|Creator:||Fleming, William H., (William Henry), 1856-1944|
|Title:||William Henry Fleming papers|
|Quantity:||0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of the papers and scrapbooks of William Henry Fleming from 1875-1912. The bulk of the collection contains scrapbooks (1875-1899) of clippings documenting Fleming's activities, speeches, and political career. The correspondence (1902, 1910-1912) pertains to the contested Tenth District election of 1902 between Fleming and Thomas W. Hardwick, and the stolen fi fas (tax executions) from the Office of the Washington County Ordinary. Correspondents include James Barrett, T.J. Holmes, and Thomas E. Watson.|
William Henry Fleming (1856-1944) was born in Augusta, Georgia. Fleming was a lawyer and politician, Superintendent of Schools in Richmond County, Georgia (1877-1880), served on the Georgia House of Representatives from Georgia's 10th District (1897-1903).
For more information, see his congressional biography.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
William Henry Fleming papers, MS 77. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.