|Creator:||Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887|
|Title:||William Bacon Stevens letters to [George Jones ]|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of correspondence of William Bacon Stevens to either George F. Telfair Jones or George Wymberly Jones from 1847-1848. [The letters do not specifiy which recipient is intended.] The letters pertain to Stevens' and Jones' studies or works on Georgia history and document Stevens' source materials, delineate problems in interpretation of historical events, discuss historical concepts, and comment on Georgia history and literature.|
William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887), physician, clergyman, and historian of Athens, Georgia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
For more information, see the article "William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Little is known about Stevens' correspondents.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
William Bacon Stevens letters to [George Jones], MS 1134(m). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.