Joel Benton papers

Joel Benton papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Benton, Joel, 1832-1911
Title: Joel Benton papers
Dates: 1892-1908
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms844

Biographical/Historical Note

Joel Benton (1832-1911), author of In the Poe Circle, resided in New York (State).

Scope and Content Note

Letters (1892-1908) from Joel Benton mainly from Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) to a Mr. Miller. Benton discusses his progress in his research of Thomas Holley Chivers, composes an interesting description of the poet's son, relates his discoveries especially in Southern papers and magazines, and discusses the purchase of books.

Index Terms

American literature--20th century.
Authors, American.
Chivers, T. H., (Thomas Holley), 1809-1858

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

Joel Benton papers, ms 844. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1892-1908