Egbert DuBois letter books
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Egbert DuBois letter books

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: DuBois, Egbert, 1825-1915.
Title: Egbert DuBois letter books
Dates: 1874-1884
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0223

Biographical/Historical Note

Egbert DuBois (1825-1915) was a merchant in New York. He married Kate Hope in 1862. By 1870, he had moved to Beaufort, South Carolina, where he continued his business.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two letter books containing approximately thirty business letters written by Egbert Dubois to correspondents in Savannah, Charleston, Bluffton, Beaufort, and other places throughout the Georgia and South Carolina low country. Many of the letters are illegible.

Index Terms

DuBois, Egbert, 1825-1915.
Letter books.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from granddaughter of creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Egbert DuBois letter books, MS 223, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lillian Chaplin Bragg, 1956.


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



1Letter book, 1874 June 16-1874 September 8


2Letter book, 1884 April 20-1884 July 22