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William Harden family papers

William Harden family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Harden family papers
Creator: Harden family
Inclusive Dates: 1826-1936
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 document boxes
Collection Number: ms2349
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Harden (1844-1936) was a historian and author. He was the son of Edward Jenkins Harden (1813-1873), a judge, and were both of Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, clippings, as well as speeches and writings of William Harden. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to William Harden or Judge Edward J. Harden. Included are a series of letters from George Michael Troup to Dr. W.C. Daniels writing from Milledgeville, Georgia and Washington, D.C. discussing state rights, Georgia land surveys, public education, tariffs, the nullification issue, and Indian affairs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Harden family papers, ms2349, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Education -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Georgia Historical Society
Harden, William, 1844-1936
Historians -- Georgia.
Indians of North America -- Georgia.
Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893
Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867
Men -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs.
Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992
Nullification (States' rights)
Patriotic societies -- Georgia.
Sons of the Revolution in the State of Georgia
Speeches (documents)
State rights.
Tariff -- Law and legislation -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11P.26 A & B Gp. 3 , 1900-1916 ( 32 item(s) )
12P.26 A & B Gp. 3, 1788-1881 ( 12 item(s) )
13P.29, 30, 31,-Gp. 3, 1857-1935
14P.32-GP.3, 1851-1951
15P.33-GP.3 - Notes, 1880-1899
16Envelopes, Notes
21P. 3, 4, 5 Wills & Dec. GR.3, 1848, 1875, 1894
22P.1, 2, 2A GP.3, 1800-1915
23P.6-Nell Harden Correspondence GR.3
24P.7.8-GP.3- John Maxwell Harden
25P.9-13-GR.3 Edw. T. Harden
26P.14, 15, 15- GR.3 Anna (Harden) Morse
28P.P. 20-26 GP.3 Wm. Harden of Sav. 10F2
27P.17, 18, 19- GR.3