|Creator:||Harden, Edward J., (Edward Jenkins), 1813-1873|
|Creator:||Harden, Edward T., 1890-1919|
|Creator:||Harden, John Maxwell, 1867-1908|
|Creator:||Harden, William, 1844-1936|
|Creator:||Morse, Ann Harden, 1871-1913|
|Creator:||Troup, George Michael, 1780-1856|
|Title:||William Harden family papers|
|Quantity:||3.5 Linear feet (7 document boxes, 1 half box, 1 large card file box, 1 oversize folder A, 1 oversize folder C, 1 roll)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of the papers of William Harden and the Harden family of Savannah, Georgia from 1826-1936. The papers include correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, clippings, as well as speeches and writings of William Harden. The bulk of the collection (1844-1936) consists of correspondence to William Harden or Judge Edward J. Harden. Letters to William Harden pertain to Georgia history and family genealogy as well as letters documenting Harden's duties as Secretary of the Sons of the Revolution (Savannah, Ga.) and as Librarian for the Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, Ga.). Correspondence to Judge Edward Jenkins Harden discusses Georgia politics and law cases. Notable correspondents include Joseph Henry Lumpkin, Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., and Caroline Miller. Also includes correspondence of other family members including John Maxwell Harden, Edward T. Harden, and Ann Harden Morse.,Of particular interest, are a series of letters (1826-1857, with gaps) from George Michael Troup to Dr. W.C. Daniels of Savannah (Ga.). Writing from Milledgeville (Ga.) and Washington (D.C.), Troup's letters discuss Georgia and U.S. politics, state rights, Georgia land surveys, public education, tariffs, the nullification issue, and Indian affairs.|
William Harden (1844-1936), historian and author, son of Edward Jenkins Harden (1813-1873), judge, both of Savannah, Georgia.
Arranged in chronological order and by record type.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
William Harden family papers, MS878. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.