John M. Slaton letters to Major W. F. Slaton (copies)

John M. Slaton letters to Major W. F. Slaton (copies)

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Slaton, John M.
Title: John M. Slaton letters to Major W. F. Slaton (copies)
Dates: 1883, 1886
Quantity: 1.0 folder (2 letters)
Coll. Number: ms557

Biographical/Historical Note

John Marshall Slaton (1866-1955) was the son of William Franklin and Nancy Martin Slaton and husband of Sally Francis Grant. He was a University of Georgia student and then Governor of Georgia (1913-1915).

For more information, see the article "John M. Slaton (1866-1955)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters: dated Athens, Georgia, October 4, 1883, “Dear Father,” from “J. M. Slaton,” regarding Slaton’s living arrangements and dormitories at the University of Georgia (typewritten copy); dated Athens, Georgia, March 7, 1886, “Major W. F. Slaton,” signed “John M. Slaton,” regarding the University of Georgia (photocopy).


Index Terms

Correspondence
University of Georgia. -- Student housing
University of Georgia. -- Students

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John M. Slaton letters to Major W. F. Slaton (copies), ms 557. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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