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Marjorie Cargill Petri Collection

Identifier: MC 77

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises personal, social and professional material of the Cargill and Petri families. Much of the collection consists of printed materials, as well as photographs and postcards.


  • 1860s-1989
  • Other: Date materials were donated


Biographical / Historical

Marjorie Cargill (September 28, 1905-October 24, 1994) was the daughter of J. Ralston Cargill. She was born and died in Columbus, Georgia. She married Lawrence C. Petri, who was a partner in Neal and Petri Jewelers, a leader in the Knights Templar of Georgia and involved in oil and gas exploration in both Georgia and Texas.


2 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Columbus State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

4225 University Ave
Columbus Georgia 31907 United States