Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries

Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries
Creator: Tucker, Henry H. (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898
Inclusive Dates: 1870, 1877
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 diaries)
Collection Number: ms1620
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Holcombe Tucker (1819-1898) was a clergyman, educator, President of Mercer, and the Chancellor of the University of Georgia (1874-1878).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two diaries of Henry Holcombe Tucker for 1870 and 1877. The 1870 diary, kept by Tucker while at Mercer University (Penfield, Georgia), contains notes on sermons Tucker gave, family news, events at Mercer, gardening, purchases, and accounts relating to his Georgia taxes. The 1877 diary Tucker maintained while at the University of Georgia (Athens) and it includes notes on lectures Tucker gave, family news, and financial accounts.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Holcombe Tucker diaries, ms 1620. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

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