Typescript of Meadow Garden is one of Georgia's most historic shrines

Typescript of Meadow Garden is one of Georgia's most historic shrines

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Smith, Milton B.
Title: Typescript of Meadow Garden is one of Georgia's most historic shrines
Dates: undated
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 549 to MS 560 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a typescript of an article entitled Meadow Garden is one of Georgia's most historic shrines. The article concerns George Walton and his home, Meadow Garden, in Augusta, Georgia. It is inscribed by the author to John Bonner and Susan Tate.
Coll. Number: ms559

Biographical/Historical Note

George Walton, a Savannah lawyer, was one of three Georgia signatories of the Declaration of Independence. In addition, he served Georgia as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress, as a United States senator, chief justice, and was elected as governor twice. Located in Augusta, Georgia, Meadow Garden was the primary residence of George Walton from 1792 until his death in 1804. Since 1901, Meadow Garden has operated as a house museum.

Susan Frances Barrow was born in Athens in 1908. She attended the University of Georgia and received an A.B. in 1930 and a M.A. in 1938. In 1932, she married William Tate. She worked for the University of Georgia from 1954-1976 and died in 2003.

John Bonner was a special collections librarian at the University of Georgia libraries.


Index Terms

Bonner, John
Essays.
Historic buildings--Georgia--Augusta.
Historic house museums--Georgia--Augusta.
Tate, Susan Frances Barrow, 1908-
Walton, George, 1749 or 50-1804

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Smith, Milton B.-- Meadow Garden is one of Georgia's most historic shrines. MS 559. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Typescript