Sophronia Kennedy Metzger commonplace book
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Sophronia Kennedy Metzger commonplace book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Metzger, Sophronia Kennedy, 1839-1876.
Title: Sophronia Kennedy Metzger commonplace book
Dates: 1860-1861
Extent: (1 folder) 0.1 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0557
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sophronia Kennedy Metzger (1839-1876) was born at Sisters Ferry in Effingham County, Georgia. She was the daughter of John and Dorothy Kennedy Metzger. She married Augustus Henry Mallory.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Sophronia Kennedy Metzger's commonplace book, 1860-1861, which contains poems written to her by friends and engraved illustrations. Title: Album of the Heart, New York: Leavett & Allen.

Index Terms

Commonplace books.
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Metzger, Sophronia Kennedy, 1839-1876.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator's descendants.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Sophronia Kennedy Metzger commonplace book, MS 557, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Zoe Coburn, William S. Coburn, Mary Augusta Coburn Carter, 1966.


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.