Haygood family genealogical collection

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zdx5

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Haygood family.
Title: Haygood family genealogical collection
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 594
Extent: 1.25 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of the Haygood and Trotti families of Atlanta, Georgia. The collection consists of geneological records, Bible records, photographs, printed materials, military documents, notebooks, and scrapbooks.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

Atticus Greene Haygood papers


Gift, 1979, with subsequent additions.


[after identification of item(s)], Haygood family genealogical collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Mary Louise Haygood, daughter of Mary and Wilbur Haygood, and granddaughter of Bishop Atticus Greene Haygood, was born June 28, 1892, in Sheffield, Tolbert County, Alabama. She married Hugh Hubbard Trotti (b. 1889) on June 25, 1914. The couple had a daughter, Louise Trotti (b. ca. 1917), and two sons, Hugh H. Trotti, Jr. (b. 1933), and Lawrence J. Trotti IV (b. 1935). Hugh Trotti, Sr. became a vice president of the Atlanta Constitution. Louise Trotti was on the staff of the DeKalb County Library System (1946-1981; director 1961-1981) and was very active in the profession.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of genealogical materials related to the Haygood, Trotti, and related families. The collection includes a family register, lists, log book, genealogies, Bible records, printed materials, military documents, notebooks, and scrapbooks. Military documents are photocopies of Bishop Haygood's Civil War pass (1861) and the discharge papers of George W. Hollings. Printed materials include clippings and publications. Photographs include carte-de-visites and tintypes.

Arrangement Note

Organized into two series: (1) Mary Louise Haygood Trotti papers and (2) Aubrey Morris/Mary Ben Erwin papers.

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