Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Ames and Hogan families papers document the history of the family from 1816-1910. The papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, speeches and essays, business receipts, an autograph album, and other items. Among the business receipts are those relating to Hogan’s business with James Nealley, documenting their trips from Ditto’s Landing to New Orleans, along with their cargo and business partners.
Dates: 1816 - 1910
Scope and Contents Papers of the Travis Clark family including: farm accounts, receipts, other financial statements, cotton sale records and other farm records from Grenada County, Mississippi; material relating to the education of children (1865-1887), almanacs, scrapbook of clippings, postcards, invitations, and other papers.
Dates: 1856 - 1912
Scope and Contents The Cully A. Cobb papers consist of correspondence, reports, and other documents concerning the career and family of Cully A. Cobb. Series 1, Secretary of Agriculture Candidacy, consists of materials documenting Cobb’s candidacy for Secretary of Agriculture in 1932. It includes letters from, and copies of letters to, extension workers, experiment station personnel, college and university officials, agricultural associations and organizations, commercial manufacturers, and editors and...
Dates: 1846 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1970
Scope and Contents The collection documents the life and career of Lois Pauline Dowdle (1889-1987), the wife of agricultural leader and publisher Cully A. Cobb.Series 1, Personal, 1915-1987, includes documents, many photocopies, related to Mrs. Cobb’s travel, interest in ‘The Parsonage’ families and their careers, social events, and church involvement (including a religious poem written and autographed by General William Brougher), along with biographical and memorial materials. Among the...
Dates: 1904 - 1987
Scope and Contents The William Alfred Dockery family papers document the establishment and management of William Alfred Dockery’s cotton plantation in the town named after him: Dockery, Mississippi. Most of the collection consists of family correspondence from 1887 to 1906 and undated, particularly between Dockery and his wife, Hughla Rice Dockery. There is a great deal of content about the business of managing a large farm. The letters also contain numerous references (many disparaging) to Dockery’s...
Dates: 1881 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1887 - 1906
Scope and Contents The James Knox diary, which begins in March 1848 and ends in February 1851, records the daily operations of his plantation in Pickens County, Alabama, including sowing, plowing, harvesting, and selling. He refers to several slaves by name, most often Patrick and Alvin. Knox’s regular attendance at church and presbytery meetings is recorded in the diary, along with information about the pastors and their sermon texts. Ministers James Somerville, J. L. Kirkpatrick, Thomas Morrow, and A. P....
Dates: 1848 - 1851