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Robert Cannady research material on George Mathews

Robert Cannady research material on George Mathews

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Cannady research material on George Mathews
Creator: Cannady, Robert Bruce
Inclusive Dates: 1954-1957
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet (1 folder, 1 box)
Collection Number: ms33
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of research material used by Robert Bruce Cannaday to write his Master's thesis titled The public life of George Mathews in Georgia, in 1957. Materials include photocopies of proclamations and correspondence signed or written by George Mathews, Georgia Bounty Land Grants by Alex M. Hitz, and Cannaday's biographical research notecards on Mathews. The collection also includes correspondence addressed to Cannady from the Georgia Historical Society, Office of Ordinary of Richmond County, Virginia State Library, and Virginia Historical Society. Correspondence regards Cannaday's request for information concerning George Mathews.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Cannady research material on George Mathews, ms33, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

General Notes

Donated by Rober Bruce Cannaday in 1957.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Governors -- Georgia -- History.
Mathews, George, 1739-1812

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1954-1957
2Biographical research notecards, 1954-1957