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Florence Shelton Weston Papers (MC 58)

Biographical Note

Miss Weston grew up in Clay and Randolph Counties, attended Wesleyan College in Macon, and taught school in Clay and Harris Counties and in Alabama.

Scope and Content

MC – 58 Florence Shelton Weston Papers.

The collection includes letters to Weston from friends (including five from W.C. Bradley), calling and seasonal cards, photographs, and a brief autobiographical sketch of Weston when she was a student at Wesleyan College, 1910.

1898-1941 & undated. 1 box (127 items) (.3 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

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Florence Shelton Weston Papers (MC 58)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


This collection was deposited with the Georgia Department of Archives and History by Mr. Robert Twiggs in 1979. Most of it was transferred to Columbus with Mr. Twiggs' approval in 1980.

Box and Folder List

Box 1

Folder 1 – Wesleyan College

The Greater Wesleyan Fund pledge book. 1924

A postcard of Wesleyan. 1924

The Weslyan yearbook, The Zig-Zag. 1911

Folder 2 – History of Columbus

Compiled by the Georgia History Class of the Columbus High School, 1912. A note in the folder says that it has been moved to the local history section of the archives.

Folder 3 – Photographs of Individuals

Folder 4 – Photographs of Children

Folder 5 – Photographs of things

Folder 6 – Photographs of groups, formal poses and class pictures

Folder 7 – Photographs of groups, informal poses

Folder 8 – Newspaper clippings, `1917-1928

Folder 9 – Florence Weston Papers, 1910-1941

Includes postcards, correspondence, notification of employment in a Columbus, Georgia school.

Folder 10 – The Bradley Family papers and newspaper clippings, 1940s