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Moses L. Barron letter to Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Moses L. Barron letter to Alexander Hamilton Stephens

Descriptive Summary

Title: Moses L. Barron letter to Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Creator: Barron, Moses L.
Inclusive Dates: 1834 June 30
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3144
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Moses L. Barron graduated from the University of Georgia in 1834. (retrieved from Catalogue of the trustees, officers, alumni and matriculates of the University of Georgia, at Athens, Georgia, from 1785 to 1906, pg. 32)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter dated Athens, June 30, 1834, to Alexander H. Stephens in Crawfordville, Georgia, signed M. L. Barron. Barron, a student at the University of Georgia, writes of other students, college president Dr. Alonzo Church, and the sectarian difficulties plaguing the college. The last portion of the letter is dated July 2, after Barron has graduated. He writes, "The scene has very much changed (...) I retract most of what I have said in the first part of this letter."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Moses L. Barron letter to Alexander Hamilton Stephens, ms3144, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Barron, Moses L. -- Correspondence
Church, Alonzo, 1793-1862
College students -- Georgia -- Athens.
Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883 -- Correspondence
University of Georgia -- History--19th century--Sources

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1834 June 30