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SC. Special Collections

Identifier: SC

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Beatrice Lang collection

Identifier: MC-001
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, family records, photos, and artifacts from Beatrice Lang. Corresondence includes personal and business-related matters. The bulk of the collection cosists of biographical materials on various Lang family members. It should be noted, that the Mary Givens Bryan collection was held and donated by Beatrice Lang, but is considered a seperate collection.

Dates: 1770s-late 1900s

Cecil Green Chappel collection

Identifier: MC-005
Scope and Contents

8 Items in total. Correspondence, legal documents, street map of St. Marys (Ga.), and a tax receipt. Of note are two letters. An 1812 letter of introduction for a Navy man stationed in St. Marys, and an affecting 1815 letter written by Samuel Ward announcing the death of a grandson, Samuel Clark.

Dates: 1807-1868

Columbus W. Motes letters

Identifier: MC-035
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 6 letters and a photograph of a sketch drawn by C.W. Motes while he was stationed in Virginia during the civil war. The letters are all written by C.W. Motes to his "friend," and future wife, Miss Emma White.

Of particular note is the letter written in June 1864 in which C.W. Motes responds to learning from an earlier letter that Miss Emma's love is reciprocated.

Dates: 1861-1863

Eloise Thompson collection

Identifier: MC-006
Scope and Contents Collection contains research documents focused on subject or families, newspaper clippings of her published articles in the Tribune & Georgian, and photographs. Brunswick Advertiser & Appeal, 3 microfilm rolls: 1875-1887. #1/ Mar 24, 1875 - Jun 1881 #2/ July 1881 - Dec 1884 #3/ Jan 1885 - Nov 8, 1887Darien Timber Gazette, 7 microfilm rolls: #1 April 25-1874 - Jun-1880 #2 Aug-1886 - Aug-1892 #3 Sept-1892 - Oct-1897 #4 Nov-1897 - Jan-1904 #5 Feb-1904 -...
Dates: 1874-1917

Floyd Family Letters

Identifier: MC-013
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Floyd family members, beginning in the early 1900s with later correspondence occurring in the 1960s. Also included a two photos, May Floyd (Mrs. Albert Graves) and her daughter, Jule Graves, and a few newspaper clippings.The earliest letter in this collection date to 1867, and the latest letter dates to 1967. However the bulk of this collection stems from two primary sets of correspondence between Floyd family members. The first group of letters...
Dates: 1867-1967, undated, bulk [1901-1901], bulk [1966-1967]

Helen Quarterman Lang Postcard collection

Identifier: MC-027
Scope and Contents

A collection of 84 WWI era postcards. One postcard is signed and dated 1918. Most of the postcards have themes involving romance and courtship, but there are several cards with war-time and military themes.

Dates: early 1900s, 1918

Huckabee Family papers

Identifier: MC-011
Scope and Contents

Bedell family papers. photographs, legal papers, newspaper clippings, correspondence (notably between Susan Bedell Huckabee and Lucille Hadley Chrismon), other materials concerning Woodbine Plantation.

Notable items include a large Bedell Family Tree, deeds, and the lease agreement for the bridge keepers house.

Dates: 1917-1986

Isaac F. Arnow papers and historical manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-003
Scope and Contents

This collection is based upon the records created and collected by Isaac F. Arnow. The collection contains St. Marys tax surveys, the enlistment roster for the Camden County Minute Men (a Civil War era military unit), undated tax records, St. Marys Board of Education Minutes, correspondence, and descriptive essays.

Dates: 1860-1947, bulk 1926-1944

James T. Vocelle collection

Identifier: MC-029
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the James T. Vocelle Family papers and historical records, including photographs, deeds, slavery transactions, civil war correspondence, political appointments, marriage records, passport and citizenship records, Acadian and family genealogy, artifacts, and maps. The collection also contains personal and professional records, awards, appointments, speeches, and ephemera of James T. Vocelle.

Dates: 1775-1982

John M. Holzendorf Collector of Customs Certificate

Identifier: MC-024
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of two items:

1) a framed certificate of John M. Holzendorf appointment as Collector of Customs District of Saint Marys. Document Signed by Theodore Roosevelt.

2) a copy of an undated photograph of John M. Holzendorf

Dates: 1903-03-02, undated

Julian Wilbert Lang historical manuscripts

Identifier: MC-012

Collection contains tax related documents, deeds of sale for enslaved Africans and land, a small measurement scale, and a Dr’s receipt

Dates: 1813-1890

Lillie S. Harris papers

Identifier: MC-004
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers of Lillie S. Harris and her husband, Tola Harris, both of whom were educators for the segregated Black Public Schools in Camden County, Georgia. This collection consists of materials created in the course of administering schools, educators, and students, including materials created when producing plays and musicals. This collection also contains student materials including essays, cards, and photos of students. The collection aslo contains printed materials,...
Dates: 1927-1984

Long Family papers

 Collection — Box 25 (originally, Orange Hall records bx)
Identifier: MC-031

mid-19th century deeds, wills, correspondence pertaining to the Long Family.

Dates: 1800s

Mary Givens Bryan papers

Identifier: MC-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence (business and personal) research notes and articles, personal records, photos, and artifacts (non-Camden county land records) from Mary Givens Bryan.

A seperate box contains roughly 300 research requests for information pertaining to specific veterans. The box is labled "MGB," so the current assumption is that this box is a part of the Mary Givens Bryan papers.

Dates: 1834-1964

Orange Hall collection

 Collection — Box 25 (originally, Orange Hall records bx)
Identifier: MC-026
Scope and Contents

1 box of records, most of which are not directly related to Orange Hall.

Includes one copy of the marriage contract between Scholastique Thibaudeau and Jean Remouillac, returns of real estate, inferior and superior court records, including a small number of petitions for citizenship, and several records pertaining to the Rudolph Family.

Dates: 1778-1975

Patricia Cofer Barefoot collection

Identifier: MC-030
Scope and Contents

Genealogical research materials for Camden and Glynn Counties.

Collection is unprocessed.

Dates: unknown

Riverview Hotel and Ready Street postcards

Identifier: MC-016
Scope and Contents

Two 1920s era postcards of the Riverview Hotel and Ready Street in St Marys, Ga.

Dates: circa 1925

Ruby W. Berrie papers

Identifier: MC-008
Scope and Contents

This collections contains research, correspondence, notes, photos, books, and other ephemera from Ruby Berrie, an avid historian who live in Glynn County and acted as the Secretary of the Brunswick Board of Trade and Fort Frederica Association.

Dates: 1890-1964

Rudulph Family collection

Identifier: MC-019
Scope and Contents Wills, guardianships, land deeds and other Rudulph Family papers. Includes papers from family in Syracuse, New York, including an 1882 diary of William J. Robinson and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings compiled by "Grandmother White." Folder List:Magazines and pamphlets; 1898 Tribute to John J. Rudolph; Estate of Ray Thompkins; Herbert F. Rudulph papers and letters; Margaret Elizabeth Rudulph will; Hopper History; Guardianship papers for Aldrich Miles Peeples and Abraham Dermott Peeples;...
Dates: 1844-1929

Stafford Family collection

Identifier: MC-009
Scope and Contents

Wills, estate records, deed transactions, receipts and other documents pertaining to the Stafford and connected families (Hawkins, Spalding, Tompkins, and others).

Dates: 1785-1897