Herbert B. Battle speech
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Herbert B. Battle speech

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Battle, H. B., (Herbert Bemerton), 1862-1929.
Title: Herbert B. Battle speech
Dates: 1920
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0057

Biographical/Historical Note

Herbert Bemerton Battle (1862-1929) was born on May 29 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the son of Dr. Kemp Plummer and Martha Ann Battle. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with his B.S. in 1881 and his Ph.D. in 1887. Battle was an original member and Vice President of the Alabama Anthropological Society, founded in 1909. He married Alice Matilda Wilson in 1885.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a seventeen-page address given by Herbert B. Battle before the Alabama Anthropological Society at a special "Benjamin Hawkins Meeting" on October 8, 1920. The address is a sketch of the life of Hawkins. For biographical information on Hawkins see Benjamin Hawkins, Indian Agent by M. B. Pound.

Index Terms

Alabama Anthropological Society.
Battle, H. B., (Herbert Bemerton), 1862-1929.
Cherokee Indians--Government relations.
Chickasaw Indians--Government relations.
Choctaw Indians--Government relations.
Creek Indians--Government relations.
Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816.
Indians of North America--Government relations.
Speeches (documents)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Herbert B. Battle speech, MS 57, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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