George Beaumont essay, letters, and academic prospectus
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George Beaumont essay, letters, and academic prospectus

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Beaumont, George.
Title: George Beaumont essay, letters, and academic prospectus
Dates: circa 1839
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0061

Biographical/Historical Note

George Beaumont, English barrister and author, was a graduate of Cambridge University. He immigrated to Georgia and opened the Gainesville Female High School in circa 1839.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an essay, two letters, and a school prospectus concerning the "Gainesville Female High School," circa 1839. the essay is entitled "Points in the early History of G. Britain: Points in Early English History traced from peculiarities in our Alphabet, etc." The first letter is dated June 15, 1839 from Gainesville, Georgia and explains the essay. The second letter is dated June 19, 1839 and presents the essay to the Georgia Historical Society. The school prospectus describes the type of education to be offered at the Gainesville Female High School, and includes a handwritten list of the names of trustees, the teacher, and the principal.


Index Terms

Academic prospectuses.
Beaumont, George.
Essays.
Gainesville Female High School (Ga.)
Letters (correspondence)
Women--Education--Georgia--Gainesville.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], George Beaumont essay, letters, and academic prospectus, MS 61, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of George Beaumont, 1839.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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

Container List

 

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1Item 1: Essay, "Points in the Early History of G Britain: Points in early English History traced from peculiarities in our Alphabet, etc."
 

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1Item 2: Letter. Gainesville, Ga, 1839 June 15
Contents explain the essay.
 

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1Item 3: Letter, 1839 June 19
Contents present the letter to the Georgia Historical Society.
 

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1Item 4: School prospectus
Describes the type of education to be offered and includes a handwritten list of the names of trustees, the teacher, and the principal.