Stephen Elliott scrapbook

Stephen Elliott scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Stephen Elliott scrapbook
Dates: 1866
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of a scrapbook containing a photograph and clippings eulogizing Stephen Elliott.
Coll. Number: ms2161

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in August, 1806, and dying on December 25, 1866, Stephen Elliottt was Bishop of the Diocese of Georgia and president of the Georgia Historical Society. "In 1841 Stephen Elliott Jr. was appointed the first Episcopal bishop in Georgia. During the Civil War, Elliott led the movement that formed the Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America. He was later instrumental in reconciling Northern and Southern churches at the war's end in 1865." -- "Stephen Elliott Jr." New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Elliott, Stephen, 1806-1866
Elliott, Stephen, 1806-1866 -- Photographs
Episcopal Church. -- Georgia--Bishops--Biography

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Stephen Elliott scrapbook, 1866. MS 2161. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Scrapbook, 1866