Eatonton Academy rules of procedure
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Eatonton Academy rules of procedure

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Eatonton Academy.
Title: Eatonton Academy rules of procedure
Dates: 1809
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 2228

Biographical/Historical Note

First founded as the Union Academy in 1809, Eatonton Academy was a classical school in Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia. It is no longer in operation. Alonzo Church, the first principal, became a professor and president of University of Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two items from 1890. One lists the special rules of conduct of the principal’s room. The other is general rules regarding separation of boys and girls cloakrooms and playgrounds, as well as a rule for damage charges.

Index Terms

Church, Alonzo, active 1790-1820.
Rules of procedure.
School management and organization.
Single-sex classes (Education)--United States.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Eatonton Academy rules of procedure, MS 2228, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Tennessee Historical Society,1986.


Access Restrictions

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.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Rules of conduct, 1890


1Rules regarding separation of areas for boys and girls, 1890