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Georgia (United States)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Kemble, Fanny, 8 [March 1865]; 5 April 1865; 25 October 1885

 File
Identifier: Coll-1989/35
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three autograph letters signed, sent from Fanny Kemble to Mary Lyell and Katharine Murray Lyell, dated 8 [March 1865], 16 April 1865 and 25 October 1885. There also is a small autograph envelope with wax seal, and a clipping from another autograph envelope.1. Letter from Fanny Kemble to Lady Mary Horner Lyell, in response to an invitation and concerning the American Civil War (London, Wednesday 8th [probably March 1865, though a pencil note falsely...
Dates: 8 [March 1865]; 5 April 1865; 25 October 1885

Notebook No.96, January 1842- January 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/96
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through South Carolina and Georgia, including a trip down Savannah river. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries. The index is located at the back of the notebook. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the...
Dates: January 1842- January 1842

Notebook No.97, January 1842- January 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/97
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Savannah, Georgia and the Santee canal (a trip with Dr. Ravenel). Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries, with sketches. The index is located at the back of the notebook. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates...
Dates: January 1842- January 1842

Notebook No.116, May 1844-11 June 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/116
Scope and Contents The notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from May to June 11th 1844 while in London. It then continues through June 13th to July 27th in Scotland. Much of the content is about an upcoming trip to the United States - and also covers research on Canada. Notes are in penci and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. Pages 67-72 is an Essay on the 'Constitution of the United States'. Lyell's own index...
Dates: May 1844-11 June 1844

Notebook No.129, 3 January 1846 - 10 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/129
Scope and Contents Notebook No. 129 was kept by Lyell during his trip to America in 1845-6, mostly written in pencil, after his lecture tour, with visits to Hopeton Plantation, St. Simon's Island, and Georgia. It contains his observations while he visited several plantations worked by enslaved people extracted from undocumented regions of Africa, and bought at auction. Mr. and Mrs. Lyell stayed with James Hamilton Couper at Hopeton plantation for two weeks in January 1846. Couper was a member of the British...
Dates: 3 January 1846 - 10 January 1846

Notebook No.130, 10 January 1846-20 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/130
Scope and Contents This red notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s visit to the United States of America (started in Notebook 121) recording his time spent around Georgia (Hopeton-on-the-Altamaha, Macon, Milledgeville, Savannah, Parramore Hill, Scottsboro, Gordon, and Upatoi creek) with detailed visits to Macon and the surrounding areas. It covers many diverse discussions covering topics of the everyday lives of slaves, slavery, abolition, religion, war, floral and faunal specimens, and geological...
Dates: 10 January 1846-20 January 1846

Notebook No.131, 20 January 1846-28 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/131
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from January 17 1846 to January 28 1846 while in the United States as part of the Lyells second trip. It contains notes from travels through Milledgeville (Georgia), Macon (Georgia), Columbus (Georgia), Chehaw (Georgia), and Montgomery (Alabama). The Lyells then board the steamer Amaranth from Montgomery, traveling to Mobile (Alabama). The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-120. Notes are in pencil and ink and include field...
Dates: 20 January 1846-28 January 1846