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Timothy Mathews Furlow collection

Timothy Mathews Furlow collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Timothy Mathews Furlow collection
Creator: Furlow, Timothy Mathews, 1814-1890
Inclusive Dates: 1833-1836, 1890, 1929, 1971
Bulk Dates: 1833-1836
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: UA0124
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

Timothy Mathews Furlow was a student at the University of Georgia [Franklin College] from 1833-1836 but left in his junior year without graduating. During Furlow's life he was very influential in Georgia politics, serving in both the senate and house. He was also mayor of Americus for a number of terms.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Timothy Mathews Furlow's diary that he created during his time at the University of Georgia [Franklin College]from 1833-1836. The diary includes a list of students at the College from January 1833 through August 1836. Also included in the collection is a scan of a photograph of Furlow, some biographical information and two letters from Dean William Tate to one of Furlow's descendents, Timothy Furlow Conner.

Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

Timothy Mathews Furlow collection, UA0124, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-1

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Diaries -- Authorship.
Furlow, Timothy Mathews, 1814-1890
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Athens.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary, 1833-1836
12Picture, clipping [includes obituary] and correspondence from William Tate to Timothy Furlow Connor, 1890, 1929, 1971