Farms -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 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 Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of cities located south of Atlanta, Georgia in Fulton County. Included are images of College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, Red Oak, and Union City. Many of these cities were originally part of Campbell County, a county that went bankrupt during the Great Depression and was then merged with Fulton County. Photographer Hancock follows highways 19 and 29 in a span of one month to reveal the former Campbell County cities in their 1954...
Scope and Content The Elijah Alexander Brown, Sr. papers primarily document the operation of Brownwood, the Brown family farm in Gordon County, Georgia. Much of the correspondence is from Elijah's father and mother. A few are letters to Elijah's father and one is to Elijah's brother, George Marion Brown. The legal documents contained in this collection mostly deal with Brownwood, as do the invoices and receipts. Finally, there are Brownwood Farm records and an illustrated storybook.
Dates: 1877-1910, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains two albums of black and white photographs. The images are of Irene Sherard, her family and her friends. Most of the images are undated and are taken in outdoor settings. The subjects of the images appear to be young men and women participating in group activities in playful outdoor settings. Locations of the photographs include Brookhaven, Grant Park, Lithia Springs, and Little St. Simon's Island, Georgia. Some of the images have captions written by Irene Sherard. All...
Dates: approximately 1900-1925
Scope and Content This collection contains a farm record, account books, and daily diaries belonging to various members of the Kell family. The farm record belonging to John McIntosh Kell gives information regarding crops and livestock for the Kell's farm in Sunny Side, Georgia, south of Atlanta, Georgia. The account books show the many different expenses the family had including payment of the servants and purchasing of household goods. The daily diaries were kept by Blanche Monroe Kell (1836-) after Kell's...
Dates: 1867-1914, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs of the Peters family and their residence at the intersection of Ponce de Leon and Piedmont Avenues, as well as houses in their immediate area, including the Samuel M. Inman (1843-1915) home. Also included are photographs of the Peters family farm in Gordon County, Georgia, views of downtown Atlanta and Piedmont Park, and scenes from the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: Approximately 1880-1895
Scope and Content This collection consists of a record book from an unidentified cotton ginnery in Meriwether County, Georgia. The records include details such as date of ginning, customer name, pounds of cotton ginned, prices paid, and assigned bale numbers. Fertilizers such as guano (made from the excrement of birds and bats), corn mix, and soda are noted in the records.
Dates: approximately 1912
Scope and Content This collection documents the activities of various members of the Thompson and Glover families who lived in Madison, Monticello, and Atlanta, Ga., primarily Catherine Thompson, Will Glover Thompson, Emily Fish Glover, Sallie [Sarah] Glover, and Eli Glover. Materials include correspondence of Sallie Glover with friends and family regarding school, sicknesses, clothes, and family visits. A few letters reference the commotion and disturbance of the Civil War. Correspondence of Catherine Thompson...
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains photographs of buildings and natural scenery in Atlanta and throughout the state of Georgia. Photographs of Atlanta include images of City Hall, Municipal Airport, Atlantic Steel Company, Cyclorama Building, Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill, Municipal Auditorium, North Fulton Golf Course, and the Capitol Building. Photographs taken throughout the state of Georgia include images of Midway Congregational Church, Fort Pulaski, Brasstown Bald, the Okefenokee Swamp, Tallulah...
Dates: circa 1916, 1948-1952, undated