Marcellus Stanley family papers

Marcellus Stanley family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stanley, Marcellus, 1823-1890
Title: Marcellus Stanley family papers
Dates: 1856-1891
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3514.TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Marcellus Stanley (1823-1890) was an Athens farmer and teacher who served as the captain of Troop Artillery Battery during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, documents, printed material, images, and a carte de visite album from the Stanley family. These items pertain to an examination at the school where he taught, post-war business and estate matters, and other daily domestic affairs. The images included are of family members and friends/acquaintenances. Some of the images appear to depict professors from the University of Georgia from during and just after the war.


Arranged by record type

Index Terms

Family papers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Marcellus Stanley family papers, MS 3514. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Marcellus Stanley family papers, MS 3697; Stanley family papers, MS 2541; Stanley letters, MS 575; Benjamin Henry Pope letters, MS 368.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1856-1857
2Documents, 1872-1891
3Printed material
5Cartes de visite album