Charles Rau letter to Charles C. Jones, Jr.

Charles Rau letter to Charles C. Jones, Jr.

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
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)
Coll. Number: ms1471(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

"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. (Retrieved August 21, 2008)

Charles Rau was a staff member at the Smithsonian Institution and an archaeologist of note.

Scope and Content 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.

Index Terms

Jones, Charles C., (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893 -- Correspondence
Rau, Charles, 1826-1887 -- Correspondence
Smithsonian Institution.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Rau letter to Charles C. Jones, Jr. MS 1471. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1882 September 16