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Ernest L. Bigler Chattahoochee River photographs

Ernest L. Bigler Chattahoochee River photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernest L. Bigler Chattahoochee River photographs
Creator: Bigler, Ernest L., 1891-1983
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1929
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (2 folders)
Collection Number: ms3973
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ernest L. Bigler (1891-1983) was a photgrapher from Macon, Georgia.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a hand-made photo book made by Ernest L. Bigler in 1925 featuring photographs of the Chattahoochee River near its source in White County, Georgia, combined with the words to Sidney Lanier's 1877 poem "Song of the Chattahoochee." It also includes a letter from Lanier's son Henry W. Lanier to Bigler from 1925 regarding the photo book Bigler hoped to publish. There is also a letter from Anges Brosnan to the president of the Lanier Association of Macon, Georgia from 1929 asking for photographs of the Chattahoochee River to be used for a friend's class. Eleven loose photographs are included.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ernest L. Bigler Chattahoochee River photographs, ms3973, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American poetry -- Georgia.
Chattahoochee River (Ga.)
Chattahoochee River -- Description and travel.
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
Rivers -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Photo book, 1925
 
12Photos and Letters, 1925-1929