Henry L. Turner letterbook

Henry L. Turner letterbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Turner, Henry Lathrop
Title: Henry L. Turner letterbook
Dates: 1895-1897
Quantity: 0.75 Linear feet 1 flat box
Coll. Number: ms2024

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letterbook of Henry Lathrop Turner from 1895-1897. Approximately five hundred letters addressed to several recipients address a plethora of issues. Several letters concern the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta in 1895. Letters addressed to Alfred Orendorff, Mayor Porter King, Captain Henry C. Ward (and others) regard exposition grounds, pitching up camps and feeding regiments, running out of cups, setting up programs and parades, football games between athletic clubs, and battle exercises. Further letters addressed to Thomas Cratty, General George W. Wingate, E.P. Ripley, and A.B. Nettleton (to name a few) regard stocks, stock holders, franchises, and “the butter matter.”

Index Terms

Cotton States Exposition. (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.)
Letter books.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Henry L. Turner letterbook, ms2024, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letterbook, 1895-1897