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John W. Park and William Park letters

John W. Park and William Park letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: John W. Park and William Park letters
Creator: Park, John W., 1832-
Creator: Park, William
Inclusive Dates: 1850 April, 1863 October 29
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (3 items)
Collection Number: ms361
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William and John W. Park were brothers who lived in Coweta and Meriwether Counties in Georgia. John W. attended the University of Georgia, Athens in the 1850s.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two letters. Dated Athens, April 1850, "Dear Brother", from John Park, the first letter tells of his activities at the University of Georgia. The second letter, dated Dawson, October 29, 1863, "My Dear Mother" [Sarah T. Park, Greenville, Georgia], is signed William Park. William asks to borrow $500 to purchase "Elbert," which may have been in reference to a slave. Also included is a brief biographical history of John W. Park.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John W. Park and William Park letters, ms361, 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

College students -- Georgia -- Athens.
Park, John W., 1832- -- Correspondence
Park, Sarah T. -- Correspondence
Park, William -- Correspondence
University of Georgia -- Alumni and alumnae

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letters, 1850 April, 1863 October 29