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John A. Rockwell papers

John A. Rockwell papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: John A. Rockwell papers
Creator: Rockwell, John A. (John Arnold)
Inclusive Dates: 1866-1872
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1027
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John A. Rockwell, General Superintendent of the American Missionary Association for Middle and Southwest Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of John A. Rockwell from 1866 to 1872, mainly correspondence written by Rockwell to his brother, Alfred P. Rockwell. The letters detail John Rockwell's activities as General Superintendent of the American Missionary Association for Middle and Southwest Georgia. Topics discussed include the establishment of schools for freedmen, financial matters, and funding of various projects. Also contained in the collection are a few letters from John Rockwell to Rev. Edward P. Smith which discuss the establishment of a trust fund with a loan from Alfred Rockwell.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John A. Rockwell papers, ms1027, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African Americans -- Education -- Georgia.
American Missionary Association
Correspondence.
Freedmen -- Georgia.
Macon (Ga.)
Missionaries -- Georgia.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.
Rockwell, Alfred Perkins
Smith, Edward P.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters, 1866-1872