- Jones-Sadler family
- Call number
- Sc MG 263
- Physical description
- 26 items (one folder)
- Preferred Citation
- Jones-Sadler family papers, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
African-American family in Greenville (Miss.) after the Civil War. Cornelius Jones (1858-1931), a graduate of Alcorn University and a lawyer, was elected to the Mississippi Legislature in 1889. His sister Sarah, a midwife who attended Tougaloo University, married Charles Sadler, a veteran of the Civil War. They had two daughters: Callie (Patterson), a trained nurse, and Estelle (Walker) who attended Central Tennessee College. The Jones-Sadler Family Papers, 1876-1931 consists of correspondence and other documents relating to Cornelius Jones and to Charles and Sarah Sadler and family. The collection includes: transcript from Kansas City General Hospital with a letter offering employment to Callie Patterson; certificate of service and pension request for Charles Sadler; a midwife permit dated 1923 and five documents relating to Sarah Sadler's receipt of her husband's pension; receipt for room, board and tuition for Estelle Walker at Central Tennessee College; a three page obituary, six letters and one flyer advertising Cornelius Jones's Candidacy for the third Congressional District in Mississippi; and two letters to Sarah Sadler Cornelius and Hannah Jones.
Source of acquisitionMrs. Camille Patterson Busby, 1988
Using the collection
LocationSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801