Georgia Coastal History Project

Georgia Coastal History Project

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Spalding, Hughes, 1886-1969
Title: Georgia Coastal History Project
Dates: 1932
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet (1 oversize folder A, 2 folders housed with minor collections MS 775 to MS 780)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence of Regent Hughes Spalding with Dr. E. M. Coulter, Mr. Herbert Bolton, and Mr. John Tate Lanning concerning a possible series of books on the history of coastal Georgia. John Tate Lanning's book, The Spanish missions of Georgia, University of North Carolina Press, 1935, grew out of this correspondence.
Coll. Number: ms780

Biographical/Historical Note

Coastal Georgia encompasses ten counties which include, Screven, Bullock, Effingham, Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Glynn, and Camden Counties.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Atlantic Coast (Ga.)--History.
Bolton, Herbert Eugene, 1870-1953 -- Correspondence
Coulter, E. Merton, (Ellis Merton), 1890- -- Correspondence
Lanning, John Tate, 1902-1976 -- Correspondence
Spalding, Hughes, 1886-1969 -- Correspondence

General Notes

Also known as: Hughes Spalding correspondence, 1932.

The Spanish missions of Georgia by John Tate Lanning is available from the University of Georgia Libraries.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia Coastal History Project. MS 780. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence re: history project
OS Folder
1ANewman Club "Georgia Catholic Award"