University of Georgia student's letters

University of Georgia student's letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Unknown
Title: University of Georgia student's letters
Dates: 1863 May
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (2 letters)
Coll. Number: ms745

Biographical/Historical Note

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

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters: dated Athens, May 3, 1863, "Dear Mother," signed "Willie"; dated Athens, May 9, 1863, "My Dear Mother," signed "Willie C.," (last name undecipherable). Letters regard why Willie hadn't written, parties, girls of Lucy Cobb Institute, church, and items he would like his mother to send.

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

University of Georgia student's letters, ms745, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1863 May