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Ella May Thornton collection of Henry Wemyss Feilden papers

Ella May Thornton collection of Henry Wemyss Feilden papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ella May Thornton collection of Henry Wemyss Feilden papers
Creator: Thornton, Ella May, 1885-
Inclusive Dates: 1937-1958
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms340
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ella May Thornton was the former State Librarian for the state of Georgia.

Henry Wemyss Feilden (1838-1921) was a British soldier, Arctic explorer, and naturalist.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of typewritten correspondences between Ella May Thornton, Mrs. Winifred Feilden, and others, regarding the life and military career of Henry Wemyss Feilden for a possible publication. Also included in the collection are photocopies of two typescript copies of writings: A Noble Englishman... by A. Trevor Battye, which recounts Feilden's participation with the 42nd Highlanders, the Punjab Regiment in China; Chapter 2: The Civil War in Americ, which recounts Feilden's service in the army of the Confederate States of American, serving under Generals G. T. Beauregard and Samuel Jones, mostly in Charleston, South Carolina.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ella May Thornton collection of Henry Wemyss Feilden papers, ms340, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Feilden, H. W. (Henry Wemyss), 1838-1921
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia.
Punjab (India) -- History, Military.
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Transvaal (South Africa) -- History -- War of 1880-1881.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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