Samuel Edward Axson sermons and photograph
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Samuel Edward Axson sermons and photograph

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Axson, Samuel Edward, approximately 1836-1884.
Title: Samuel Edward Axson sermons and photograph
Dates: 1866-1879
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (3 folders)
Identification: MS 0036

Biographical/Historical Note

The Reverend Samuel Edward Axson (1836-1884) was the son of Reverend Isaac Stockton Keith Axson (1813-1891), pastor of the Independent Presbyterian Church. Samuel Axson was the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Rome, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two folders of sermons written by Reverend Samuel Edward Axson between 1866-1879. The sermons give the dates and places where delivered. The collection is arranged chronologically. Also included is a photograph of Axson.

The folder containing the photograph is noted as "VM" (visual material) in the collection inventory.

Index Terms

Axson, Samuel Edward, approximately 1836-1884.
Presbyterian Church--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from family member of creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Samuel Edward Axson sermons and photograph, MS 36, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. B. Palmer Axson, 1949.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Sermons, 1866-1871


2Sermons, 1872-1879


1Photograph of Rev. S.E. Axson