|Creator:||Rau, Charles, 1826-1887|
|Title:||Charles Rau letter to Charles C. Jones, Jr.|
|Dates:||1882 September 16|
|Quantity:||0.02 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1470 to MS 1477)|
"Known as the "Macaulay of the South," Charles C. Jones Jr. was the foremost Georgia historian of the nineteenth century. Also a noted autograph and manuscript collector and an accomplished amateur archaeologist, Jones in later years became a prominent memorialist of the Lost Cause and critic of the New South." - "Charles C. Jones Jr." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved August 21, 2008)
Charles Rau was a staff member at the Smithsonian Institution and an archaeologist of note.
The collection consists of a letter addressed to Charles C. Jones, Jr. and dated September 16, 1882. Rau writes concerning the Smithsonian Institution's projects, work in which Jones has assisted him, and Jones' proposed history of Georgia which appeared the following year.
Charles Rau letter to Charles C. Jones, Jr. MS 1471. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.