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Stokes family papers

Stokes family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stokes family papers
Creator: Stokes family
Inclusive Dates: 1819-1952
Bulk Dates: 1819-1845
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms355
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Stokes family of Madison, Morgan County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of the Stokes family of Madison, Morgan County, Georgia from 1819-1845. The papers mainly contain correspondence including letters to Charles Y. Stokes while a student at Vineville Academy (Madison, Ga.) and the University of Georgia (Athens, Ga.) mostly discussing family news, inquiring about school or Stokes' studies, and activities of literary or social societies. The collection also contains a letter to William S. Stokes from Robert T. Ware (November 1819) describing Ware's trip to Staten Island (N.Y.), quarantine, arrival in Philadelphia (Pa.), and illness; a speech (1845) on patriotism and U.S. history celebrating the 4th of July; and printed material.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Also known as the Hickey gift.

Preferred Citation

Stokes family papers, ms 355, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Philadelphia (Pa.)
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.) -- Description and travel.
Stokes, Charles Y.
Stokes, William S.
University of Georgia
Vineville Academy (Madison, Ga.)
Ware, Robert T.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers, 1819-1952, 1819-1845