Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection number: CC1D770A-1447-86BD-4830-D7E3784A9753
Box — Box 4
Collection number: Box 4
Scope and Contents The Alapaha Store manifest is a handwritten accounting of the goods and customers that visited the Alapaha Store, a post road general store in Lakeland, Georgia, (which used to be called Alapaha. Alapaha became Milltown, which became Lakeland) between January - December, 1851. The manifest was repurposed as a scrapbook around 1870 and features newspaper clippings from national and regional papers with excerpts of poetry, bible sermons, and stories. This item has been digitized on Vtext.
Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-32
Scope and Contents An early attempt at summarizing the contents of the box is found with the books. The letter is not dated but provides the majority of the information in the biography. This letter contains the history of the farm along with a list of different names. The names are categorized as names, overseers, proprietor of general store, postmaster, and the names of the Negroes that worked the farm. The letter gives a brief history of the farm and the people involved with it, but it does not discuss the...
Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-81
Scope and Contents This collection contains two photocopied books of handwritten ledgers. The first McLeod and Mauldin Daybook ranges from 1839-1840 and was from Snatchville in Lowndes County Georgia. The other ledger is from 1843-1845. These might be grocery store ledgers.Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within these collections that contain...
Dates: 1839 - 1840; 1843 - 1845
Collection — Book 1-2
Collection number: MS-82
Scope and Contents Obadiah Moye was an early 19th century resident of Southeast Georgia. His birthdate is uncertain though possibly 1813 but he was appointed a postmaster in Effingham County, of Eden Georgia. He also lived in Grooverville Ga(1858), and Lowndes County. This is his Day Book/Ledger dated 1858.Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users may encounter some items within...