Charles Gordon Edwards photograph and certificate
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Charles Gordon Edwards photograph and certificate

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Georgia Historical Society.
Title: Charles Gordon Edwards photograph and certificate
Dates: 1906-1913
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1207

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Gordon Edwards (1878-1931) was a prominent Savannah lawyer and Congressman. He was the son of Thomas Jefferson Edwards and Annie Conley Edwards. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives a total of eight terms, 1906-1917 and 1924-1931. His career was cut short by his sudden death from a cerebral hemorrhage.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a photograph, taken in Statesboro, Georgia, in 1906 of the delegates at the Convention nominating Charles G. Edwards for his first term in the National Congress, and a certificate of appreciation to Charles G. Edwards from the Lincoln Highway Association of Detroit, Michigan, 1913.


Index Terms

Certificates.
Edwards, Charles Gordon, 1878-1931.
Lincoln Highway Association.
Photographs.
United States--Politics and government--1901-1909.
United States. Congress.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Charles Gordon Edwards photograph and certificate, MS 1207, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


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

 

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1Item 1: Photograph. Statesboro, Ga., 1906 October 11 ( 1.0 p. )
"Delegates at Convention nominating Charles G. Edwards for first term in National Congress to represent First Congressional District of Georgia."
 

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1Item 2: Certificate of appreciation to Charles G. Edwards from the Lincoln Highway Association. Detroit, Michigan, 1913 September 30 ( 1.0 p. )
Acknowledgement of his contribution of five dollars.