Methodist Episcopal Church, South. North Georgia Conference
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of genealogical information about John Wesley Stipe as well as typewritten and handwritten memoirs of his childhood, the days of his first marriage, Civil War service, and career as a Methodist Episcopal circuit pastor. His typewritten memoirs describe life in rural antebellum Georgia including such activities as justice courts, log rolling, and corn shucking. Of particular interest are two handwritten journal entries, written in the style of a newspaper series,...
Dates: 1864-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1961
Scope and Content The collection contains portraits of Reverend Sam Jones and his family members as well as photos of their residences, house decorations and various celebrations. In addition, there are photographs of Reverend Sam Jones' congregations.
Dates: 1870-1953, undated
Scope and Content The collection is primarily correspondence pertaining to Samuel P. Jones’ revival activities and letters from family members. Most of the letters are photocopies; however, a few are originals. In general, the revival correspondence references planning activities for future meetings as well as building projects. The majority of the Laura Jones correspondence is of a personal nature and the receipts are for incidental purchases. Receipts of interest include a buggy ordered by Reverend Samuel...
Scope and Content The collection contains Samuel R. Belk's diary, which contains a page of recordings for every day of 1926. One page includes a newspaper clipping which mentions Samuel Belk by name. Entries focus mostly on everyday family life and religious matters from his work as a pastor at Trinity Church in Atlanta, Georgia. There are also notes on the memoranda pages at the end of the diary consisting of names, addresses, and times of day.
Dates: 1926, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of poet Sidney Lanier, his birthplace marker, and scenes from the Marshes of Glynn and the Chattahoochee River.
Dates: approximately 1975