Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n79023113
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, and magazines relating to Martha Berry and her schools in Mount Berry, Georgia, from 1921-1947. Martha Berry (1865-1942) established The Berry Schools in the late 1890s to provide education to academically able but economically poor children near Rome, Georgia, located in Southern Appalachia. Board of Trustees member and friend of Martha Berry, Albert Shaw--an early-twentieth- century journalist and scholar, best known for his work as...
Dates: 1921 - 1947
Abstract Printed maps of Georgia with additions showing routes taken for "botanical tours."
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Abstract Collection consists of four photographs of Chickamauga Battlefield in Georgia and Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
File — Box 4265.003: , Case: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a 134-page looseleaf volume of typed works by Georgia folklorist and poet Mary Johnson Blackburn called How Fairies Are Made and Other Verse for the Youngest to the Oldest. The book includes 117 poems that are primarily about childhood, as well as numerous hand-drawn illustrations by Blackburn. The first page of the looseleaf volume contains an address label that reads: "Mary Johnson Blackburn (Mrs. Robt.) 972 Virginia Ave. N.E. Atlanta,...
Dates: after 1924
Overview Ten U.S. postal service railroad mail service directories for several southeastern states: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas; letters, postal rating exams, etc.
Abstract A letter dated 6 December 1863, from a camp near Dalton, Georgia, to S. D. Cabaniss, Huntsville attorney.
Dates: 1863 December 6
Overview The collection consists of one letter and two pamphlets related to trade and diplomacy in the antebellum South.
Dates: 1837 - 1860
Abstract This collection contains materials on floriculture in Alabama, including papers on roses and on old English boxwoods, a plant inventory of Fendall Hall, Eufaula, Alabama, and indexes of plants mentioned in books on Alabama and Georgia plantations and homes, plus photos, garden plans, and written descriptions from Stitikus's traveling exhibit, "Alabama : Her People, Houses and Gardens," (1986).