Charles W. Hubner papers

Charles W. Hubner papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hubner, Charles W., (Charles William), 1835-1929
Title: Charles W. Hubner papers
Dates: 1835-1929
Quantity: 2.4 Linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms1985

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Scope and Content Note

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.


Arranged primarily in alphabetical order.

Index Terms

Authors, American.
Composers--United States.
Confederate States of America--Officials and employees.
Confederate States of America. Army. -- Officers--Correspondence
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 -- Correspondence
Hubner, Charles W., (Charles William), 1835-1929 -- Correspondence
Legislators--United States.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 -- Correspondence
Newspaper editors--Georgia.
Poets, American--19th century--Correspondence.
Poets, American--20th century.
Politicians--Georgia--History--19th century.
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 -- Correspondence
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Correspondence
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae--Correspondence
Vice-Presidents--Confederate States of America--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles W. Hubner papers, MS 1985. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

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.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Aldrich, Mrs. Sara M.C.
2Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
3Armstrong, J.G.
4Beck, E. A.
5Beck, Marcus W.
6Bennett, Claude N.
7Biggers, D. G.
8Black, John L.
9Bleckley, Logan E.
10Borglum, Solon H.
11Boyd, William
12Bryan, Mary E.
13Burns Club
14Burroughs, John
15Cannon, J. G.
16Chaney, George Leonard
17Challen, Howard
18Clemens, Samuel L.
19Corcoran, W. W.
20Curtis, George William
21Echols, M. H.
22Evans, Clement A.
23Eve, Maria Louise
24Flash, Henry Lynden
25Fleming, William H.
26Guilford, Charles
27Given, D. W.
28Gordon, John B.
29Grady, Henry W.
30Harbin, Will N.
31Harris, Joel Chandler
32Haygood, Laura A.
33Hayne, Paul Hamilton
34Hill, Joseph A. and M. E.
35Hilliard, Henry
36Hitchcock, Roswell D.
37Holmes, Oliver Wendell
38Hope, James Barron
39Howarth, James W.
40Hubner Literary and Musical Club
41Hubner, Mrs. C. W. Writings - A Bed Time Song [See Oversized Folder]
42Hubner, Mrs. C.W. Writings - Uncle Remus' Revival Hymn [See Oversized Boz]
43James, John G.
44Knortz, Kane
45Lanier, Clifford Anderson
46Lanier, Mrs. Mary Day
47Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
48Loveman, Robert
49Moore, Idora M.
50Moore, John Trotwood
21Paine, Albert Bigelow
2Peck, Samuel Mintern
3Pi Gamma Mu
4Pictures (Charles W. Hubner) [See Oversized Box]
5-6Preston, Margaret J.
7Ralston, W. R. S.
8Randal, James Rider
9Riley, James Whitcomb
10Rutherford, Mildred Lewis
11Scruggs, William
12Sheeleigh, M.
13Small, Samuel W.
14Snow, Samuel P.
15Stanton, Frank Lebby
16Stedman, Arthur
17Stedman, Edmund Clarence
18Stephens, Alexander Hamilton
19Stodard, Henry Jerome
20Vandyke, Henry
21Watson, Thomas E.
22White, James T.
23Whittier, John Greenleaf
24Willard, Frances E.
31At the Sign of the Wren's Nest
3Dedication Hymn (Piedmont Exposition)
4 For Love of Burns
5The Last Farewell
6Leaves from the Book of My Life
7 Love's First Dream
9Nature Music & Its Myths
10The Old Schoolhouse and Other Poems
11Poems of Faith and Consolation
12 Prince and Fairy or the Magic Wonder Stone
13 Spirit Eyes
14The Wonder-Stone
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41Picture (Charles W. Hubner)
2 Uncle Remus' Revival Hymn
3 A Bed Time Song