Robert de Treville Lawrence memoir
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Robert de Treville Lawrence memoir

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Lawrence, Robert de Treville, 1841-1933.
Title: Robert de Treville Lawrence memoir
Dates: 1920-1925
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0484

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert de Treville Lawrence (1841-1933) was born in Beaufort District, South Carolina, the son of Samuel and Amanda Malvina Bolan Lawrence. When he was 7 years old his father, a lawyer, moved to Marietta, Ga., to practice there. The family remained in the city. Lawrence served in Company B of the South Carolina 25th Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a photocopy of a typed copy of the memoir of Robert de Treville Lawrence, written in 1920 and revised in 1925. It tells of Lawrence's early life, education, marriage and family, experiences in the Civil War, and his career as a developer and builder of railroads.


Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Lawrence, Robert de Treville, 1841-1933.
Marietta (Ga.)
Memoirs.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Robert de Treville Lawrence memoir, MS 484, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Samuel A. Cann, 1974.


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

 
Item 1: Memoir of Robert de Treville Lawrence, 1920
Revised 1925. Tells of Lawrence's early life, education, marriage and family, experiences in the Civil War, his career as a developer and builder of railroads. Photocopy of typed copy.