Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. literary and historical manuscripts

Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. literary and historical manuscripts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
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
Dates: 1867-1889
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.
Coll. Number: ms1066

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Confederate States of America.
Correspondence.
Drawings (visual works)
Extinct cities--Georgia.
Galphin family
Georgia--Antiquities.
Georgia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Georgia. Chatham Artillery of Savannah.
Indians of North America--Georgia.
Indians of North America--Southern States.
Jasper, William, ca. 1750-1779
Jenkins, Charles Jones, 1805-1883
Judges--Salaries, etc.--Georgia.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Monuments--Georgia--Augusta.
Mounds--Georgia.
Plates (illustrations).
Portraits.
Pułaski, Kazimierz, 1747-1779
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Siege, 1779.
Savannah (Ga.)--History--Siege, 1864.
Sherman's March to the Sea.
South Carolina--Description and travel.
South Carolina--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Speeches.
Tattnall, Josiah, 1795-1871
Tomo-chi-chi, d. 1739
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. - literary and historical manuscripts, 1867-1889. MS 1066. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Addresses of Charles C. Jones, Jr., L.L.D., 1880-1885 ( 1.0 v. )
 
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19Addresses of Charles C. Jones, Jr., L.L.D., 1886-1889 ( 1.0 v. )
 
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2354Antiquities of the Southern Indians
Three volumes of manuscript and one volume of plates (1873).
 
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6Casimir Pulaski. Historical address
Extra illustrated volume of speech before the Georgia Historical Society (1871).
 
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7Confederate Monument in Augusta, Georgia. Oration of Col. C. C. Jones, Jr.
Extra illustrated volume (1878).
 
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8Dead towns of Georgia
Corrected manuscript (1878).
 
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9Historical sketch of the Chatham Artillery
Corrected manuscript with clippings laid in (1867).
 
The Siege of Savannah in 1779. Prepared for and published in the Savannah Daily Morning News of 9 October 1879
Manuscript copy bound with slight corrections.
 
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10Life and services of Ex-Governor Charles Jones Jenkins
Manuscript with copy of the pamphlet bound in (1883-1884).
 
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11Life and services of Commodore Josiah Tattnall
Extra illustrated volume (1878).
 
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12Miscellaneous tracts, etc.
Eight addresses and tracts bound together with contents at the front of the volume (1877-1880).
 
Memorial of Jean Pierre Purry in behalf of colonization of South Carolina
Manuscript translation with printed copy bound in (1880).
 
Box
13Siege of Savannah in 1779
Manuscript volume with notes (1874).
 
Siege of Savannah in December 1864
Corrected manuscript (1874).
 
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14Sergeant Wiliam Jasper, an Address
Corrected manuscript with clippings laid in (1876).
 
Centennial Celebration of the capture of Fort Galphin View online.
Corrected proof and manuscript with numerous extra illustrations including maps and manuscripts of the Galphin family (1881).
 
An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors Association, in Augusta, Georgia, at its Second Annual Meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1800
Corrected manuscript copy with printed pamphlet bound in (1880).
 
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15An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors Association, in Augusta, Georgia, at its Third Annual Meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1881
Corrected manuscript copy with printed pamphlet bound in (1881).
 
An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors Association, in Augusta, Georgia, at its Fourth Annual Meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1882
Manuscript and mounted clippings with printed pamphlet bound in (1882).
 
Military lessons inculcated on the coast of Georgia during the Confederate War. An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors Association in Augusta, Georgia at its Fifth annual meeting on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1883
Corrected manuscript and mounted clippings with printed pamphlet bound in (1883).
 
Military lessons inculcated on the coast of Georgia during the Confederate War. An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors Association in Augusta, Georgia at its Fifth annual meeting on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1883
Uncorrected manuscript.
 
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16[General Sherman's march from Atlanta to the coast.] An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors Association in Augusta, Georgia, at its Sixth annual meeting, on Memorial Day, April 26th, 1884
Heavily corrected manuscript, annotated mounted printed sheets, and mounted clippings with printed pamphlet and additional pamphlet, "In Memoriam. The Confederate Survivors Association to their late comrade, Lewis DeSaussure Ford, M.D., L.L.D., surgeon in the Army of the Confederate States" (Augusta, 1884) bound in (1884).
 
The Battle of Honey-Hill. An address delivered before the Confederate Survivors Association, in Augusta, Georgia, at its seventh annual meeting, on Memorial Day, April 27th, 1885
Manuscript and annotated mounted printed sheets with printed pamphlet bound in (1885).
 
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17The necessity for increasing the salaries of Judicial Officers in Georgia. An address delivered before the Georgia Bar Association at its annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on the 14th of August, 1884
Corrected manuscript with printed pamphlet, extra illustrated with plates and documents bound in (1885).
 
Historical sketch of Tomo-chi-chi-Mico of the Yamacraws
 
Anniversary address delivered before the Georgia Historical Society in Hodgson Hall, on the 14th of February, 1881
 
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18Monumental remains of Georgia