|Creator:||Giles, John Mason, 1818-1866|
|Title:||John Mason Giles collection|
|Quantity:||0.2 Linear feet (12 items in 1 half box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of twelve items belonging to J. M. Giles including letters, a 1838 certificiate from the Phi Kappa literary society, a University of Georgia diploma dated 1838, assorted items from schools in Perry, Georgia, a copy of the epitaph from the tombstone of John Mason Giles, and miscellaneous items referencing his son, A. S. Giles.|
John Mason Giles was born Feb. 22, 1818 in Abbeville District, South Carolina. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1838. He was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1839. John Mason Giles was a member of the Georgia State Constitution Conventions from 1861-1865. He married Harriet Jenkins on October 2, 1839 in Perry, Georgia. He died on May 25, 1866.
Arranged in chronological order.
John Mason Giles collection. MS 37. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.