Letters to his father

Letters to his father

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Slaton, John M.
Title: Letters to his father
Dates: 1883, 1886
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 549 to MS 560 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of two letters of John Marshall Slaton to his father, Major William Franklin Slaton, dated 1883 and 1886. The former is a typescript telling of his arrival in Athens (Ga.) to attend the University of Georgia and describes his living arrangements and dormitories at the University. The latter also contains University information.
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.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Slaton, John M. -- Correspondence
Slaton, William Franklin -- Correspondence
University of Georgia. -- Student housing
University of Georgia. -- Students

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Letters to his father, 1883-1886. MS 557. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Transcription of a letter, Athens, Georgia to W.F. Slaton, Atlanta, Georgia, 1883 October 4
Facsimile copy of a letter, Athens, Georgia to W.F. Slaton, Atlanta, Georgia, 1886 November 7