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Cornelius Raynor papers Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MSS 016.015
Level of Description
Series
Language
English

Dates

  • 1984-1991 (Creation)

Extents

  • .315 Linear Feet (Whole)
    Six of eight folders in a full legal document box

Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    Clippings and notes about historic buildings in Athens, Georgia.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Found in box with materials relating to Beth Abney, but separately labelled. Inferred to be Cornelius Raynor or Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation.

  • Physical Description

    Good

  • Preferred Citation

    Cornelius Raynor papers, Small Collections, Heritage Room, The Athens-Clarke County Library.

  • Biographical / Historical

    A veteran of the Second World War who hailed from New York state, Cornelius “Cory” Raynor lived in Bogart from 1983 to 2006. During those years, Raynor served as volunteer coordinator for the University of Georgia State Botanical Garden of Georgia and the Georgia Museum of Art. He was affiliated with the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, assisting in some capacity with tours of historic homes organized by the Foundation and efforts to attain historic designation for the Cobbham neighborhood. He died September 21, 2012 in Portland, Oregon.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection primarily contains notes and scripts collected, annotated, and written by Cornelius Raynor in his capacity as a member of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation. The collection contains clippings about historic Athens buildings, other research materials, and scripts for speaking about these historic buildings during walking tours. The folder of clippings offers an extensive selection of articles from the Athens Banner-Herald, the Athens Observer, Athens Magazine, and other publications about Athens history, especially historic buildings.

  • Related Materials

    Ethel T. Chaffin papers, Heritage Room, Athens-Clarke County Library.

Instances

  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    4
    Container 2 Type
    Folder
    Container 2 Indicator
    50-55

Components