Manuscript Collection

Capers Family Papers - Accession 99 - M42 (54-56)

Title

Capers Family Papers - Accession 99 - M42 (54-56)

Authors

Capers Family

Files

Identifier

Accession 99 - M42 (54-56)

Inclusive Dates

1877-1881,1896-1910, 1944

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

141 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The Capers Family Papers consist of genealogical material, including a family history titled, “Pedigree of the Capers Family” (1908); a journal of Alexander Means (1877), former president of Emory; and correspondence of Family members, including Henry D. Capers. Of special interest is a (July 1908) letter from Henry D. Capers to Minnie(?) describing the Georgia prison system and information on history of Women’s Foreign Missionary Service, including the Dalton District Women’s Missionary Service. The collection consists entirely of photocopies of the originals in Harlan M. Trammell’s possession.

Additional Notes

A copy of the Alexander Means journal was made on May 26, 1977 and given to the Special Collections Department of the Emory University Library.

Provenance

The Capers Family Papers were donated to The Archives by Harlan M. Trammell via his daughter Mrs. David A. White on May 11, 1977.

Keywords

Capers Family, Henry D. Capers, Georgia Prisons, Women's Foreign Missionary Service

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Capers Family Papers - Accession 99 - M42 (54-56)

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