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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…

Ku Klux Klan records, 1960s-1970s.

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Creator: Ku Klux Klan.
Collection number: 4921
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Abstract: Primarily published and ephemeral items collected from Ku Klux Klan organizations active in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina, 1960s-1970s. Included are flyers; Read more…

Phillips and Myers family papers, 1804-1928 (bulk 1862-1900).

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Creator: Phillips and Myers family papers, 1804-1928 (bulk 1862-1900).
Collection number: 596
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Abstract: Individuals represented include Philip Phillips (1807-1884), South Carolina and Alabama State legislator and U. S. Representative from Alabama; his wife, Eugenia (Levy) Phillips (1819-1901); their sons, William Hallett Read more…

John Morel estate paper, 1777.

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Creator: Morel, John.
Collection number: 1279-z
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Abstract: Typed copy of 1777 inventory and appraisal of the estate and personal property of John Read more…

Categories: 18th Century, Georgia, Slavery

Henry L. Benning, papers, 1818-1897 (bulk 1862-1863).

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Creator: Benning, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1814-1875.
Collection number: 2225
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Abstract: Confederate Army officer, having served as colonel with the 17th Georgia Volunteers and after as brigadier general of the 15th, 20th, and 2nd Georgia regiments (Toombs’ Brigade), 1st Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Primarily military Read more…

Mackay and Stiles family papers, 1743-1975.

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Creator: Mackay and Stiles family.
Collection number: 470
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Abstract: The Mackay and Stiles families were merchants of Savannah, Ga. Prominent family members include Robert Mackay (1772-1816); his wife, Eliza McQueen Mackay (1778-1862); their children, William Mein Mackay (1804-1865), Read more…