William Bacon Stevens letters

William Bacon Stevens letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887
Title: William Bacon Stevens letters
Dates: 1847-1848
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms1134

Biographical/Historical Note

William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887) was a 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.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of nine letters of William Bacon Stevens to either George F. Telfair Jones or George Wymberly Jones from 1847-1848 (the letters do not specify which recipient is intended). Letters pertain to Stevens' and Jones' studies or works on Georgia history and document Stevens' source materials. Stevens delineates problems in interpretation of historical events, discusses historical concepts, and comments on Georgia history and literature.


Index Terms

American literature--Georgia.
Correspondence
Georgia--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

William Bacon Stevens letters, ms 1134. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Letters