Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers, 1855-1951.

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Lipscomb, Mary Ann Rutherford, 1848-1918. Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers, 1855-1951.

Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers, 1855-1951.

The collection consists of papers of Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb and the Lipscomb family from 1885-1951. Most of the collection consists of photographs of the Lipscomb family, the Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.), and the Tallulah Falls Industrial School (Ga.). The collection also contains notes and writings of Mary Ann Lipscomb as well as correspondence including letters from George Foster Peabody (1922) to Harry Hodgson of Athens, Georgia discussing education for African Americans and the university school system in Georgia.

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Lipscomb, Mary Ann Rutherford, 1848-1918.

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Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb (1848-1918) principal of the Lucy Cobb Institute (1895-1901) and founder of the Tallulah Falls Industrial School (Tullulah Falls, Ga.). From the description of Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers, 1855-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38475657 ...

Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.)

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The Lucy Cobb Institute, a secondary school for young women in Athens, was founded in 1859 by Thomas R.R. Cobb, a prominent lawyer and proslavery writer. Between 1880 and 1928 Cobb's niece Mildred Lewis Rutherford, a Lucy Cobb graduate, taught at the school. She served as principal for twenty-two of those years... Despite its success, the institute struggled to maintain high enrollment and keep its bills paid. The school faced acute financial difficulties in the 1920s, mostly because of the agri...

Lipscomb family.

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Tallulah Falls Industrial School (Ga.)

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Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

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George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...