John H. Angell collection of research materials on the LeConte family
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John H. Angell collection of research materials on the LeConte family

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Angell, John H., active 1996.
Title: John H. Angell collection of research materials on the LeConte family
Dates: 1932-1935
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1929

Biographical/Historical Note

The LeConte family of Georgia was known for being a family of scientists. The family was of Huguenot descent and originally settled in Pennsylvania, keeping their summer home in Philadelphia and spending their winters in Georgia. Louis LeConte was educated as a physician and moved to Georgia around 1810 to settle on the Woodmanston plantation in Liberty County, Georgia. Louis LeConte was married to Ann Quarterman LeConte and was the father of John and Joseph LeConte, both known internationally for their scientific knowledge and discoveries.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains research notes, correspondence, biographies, reports, and genealogies collected by Dr. John Abbott from 1932-1935 on the LeConte family of Liberty County, Georgia. Majority of this collection refers to the work and reports of Dr. John LeConte (1818-1891) and Dr. Joseph LeConte (1823-1901).

Index Terms

Angell, John H., active 1996.
Biographies (documents)
Genealogies (histories)
LeConte family.
LeConte, John, 1818-1891.
LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901.
Letters (correspondence)
Research notes.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


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