New Accessions

New Accessions

Code Title Date Date2 size units donor year comments
MS 2014.08 Dewey Ray McKenzie Collection 1770s 2014 3 lf 3 boxes, 1 reel microfilm, 3 books Dewey Ray McKenzie, Jr. 2014 This collection consists primarily of genealogical research data and documents on the McKenzie, Forbes, Pittman, Weatherford, and allied families. Among the papers are copies of Civil War correspondence and primary records that document the various families.
MS 2004.13 George Elbert and Elizabeth Dixon Render Dallis; and Ethel (Dallis) Hill Collection 1850 1968 2 LF 3 Boxes Jane Crayton Davis 2014 This collection consists of correspondence and genealogical research notes.
MS-2010.04 Holland M. Ware Collection 1847 2012 6lf 7 boxes, 6 vertical files, 5 framed items Holland Melson Ware 2012 - 2014 This collection consists of records related to Holland Melson Ware, businessman and philanthropist, and his family as well as historical information related mostly to places and institutions associated with him and his family.
MS-2011.02 Cannon Street Elementary School 1951 2011 2.5lf 2 boxes Emily Preston Joseph 2011 This collection holds various photographs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, histories and other books regarding Cannon Street Elementary School.
MS-2010.11 SAMUEL AND JACQUELINE B. HORNSBY COLLECTION 1858 1905 .3lf 1 MS Box Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Hornsby 2010 This collection contains various Civil War era items including diaries, letters and furlough passes issued to Confederate soldiers.
MS-2011.01 LaGrange Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1991 2010 .4lf 4 folders Annie L. Greene 2011 This collection contains programs from the “Miss Delta Charm” pageant. This pageant is held each year as a fundraiser for the LaGrange Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta.
MS-2010.13 Paschal and Myrtice Myles Harris Collection 1934 1981 2lf 2 MS boxes Jennie Harris 2011 This collection contains the love letters written to Mrs. Harris during WWII. After the war, the letters continue in the form of happy notes and cards.
AV-2005.11 The Johnny Brown Show 1997 2004 10lf 10 Storage Boxes Mrs. Imo Brown 2011 John Louis “Johnny” Brown was a newspaper journalist and broadcast sports reporter for 50 years in Newnan, GA. After he retired in 1996, he hosted a weekly show on the Newnan Utilities News Channel 9. This collection is made of VHS recordings of this broadcast.
VF-b26 Annie L. Greene 1975 - .3 lf Annie L. Greene 2010 This collection contains numerous funeral programs which provide invaluable biographical information.
MS-170 Camp Viola Collection 1947 .2lf MS Box Ida Hughes 2008 This collection contains the written history of Camp Viola as well as deeds, charter and a the will of the camp founder Viola Burks.
MS-152 Marvin U. Mooty Journal 1929 1 Vol. Phillip Thompson 2008 This journal notes the weather, sickness and deaths of friends, trips and other interesting details of 1929. Although stock quotes are listed, the pages for the October, 1929 stock market crash have been removed.
MS2008.01 Lavinia and Tom Morgan Collection 1977 1996 .3 lf MS Box Estate of Lavinia Morgan, A. Stephen Johnson 2008 The bulk of this collection deals with Lavinia Morgan’s involvement in the Curfew David murder trial. Other papers include correspondence, church programs and news clippings.
MS-2010.09 James Simpson Bartley Collection 1870 1932 .2 lf MS box Elaine Tarpley 2010 This collection includes a US Patent issued to Mr. Bartley for his invention of train car coupling.
MS-2010.12 Park-Pippin Collection 1936 present .4lf MS box Darby Pippin 2010 This collection contains papers and photographs detailing the building and renovation of 413 Broad Street.