Alexander H. Stephens papers

Alexander H. Stephens papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stephens, Aaron G.
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Creator: Stephens, John Lindsay, 1815-1856
Title: Alexander H. Stephens papers
Dates: 1831-1843
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (7 items in 1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Alexander H. Stephens from 1831-1843. Contains mainly correspondence between Stephens, his brother Aaron G. Stephens, and his half-brother John Lindsay Stephens the letters discuss religion, education, business, family matters, and the early career of Alexander H. Stephens.
Coll. Number: ms2038

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America, and Georgia Governor, born in Wilkes County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Alexander Stephens (1812-1883)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alexander H. Stephens papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers and correspondence