George Magruder Battey collection

George Magruder Battey collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: George Magruder Battey collection
Dates: 1947-1964
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (3 folders; housed with minor collections MS 1741 to MS 1747)
Coll. Number: ms1746(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

George Magruder Battey III, of Atlanta was a historian of Floyd and Fulton counties and various Georgia families. He was also a member of a prominent Georgia clan.

Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1900-1965) was a governor, diplomat, and two-time candidate for president.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of carbon typescripts of a number of his writings and various correspondences as well as some incoming letters from Adlai E. Stevenson and governors of Virginia and Alabama.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Battey, George Magruder, 1887-1965 -- Correspondence
Battey, George Magruder, 1887-1965 -- Correspondence
Stevenson, Adlai E., (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Magruder Battey collection, MS 1746. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1947-1961
2Correspondence, 1962-1965