|Title:||University of Georgia photo album, class of 1898|
|Quantity:||0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of an album that contains a group picture and 32 individual pictures of the University of Georgia senior class of 1898. An identical album has been disassembled and placed in the University picture file.|
The University of Georgia (UGA) is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive educational institution in Georgia, and is moving to the forefront among public universities in the region and nation. Although closed during the Civil War, the school was open by 1898 and thriving. All students pictured are young white men, almost entirely from the South, especially Georgia. Almost all have participated in numerous activities and organizations on campus, in particular Phi Kappa and Demosthenian Literary Society.
University of Georgia - New Georgia Encyclopedia http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved June 23, 2009)
University of Georgia photo albums, class of 1898. MS 2312. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.