Dawson, Edgar G. letters

Dawson, Edgar G. letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Dawson, Edgar Gilmer, 1830-1883
Title: Dawson, Edgar G. letters
Dates: 1869-1883
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1545 to MS 1550)
Coll. Number: ms1547(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Edgar Gilmer Dawson was an alumnus of the University of Georgia. He was born in Greensboro, Georgia on March 6th, 1830, and he died on April 24th, 1883.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters from Atlanta and Augusta relating to Edgar G. Dawson's extensive business and plantation affairs in Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Businessmen--Georgia--History--19th century.
Dawson, Edgar Gilmer, 1830-1883 -- Correspondence
Plantation owners--Georgia--Correspondence.
Plantation owners--Georgia--History--19th century.
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dawson, Edgar G. letters, MS 1547. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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