Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains papers of the Connally family, including legal documents such as the last will and testament of Thomas W. Connally; a mortgage deed for a home in Oakland City, an Atlanta neighborhood; records of property sales; tax receipts; an estate inventory; grocery receipts; correspondence; and a document issued by War Department of the Confederate States of America appointing Elijah L. Connally as Assistant Surgeon. Other records include newspaper clippings and travel guides.
- 1822-1945, undated
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Mary Virginia Brown (1850-1927) was born to Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894), the Civil War Governor of Georgia, and Elizabeth Grisham Brown (1826-1896), in Canton Georgia. She attended the Lucy Cobb Institute in Athens, the Georgia Baptist College in Madison, and the Atlanta Classical College. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. In 1874, Brown married Dr. Elijah Lewis Connally (1837-1930), and they had six children: Joseph Brown Connally (1875-1920), Mary Temperance Connally (1877-1953), Elizabeth Grisham Connally (1878-1880), Thomas Whipple Connally (1881-1927), Sally Brown Connally (1884-1958), and Frances Connally (1888-1941).
1 linear ft. (1 document case, 1 oversize box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, 1972 and subsequent additions.
- Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers
- Paul Crater
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid is written in English.