Crisp family in Georgia

Crisp family in Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Title: Crisp family in Georgia
Creator: Gamble, Thomas
Inclusive Dates: 1890-1932
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms1309
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

"Charles [Frederick] Crisp was a Confederate soldier and Georgia jurist before serving as a U.S. congressman. He was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1891 and served in that role until 1895. Crisp County, created in south Georgia in 1905, was named for him." - "Charles Crisp." New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Retrieved July 31, 2008)

William Henry Crisp was an actor in Southern theatre for thirty years as well as being manager of the Savannah Theatre from 1853 to 1856.

Charles Robert Crisp served in the House of Representatives of the United States for over thirty years.

Scope and Content

One bound volume that includes clippings from 1932 with a few typed copies from the 1890s relating to William Henry Crisp, Charles Frederick Crisp, and Charles Robert Crisp.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Crisp family in Georgia, MS 1309. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

Charles F. Crisp letter; Crisp family papers

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Volume with clippings, 1890s, 1932

Special Collections Libraries
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1641