John A. Rockwell papers

John A. Rockwell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Rockwell, John A., (John Arnold), b. 1840
Title: John A. Rockwell papers
Dates: 1866-1872
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms1027

Biographical/Historical Note

John A. Rockwell, General Superintendent of the American Missionary Association for Middle and Southwest Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of John A. Rockwell from 1866 to 1872, mainly correspondence written by Rockwell to his brother, Alfred P. Rockwell. The letters detail John Rockwell's activities as General Superintendent of the American Missionary Association for Middle and Southwest Georgia. Topics discussed include the establishment of schools for freedmen, financial matters, and funding of various projects. Also contained in the collection are a few letters from John Rockwell to Rev. Edward P. Smith which discuss the establishment of a trust fund with a loan from Alfred Rockwell.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

African Americans--Education--Georgia.
American Missionary Association.
Correspondence
Freedmen--Georgia.
Letters (correspondence)
Macon (Ga.)
Missionaries--Georgia.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Georgia.
Rockwell, Alfred Perkins, 1834-1903
Smith, Edward P.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John A. Rockwell papers, MS 1027. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1866-1872