|Creator:||Hubner, Charles W., (Charles William), 1835-1929|
|Title:||Charles W. Hubner papers|
|Quantity:||2.4 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 oversized box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and other information pertaining to Charles W. Hubner. Hubner's correspondents in this collection include Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Alexander Stephens.|
Charles William Hubner was born in Baltimore, Maryland on Jan. 16, 1835. He died in Atlanta, Georgia on Jan. 3, 1929. Hubner served in the confederate Army as a major. He married Ida Ann Southworth on Nov. 15, 1865 in Memphis, Tenn. They moved to Selma, Alabama where he worked for the newspapers. Later he worked for the railroad and western union. He took the telegraph job in Atlanta in 1870. He resigned to take a position on the editorial staff of the Atlanta Constitution. He became assistant librarian at the Carnegie Library in Atlanta. He wrote numerous works of poetry and music and published 11 books.
Arranged primarily in alphabetical order.
Charles W. Hubner papers, 1835-1929. MS 1985. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Charles W. Hubner, "Over the stars"; Charles W. Hubner papers, 1874-1899; Charles W. Hubner letter, 1919.