Crisp family in Georgia

Crisp family in Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Gamble, Thomas
Title: Crisp family in Georgia
Dates: 1890-1932
Quantity: 1.0 Volume(s)
Coll. Number: ms1309

Biographical/Historical Note

"Charles [Frederick] Crisp was a Confederate soldier and Georgia jurist before serving as a U.S. congressman. He was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1891 and served in that role until 1895. Crisp County, created in south Georgia in 1905, was named for him." - "Charles Crisp." New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Retrieved July 31, 2008)

William Henry Crisp was an actor in Southern theatre for thirty years as well as being manager of the Savannah Theatre from 1853 to 1856.

Charles Robert Crisp served in the House of Representatives of the United States for over thirty years.

Scope and Content Note

One bound volume that includes clippings from 1932 with a few typed copies from the 1890s relating to William Henry Crisp, Charles Frederick Crisp, and Charles Robert Crisp.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Crisp, Charles F., (Charles Frederick), 1845-1896
Crisp, Charles Robert, 1870-1937
Crisp, William Henry
Legislators--United States.
Male actors--Georgia--Savannah.
Theatrical managers--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Crisp family in Georgia, MS 1309. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Charles F. Crisp letter; Crisp family papers

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Volume with clippings, 1890s, 1932