Joseph Clay Stiles diploma
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Joseph Clay Stiles diploma

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Stiles, Joseph C., (Joseph Clay), 1795-1875.
Title: Joseph Clay Stiles diploma
Dates: 1846
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1010

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Clay Stiles (1795-1875) was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Joseph Stiles and his first wife, Catherine Clay Stiles. He was a graduate of Yale College and became a Presbyterian minister.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Joseph Clay Stiles' 1846 diploma from Yale College. It is a parchment document.

Index Terms

Stiles, Joseph C., (Joseph Clay), 1795-1875.
Universities and colleges.
Yale College (1718-1887)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Joseph Clay Stiles diploma, MS 1010, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Margaret Vernon Stiles, 1952.


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

Item 1: Diploma of Joseph Clay Stiles from Yale College, 1846 ( 1.0 p. ) (Parchment.)