Patterson family papers
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Patterson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Patterson family.
Title: Patterson family papers
Dates: 1752-1762, 1855-1973
Extent: 2.0 cubic feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Identification: MS 2248

Biographical/Historical Note

The Patterson family resided in Columbus, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, genealogical information and charts, coats of arms, clippings, artifacts, and miscellaneous papers of the Patterson family from 1752-1762 and 1855-1973. Also included are genealogical information on families related to the Pattersons including the Auchmuty, Livingston, Nicholl, Todd, Wainwright, and Wayne families. Of particular interest are the papers and materials relating to Col. Robert Harman Patterson and his service in the Coast Artillery Corps for over forty-five years.


This collection is arranged into 4 boxes, 1 oversize folder:

Box 1: Genealogical charts, correspondence, diaries, 1855-1940

Box 2: Correspondence, genealogies, sermons, coat of arms, photographs, clippings, The Descendants of John Nicoll of Islip, England, wallet, 1752-1762; 1914-1962

Box 3: The Patterson Family, photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, genealogies, 1902-1973

Box 4: Embroidered wallet with correspondence and photographs, Patterson family bible, 1883-1906

Oversize folder: Patterson, Todd, and Livingston genealogical chart, ca. 1930s

Index Terms

Artifacts (object genre)
Auchmuty family.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Coats of arms.
Genealogies (histories)
Letters (correspondence)
Livingston family.
Nicholl family.
Patterson family.
Patterson, Robert Harman, active 1861-1911.
Todd family.
Wainwright family.
Wayne family.

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.


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