Keith M. Read collection, 1770-1917

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Read, Keith Morton, 1880-1940. Keith M. Read collection, 1770-1917

Keith M. Read collection, 1770-1917

This collection is divided into 9 series: Gourdin-Young papers, 1827-1915; Records of the U.S. Collector of Customs, Savannah, Ga., 1799-1917; British Consulate at Savannah papers, 1821-1895; Robert R. Henry papers, 1830-1846; Mackay papers, 1801-1876; Mann-Pray-Sleigh-Hines papers, 1803-1848; Pinckney papers, 1770-1881; Jacob Read papers, 1775-1811; General collections, 1775-1918, undated. It consists of manuscripts, correspondence, legal and research documents, land records, photographs, and other materials collected by Keith Read. Most materials relate to the social and political histories of Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, focusing on land records and legal records. Both the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, received Keith Read collections. Most of the Gourdin-Young series consists of copies of the originals owned by Emory University. Almost the entire U.S. Collector of Customs series is available on microfilm, prepared by the Federal Records Center of East Point, Georgia (now NARA's Atlanta Records Center).

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