Rush family papers

Rush family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Rush family
Creator: Rush, George W., d. 1864
Title: Rush family papers
Dates: 1858-1952
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 549 to MS 560 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of Rush's prize album from the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, in which classmates wrote various messages, 1858-1861; photostats of an 1860 letter from University Chancellor Andrew A. Lipscomb; an 1860 University of Georgia commencement program and an 1859 prize declamation. Also included is a printed biographical sketch of Rush's nephew, George Rush Franklin, born in Augusta, Georgia and an article on his niece, Desiree Franklin, United Daughters of the Confederacy president in 1952.
Coll. Number: ms549
Location: 32108050744104

Biographical/Historical Note

George W. Rush (d. 1864) attended the University of Georgia and became a 1st lieutenant with the 22nd Georgia from Richmond County, Georgia in the Confederate States of America. He was mortally wounded at the Crater, Petersburg, Virginia on July 30, 1864.

Index Terms

Commencement ceremonies--Georgia--Athens.
Franklin, Désirée
Franklin, George Rush
Lipscomb, Andrew A., (Andrew Adgate), 1816-1890 -- Correspondence
Rush, George W., d. 1864 -- Awards
Rush, George W., d. 1864 -- Family
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae
University of Georgia. -- History--19th century

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rush family papers, 1858-1952. MS 549. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.