RAINER, VESSIE THRASHER.
Vessie Thrasher Rainer papers, 1966-1980

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

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


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Rainer, Vessie Thrasher.
Title: Vessie Thrasher Rainer papers, 1966-1980
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 592
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box) and 1 oversized papers box (OP)
Abstract:Collection consists of historical information about nineteenth-century Henry County, Georgia collected by Vessie Thrasher Rainer from 1966 to 1980.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Gift, 1980.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Vessie Thrasher Rainer papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

VJHC, 1980.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Vessie Thrasher Ranier (1898-1987), genealogist, was from Henry County, Georgia.

Vessie Thrasher Ranier (1898-1987), genealogist, was from Henry County, Georgia.

Publication Note

Vessie Thrasher Rainer. Henry County, Georgia: The Mother of Counties (McDonough, Ga., 1971)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of material collected by Vessie Thrasher Ranier from 1966-1980. The papers include Henry County, Georgia church history material, family Bible records and histories, and historical information about Henry County. The collection also includes two binders of handwritten notes, charts and photocopies, typescript pages and newspaper clippings. Notes and typescripts are contemporary records made from original nineteenth-century sources; clippings date from the 1960s-1970s. Much of the material was collected during the writing of Ranier's book, Henry County, Georgia: The Mother of Counties and the collection includes a proof copy of the book.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 "Bible Records" notebook
1 "Reworked Records of Henry County History During the [Civil] War" notebook
OP1 1 Clippings, Henry County Church Series, 1966
OP1 2 Clippings, Henry County Church Series, 1967 and undated
1 3 Clippings, Henry County Church Series, 1975
1 4 Clippings, Henry County Church Series, 1976
1 5 Clippings, Henry County Church Series, 1976-1980
1 6 Clippings, Henry County Church Series, miscellaneous
1 7 Proof pages, Henry County Georgia: The Mother of Counties, pp 31-36
1 8 Adams family information
1 9 Andrews family information
1 10 Barnett family information
1 11 Griffin family information
1 12 Fears family information
1 13 Johnson family information
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