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Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection

Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection
Creator: Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895
Inclusive Dates: 1831-1869
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms928
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of biographical and autobiographical information of Georgia congressmen collected by Charles Lanman for Dictionary of the United States Congress, from 1831-1869.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection, ms928, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Legislators -- Georgia.
Politicians -- Georgia.
United States. Congress

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11George Washington Crawford letters, 1831-1859
Letters from Crawford to Colonel William P. Crawford, J.C. Rives, and Charles Lanman.
12Martin Jenkins Crawford questionnaire, 1858
Crawford's completed questionnaire.
13Nathaniel Greene Foster letter, 1858 September 1
Letter from Foster, containing autobiographical information.
14Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell questionnaire, 1858
Gartrell's completed questionnaire.
15Alfred Iverson letter and questionnaire, 1859
Iverson letter to Charles Lanman and completed questionnaire.
16James Jackson letter, 1858 December 22
Jackson's letter containing an autobiographical account.
17John William Jones letter, 1858 September 10
Letter from Jones to Charles Lanman containing an autobiographical account.
18Thomas Graves Lawson letter, 1868 November 25
Letter from Lawson to Charles Lanman explaining that the Georgia Legislation did not order an election to congress in time, and when it was enacted, the Governor did not approve it.
19Peter Early Love letter, 1859 October 28
Letter from Love to Charles Lanman containing autobiographical account.
110John H. Lumpkin autobiographical account, 1858 September 27
Letter to Charles Lanman from A.F. Hardin; and a lengthy autobiographical account provided by Lumpkin.
111Charles Henry Prince papers, 1868-1869
Letter from Prince to Charles Lanman, and an autobiographical account.
112John William Henderson Underwood letter, 1859 October 28
Letter to Charles Lanman from Underwood, containing an autobiographical account.
113Hiram Warner letter, 1858 September 5
Letter to Charles Lanman from Warner, containing an autobiographical account.
114C.P. Wellborn letter, 1858 September 29
Letter to Charles Lanman from Wellborn, regarding Lanman's time-consuming request.
115Francis Thomas Willis information, 1858
Two letters to Charles Lanman from Francis Willis (grandson of Francis Thomas Willis), and biographical information concerning Willis.
116Augustus Romaldus Wright questionnaire, 1858
Wright's completed questionnaire.
117Pierce Manning Butler Young letter, 1868 July 28
Letter to Charles Lanman from Young, containing an autiobiographical account.