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Mollie Mealing Collection (MC 72)

Scope and Content Permission to Publish
Provenance Box and Folder List

Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of sketches, both original and copies of originals, drawn by Mrs. Esther M. "Mollie" Mealing for her volumes of Century Old Houses of Columbus and Vicinity.  There is also included a copy of the research done for Georgia old homes, and her book Century Old Houses of Mid Georgia Vol. I.  Mollie Mealing was born 8 August, 1916 and died on 11 December, 2009.  She lived on Cooper Avenue in the Overlook section of Columbus, Georgia.  She was a member of the Columbus Artists' Guild and The Pen Women.  She was married to retired Lt. Col. John Mealing and is buried at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Mollie Mealing Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives.  Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Mollie Mealing Collection (MC 72)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Note to Researchers

See also:
Columbus Artists' Guild Collection (MC 115)

Provenance

Donated to the Columbus State University Archives by Ms. Mollie Mealing.

Box and Folder List

Box 1

Folder 1 – Century Old Homes of Georgia research by Mollie Mealing (handwritten)
Folder 2 – Columbus, GA 1828-1978 150 years tea towel (2)
Folder 3 – "Columbus", paper for Wynnton Study Club by Clara Ingram
Folder 4 – "The Early Days of the Ann Shepherd Home" by Mollie Mealing
Folder 5 – Five Oaks, Woolfolk home, numbered prints
Folder 6 – "History of Medicine in Columbus, GA 1828-1971" by Mrs. John Deaton and Mrs. Lloyd Hudson, Woman's Auxiliary of the Muscogee County Medical Society (2 copies)
Folder 7 – Letter to Archives from M. Mealing about her biography, 2004
Folder 8 – "Memories of Studio 10", an illustrated poem dedicated to the 10 artists who occupied the studio from 1970 to 1974.
Folder 9 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Goetchius House
Folder 10 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Studio 10
Folder 11 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Rankin House
Folder 12 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Riverside
Folder 13 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Springer Opera House
Folder 14 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Wynn Butler House
Folder 15 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Pease home
Folder 16 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Wildwood
Folder 17 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with The Folly
Folder 18 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Peterson-Langdon House
Folder 19 – Note cards designed by M. Mealing with Ingram-Hudson in Hamilton, Ga
Folder 20 – The Pen Woman, April 1972
Folder 21 – Sketch Book Century Old Houses of Mid Georgia v.1, (2 copies), 2004
Folder 22 – Springer Opera House numbered prints
Folder 23 – St. Elmo House numbered prints

Box 2

Folder 1 – Century Old Houses v.1 # 1-20 extra prints
Folder 2 – Century Old Houses v. 1 # 21-40 extra prints
Folder 3 – Century Old Houses v. 2, # 1-20 extra prints
Folder 4 – Century Old Houses v. 2, # 21-40 extra prints
Folder 5 – Century Old Houses –extra Xeroxed copies of prints
Folder 6 – Original Sketches from Century Old Houses of Mid Georgia v. 1

Hill House University of Georgia, Athens, Ga
Harvey House
George Walton Cottage, Meadow Garden, Augusta, Ga
Richard Nolan Pentecost, Barrow, Ga.
MacKay Home, Augusta, Ga.
Church Brumby House, Athens, Ga
Mell House (Lumpkin), Athens, Ga
Lockhart-Cosby-Jarrell Plantation, Junction City, Ga
Hay House, Macon, Ga
Tupper-Barnett house, Washington, Ga

Folder 7: Ingram-Hudson –Mosley-Garrett House, Hamilton, Ga (40 copies)

Item 1: Sketchbook for Century Old Houses of Columbus, Ga.,v.1, #1-20 ( yellow cover)

 1. Dr. E.L. DeGraffenreid
 2. Fontaine
 3. Illges-Ellenwood (New Book)
 4. Goetchius-Willborn
 5. Martin J. Crawford
 6. John Peabody
 7. Redd House
 8. Nuckolls-Ingram
 9. "The Elms"-Wynnwood
 10. Yonge-Key-Tyler
 11. Grigsby-Thomas-McDuffie
 12. Mealing-Johnson
 13. Sherwood Hall
 14. Alexander-McGhee-Woodall
 15. Rankin (Same picture in Vol. II)
 16. Mott House
 17. Villa Reich
 18. Fredrich Reich
 19. Tyler House
 20. Pease Home


Item 2: Sketchbook for Century old Houses of Columbus, Ga v.1, # 21-40 (green cover)

 21. General Benning's home on Broadway
 22. Lion House
 23. Chappell ( not in folder)
 24. Thacker-Brock-Howard
 25. Swift
 26. Tara-Thomas-Kivlin-Mayo
 27. MacDougald
 28. Slade School/ Murrah home
 29. Springer Opera House
 30. Peters-Langdon
 31. "Five Oaks"-Woolfolk
 32. McIlhenney-Morton-Barshall
 33. John Woolfolk
 34. Beallwood
 35. St. Elmo
 36. Collins-Scott
 37. Ingram-Hudson-Garrett
 38. Hill-Johnson-Mobley-Roddenbery
 39. Beall-Mobley-Williams
 40. Commanding General's Quarters(small size)

Item 3: Sketchbook (green cover) for Century Old Houses of Columbus, Ga, v. II, # 1-20

 1. Averett (Tuggle)
 2. Barker -copy
 3. Battle -sold
 4. Beach
 5. Belmont
 6. Cedars
 7. Dennis
 8. Dinglewood
 9. "Esquiline" ("Bunker Hill") - Benning-Hill
 10. "Folly" (no picture)
 11. Gordonido
 12. Hilton
 13. Joseph
 14. Moshell
 15. Pemberton ( not in book)
 16. Profumo (lost)
 17. Rankin (same picture in Vol. I)(not in book)
 18. Ridenhour -Monroe
 19. Swift-Kyle
 20. Sylvanstone(sold)


tem 4: Sketchbook (green cover) for Century Old Houses of Columbus, Ga, v.II, #21-40

 21. Wells-Bagley
 22. Warner-Schley-Baker-Peabody
 23. Westmoreland (copy)
 24. Wildwood
 25. Wynn-Butler-C.F.A.( not in book)
 26. Wynnton School( not in book)
 27. Compton-Howard-McClatchey
 28. "Studio 10" – Cook (copy)
 29. Hart
 30. Tingle
 31. Bedingfield Inn
 32. Farm Complex-copy
 33. Grimes-Feagin
 34. McDonald
 35. Worthington
 36. Fortson
 37. Leonard Maddox-Rebel Ridge
 38. Matthews-Parker
 39. Baldwin-given away by artist
 40. Ridgewood-given away by artist