John Mason Giles papers

John Mason Giles papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Giles, John Mason, 1818-1866
Title: John Mason Giles papers
Dates: 1837-1897
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms37

Biographical/Historical Note

John Mason Giles (1818-1866) graduated from the University of Georgia in 1838, was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1839, and was a member of the Georgia State Constitution Conventions from 1861-1865.

For further information, view University of Georgia Centennial Alumni Catalog, 1901.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of and concerning John Mason Giles from 1837-1897. Papers of Giles include a letter from Giles to his parents, a letter addressed to Giles, admittance to practice law in Superior Courts of Georgia, catalogue of the officers and students of the male high school in Perry, Georgia, and prospectus of a select school in Perry, Georgia. Papers concerning Giles include a typewritten copy of the epitaph from his tombstone. The collection also includes a memorial address made by Judge Samuel Andrew Giles.

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Preferred Citation note

John Mason Giles papers, ms37, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1837-1897