Sheppard E. Perkins papers, 1860-1879

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Perkins, Sheppard E.
Title: Sheppard E. Perkins papers, 1860-1879
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 220
Extent: 0.25 linear foot (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Sheppard E. Perkins, associate of Perkins Lumber Company, include letters and business records.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Purchase, 1938.


[after identification of item(s)], Sheppard E. Perkins papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Sheppard E. Perkins was associated with the Perkins Lumber Company in Georgia, and was involved in the hiring of African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Sheppard E. Perkins from 1860-1879. The papers include letters and business records.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 1861-1865, and undated
1 2 Will of David Perkins, November 17, 1859
1 3 Invoices, 1859-1864
1 4 Employment contract, 1866 and payroll records for freedmen, 1866-1868