Edgar Legare Pennington collection

Edgar Legare Pennington collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Edgar Legare Pennington collection
Dates: 1909-1945
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (3 oversize folder A, 1 oversize folder B)
Coll. Number: ms1303

Biographical/Historical Note

Edgare Legare Pennington was a distinguished jurist, historian, Episcopal priest and Naval chaplain. He received his B. A. from the University of Georgia in 1911 and graduated from the Law School in 1914.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of diplomas and certificates presented to Edgar Legare Pennington during his career. Among the items included are Mr. Pennington's B. A. (1911) and B. L. (1914) from the University of Georgia, his admission to the Georgia Bar (1914), a document qualifying him as an Attorney and Counselor of the Supreme Court of the United States (1942), and his diploma from the University of the South, Sewanee, Master of Sacred Theology (1947).


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Degrees (academic)
Doctoral degrees.
Lawyers--United States.
Pennington, Edgar Legare, 1891-1951
Pennington, Edgar Legare, 1891-1951 -- Career in law
United States. Navy. -- Chaplains
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae
University of Georgia. School of Law. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edgar Legare Pennington collection. MS 1303. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Folder
1ACertificates and Diplomas
OS Folder
2ACertificates and Diplomas
OS Folder
3ACertificates and Diplomas
OS Folder
4BCertificates and Diplomas