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Edward Lloyd Sanders papers, 1787-1905

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zv8w

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sanders, Edward Lloyd, 1829-1902.
Title: Edward Lloyd Sanders papers, 1787-1905
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 304
Extent: .25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Madison County, Georgia physican Edward Lloyd Sanders from 1787 to 1905.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Dr. Edward Lloyd Sanders (1829-1902), a doctor from Georgia, was born on a farm in Madison County, Georgia, on February 11, 1829. He received his medical degree at Jefferson College, Philadelphia. On September 16, 1862, Sanders married Rebecca Elizabeth Smith Dunn. They had three sons and one daughter. He died May 24, 1902.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains papers of Edward Lloyd Sanders from 1787-1902. The collection includes a Gibson Lodge treasurer's book [1881-1884], several obituary clippings of family and friends, a brief typed family history, some correspondence, and some miscellaneous manuscript materials. The letters, though few, have the wide date range of 1787-1902, including one Confederate Officer Civil War letter. Among the miscellaneous materials are two undated, unsigned land transfers, a transcript of minutes of an unidentified Georgia Baptist church from 1888, an invitation, envelopes, a Valentine, a manuscript map, and four pieces of poetry.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 1787-1857, two family letters
1 1 1862, June 8, letter from Confederate officer (?) to his father (E. L. Sanders to his father)
1 1 1807-1902, Eighteen letters of family friends
1 1 1873-1905, Fourteen obituary clippings of family and friends
1 1 1888, Baptist minutes - only dated item among the thirteen miscellaneous manuscript materials
1 1 Gibson Lodge account book [circa 1883]
1 1 Miscellaneous materials including two unsigned land transfers, an invitation, envelopes, a Valentine, a manuscript map, four pieces of poetry [undated]