Alfred Burton Greenwood questionnaire

Alfred Burton Greenwood questionnaire

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alfred Burton Greenwood questionnaire
Creator: Greenwood, Alfred Burton, 1811-1889
Creator: Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895
Inclusive Dates: 1850s
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 questionnaire)
Collection Number: ms947
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Alfred Burton Greenwood was a Representative from Arkansas. He was born in Franklin County, Georgia, July 11, 1811. He graduated from the University of Georgia, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1832. He commenced practice in Bentonville, Arkansas. He was a member of the State house of representatives 1842-1845; a state prosecuting attorney, 1845-1851; circuit judge of Arkansas, 1851-1853; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third, Thirty-fourth, and Thirty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1859); chairman, Committee on Indian Affairs (Thirty-fifth Congress); Commissioner of Indian Affairs from May 13, 1859, to April 13, 1861; served in the Confederate House of Representatives, 1862-1865. Alfred B. Greenwood died in Bentonville, Arkansas, October 4, 1889 and is buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a four question questionnaire written by Charles Lanman and completed by Alfred Burton Greenwood. Information provided by Greenwood was published in Lanman's book titled Dictionary of the United State Congress.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alfred Burton Greenwood questionnaire, ms947, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

General Notes

Dictionary of the United States Congress, Containing Biographical Sketches of its Members from the Foundation of the Government, by Charles Lanman is located in Hargrett Rare Books: Rare Bk JK1010.L3 1859.

Related Materials and Subjects

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Related Collections in this Repository

Related collection available in this repository: Lanman Georgia Congressional history collection, ms928.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Questionnaire, 1850s

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