George Mathews research material

George Mathews research material

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: George Mathews research material
Dates: 1739-1812
Quantity: 0.7 Linear feet (1 half box, 1 card file box)
Abstract:The collection consists of material pertaining to Georgia's Governor George Mathews, Governor from 1787-88, 1793-96, and was used by Mr. Robert Cannady in writing his Master's thesis.
Coll. Number: ms33

Biographical/Historical Note

George Mathews, a veteran of the Continental army, migrated to Wilkes County from Virginia between 1783 and 1784. He quickly rose to service as a state legislator, governor, and member of the U.S. Congress. Robert Bruce Cannady was a graduate student in history at the University of Georgia in 1957 and collected this material on Governor Mathews.

For more information, see the article "George Mathews (1739-1812)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Cannady, Robert Bruce
Governors--Georgia--History.
Masters theses.
Mathews, George, 1739-1812

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Mathews research material. MS 33. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Miscellaneous
 
Box
2Cards, 1788-1789, 1793-1796