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