|Creator:||Confederate Survivors Association.|
|Creator:||Georgia Bar Association.|
|Creator:||Georgia Historical Society.|
|Creator:||Jones, Charles C., (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893|
|Title:||Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. literary and historical manuscripts|
|Quantity:||4.2 Linear feet (2 document boxes, 17 half boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of the bound manuscript volumes written by Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., noted Georgia historian and literary figure. Several of the volumes are extra illustrated by Jones. These writings form much of the corpus of Jones' published works and are, for the most part, the author's own final manuscript copies, although there are some corrections and annotations.|
Known as the "Macaulay of the South," Charles C. Jones Jr. was the foremost Georgia historian of the nineteenth century. Also a noted autograph and manuscript collector and an accomplished amateur archaeologist, Jones in late years became a prominent memorialist of the Lost Cause and critic of the New South.
See also the article, "Charles C. Jones Jr. (1831-1893)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. - literary and historical manuscripts, 1867-1889. MS 1066. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.