotel (New York)
Warm Sulphur Springs (Virginia)
Yellow Sulphur Springs (Virginia)
Hot Springs (North Carolina)
"Report on Mineral Springs of Georgia", 1913
"Guide to Summer Resorts of the South"
Great Hospital Fair - Atlanta, 1881
Georgia School of Technology Alumni Banquet, 1903
Georgia School of Technology - Commencement Program, 1904
First Federal Savings and Loan Association Booklet - Atlanta, 1937
"Peter Pan" Program - Agnes Scott College, 1935
Central Presbyterian Church - Atlanta
"Republican Campaign Textbook", 1904
"Democratic State Convention" - S.C., 1856
"Business Men's Meeting" New York, 1884
"Masonic Address", 1857
"Testimonials to Judge John Erskine"
"Miss Rutherford's Scrapbook", 1923
"Madison Bell"
"A Lecture on the Theory of Evolution", 1879
Box
11Newspaper Clippings Book, 1856-1867
Newspaper Clippings Book, 1867-1868
Newspaper Clippings Book, 1867-1868
Box
12Letter Book, 1874-1877
Letter Book, 1877-1882
Letter Book, 1882-1883
Box
13Miscellaneous Printed Material
Includes: Ledger - Circuit Court 1877. The News and Courier - Charleston, South Carolina Centennial Edition, 1903. Pamphlets, Broadsides, Booklets
Box
14Hotel Ledger, 1877-1880
Hotel Ledger, 1886
Hotel Ledger, 1887-1896
Store Ledger, 1886
Store Ledger, 1887
Store Ledger, 1886-1891
Memorandum Book, 1886-1904
Hotel Account Book, 1892
Unused Membership Shares of Cedar Mountain Land Company
Box
15Bills, (Porter Springs), 1876-1883
Hotel Register, 1893
Hotel Register, 1899
Cash Book, 1886-1889
Employees of the Hotel, 1889-1891
Record of Registered Letters
Unused Membership Shares of Chestatee Club
BoxFolder
161Newspaper Clippings
2Pictures/Cards - Porter Springs
3Broadsides - Porter Springs
4Newspaper Clippings
5Stationery, Etc. - Porter Springs
6Newspaper Clippings
7Newspaper Clippings
8Printed Material - Porter Springs, Piedmont Hotel, Chestatee Club
8Account Book, 1874-1879
BoxFolder
171Printed Material - Letters Endorsing Farrow for Auditor of the Treasury of the Navy Department, 1897
2Printed Material - Farrow's Speech to General Assembly of Georgia, 1870
3Printed Material - Letter and Affidavit, 1881
4Brief - Re: Appointment of Farrow for District Judge, 1883
5Printed Material - Miscellaneous
OS FolderOS Folder
2A1ADuplicate Broadsides (encapsulated)