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.
manuscripts, finding aids, Special Collections, Agriculture and Rural Life, Civil War, Plantations, Politics
Mississippi State University Libraries, "Abbott (Liberty C.) family papers" (2019). Special Collections Finding Aids. 56.