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Ebenezer Newton diary

Ebenezer Newton diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ebenezer Newton diary
Creator: Newton, Ebenezer, 1790-1859
Inclusive Dates: 1818, 1966, 1969
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (3 items)
Collection Number: ms515
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ebenezer Newton (1790-1859), an educator, resided in Athens, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the diary of Ebenezer Newton, from October-November 1818. Newton gives an account of a trip made from Athens, Georgia to Shelbyville, Tennessee. Diary entries describe the countryside, various accommodations along the way, religious observations, and people Newton met or visited with. The collection also includes Ebenezer Newton's 1818 diary, an article from Georgia Historical Quarterly.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ebenezer Newton diary, ms515, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

Also available online as part of the Southeastern Native American Documents database.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Georgia -- Description and travel.
Georgia -- Social life and customs.
Indians of North America -- Georgia.
Tennessee -- Description and travel.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary Access Online