Joseph Henry Lumpkin Family Papers

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Creator:Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867 | King, Callie
Title:Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers, 1821-1862 (bulk 1852-1857) | Lumpkin family papers | Lumpkin family collection | Joseph Henry Lumpkin collection

The digitized selections from the Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers consist of letters dated 1850-1861 (the bulk of which are from 1852-1856) to Callie Lumpkin King, wife of Alabama lawyer and plantation owner Porter King and daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin. Correspondents include Sallie (Baxter) Bird, wife of Hancock County plantation-owner Edgeworth Bird; King's husband Porter; Thomas Read Rootes Cobb, her brother-in-law; and other Lumpkin family members. The letters touch on family life, local and national politics, marriage, and the social life in Athens, Georgia

Documents scanned by the University of Georgia Libraries in 2001, as part of GALILEO.

Types:correspondence | letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Bird, Sallie, 1828-1910 | King, Porter | Cobb, Marion | Cobb family | University of Georgia--History--19th century | Marriage--United States | Women--Georgia | Women--Health and hygiene | Women--Education--Georgia--History--19th century | Domestic life | Plantation life | Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century | Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century | United States, Georgia, Clarke County, Athens, 33.96095, -83.37794
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Hargrett Library | Alexander Campbell King Law Library
Original Material:

Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers. Alexander Campbell King Law Library, University of Georgia School of Law, on deposit at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries

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