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Harris , Julian
Harris, Julia Collier, b. 1875
|Title: ||Rawson, Collier, and Harris family papers|
|Dates: ||1863-1952, undated|
1.0 linear ft.
(1 document case, 1 oversize box)
Edward Rawson was secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1650 to 1686. Two of his descendants, William A. Rawson and Edward Rawson, moved from New England to southwest Georgia in 1839 or 1840, and to Atlanta in 1869. Edward Rawson had a daughter, Mary was married to Captain John D. Ray (Captain 1st Georgia Volunteers). Mary Rawson Ray kepa a diary during the battle of Atlanta and the later evacuation. William A. Rawson is buried in Oakland Cemetery. William A. Rawson had a grandson, William Rawson Collier. William Rawson Collier had a daughter, Julia Collier, who married Julian Harris, son of Joel Chandler Harris. Julian Harris was advertising manager for the Uncle Remus Home Magazine. He was also the editor and general manager of the Columbus Enquirer Sun. Julia Collier Harris was associate editor of the Columbus newspaper.
Scope and Content Note
These papers consist of family correspondence, and legal and financial documents of the Rawson, Collier, and Harris families of Atlanta, Georgia.
Rawson, Collier, and Harris family papers, MSS 36, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1970 with subsequent additions.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
|MSS OS box 1.5||1||Scrapbook, 1906-1907|
|2||Confederate loan document, advertisements, Forrest adn George Adair, 1868, 1903|
|3||Declaration of full pardon and amnesty granted to William A. Rawson, 1866|
|1||1||Newspaper clippings, 1900-1935|
|4||Transcribed copy of 1864 diary of Mary Rawson Ray, undated|
|5||Collier family invitations and newspaper clippings; biography of Edward Rawson, undated|
|6||Copy of 1847 bill of sale for slave, undated|
|7||Legal documents, 1897-1901|
|8||World War II ration books, 1944|
|9||Wedding book presented to Mrs. Rawson, 1899|
|11||Deposition of Robert Nash, letter signed by Herbert Hoover, 1922|