Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries

Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Tucker, Henry H., (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898
Title: Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries
Dates: 1870, 1877
Quantity: 0.06 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 1618 to MS 1623)
Coll. Number: ms1620(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Holcombe Tucker (1819-1898) was a clergyman, educator, President of Mercer, and the Chancellor of the University of Georgia (1874-1878). He was a resident of Athens and Atlanta, Georgia. He knew the Bible well and lectured and sermoned with careful thought.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two diaries of Henry Holcombe Tucker for 1870 and 1877. The 1870 diary, kept by Tucker while at Mercer University (Penfield, Ga.), contains notes on sermons Tucker gave, family news, events at Mercer, gardening, purchases, and accounts relating to his Georgia taxes. The 1877 diary Tucker maintained while at the University of Georgia (Athens) and it includes notes on lectures Tucker gave, family news, and financial accounts.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Mercer University.
Penfield (Ga.)
Universities and colleges--Faculty.
Universities and colleges--Georgia.
University of Georgia.
University of Georgia. -- Faculty

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries, MS 1620. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary, 1870
2Diary, 1877