Charles Edgeworth Jones papers

Charles Edgeworth Jones papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Jones, Charles Edgeworth
Title: Charles Edgeworth Jones papers
Dates: circa 1880-1901
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 document box; housed with minor collections MS 2020 to MS 2022)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence, writings, etc. of Charles Edgeworth Jones. Included are items related to Charles Colcock Jones and the University of Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms2021(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Edgeworth Jones was a Civil War historian. He was the son of Charles Colcock Jones.

"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)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Jones, Charles C., (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893
Jones, Charles Edgeworth -- Correspondence
University of Georgia. -- History--19th century--Sources
University of Georgia. -- History--20th century--Sources
Writings (document genre)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Edgeworth Jones papers, MS 2021. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Georgia counties
3Georgia Military Academy graduates
4Georgia. University