University of Georgia student's letters

University of Georgia student's letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: University of Georgia student's letters
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 741 to MS 754 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of two letters dated May 3, and May 9, 1863 from a university student in Athens, Georgia named Willie C. [last name undecipherable] to his mother, who lives or at least shops in Savannah. He writes of parties and "Lucy Cobb girls," of his clothes and getting his socks mended. Willie C. was probably a student at the University High School, since the University of Georgia suspended classes from October 1862 until January 1866 due to the War Between the States.
Coll. Number: ms745

Biographical/Historical Note

University High School was located on the present site of the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs.
High school students--Georgia--Athens--Correspondence.
Lucy Cobb Institute (Athens, Ga.). -- Students
University of Georgia. University High School. -- Students--Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

University of Georgia student's letter. MS 745. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, Athens, Georgia to his mother, 1863 May 3
1Letter, Athens, Georgia to his mother, 1863 May 9