Mary Lucile Chapman research materials on Joseph Habersham
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Mary Lucile Chapman research materials on Joseph Habersham

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Chapman, Mary Lucile, 1901-1985.
Title: Mary Lucile Chapman research materials on Joseph Habersham
Dates: circa 1960s-1970s
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Identification: MS 1424

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Lucile Chapman was born in Louisa, Kentucky in 1901. She received her education at the University of Kentucky where she earned her A.B, M.A., and PhD degrees. During her long career in education she served as a curriculum consult for the Ashland, Kentucky public schools and worked as a history professor at the following schools: Marshall College, East Tennessee State College, Piedmont College, and Jacksonville State University. She died in Alabama in 1985.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains research compiled by Mary Lucile Chapman on Joseph Habersham (1751-1815) sometime in the 1960s to 1970s. Also included is a draft of the unpublished manuscript that Chapman wrote on the life of Habersham. Joseph Habersham was a Revolutionary War soldier, member of the Continental Congress, mayor of Savannah, Georgia, and served as Postmaster General of the United States.


This collection is arranged into 2 boxes:

Box 1: Research notes, manuscript, circa 1960s-1970s

Box 2: Research notes, circa 1960s-1970s

Index Terms

Chapman, Mary Lucile, 1901-1985.
Drafts (documents)
Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815.
Research notes.

Administrative Information

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Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.