Bailey family letters

Bailey family letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Bailey, Cicero
Creator: Bailey, David W., Jr.
Title: Bailey family letters
Dates: 1918-1919
Quantity: 0.019 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 2665- MS 2695)
Coll. Number: ms2694(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

David W. Bailey was a longtime resident of Athens, Georgia. He came to Athens from Jefferson when a young man, later becoming a plumbing contractor and member of the Oconee Street Methodist church. He died in 1924.

Cicero Bailey was likely one of four sons of David W. Bailey, or could be his brother C.F. Bailey; no additional information is available.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters written by members of the Bailey family, Cicero Bailey and David W. Bailey, Jr., of Clarke County, Georgia. In both letters one may find descriptions of the men's daily military life while in the service during World War I.

Index Terms

Bailey, Cicero -- Correspondence
Bailey, David W., Jr. -- Correspondence
United States. Army. -- Military life--Correspondence
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bailey family letters. MS 2694. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing