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Joel Benton papers

Joel Benton papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joel Benton papers
Creator: Benton, Joel, 1832-1911
Inclusive Dates: 1892-1908
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms844
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Joel Benton (1832-1911) wass the author of In the Poe Circle and resided in New York (State).

Scope and Content

Letters (1892-1908) from Joel Benton mainly from Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) to a Mr. Miller. Benton discusses his progress in his research of Thomas Holley Chivers, composes an interesting description of the poet's son, relates his discoveries especially in Southern papers and magazines, and discusses the purchase of books.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joel Benton papers, ms844, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American literature.
Authors -- Correspondence.
Authors, American.
Chivers, T. H. (Thomas Holley), 1809-1858

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1892-1908