Thomas Gilbert collection

Thomas Gilbert collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gilbert, Thomas
Title: Thomas Gilbert collection
Dates: 1835-1932
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 477 to MS 495 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of miscellaneous papers dealing with Thomas Gilbert of the Gilbert Printing Company of Columbus, Georgia. Most interesting are bills from hotels in England, Scotland, and France in 1855, a letter from an English friend (of a later generation) in 1926, telling a bit about World War I, and an interesting letter from a friend in Holland, 1932. There are also samples of printing and two invitations from organizations at the University of Georgia; one from the Chi Phi Fraternity, 1884, the other from the Demosthenian Literary Society, 1888. The latter two items have been filed in the University Program file under the appropriate years.
Coll. Number: ms488
Location: 32108050744039

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Gilbert of Columbus, Georgia was both a printer and a newspaper editor for The Sun, Gilbert is responsible for the first history of Columbus


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Chi Phi (Fraternity).
Correspondence.
Gilbert Printing Company (Columbus, Ga.).
Gilbert, Thomas -- Correspondence
Invitations.
Printing--Georgia--Columbus.
University of Georgia. Demosthenian Society.
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas Gilbert collection. MS 488. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.