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Zachariah Lamar papers, 1814-1836.

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Creator: Lamar, Zachariah, fl. 1814-1832.
Collection number: 2453-z
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Abstract: Slave bills of sale, one of which is from Baldwin County, Ga., and the will of Lamar, a Baldwin County, Ga., Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Georgia, Slavery

Edward C. Anderson papers, 1813-1882.

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Creator: Anderson, Edward C.
Collection number: 3602
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Abstract: Edward C. Anderson (1815-1883) of Savannah, Ga., was a United States Navy officer, planter, Confederate Army officer, mayor of Savannah, insurance company representative, and railroad director. He was married to Sarah McQueen Williamson (1816-1884). Family letters Read more…

Thomas P. F. Threewits papers, 1846-1867.

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Creator: Threewits, Thomas P. F., fl. 1846-1867.
Collection number: 2529-z
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Abstract: Miscellaneous items including slave bills of sale, 1853-1858, involving Thomas Threewits of Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Georgia, Slavery

Joseph A. Clay papers, 1853-1880 (bulk 1860-1865).

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Creator: Clay, Joseph A., 1806-1881.
Collection number: 1272
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Abstract: Papers of Joseph Clay, mainly 1860-1865, including Confederate passes, circulars, military orders, tax returns, army engineers’ records of slaves impressed to work on Savannah Read more…

Arnold and Screven family papers, 1762-1903 (bulk 1818-1900).

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Creator: Arnold and Screven family.
Collection number: 3419
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Abstract: Arnold family of Providence, R.I., and Bryan County, Ga., and Screven family of Savannah, Ga., whose members included Richard James Arnold (1796-1873), husband of Louisa Carolina Gindrat and native of Providence, R.I., who owned Read more…

Philip G. Hammer papers, 1934-1988.

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Creator: Hammer, Philip G.
Collection number: 4527
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Abstract: Philip Gibbon Hammer (1914- ), urban economist and city planner of Atlanta, Ga., Washington, D.C., and Palm Harbor, Fla. Subject files, about eighty articles and speeches by Hammer, pictures, and other materials of Philip Read more…

James Lamkin account, 1847.

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Creator: Lamkin, James.
Collection number: 3276
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Abstract: Physician’s account, March-October 1847, of Dr. A. Neeson, Columbia County, Ga., Read more…

Charles H. Andrews papers, 1795-1950 (bulk 1858-1904).

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Creator: Andrews, Charles H. (Charles Haynes), 1835-1905.
Collection number: 2849
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Abstract: Charles Haynes Andrews of Madison and Milledgeville, Ga., was a lawyer, businessman, Confederate Army captain, and author of a history of the 3rd Georgia Infantry Regiment (3rd Regiment of Georgia Volunteers), which served in Maryland, Virginia, and other locations. Read more…

Thomas E. Watson papers, 1863-1996.

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Creator: Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922.
Collection number: 755
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Abstract: Thomas E. Watson of Thomson, Ga., was a lawyer; politician and Populist Party candidate for U.S. vice-president in 1896 and for president in 1904 and 1908; senator, 1921-1922; Read more…

Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall diaries, 1751-1860.

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Creator: Clitherall, Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin, 1784-1863.
Collection number: 158
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Abstract: Caroline Elizabeth Burgwin Clitherall was a plantation owner’s wife and school teacher who lived in Belleville and Walterboro, S.C., at Thornbury Plantation in North Carolina, and in Read more…