Abbott (Liberty C.) family papers
Mississippi State University Libraries
Item TypeFinding Aid
MSS. 1. 1883-1926 (Bulk Dates: 1859-1930). 5.75 cubic feet. The collection includes the papers of Liberty C. Abbott (1836-1894), an official and plantation owner of Howard, Mississippi, his wife Maria Abbott (1830-1912), his daughter Birdie Jones Gearhart (1869-1946), and his brother F. Marion Abbott (1844-1908), Mississippi state senator and railroad president. The papers contain correspondence, ledgers and account books, legal documents, diaries, newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellany.