Dr. Elisha Parsons letters
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Dr. Elisha Parsons letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Parsons, Elisha, active 1876-1884.
Title: Dr. Elisha Parsons letters
Dates: 1876-1884
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1836

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Elisha Parsons was a dentist who worked at 119 York Street in Savannah, Georgia. Parsons was a devout and dedicated Christian who established a New Church Missionary Society in Savannah in order to spread his faith's doctrine to others.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the correspondence that Dr. Elisha Parsons received after sending circulars to acquaintances throughout the United States asking for their support in the establishment of a New Church Missionary Society in Savannah, Georgia from 1877 to 1884.


Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)
Missionaries--Georgia--Savannah.
New Church Missionary Society (Savannah, Ga.)
Parsons, Elisha, active 1876-1884.
Postcards.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Dr. Elisha Parsons letters, MS 1836, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Thomas C. Kibler, 1999.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The 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 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

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1Correspondence, 1876-1880. View images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18.
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2Correspondence, 1881. View images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30.
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3Correspondence, 1882. View images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25.
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4Correspondence, 1883. View images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14.
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5Correspondence, 1880-1884. View images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50.
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