Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. letters

Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Jones, Charles C., (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893
Title: Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. letters
Dates: 1866-1885
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; housed in 1 document box with minor collections MS 1642 to MS 1646)
Abstract:The collection consists of miscellaneous letters to Charles Colcock Jones which were taken from books from Jones' library.
Coll. Number: ms1645(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)

See also the article, "Charles C. Jones Jr. (1831-1893)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Jones, Charles C., (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Colcock Jones letters. MS 1645. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Charles Colcock Jones, Jr.-- Literary and historical manuscripts, 1867-1889; Rev. Charles Colcock Jones notebook, 1828-1829; Charles Colcock Jones Jr.-- Remarks on Robert E. Lee, 1876; Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. papers, 1867-1876; Letter to Rev. C.C. Jones, 1861 November 13.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1866-1885