William Harden family papers

William Harden family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Harden family
Title: William Harden family papers
Dates: 1826-1936
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 2 document boxes
Coll. Number: ms2349

Biographical/Historical Note

William Harden (1844-1936) was a historian and author. He was the son of Edward Jenkins Harden (1813-1873), a judge, and were both of Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, clippings, as well as speeches and writings of William Harden. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to William Harden or Judge Edward J. Harden. Included are a series of letters from George Michael Troup to Dr. W.C. Daniels writing from Milledgeville, Georgia and Washington, D.C. discussing state rights, Georgia land surveys, public education, tariffs, the nullification issue, and Indian affairs.

Index Terms

Georgia Historical Society.
Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Harden, William, 1844-1936
Indians of North America--Georgia.
Jones, Charles C., (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893
Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867
Men--Georgia--Societies and clubs.
Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992
Nullification (States' rights)
Patriotic societies--Georgia.
Sons of the Revolution in the State of Georgia.
Speeches (documents)
State rights.
Tariff--Law and legislation--United States.
United States--Politics and government--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 note

William Harden family papers, ms2349, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11P.26 A & B Gp. 3, 1900-1916 ( 32.0 item(s) )
2P.26 A & B Gp. 3, 1788-1881 ( 12.0 item(s) )
3P.29, 30, 31,-Gp. 3, 1857-1935
4P.32-GP.3, 1851-1951
5P.33-GP.3 - Notes, 1880-1899
6Envelopes, Notes
21P. 3, 4, 5 Wills & Dec. GR.3, 1848, 1875, 1894
2P.1, 2, 2A GP.3, 1800-1915
3P.6-Nell Harden Correspondence GR.3
4P.7.8-GP.3- John Maxwell Harden
5P.9-13-GR.3 Edw. T. Harden
6P.14, 15, 15- GR.3 Anna (Harden) Morse
8P.P. 20-26 GP.3 Wm. Harden of Sav. 10F2
7P.17, 18, 19- GR.3