Harley family scrapbook and postcard
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Harley family scrapbook and postcard

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hornbuckle, Mary H.
Title: Harley family scrapbook and postcard
Dates: 1861-1878
Extent: 0.17 cubic feet (2 oversize folders)
Identification: MS 1773

Biographical/Historical Note

Herbert E. Harley (b. circa 1876-1950) was born in Screven County, Georgia, and lived in Savannah, Georgia, in 1900. He married Agnes Harley (b. circa 1876) and had a daughter, Mary, circa 1907. According to the U.S. census, the family lived in Escambia, Florida, in 1910.

Herbert E. Harley was the donor's grandfather.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the original and a color photocopy of a Civil War era scrapbook containing clippings of poetry, an Army parole slip of C.H. Beard from Augusta, Georgia, dated 1865, and a medical reinstatement for B.D. Baird from Macon, Georgia, dated 1864 and signed by S.W. Caldwell. On the cover of the scrapbook the name "Mary" is written. The donor believes this may refer to Mary Harley.

Also included in the collection is a color photocopy of an undated postcard depicting W. L. Harley in front of a Coca Cola wagon.

This collection is arranged in two oversize folders: 1. Scrapbook and postcard color photocopies; and 2. Original scrapbook (restricted).


This collection is arranged into 2 oversize folders:

Oversize folder 1: Scrapbook and postcard color photocopies

Oversize folder 2: Original scrapbook (restricted)

Index Terms

Baird, D. B.
Beard, C. H.
Caldwell, S. W.
Coca-Cola Company.
Harley family.
Harley, Mary, b. approximately 1907.
Harley, W. L.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. The original scrapbook is restricted. For preservation purposes, researchers are required to use the color photocopies of the scrapbook housed in oversize folder 1.