Morton-Snelling family papers

Morton-Snelling family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Morton-Snelling family papers
Dates: 1860-1918
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 690 to MS 702 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a miscellaneous collection of material concerning the Morton and Snelling families. The collection includes two pages of family records, seven miscellaneous manuscript items, newspaper clippings, printed material such as sunday school cards, and other items.
Coll. Number: ms699
Location: 32108045658906

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Mercer Snelling was born on November 3, 1862, in Richmond, Virginia, to Zacheus and Cleopatra (Perdue) Snelling. Young Charles attended Virginia Military Academy, specializing in Mathematics, and graduating in 1884. He would later study at the University of Gottheim and Berlin in 1893-1894. The University of Georgia presented him with a Master of Arts degree in 1890, and the University of Pittsburgh awarded him a Doctor of Science degree in 1911. Snelling married Miss Matilda Janet Morton of Athens on June 18, 1891. Seven sons and a daughter were born to the couple; two of the sons attended the University of Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Broadsides (notices).
Clippings (information artifacts)
Family papers.
Goodwyn, Richard T.
Holy cards--Georgia--Athens.
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.). -- History
Military cadets--Georgia--Athens.
Morton family
Snelling family
Snelling, Charles Mercer, 1862-1939 -- Family
World War, 1914-1918--Casualties--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Morton-Snelling family papers. MS 699. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.