Samuel Urlsperger papers

Samuel Urlsperger papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Jones, George Fenwick, 1916-2010
Creator: Urlsperger, Samuel, 1685-1772
Title: Samuel Urlsperger papers
Dates: before 1968
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (2 document boxes, 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms739

Biographical/Historical Note

Reverend Samuel Urlsperger, Pastor of St Anna's Lutheran Church in Augsburg, Germany, working through the Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge in England, made arrangements for the group of Salzburgers to travel to Georgia.

For more information, see Georgia Salzburger Society.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an incomplete typescript of volume I (1733-34) of Detailed Reports on the Salzburger Emigrants Who Settled in America published by the University of Georgia Press in 1968. The book was translated by Hermann J. Lacher and edited with an introduction by George Fenwick Jones. This publication is number nine of the Wormsloe Foundation Publications.

Index Terms

Manuscripts for publication.
Salzburgers--Emigration, 1731-1735.
University of Georgia. Press. -- History
University press publications--Georgia.

General Notes

Published edition is available at the University of Georgia Main Library.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Samuel Urlsperger papers, ms739, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Detailed reports on the Salzburger Emigrants
2Detailed reports on the Salzburger's Duplicates 99
31Detailed reports on the Salzburgers