|Creator:||Bower, Byron Beaufort, 1874-1955|
|Creator:||Bower, Byron Beaufort, b. 1839|
|Title:||Bower family papers|
|Dates:||1872-1906, bulk 1893-1894|
|Quantity:||0.6 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box)|
Bower family of Bainbridge, Georgia. Byron Beaufort Bower, Jr. (1874-1955), lawyer, politician, Trustee and Regent of the University of Georgia.
The collection consists of the 377 items of personal and business correspondence of the Bower family of Bainbridge, Georgia from 1872-1906. The bulk of the correspondence relates to Byron Beaufort Bower, Jr.'s student years at the University of Georgia in Athens (1893-1894) and detail his activities, expenses, and membership in Kappa Alpha fraternity. Contains newspaper accounts and correspondence between Byron's father Judge Bower and Chancellor Boggs regarding Byron's two week suspension for violating the rules of the Lucy Cobb Institute. Also includes correspondence from Byron's sister Evergiline while a student at the Lucy Cobb Institute and from his brothers Gordon (1897) and Lucien (1901) while at the University of Georgia. Other correspondents include Judge Bower's brother, E.E. Bower; sister, Ceneilla Alexander; and business associate J.L. Hand.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Bower family papers. MS 14. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.