Plantations -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 2089
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises the records of Greenwood Plantation and Greenwood Seed Company of Thomasville, Georgia. It includes documentation of hybrid corn seed production, business records, finances associated with farm properties and employees, legal records compiled by the Whitney estate, and correspondence. The correspondence contains frequent farm reports to John Hay Whitney, mainly from farm manager E. V. Komarek, summarizing activities on the farm, including crop production, timber,...
Call Number: MS 554
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence and business papers relating to Eli Whitney's interests in developing the cotton gin and the manufacture of firearms employing a system of interchangeable parts. The papers include land records relating to the acquisition of property for the mill site, patents on inventions, account books and other financial records, and contracts and drawings concerning firearms production. Also included in the papers are records of Eli Whitney's estate, papers of Eli...
Dates: 1716-1959, bulk 1785-1881