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William Mizell Alexander Collection (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


Provenance

Unknown


Box and Folder List

Box 1

Box and folder list

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