Bozeman, Jackson, and McCurry family papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains correspondence, financial records, certificates, pamphlets, and cards that belonged to Dr. James Fort Bozeman, Raymond Speed McCurry, and other members of the Jackson family. Documents of special note include Raymond Speed McCurry's death certificate, Joan McCurry Jackson's birth certificate, Dr. James Fort Bozeman's personal correspondence, and business receipts from Henry Rootes Jackson.
- 1852-1968, undated
- Bozeman family (Family)
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Dr. James Fort Bozeman (1824-1877) was born in Milledgeville, Georgia, to James E. Bozeman and Margaret Bozeman (1787-1864). He attended Oglethorpe University and graduated from Pennsylvania Medical College in 1845. He served with the Georgia Mounted Volunteers in the Mexican-American War, married Elvira "Evelina" Chambers Bozeman (1830-1899) in 1851, and was elected mayor of Columbus, Georgia, in 1861. Henry Rootes Jackson (1930-1990), James Fort Bozeman's great-great-grandson, married Joan McCurry Jackson (1929-1995), daughter of Raymond Speed McCurry (1897-1968) and Inez Swan McCurry (1901-1985). Raymond Speed McCurry served in the United States Navy during World War I and later became the assistant manager of the Dinkler Plaza Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2019.
- Bozeman, Jackson, and McCurry family papers
- Kurt List
- July 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.