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UGA Chapel artifact

UGA Chapel artifact

Descriptive Summary

Title: UGA Chapel artifact
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: circa 1832
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: UA0051
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

The UGA Chapel, built in 1832 to replace a temporary wooden structure, was constructed at a cost of fifteen thousand dollars. In the early days of the University, a daily mandatory religious service was held in the building along with assemblies and commencements.

During the 1952 renovation of the Chapel, Margaret E. LaBoon retrieved a piece of wood from one of the building's original 1832 windowsills.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a single piece of wood from the UGA Chapel.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Donated by Margaret E. LaBoon.

Preferred citation note

UGA Chapel artifact, UA0051, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 1-6

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae -- Georgia -- Athens.
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Athens.
University of Georgia. Chapel

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Artifact, circa 1832