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West Point (Ga.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Deer Park Garden ephemera

Collection number: ahc.MSS832f
Scope and Content

This collection contains items that describe the garden as well as some biographical information about William H. Davidson. Material includes a garden pamphlet written by Davidson for a home and garden tour given by the Alabama Georgia Hospital Auxiliary. Also, a newspaper clipping and letter by Davidson detail the garden and its development.

Dates: 1972

Dr. Asa W. Griggs Letters

Collection number: ahc.MSS127f
Scope and Content This collection contains copies and transcripts of two letters written by Dr. Asa W. Griggs in West Point, Georgia to his wife, Lois. The first letter, written on July 14, 1885, informs his wife that everything at home is in order and also sends his love to her and other family members. The next letter, written on March 20, 1888, informs Lois of a fire in West Point that burned from Wrights Hall to Billy Schaefer’s house. He also notes that a check for ten dollars he sent her got lost in the...
Dates: 1885, 1888

Eliza and Waldo Jones family and genealogical papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1107
Scope and Content

Eliza Jones accumulated this collection to document the genealogy of her extended families as well that of her husband, Waldo Jones. Materials include correspondence that documents her daily life and views, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and diaries. The collection also contains papers from her and Waldo Jones's extended family. Families represented include the Woolford, Grant, Slaton, Harris, Fitz-Randolph, Martin, Waldo, Winslow, Felder, and Jackson families.

Dates: 1789-1992, undated; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Lochrane and Reid family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1203
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Reid and Lochrane families, as well as the associated families Grant and Rudolph. The bulk of papers is correspondence, primarily from Sallie Fannie Reid. Other items include legal material from Osborne Augustus Lochrane such as speeches, legal decisions, telegraphs, and a funeral announcement; a valedictory speech, calling cards, calendars, receipts, and poetry from the Lochrane family; and receipts and Confederate Army military passes from the Reid family. In...
Dates: 1833-1977, undated; Majority of material found within 1856-1872

Poer family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS644f
Scope and Content

The Poer Family papers include correspondence, legal documents, invitations, and newsclippings, documenting three generations of the Poer and Scott families.

Dates: 1897-1971