Crisp family papers

Crisp family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Crisp, Charles F., (Charles Frederick), 1845-1896
Title: Crisp family papers
Dates: 1892-1893
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of one signed, undated photograph of the Honorable Chas F. Crisp, one typed signed letter from Crisp to Reverend S. Edward Young, and a handwritten signed letter from Crisp to the Honorable William McAleis.
Coll. Number: ms2211

Biographical/Historical Note

"Charles Crisp was a Confederate soldier and Georgia jurist before serving as a U.S. congressman. He was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1891 and served in that role until 1895. Crisp County, created in south Georgia in 1905, was named for him." -- "Charles Crisp (1845-1896)" from the New Georgia Encyclopedia, (Accessed May 26, 2009)

For more information, see the article "Charles Crisp (1845-1896)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Clergy--United States--Correspondence.
Clergy--United States--History--19th century.
Crisp, Charles F., (Charles Frederick), 1845-1896 -- Correspondence
Crisp, Charles F., (Charles Frederick), 1845-1896 -- Photographs
Lawyers--Georgia--History--19th century--Photographs.
Lawyers--Georgia--History--19th century.
Legislators--United States--Correspondence.
Legislators--United States--History--19th century--Photographs.
Legislators--United States--History--19th century.
McAleis, William -- Correspondence
United States. Congress. House. -- History--19th century--Sources
United States. Congress. House. -- Speakers--Correspondence
United States. Congress. House. -- Speakers--Photographs
Young, S. Edward -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Crisp family papers, 1892-1893. MS 2211. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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