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Myrta Lockett Avary photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.VIS279
Scope and Content The collection contains images collected by Avary, including images of Joel Chandler Harris, Uncle Remus Memorial Association members, and portraits of Myrta Avary. Also included are exterior views of Bulloch Hall and Barrington Hall in Roswell, Georgia, and the Wren's Nest in Atlanta, Georgia. Of note are images of a ceremony transferring possession of the Wren's Nest from Mrs. Joel Chandler Harris to the Uncle Remus Memorial Association. Other photographs include Joel Chandler Harris sitting...
Dates: 1870-1917, undated

Perry family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS174
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between the Perry family and extended family members including the Carters and the Chisolms. Transcription is available for the letters dated between 1852 and 1869. The topics include the experiences of the Perry children in school in Monroe, Georgia, as well as plantation and farming life after the Civil War. Other topics include difficulties with freedmen after the Civil War, failing banks in Georgia, poor health, and development in Atlanta.
Dates: 1852-1901, undated

Tolliver Dillard diary

 File
Identifier: ahc.MSS93f
Scope and Content This diary contains handwritten entries by Tolliver Dillard, a farmer in antebellum Burke County, Georgia on the weather, expenses, crops, and illnesses. Also included are entries about the Know Nothing Party, and the state penitentiary in Milledgeville, Georgia.
Dates: 1854-1857