Capers Family Papers - Accession 99 - M42 (54-56)
Accession 99 - M42 (54-56)
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
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.
The Capers Family Papers were donated to The Archives by Harlan M. Trammell via his daughter Mrs. David A. White on May 11, 1977.
Capers Family, Henry D. Capers, Georgia Prisons, Women's Foreign Missionary Service
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Capers Family Papers - Accession 99 - M42 (54-56)". Finding Aid 148.
LC Subject Headings
Capers family; Means, Alexander; Capers, Henry D. (Henry Dickson), 1835-1910--Correspondence; Emory University--Presidents--Diaries; Prisons--Georgia--History--20th century; Missions--Georgia--History