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Samuel Urlsperger papers

Samuel Urlsperger papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Samuel Urlsperger papers
Creator: Urlsperger, Samuel, 1685-1772
Creator: Jones, George Fenwick, 1916-2010
Inclusive Dates: before 1968
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 document boxes, 1 half box)
Collection Number: ms739
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Reverend Samuel Urlsperger, Pastor of St Anna's Lutheran Church in Augsburg, Germany, working through the Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge in England, made arrangements for the group of Salzburgers to travel to Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an incomplete typescript of volume I (1733-34) of Detailed Reports on the Salzburger Emigrants Who Settled in America published by the University of Georgia Press in 1968. The book was translated by Hermann J. Lacher and edited with an introduction by George Fenwick Jones. This publication is number nine of the Wormsloe Foundation Publications.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Samuel Urlsperger papers, ms739, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Published edition is available at the University of Georgia Main Library.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Manuscripts for publication.
Salzburgers -- Emigration, 1731-1735.
Salzburgers -- Georgia.
University of Georgia. Press -- History
University press publications -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Detailed reports on the Salzburger Emigrants
2Detailed reports on the Salzburger's Duplicates 99
31Detailed reports on the Salzburgers