|Repository:||James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. email@example.com|
|Creator:||Carter, Laura E., b. 1843|
|Creator:||Perry, Amanda (Minnie), b. 1847|
|Creator:||Perry, Clara P., b. 1853|
|Creator:||Perry, Cordelia, b. 1855|
|Creator:||Perry, Grant D. , b. 1849|
|Creator:||Perry, Laura L., b. 1823|
|Title:||Perry family correspondence|
|Quantity:||0.25 linear ft. (1 document case)|
Laura L. Perry, born in Virginia in 1823, married Jesse M. Perry of North Carolina and moved to Madison, Georgia. Laura and Jesse had five children: Amanda (Perry) Burruss, Grant D. Perry, Clara P. Perry, and Cordelia Perry. All of the children attended school in Monroe, Georgia, and went on to be school teachers in Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida. Additional biographical information on the Perry family has not been determined.
This collection contains correspondence between the Perry family and extended family members including the Carters and the Chisolms. Transcription is available for the letters dated between 1852 and 1869. The topics include the experiences of the Perry children in school in Monroe, Georgia, as well as plantation and farming life after the Civil War. Other topics include difficulties with freedmen after the Civil War, failing banks in Georgia, poor health, and development in Atlanta.
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Perry family correspondence, MSS 174, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Collection reprocessed in 2011.
This collection is open for research.
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
|3||Correspondence, 1886-1901, undated|
|4||Correspondence, transcription, 1852-1869|