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Ella Barrow Spalding papers, ca. 1800-1912.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Spalding, Ella Barrow, collector.
Collection number: 1106
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Abstract: Miscellaneous items, ca. 1800-1912, collected by Ella Barrow Spalding. Included are circulars concerning the enrollment of slaves and freedmen into the Confederate States Army, 1864, and broadsides of schools, factors, and orchards; biographical sketches; a daybook, 1829, of an unidentified person or firm in Savannah, Ga.; and other tiems. Among these items are curricula, programs, and examinations from academies, women’s colleges, and universities in Georgia; an undated map showing the mail route from New York to New Orleans; a biographical sketch of Gen. Lachlan McIntosh of Georgia; and genealogical information on the McIntosh family.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The circulars in Series 1 contain orders concerning the enrollment of slaves and freedmen into the Confederate States Army, 1864.