Telfair Hodgson diary

Telfair Hodgson diary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Hodgson, Telfair, 1840-1893
Title: Telfair Hodgson diary
Dates: 1856-1857
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet (1 volume; MS 759 to MS 767 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a diary of Telfair Hodgson while a sophomore at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton) from August, 1856 - May, 1857. Entries describe Telfair's health, the weather, his studies at college, attending church, visits with friends, social events, and a few references to national politics.
Coll. Number: ms759
Location: 32108050814618

Biographical/Historical Note

Telfair Hodgson (1840-1893), minister, educator, born in Columbia, Virginia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)
College students--New Jersey.
New Jersey--Social life and customs--19th century.
United States--Politics and government--1849-1861.
Universities and colleges--New Jersey.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Telfair Hodgson diary. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.