William Bacon Stevens letters to [George Jones ]

William Bacon Stevens letters to [George Jones ]

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887
Title: William Bacon Stevens letters to [George Jones ]
Dates: 1847-1848
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.
Coll. Number: ms1134

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


Index Terms

American literature--Georgia.
Georgia--History.
Historians--Georgia.
History--Research--Georgia.
Jones, George F. Telfair
Jones, George Wymberly

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Bacon Stevens letters to [George Jones], MS 1134(m). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Portfolio
1Letters