Alexander H. Stephens carte-de-visite and envelope

Alexander H. Stephens carte-de-visite and envelope

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883
Title: Alexander H. Stephens carte-de-visite and envelope
Dates: after 1822
Quantity: 1.0 folder (2 items)
Coll. Number: ms3230

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883) was a lawyer and politician born in Wilkes County, Georgia. He served as a United States congressman, vice president of the Confederate States of America (1861-1865), and Governor of Georgia (1882-1883).

For further information, see the article "Alexander Stephens (1812-1883)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a carte-de-visite and envelope of Alexander H. Stephens mounted in a 9 x 12 inch frame. The envelope is addressed to John L. Stephens, Milledgeville, Georgia, and signed with the return address of Alexander Stephens, Crawfordville, Georgia.

Index Terms

Cartes-de-visite (card photographs).
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 -- Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Alexander H. Stephens carte-de-visite and envelope, ms 3230. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Carte-de-visite and envelope