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William Bacon Stevens letters

William Bacon Stevens letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Bacon Stevens letters
Creator: Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887
Inclusive Dates: 1847-1848
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1134
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887) was a physician, clergyman, and historian of Athens, Georgia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

For more information, see the article William Bacon Stevens (1815-1887) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of nine letters of William Bacon Stevens to either George F. Telfair Jones or George Wymberly Jones from 1847-1848 (the letters do not specify which recipient is intended). Letters pertain to Stevens' and Jones' studies or works on Georgia history and document Stevens' source materials. Stevens delineates problems in interpretation of historical events, discusses historical concepts, and comments on Georgia history and literature.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Bacon Stevens letters, ms 1134. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American literature -- Georgia.
Georgia -- History.

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