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William King papers, 1864; 1879.

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Creator: King, William, fl. 1864-1879.
Collection number: 2985
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Abstract: Diary, July-September 1864 (180 p.), of William King of Cobb County, Ga., who remained alone on his plantation to protect his property and slaves from depredations by Read more…

Huguenin and Johnston family papers, 1827-1877.

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Creator: Huguenin and Johnston family.
Collection number: 2439-z
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Abstract: Items on microfilm are correspondence and other papers, 1827- 1866, of the Huguenin, Johnston, and related families of Early and Sumter counties, Ga. The Huguenin material relates to family news, plantation affairs, the Read more…

Eleanore Eulalie Cay Fleming papers, 1836-1920.

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Creator: Fleming, Eleanore Eulalie Cay, 1848-1934.
Collection number: 4169
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Abstract: Business correspondence, 1851-1855, of Raymond Cay (1805-1880), general merchant and cotton factor of Liberty County, Ga.; personal and family correspondence, 1865-1920, of his daughter, Eleonore Eulalie Cay Fleming of Liberty and Read more…

Guy and Candie Carawan collection, 1959-1985.

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Creator: Carawan, Guy and Candie.
Collection number: 20008
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Abstract:  Candie Anderson and Guy Carawan met as a result of their mutual involvement in the civil rights movement and were married in 1960. The Carawans have been involved in the work of the Highlander Research and Education Center (formerly the Highlander Folk School) in Tennessee, an institution that supports and provides educational Read more…

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer letter fragment, [ca. 1835-1836].

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Creator: Van Rensselaer, Cortlandt, 1808-1860.
Collection number: 3296-z
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Abstract: Pages 2-4 of a letter to Reverend Van Rensselaer, New York Presbyterian minister then giving religious instruction to slaves in Virginia, from Samuel S. Davis in Camden, S.C., describing Read more…

John W. Moody papers, 1844-1896.

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Creator: Moody, John W., fl. 1844-1896.
Collection number: 1424-z
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Abstract: Papers of John W. Moody of Oglethorpe County, Ga., including a bill of sale for a slave, Read more…

William Starr Basinger papers, 1835-1932.

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Creator: Basinger, William Starr, 1827-1910.
Collection number: 1266
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Abstract: Savannah, Ga., lawyer, Confederate officer, state legislator, and president of the North Georgia Agricultural College at Dahlonega, 1885- 1894. Chiefly letters from William Starr Basinger written during the Civil War while he was a major, 18th Read more…

Milligan family papers, 1771-1885 (bulk 1830-1850).

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Creator: Milligan family.
Collection number: 1020
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Abstract: Milligan family members included Joseph Milligan (b. 1800) of Hamburg, S.C., and Augusta, Ga., physician, druggist, natural scientist, and cotton speculator; his son, Read more…

Jackson and Prince family papers, 1784-1947.

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Creator: Jackson and Prince family.
Collection number: 371
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Abstract: The Rootes family of Fredericksburg, Va., and the Cobb, Jackson, and Prince families of Athens, Macon, and other locations in Georgia belonged to the elite of the southern planter artistocracy. Henry Jackson(1778-1840) Read more…

William Garrett estate papers, 1867.

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Creator: Garrett, William, d. 1861.
Collection number: 3558
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Abstract: Legal complaint of Eleazar Cumming, the administrator of the estate of William Garrett, a Wilkinson County, Ga., planter who died intestate. Attached exhibits include an inventory and an appraisal of the estate. Read more…