Lenoir Chambers speech
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Lenoir Chambers speech

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Chambers, Lenoir, 1891-1970.
Title: Lenoir Chambers speech
Dates: 1961
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0127

Biographical/Historical Note

Lenoir Chambers (1891-1970) was a newspaper editor and author. He is best known for his work on Stonewall Jackson and winning the Pulitzer Prize for his editorials in 1959. He was the Gilmer Lecturer in 1961. This lecture was established through the will of Louisa Porter Gilmer Minis.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a lecture, "Lee and Jackson: Command Performance," given by Lenoir Chambers on April 11, 1961. The lecture was part of the Gilmer Lecture Series in Savannah, Georgia. The lecture discusses the relationship between Lee and Jackson and their interaction during the Civil War.

Index Terms

Chambers, Lenoir, 1891-1970.
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863.
Lee, Robert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
Minis, Louisa Porter.
Speeches (documents)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Lenoir Chambers speech, MS 127, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lenoir Chambers, 1961.


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.


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