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William Mizell AlexanderCollection (MC 240) - Columbus State University

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William Mizell AlexanderCollection (MC 240)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one box of varied materials, including genealogical charts, cemetery records, organizations in Columbus, Georgia and family histories. 1900-1987 1 box (.3 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the William Mizell Alexander Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: William Mizell Alexander Collection (MC 240) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia



Box and Folder List

Box 1

  • Folder 1: Postcard of downtown Columbus, Georgia, ca.1900
  • Folder 2: Columbus High School Graduation exercises, 1921
  • Folder 3: Merced Sun-Star newspaper, Merced, California, July 17, 1941
  • Folder 4: Indenture between Georgia Blackmon and Charles and Elizabeth Mizell, for property located in Wynnton, March 8, 1943
  • Folder 5: Obituary for Charles William Mizell, Columbus, Georgia, December 10, 1959
  • Folder 6: The Family history of Charles Wesley Jordan of Georgia (1839-1911) compiled by John Wesley Russey, Jr. 1971
  • Folder 7: By-laws of the Perennial Garden Club, Columbus, Georgia, 1972
  • Folder 8: Notebook listing garden clubs in Georgia, 1973
  • Folder 9: Yearbooks from the George Walton Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Columbus, Georgia, 1976, 1984-1985, 1986-1987
  • Folder 10: Genealogical Society of Original Muscogee County, Columbus, Georgia; membership and officers, 1977
  • Folder 11: Rose Hill Baptist church, 1879-1979 -a narrative summary, April 1979
  • Folder 12: The Rev. Daniel Sturges Story by Dorothy Sturgis Pruett, 1983
  • Folder 13: Directory of the Georgia Division, National Society Magna Charta Dames, 1984-1986
  • Folder 14: Columbus Chapter, Daughters of American Colonists, Columbus, Georgia booklet, 1984-1986
  • Folder 15: Muscogee County, Georgia 1860 Census Index, 1985
  • Folder 16: Talbot County Cemetery Records by Robert Ellington Torbert, 1987
  • Folder 17: A short history of the Woman's Study Club, Columbus, Georgia which became the Woman's Reading Club
  • Folder 18: Photograph of Effie Chase (with “?” next to name)
  • Folder 19: Front page of the Macon Telegraph newspaper with article titled “Man on the Moon”, July 21, 1969
  • Folder 20: Front page of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, “Lindbergh Lands in Paris”, (2 photocopies), May 22, 1927

Loose Items

  1. Photographs of Roland Bird Daniel (2 framed photos)
  2. Special Sesquicentennial edition of the Ledger-Enquirer newspaper, April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 1978
  3. Family lineage chart for Elizabeth Mizell Akers
  4. Family lineage chart for Joseph Sturgis
  5. Family lineage chart, The Washington Connection-A Royal Pedigree
  6. Poster for the Columbus Museum annual Meeting, 1985
  7. Copy of the Magna Carta, 1215 (missing)

Seperated Items

The following items were seperated from this collection and are housed with the Archives Map Collection:

  • Map of Harris County, Georgia, 1966
  • Map of Chattahoochee County, Georgia, 1971
  • Historic Map of Georgia, published by the D.A.R., n.d. Map of Talbot County, Georgia, 1969
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