John Marshall's quill pen

John Marshall's quill pen

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Marshall, John, 1755-1835
Title: John Marshall's quill pen
Dates: after 1885
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (4 items)
Coll. Number: ms1344

Biographical/Historical Note

John Marshall (1755-1832) was fourth chief justice of the United States and principal founder of the U.S. system of constitutional law.

For further information, see the article "John Marshall" at Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of four items: a quill pen used by Chief Justice John Marshall; a photocopy of a newspaper clipping regarding the presentation of the quill pen to the University of Georgia (circa 1963); and Mrs. H.B. Richie’s cards of authority (circa 1963). Audio recording of the presentation ceremony has been transferred to the Media Library.

Index Terms

Cards (information artifacts)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Quill pens.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John Marshall's quill pen, ms 1344. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Quill pen