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.
Drawings (visual works)
Extinct cities--Georgia.
Galphin family
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)
Plates (illustrations).
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.
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

1Addresses of Charles C. Jones, Jr., L.L.D., 1880-1885 ( 1.0 v. )
19Addresses of Charles C. Jones, Jr., L.L.D., 1886-1889 ( 1.0 v. )
2354Antiquities of the Southern Indians
Three volumes of manuscript and one volume of plates (1873).
6Casimir Pulaski. Historical address
Extra illustrated volume of speech before the Georgia Historical Society (1871).
7Confederate Monument in Augusta, Georgia. Oration of Col. C. C. Jones, Jr.
Extra illustrated volume (1878).
8Dead towns of Georgia
Corrected manuscript (1878).
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.