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Lazenby Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-061

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, ephemera, periodicals and advertisments, and miscellaneous genealogical documents. Of significance in this collection are two documents relating to the end of the Civil War and the Confederacy, including an Oath of Loyalty to the Union and a President's Warrant of Pardon for Mary M. Jones.

Dates

  • 1831-1941

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

The Lazenby family's ancestry can be traced back to approximately 420 to 600 A.D. Mary Elinor Lazenby of Washington, DC  outlines the family's history in Lazenby: Being Such Account as I have Been Able to Collect of the Families in the United States Bearing the Name.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (Contains 1 document box)

Language

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Martha Lazenby Wiggs on August 29, 1988.

Processing Information

This collection was originally processed by Lana Donaldson Taylor in 1994. In 2015, the collection was re-housed by Bonnie Soper.
Title
Lazenby Family Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
1994 April 18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

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