Georgia Adams Rathbone McPherson scrapbook
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Georgia Adams Rathbone McPherson scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Rathbone family.
Title: Georgia Adams Rathbone McPherson scrapbook
Dates: 1893
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1554

Biographical/Historical Note

Georgia Adams Rathbone McPherson was the daughter of Elizabeth Rathbone of Ann Arbor, Michigan. She was married to J. H. T. McPherson, a professor at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. In 1893, Georgia fell sick with tuberculosis and returned to Ann Arbor, where she died on 13 November 1893.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a scrapbook in tribute to Georgia Adams Rathbone McPherson who died on 13 November 1893. This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, a lock of hair, and letters written to Georgia's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Rathbone, and husband, Mr. J. H. T. McPherson, after her death in 1893.

Index Terms

McPherson family.
McPherson, Georgia Adams Rathbone, d. 1893.
McPherson, J. H. T., (John Hanson Thomas), 1865-1953.
Rathbone family.
Rathbone, Elizabeth, active 1893.

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