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Descriptive summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Dahlonega campus, University of North Georgia

Creator: The Dahlonega Club, Inc.

Title: The Dahlonega Club, Inc. records

Date(s): 1889-2012

Quantity: 2.5 linear feet

Language(s): English

Historical note

Beginning in the 1970's the Dahlonega Club was established to plan community events and help preserve Dahlonega’s history. With the support of the local government the Dahlonega Club annually planned the festivities for the 4th of July. The Dahlonega Club also held the deed for the Vickery house from 1975 until the 2000's. Serving as primary care takers for the property and the tour guides throughout the house. Until the transfer of the Vickery House to the University of North Georgia, the Dahlonega Club served its community by hosting and organizing events.

Scope and contents

This collection contains materials related to the planning of events and the restoration of the Vickery House. The collection also contains photos from inside the Vickery House. Of note are the original Dahlonega Club Constitution and bylaws.


This collection is arranged by topic or format.

Administrative information

Cite as: The Dahlonega Club records, Special Collections and Archives, Dahlonega Campus, University of North Georgia.

Detailed description of the collection

Administrative records


A: positions and meeting announcements, 1995-1999

Box 1/Folder 1

B: Gold Steeple project, 1972

Box 1/Folder 2

C: correspondence with command leaders, 1993-1994

Box 1/Folder 3

D: general correspondence, 1966-1991

Box 1/Folder 4

E: Vickery Christmas, 1992-2001

Box 1/Folder 5

F: July 4th celebrations, 1982-2002

Box 1/Folder 6

G: news clippings, 1999-2000

Box 1/Folder 7

H: annual family day/letters/news clippings/photographs from Gold Steeple project, 1994-1999

Box 1/Folder 11-13

I: notes from meetings, 1967-1997

Box 1/Folder 14

Constitution, by-laws and incorporation, 1973-1975

Box 2/Folder 1

Constitution, by-laws and incorporation (oversized), 1973-1975

Box 5

Mailing list and phone roster, 1994-1999

Box 2/Folder 2

Meetings, 1995-2002

Box 2/Folder 3

Planning committee meeting, 1981 October 7

Box 2/Folder 4

Sign in, 1999-2006

Box 2/Folder 5

Art gallery, 1993-2001

Box 2/Folder 6

Cain, Andrew, 1948, undated

Box 2/Folder 7

"Common birds of the Southeastern United States in relation to agriculture," by FEL Beal, WL McAtee and ER Kalmbach

Box 2/Folder 8

Dahlonega Chamber of Commerce, 1995-1996

Box 2/Folder 9

Degree from New York School of Interior Design, 1952

Box 2/Folder 10

Doyle, Vee


Box 5

Biographical information, 2003

Box 2/Folder 11


Annual supper, 1997

Box 2/Folder 12

Family day, 1994-2004

Box 2/Folder 13

Gold Rush coronation, 1970

Box 2/Folder 14

Little Women Christmas, 2003

Box 2/Folder 15

Fireless cooker, 1991

Box 2/Folder 16

"Folk School Song Book," compiled by Betty Nance Smith and Douglass Day for the John C. Campbell Folk School, 1991

Box 2/Folder 17

Guide to Dahlonega, 2002

Box 2/Folder 18

Handicrafts, undated

Box 2/Folder 19

Holcomb, Carol Crump, 2001 December 14

Box 2/Folder 20

Lumpkin County time sheet (blank), undated

Box 2/Folder 21

Memory room donor list, undated

Box 5

News clippings, undated

Box 2/Folder 22

Oakes, Ella Ray

Correspondence, 1993

Box 2/Folder 23

Funeral program for Isaac Newton Oakes, 1997

Box 2/Folder 24

"The life and times of Ella Ray Oakes," scrapbook, 2007

Box 2/Folder 25

Proclamations, 1992-2005

Box 2/Folder 26

Rezoning, 2001-2002

Box 3/Folder 1

Status of Women in Alabama, 1950-1965

Box 3/Folder 2

Torn pages from unknown publications, undated

Box 3/Folder 3

Vickery house

Cabin, 2006-2009

Box 3/Folder 4

Christmas, 2000-2001

Box 3/Folder 5

Correspondence, 2011-2012

Box 3/Folder 6

Deed of gift (copy), 1975

Box 3/Folder 7

Exhibit labels and inventories, 1972-1997

Box 3/Folder 8

Future of the house, 2007

Box 3/Folder 9

General information, 1975-2002

Box 3/Folder 10

Grand finale tour, 1999-2002

Box 3/Folder 11

Guest book, 1978-1999

Box 3/Folder 12

History, 1850-2009

Box 3/Folder 13

National Register of Historic Places, 1982

Box 3/Folder 14

News clippings, 1980-2003

Box 3/Folder 15

Noblin, Edna room, undated

Box 3/Folder 16

Organ, 2000-2001

Box 3/Folder 17

Painting, 1980

Box 3/Folder 18

Requests to show the house, 1995-1996

Box 3/Folder 19

Upkeep, 1975-1999

Box 3/Folder 20

Upstairs committee, 1993

Box 3/Folder 21

Vickery family tree, 1993

Box 3/Folder 22

Vickery, Katherine, biographical information, 2007

Box 3/Folder 23

Audio/visual materials

Slides, undated

Box 4/Folder 1


Baker, Fannie Meaders, 1925

Box 4/Folder 2

Baker, Rufe Ed, undated

Box 4/Folder 3

Boyd, Sarah, circa 1916

Box 4/Folder 4

Brooksher, Blance, undated

Box 4/Folder 5

Bryan, Julian with Jack R. Davis, Sam, Vickery, Pearl Davis, and C.C. Davis, Jr., undated

Box 4/Folder 6

Childhood home of Gordon Price, circa 1900

Box 4/Folder 7

Earle, Eloise, 1893

Box 4/Folder 8

Fields, Margaret and Robert, 1896

Box 4/Folder 9

Head, Dr. Homer and Mrs. Nina, 1935

Box 4/Folder 10

Head, Nina at Gold Rush, 1973

Box 4/Folder 11

Jones, John R., undated

Box 4/Folder 12

McCrary, Etta, circa 1880's

Box 4/Folder 13

Nancy, 1955

Box 4/Folder 14

Oakes, Ella (framed), undated

Box 5

Unidentified, undated

Box 4/Folder 15

University of Virginia, 1910

Box 4/Folder 16

Vickery house

Exhibit photographs, undated

Box 4/Folder 17

General, 1992-1993, 2000-2001

Box 4/Folder 18-19

Jackson, Olin (photographer), undated

Box 4/Folder 20

Oakes, Ella and Lena Hamilton, undated

Box 4/Folder 21

Vickery, Katherine with Forrest Cole, 1975 May

Box 4/Folder 22

Videotapes of Vickery house tours, 1998, undated

Box 5

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