|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Jones, George Fenwick, 1916-|
|Title:||George Fenwick Jones memoirs and research materials|
|Extent:||1.25 cubic feet (3 boxes)|
George Fenwick Jones was born in 1916. Jones is a professor emeritus of German and comparative literature at the University of Maryland. He edited and authored several books on the Salzburgers and Germans in America, including The Salzburger Saga: Religious Exiles and Other Germans Along the Savannah (published in 1997).
This collection contains two memoirs and research materials from George Fenwick Jones from 1733 to 2001. The memoirs are entitled, Savannah Then and The Wander Years in which Jones recounts his childhood and adolescence. Also included are thirteen reels of microfilm, maps of Savannah, Georgia, and photocopies of correspondence between Johann Martin Boltzius and James Oglethorpe used in Jones' research on the colonial history of Georgia and the migration of Salzburgers and other Germans to coastal Georgia. Some of these research materials are in German.
This collection is arranged into 3 boxes:
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