Guide to the North Georgia Survey Book, 1900

Summary Information

Title: North Georgia Survey Book, 1900
Collection: AC.648
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This North Georgia Survey Book collection consists of one small memo book believed to be from northern Georgia. Notes are in pencil, beginning July 6, 1900 and last entry being November 30, 1900.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

The writer of this survey memo book is not identified, but a few names are mentioned: Mr. Kent, Mr. Cothran, Mr. Gwaltney, Mr. Parker, Mr. Buchanan, among others. Places mentioned are Walhalla and Greenwood, South Carolina along with Athens, Augusta, Washington, Lexington, Dunlop, and Cobham, Georgia. This survey may have been done for Seaboard Airline, for the writer mentions reporting to Mr. Gwaltney at Portsmouth, (VA?). Entries are dated July 6 until November 30, 1900.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one memo book half-filled with pencil entries concerning a survey probably in northern Georgia in July to November 1900. The writer is unidentified, and the work is believed to have been done for Seaboard Airline.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm & Silverfish in 2004. Accession number AC.2004.024

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, May 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.648: North Georgia Survey Book, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.

Container List

Survey Book, 1900 ACSC_Box 20, Folder 4