Sam P. Jones photographs
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.
- 1870-1953, undated
- Jones, Sam P. (Sam Porter) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Reverend Samuel P. Jones (1847-1906), born to John Jones and Queenie Jones, was a lawyer by training and struggled with alcoholism before turning to religon. He became a minister of the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and preached frequently on the dangers of alcohol; his most famous message was "quit your meanness". Jones and his wife, Laura McElwain Jones (1850-1926), had seven children and resided in Cartersville, Georgia.
50 image(s) (50 black and white photographic prints)
VIS 327 was previously catalogued as JON.
This collection was reprocessed in 2018.
- Sam P. Jones photographs
- Breylan Martin
- September 2018
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid is written in English.