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Maury family papers

Maury family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Maury family papers
Creator: Maury family
Inclusive Dates: 1863-1872
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1168
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Maury family of Virginia became voluntary exiles to Mexico following the Civil War.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence of the Maury family of Virginia from 1863-1872. Correspondence pertains to the Maury family's support of the Confederate cause during the Civil War and their subsequent voluntary exile to Mexico. The bulk of the letters detail the Maury's life in exile; the people, landscape, and culture of Mexico; and the court of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Maury family papers, ms 1168. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American Confederate voluntary exiles.
Confederate States of America
Mexico -- Description and travel.
Mexico -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence Access Online