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Almanacs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0016

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains thirty almanacs, mostly from the early to mid-nineteenth century. The earlier almanacs have sewn bindings and the later ones are stapled. All are in fair to excellent condition, though require careful handling due to their age.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within Bulk, 1810-1882
  • 1810-2005

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use note

Rights have been transferred to the University of West Georgia.

Extent

0.42 Linear feet

Overview

Collection of thirty almanacs, mostly from the early to mid-nineteenth century.

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically by almanac publisher’s name, then chronologically within folders.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Twenty-six of the almanacs were accepted into Special Collections sometime before April 1975. The collection contains four other almanacs dated after 1975. These were probably added by former archivist Myron House.

Processing Information note

Processed by Suzanne Durham in 2009 and Candice Larson in 2016.
Title
Guide to the Almanacs collection MS-0016
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Written by Suzanne Durham and Candice Larson
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States