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Clapp’s Community: a Bibliography

Sources of information regarding Clapp’s Factory, Clapp’s Village, and Clapp’s Cemetery.

History of Columbus, Georgia, by John H. MARTIN (Columbus, GA: Gilbert Printing Co., 1874), p. 49 [cited by WORSLEY; also, Vol. I, Part I., p. 176 & pp. (sic) 149 cited by Gwen BRYAN; also, apparently cited in TELFAIR, p. 186, per abstract by Patricia CANTRELL - need copy]

“Statistics of Georgia, by WHITE (date/publication?) [as cited in TELFAIR, per abstract by Patricia CANTRELL - need copy]

Obituary of Miss Mary C. CLEGG, Columbus Enquirer-Sun, 08 FEB 1890, p. 8 [cited by WRIGHT - need copy]

Obituary of Miss F. Penelope NEWSOME, Columbus Enquirer-Sun, 19 AUG 1890, p. 4 [cited by WRIGHT - need copy]

Obituary of Mrs. E. BELCHER, Columbus Enquirer-Sun, 01 APR 1899, p. 3 [cited by WRIGHT - need copy]

Obituary of Miss Kate CAIN, Columbus Enquirer-Sun, 10 JUL 1898, p. 3 [cited by WRIGHT - need copy]

“Tales of the Chattahoochee,” unattributed text, apparently written in 1908 or 1909, five legal- length pages [provided by Louise P. LANEY of the Historic Columbus Foundation].

“Deserted Village near Columbus Georgia where for Years No One Has Resided,” article in the Atlanta Constitution, 13 JAN 1913, Part II, p. 2 (4 columns).

“Industrial Index,” by W. C. Woodall, (editor and publisher), APR 1928, p. 121 [ - cited by WORSLEY - need copy]

Article in the Columbus Ledger Sunday Magazine, 29 JUL 1928 [cited by WRIGHT - need copy]

"The Columbus, Georgia Centenary 1828-1928" by Nancy TELFAIR, (c) 1929 by Louis C. KUNZE (Columbus, GA: The Historical Publishing Co., 1929), pp. 43, 67, 83-84, 119, and 186 [cited by Patricia CANTRELL]

“Clapp’s Factory Methodist Church (1940)” file in Box #33, Folder #37 of United Methodist Church (U.S.) North Georgia Conference, local church histories [1812 - ongoing] (Manuscript 028) in the Archives and Manuscripts Department of the Pitts Theology Library at Emory University

‘Clapp’s Factory,’ brief history in “Columbus on the Chattahoochee,” by Etta BLANCHARD WORSLEY (Columbus, GA: Columbus Office Supply Co., 1951), pp. 376-77.

“Pioneers, Indians, Dixie Soldiers Rest in Forgotten Hilltop Cemetery,” article by Sid THOMAS, Columbus Enquirer, 04 FEB 1955, pp. 1 and 8 [transcribed and posted by Gwen GRANT BRYAN - need copy of original]

“Columbus, Georgia, 1828-1978,” by John S. LUPOLD, pp. 11, 22, and 25 [cited by Kemis MASSEY]

“Clapp’s Factory Cemetery,” in cemetery surveys compiled by June and Lewis HANNA, 28 JUN 1984 [transcribed and posted by Kemis MASSEY - need copy of original]

"Images: A Pictorial History of Columbus, Georgia," by F. Clason KYLE (Norfolk, VA: The Donning Company/Publishers, 1986).

Information from Britton & Dobbs Funeral Home in Funeral Records compiled by WILSON [cited by WRIGHT - need copy]

Account of Clapp’s Factory in “Chattahoochee Valley Sources & Resources: An Annotated Bibliography Volume II: The Georgia Counties,” by John S. Lupold [at Simon Schwob Library on the Columbus University campus - need copy]

“New York native started it all in 1850,” article by Tony ADAMS, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 23 JUN 2002 (online post)

“The last of the river mills in Columbus,” article by Tony ADAMS, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 23 JUN 2002 (online post)

“Textile Mills,” historical marker posted at the Heritage Park Venue by the Columbus, Georgia,Department of Parks & Recreation; text displayed online.

John M. Land - Author

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