Plantation life -- Georgia.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of correspondence, financial papers, ledgers, receipts, legal papers, advertisements, insurance papers, newspaper clippings, patent documents, and other papers pertaining to Augustus Robert Jones and the Jones family. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Jones's personal correspondence and financial records about the family cotton business. Also included are pocket diaries containing records of business and household purchases, printed papers such as price lists...
Dates: 1855-1908, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary that describes Coachman's move to Decatur County and the operation of his plantation, "Mulberry Hill." Also included in the diary are short stories and poetry.
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
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
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.