Lallie Dozier Benkoski papers
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Lallie Dozier Benkoski papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Benkoski, Lallie Dozier, (Alice Dozier), b. 1926.
Title: Lallie Dozier Benkoski papers
Dates: 1905-2003
Extent: 3.25 cubic feet (4 boxes, 1 volume)
Identification: MS 1691

Biographical/Historical Note

Alice (Lallie) Dozier Benkoski was a professional genealogist from Albany, Georgia. She was born in 1926 and was the daughter of Obedience (Obie) Rogers (1888-1939) and Alice Louise Brinkley Dozier (1888-1967).

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains research materials, genealogies, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks and subject files created and collected by Alice (Lallie) Dozier Benkoski from 1905 to 2003. Benkoski collected newspaper clippings and other materials relating to members of her family, particularly her mother, Alice Louise Brinkley, and her sister, Evelyn (Lois) Dozier Norvell and other related families including the Rivieres, Pooles, and Norvells. Benkoski used these materials to write brief family histories which are also included within this collection. This collection also contains subject files kept by Benkoski of various counties in Georgia.


This collection is arranged into 4 boxes, 1 loose volume: Box 1: Subject files with clippings and pamphlets on Georgia and various Georgia counties including the following: Albany, Baldwin, Bibb, Burke, Dougherty, Elbert, Glascock, Hall, Hancock, Hart, Lincoln, McDuffie, McIntosh, Randolph, Richmond, Upson, Ware, Washington, Wilkes, and Warren, 1970s-2003 Box 2: Postcards of various landscapes in Georgia, Georgia Normal School yearbook, Prominent Women in Georgia with handwritten notes, genealogies on the Riviere, Poole and Norvell families, clippings and materials relating to Evelyn (Lois) Dozier Norvell, scrapbook, 1905-2003 Box 3: Photographs, newspaper clippings, 1935-1944 Box 4: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, postcards, genealogies on the Dozier family, 1976-2003 Volume 1: Scrapbook on Georgia, 1961

Index Terms

Benkoski, Lallie Dozier, (Alice Dozier), b. 1926.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Dozier family.
Dozier, Alice Louise Brinkley, 1888-1967.
Genealogies (histories)
Letters (correspondence)
Norvell family.
Norvell, Lois Dozier, (Evelyn Dozier), 1917-1986.
Poole family.
Riviere family.
Vertical files.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.