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Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS44

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.

Dates

  • 1822-1945, undated

Creator

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

Mary Virginia Brown Connally was born in 1850 in Canton, Georgia. Her father was Joseph Emerson Brown, the Civil War governor of Georgia. She was educated at Lucy Cobb Institute in Athens, the Georgia Baptist College in Madison, and the Atlanta Classical College. Mrs. Connally was an active member of the Second Baptist Church and a life member of the Atlanta Woman's Club. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She died in 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Extent

1 linear ft. (1 document case, 1 oversize box)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1972 and subsequent additions.
Title
Mary Virginia Brown Connally papers
Author
Paul Crater
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040