Alexander Hamilton Stephens photograph
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Alexander Hamilton Stephens photograph

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Spivey, Kathleen S.
Title: Alexander Hamilton Stephens photograph
Dates: 1874
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2060

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander Hamilton Stephens was born on 11 February 1812 in Crawfordville, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia where he graduated the top of his class in 1832. After teaching for a couple of years, Stephens pursued legal studies and soon began a successful legal and political career. Throughout his career, Stephens served in the Georgia House of Representatives, the Georgia State Senate, U.S. House of Representatives both before and after the Civil War, and he served as the vice president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. Stephens was elected governor of Georgia in 1882 and served until his death in 1883.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a signed photograph of Alexander Hamilton Stephens from around 1874. This photograph was given by Stephens to the donor's grandfather, George Jeremiah Stanford.

Index Terms

Stephens, Alexander H., (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883.

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.

Container List

Item 1: Alexander Hamilton Stephens photograph, 1874 View online.